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ARMA International is a not-for-profit professional association and the authority on governing information as a strategic asset.

The association was established in 1955. Its approximately 27,000+ members include records and information managers, information governance professionals, archivists, corporate librarians, imaging specialists, legal professionals, IT managers, consultants, and educators, all of whom work in a wide variety of industries, including government, legal, healthcare, financial services, and petroleum in the United States, Canada, and more than 30 other countries around the globe.

The ARMA International Educational Foundation is a funding resource for research and scholarship in the field of records and information management. The source of funds is the income earned by an Endowment being raised by concerned individuals and organizations in the profession. Established by ARMA International, the leading professional association of records and information managers, it is a 501(c) 3 non-profit entity.

The ICRM's primary mission is to develop and administer the professional certification of Records and Information Managers, including the relevant examinations and certification maintenance program. The ICRM serves as the official certifying body for both ARMA International and the Nuclear Information and Records Management Association (NIRMA). Organizations that can write and administer a Part 7 exam that tests for industry-specific Records and Information Management (RIM) knowledge not identified on any of the current CRM examinations, may qualify to have a Special Designation in records management that individuals in the relevant profession can pursue once they have obtained their initial CRM certification.

AIIM (Association for Information and Image Management) is the global community of information professionals. Our mission is to help you and your organization survive and thrive in the era of Information Chaos by solving these 4 key business problems:

  • How do we manage the risk of growing volumes of content?
  • How do we automate our content-intensive business processes?
  • How do we use content to better engage and collaborate?
  • How do we gain business insight from all of this information?

EDRM is a coalition of consumers and providers working together since 2005 to create practical resources to improve e-discovery & information governance.

EDRM was launched in May 2005 to address the lack of standards and guidelines in the e-discovery market. Since its launch, EDRM has comprised more than 270 organizations, including 174 service and software providers, 68 law firms, three industry groups and 24 corporations involved with e-discovery.

EDRM develops and publishes frameworks, standards, and resources - all focused on addressing practical issues relating to e-discovery & information governance. Information Governance Reference Model

The Information Governance Initiative (IGI) is a cross-disciplinary consortium and think tank dedicated to advancing the adoption of Information Governance practices and technologies through research, publishing, advocacy and peer-to-peer networking. The IGI publishes research, benchmarking surveys, and guidance for practitioners that is freely available on its website. Join the IGI Community, a place for practitioners from all facets of IG to come together and learn from each other. The IGI was founded by recognized leaders in the field of Information Governance, and is supported by leading providers of Information Governance products and services.