Examination Blueprint 

    For a complete list of duties, tasks, and steps required, including the knowledge, skills, and attributes making up the exam components, consult the Information Governance DACUM Chart. Additionally, information describing the domain areas is located here.

     

    Content Areas

    Overall Percentage

    Number of Items

    A

    Managing Information Risk and Compliance

    15.00%

    19

    1

    Monitor the legal and regulatory landscapes

     

    3

    2

    Identify internal and external compliance requirements

     

    3

    3

    Prepare a risk profile

     

    2

    4

    Conduct a risk assessment

     

    2

    5

    Develop risk and compliance metrics

     

    2

    6

    Create the mitigation plan

     

    2

    7

    Manage the risk mitigation process

     

    2

    8

    Conduct risk and compliance audits

     

    3

    B

    Developing IG Strategic Plan

    15.00%

    18

    1

    Align resources to develop the plan

     

    5

    2

    Analyze internal drivers

     

    4

    3

    Analyze external drivers

     

    4

    4

    Develop a strategic plan

     

    5

    C

    Developing IG Framework

    17.00%

    21

    1

    Conduct due diligence to identify standards to guide the IG framework

     

    4

    2

    Establish enterprise IG policies and standards

     

    4

    3

    Develop authority, roles, and responsibilities

     

    4

    4

    Develop communications and training

     

    5

    5

    Develop auditing and enforcement mechanisms for the framework

     

    4

    D

    Establishing the IG Program

    17.00%

    21

    1

    Establish program scope, mandate, and reporting

     

    5

    2

    Assign accountabilities

     

    5

    3

    Implement the IG program

     

    5

    4

    Manage the IG program

     

    6

    E

    Establishing IG Business Integration and Oversight

    18.00%

    23

    1

    Define the current state of business processes

     

    5

    2

    Define the current state of technology use in business processes

     

    6

    3

    Align the IG framework with business area requirements

     

    6

    4

    Participate in information management decisions

     

    6

    F

    Aligning Technology with the IG framework

    18.00%

    23

    1

    Identify how technology is used in the business

     

    6

    2

    Monitor and evaluate technology trends

     

    6

    3

    Evaluate hardware, software, and data life cycles

     

    5

    4

    Align the IG strategic plan and framework with the IT strategy and operations

     

    6

     

    Totals

    100.00%

    125

     

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