• March 25th, 2014

Social Media poses E-discovery risk

With more organisations adopting a social media presence, businesses  have to consider yet another source of information which could offer value, or present a risk. Information Age refers to...

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  • March 18th, 2014

DAVID GOULD ON HP CONTROLPOINT

The latest in the excellent IRMS podcast series features James Lappin interviewing David Gould, who is responsible for HP’s ControlPoint Information Governance software. David describes Controlpoint’s capabilities in both...

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  • March 6th, 2014

Gartner predicts information crisis

Gartner report predicts 33% of Fortune 100 organisations will face an information crisis in the next 3 years. Gartner’s report looks pretty accurate, touching on many of the key...

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  • March 4th, 2014

Anonymity Rules

My attention has been drawn recently to the futuristic-sounding process of Anonymisation. Disappointingly, it is not some form of science fiction memory eradication technique, but one of the most...

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  • February 11th, 2014

How are you going to upgrade TRIM?

If you use HP TRIM v 7.1 you probably already know that its end of life was announced last year. While this means that support and updates will cease...

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  • February 7th, 2014

Part 6 of Six Practical Steps to Dealing with Information Growth

Great News! Now your information is properly understood, classified, located and capable of being managed. The final stage is to organise the activities that will maintain these benefits in...

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  • January 31st, 2014

Part 5 of Six Practical Steps to Dealing with Information Growth

Now that the remaining information has been surfaced, classified and categorised, some decisions can be made about what should happen next. There are three options for your information: 5....

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  • January 27th, 2014

Part 4 of Six Practical Steps to Dealing with Information Growth

After liberating disk space by dealing with the redundant, obsolete and trivial information, a second pass ‘deep dive analysis’ can take place. In this stage, we analyse the content...

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  • January 24th, 2014

Part 3 of Six Practical Steps to Dealing with Information Growth

So far we have considered two fundamental questions of Information Governance – identifying what information is required and where it is stored. The next stage in the process begins...

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  • January 16th, 2014

Part 2 of Six Practical Steps to Dealing with Information Growth

In the first blog in this series we looked at what information the organisation requires, and proposed building a logical schedule of information types, as a first step towards...

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