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Risk Analysis and Legacy Data: How to make your Big Data Defensible

March 27, 2014

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Every company and government organisation has defined goals, targets and strategies for their success or growth, with established timelines for each proposed deliverable. But along the way, all types of terrible events can take place which may jeopardize these strategies and prevent the achievement of these goals and targets. We cannot prevent or foresee all […]

Protecting privacy essential to protect your organization!

December 10, 2013

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The Enron Data Set is an industry-standard collection of email data that was previously hosted by EDRM and in 2012 became an Amazon Web Services Public Data Set. The Enron Data Set has served for many years as an industry-standard collection of email data for electronic discovery training and is a valuable public resource for […]

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, […]

Do you really understand the impact of Exponential Growth?

February 12, 2013

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The information explosion we have seen in recent times will continue at the same rate indefinitely. You are undoubtedly aware of Moore’s Law, named after Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel and co-inventor of the computer chip; according to Moore, computer processor and storage capacities will double every 18 months. This law has proved true since […]

eDiscovery: why you should keep control over your data!

January 11, 2013

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The discovery process involves the gathering and management of information that supports some or all phases of a business process, such as fraud investigations, financial auditing, research and development activities and more. The concept of discovery, however, is probably most associated with the legal industry. In this context, discovery is the pre-trial phase of a […]