The Information Body of Knowledge

The Open Source Body of Knowledge Developed For & By The Community

Releasing the InfoBOK v.1.0

The Information Coalition team is very pleased to begin releasing the Information Body of Knowledge, the open source community effort to define the information profession. We are currently creating the InfoBOK Topic pages and linking them as they are completed. Thank you for your participation in this incredibly important effort. (Q2/Q3 2018)

The INFO Designation


Domain Areas

Foundational Concepts

Core Elements

Risk Elements

  • Audit
  • Backup
  • Compliance
  • Disaster Recovery
  • eDiscovery
  • Information Access
  • Information Assurance
  • Information Protection
  • Information Security
  • Privacy

Structural Elements

  • Auto-Classification
  • Business Process Management
  • Capture
    • Digitization
    • Imaging
    • Native Creation / Upload
  • Change Management
  • Content Services
  • Enterprise Search
  • Forms
  • Information Technology
  • Interoperability
  • Metadata
  • Metrics
  • Migration
  • Mobility
  • Search
  • Social Media
  • Taxonomy
  • Workflow

Value Elements

  • Big Data
  • Business Analysis
  • Business Intelligence
  • Collaboration
  • Content Analytics
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Visualization
  • Digital Transformation
  • Usability
  • User Experience

Emerging Elements

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Blockchain
  • Deep Learning
  • Intelligent Information Management
  • Machine Learning
  • Process Automation (including RPA)

Get Your INFO Designation

The Open Source Designation For The Information Profession: INFO, Information Specialist.

Online INFO designation exam coming soon.

Be an early adopter and be among the very first to receive your INFO Designation at The Information Governance Conference 2018. Register now and get a ticket that includes the InfoBOK Summit & INFO Designation Exam.

INFO Study Guide & Resource Book

The Information Governance Conference 2018