Sometimes changes to policies and practices will impact data integrity. Google’s decision to permanently delete anything in the Trash folders after 30 days will likely not affect many, but it does highlight a very important function of IT Asset Management. Take this time to review the policies and procedures in your cloud environment as well as communicate this change with end users. Being proactive is imperative, and this time, your data integrity may depend on it.
The International Association of IT Asset Managers (IAITAM) is the largest organization providing education, certification and thought leadership to the management of IT as a business. IT Asset Management is the management of hardware, software, mobile and other technology to maximize the value to the organization.