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Dealing with Documents in other Languages

January 28, 2014

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High-stake investigations and eDiscovery projects are not limited by national boundaries and no investigator can afford to miss relevant information because it is in a foreign language and the cost of translation is too high. Multi-lingual text collection hide more complexities than it initially look like, because, in addition to differences in character sets and […]

How to Avoid Vendor-lockup in Email Archiving and Enterprise Information Archiving

January 7, 2014

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By Mary Mack Recently, a new email-archiving challenge has arrived: as regulatory retention periods only get longer, many of these time frames are now longer than the average technical life of most commercial email archiving and enterprise information archiving solutions. As a result, one should incorporate at least one and in many case more conversions […]

Principles of Creating a Top-Down Filing plan

July 2, 2013

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Records management and archiving practices have now acquired a new level of visibility and importance within both public and private sectors, and, as a result, most organizations are acknowledging the relevance of comprehensive, high-quality records management solutions. The expectations for a conceptual framework of records management, however, now involve more than just the traditional perception […]

Big Data Risk Management

June 25, 2013

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Big Data is the New, New Thing (Lewis, 1999)! In Moneyball (Lewis, 2004), Michael Lewis described how Big Data analytics can be used to create an optimal baseball team with limited resources. The futuristic The Singularity is Near (2005) from Ray Kurzweil argues how Moore’s Law will eventually lead to computers so powerful, that man […]

Legacy Information Clean-up and Defensible Disposition: What to do if you do not have a filing plan?

June 18, 2013

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There is more than one reason to create a filing plan for your organization. Every business or program must address well-defined objectives which will add value, either directly to the bottom line or toward the achievement of the organization’s goals and objectives. Records management programs must manage organizational information so that it is timely, accurate, […]

Here is a New Year’s Resolution: Start Cleaning up your Legacy Data

December 17, 2012

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Data center consolidation, server virtualization and other IT projects can help you to better manage big data and optimize hardware and software resources, but they do not help you to reduce the amount of data. Data compression and de-duplication efforts may reduce data volumes, but they still do not address the fact that most organizations […]

The Dark Side of Big Data

September 24, 2012

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The ongoing information explosion is reaching epic proportions and has earned its own name: Big Data.  Big Data encompasses both challenges and opportunities. The opportunity, as focused on by many parties, is to use the collective Big Data to predict and recognize patterns and behavior and to increase revenue and optimize business processes. But there […]