The Content Group Acquires the Genuine Group

By The Content Group, PRNE
Tuesday, April 5, 2011

The Content Group Continues to Build its Information Governance Capability

GODALMING, England, April 6, 2011 - Information and records retention (
consultants, The Genuine Group, have joined forces with the
independent content consultancy and technology provider, The Content Group
(TCG) creating one of the fastest growing
content only organisations in Europe. The transaction details were not

TCG - the Guildford-based content only organisation - continues to expand
with the acquisition of The Genuine Group. The business will add The Genuine
Group Founder and CEO, Alison North, to its board of directors and the other
members of its team and its associates will join TCG.

Commenting on the acquisition, Founder and CEO of The Content Group, Ben
, comments, "Information Governance (
is a big focus now within so many large enterprises and is
only going to get more important. Alison and her team at The Genuine Group
are acknowledged specialists in the field of information and records
retention and have unique intellectual property via their database product
offerings. They will complement many of the skills within our growing team of
experts in Information Governance."

The Genuine Group are acknowledged specialists with both Public and
Private sector businesses. They have their own private sector focused records
retention database, as well as having developed their well known public
sector records retention database built on the Information and Records
Management Society (IRMS) Local Government Classification Retention Scheme

Commenting on this Alison North adds, "We believe that TCG's support
teams and infrastructure will provide long term support for our customers
with a real depth of knowledge and technology skills overlaid upon our own
information and records management skills and knowledge." North adds, "We
really believe that joining TCG enables us to offer a unique and market
leading proposition to both existing and new customers."

Richmond adds, "We continue to expand the organisation and are looking
for acknowledged experts in the Information Governance world, like those at
The Genuine Group. We will continue to build capability in this area of
strategic importance to our clients."

About The Content Group

The Content Group - 'It's all about content'

The Content Group (TCG) is the independent content consultancy and
technology provider.

Through understanding content and the opportunity it presents, TCG
enables its clients to drive out cost and wastage, get to market faster and
be more responsive to customers whilst reducing risk and ensuring compliance.

TCG works with clients across the globe focused on achieving better
business outcomes through content. If it's about content the world's leading
organisations turn to TCG.

Leveraging its Sphere content methodology and its Cube content lifecycle
technology TCG are uniquely positioned to drive value from content for its
clients far beyond traditional approaches.

Sphere(TM) is the best practice content methodology pioneered by TCG
which provides a proven approach for content initiatives agnostic to

Cube(TM) is a technology framework which addresses critical aspects of
the lifecycle stages that content goes through.

TCG's content focused capabilities range from providing strategic
advisory services through to technology enablement. Working across all
aspects of content and majoring around ECM (Enterprise Content Management
( and IG (Information Governance) TCG's
clients include: Barclays, Lloyds, Virgin, IKEA, House of Commons and the

'It's all about content'

    For further information, please contact:

    Will Gardiner
    Tel. +44(0)1932-578800

For further information, please contact: Will Gardiner, itpr, Tel. +44(0)1932-578800

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