Discussion: ITS-833: Information Governance – Data Cleansing and De-Duplication

Discussion Week 1 – Data Cleansing and De-Duplication
Word count: 300+ words
Organizations are struggling to reduce and right-size their information footprint, using data governance techniques like data cleansing and de-duplication. Why is this effort necessary?  Briefly explain and support your readings, using APA-style citations.

Share an applicable personal experience
Provide an outside source that applies to the topic, along with additional information about the topic or the source (please cite properly in APA)
At least one scholarly source should be used in the discussion. Be sure to use information from your readings. Use proper citations and references in your post

Textbook:
For this assignment, please read chapters 2,3,4, and 5 from the below textbook.
Textbook Chapter 2 – Information Governance, IT Governance, Data Governance: What’s the Difference?

Textbook Chapter 3 – Information Governance Principles

Textbook: Chapter 4 – Information Risk Planning and Management

Textbook: Chapter 5 – Strategic Planning and Best Practices for Information Governance
Title: Information Governance, ISBN: 9781118421017 Authors: Robert F. Smallwood Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Publication Date: 2014-03-28

Note: plagiarism check required, APA7 format, include References, within 8hrs