File management: inventory and classification

Emails are by far the primary target for companies performing retention policies and/or eDiscovery; in fact, many companies don’t consider other types of data when these topics are discussed. Not yet anyway.  But all companies need to be aware that … Read More

MWLUG 2014

On Wednesday, August 27, Sherpa Software will be descending on Grand Rapids, MI for MWLUG 2014! I am looking very forward to seeing both familiar and not so familiar faces and talk about how information governance is affecting them. Though … Read More

Attachments: Can't live with them, can't live without them

Email attachments. Just the very word sends shivers up and down the spines of email administrators everywhere. This is because attachments probably cause more infrastructure issues in a company’s email environment than anything else. Now,  that is not to say … Read More

Reducing the cost of email management

What is email management? That is a question that will evoke many different answers, but the common theme would be that it involves the automatic deletion and/or archiving of messages. That seems like a valid statement – but the fact … Read More

The 4 considerations to make when managing emails

When you hear the term “email management,” what does that mean to you? My guess is that in  asking that question to different IT groups either within the same company or different companies, I would receive many different responses. In … Read More

Risk assessment: It is worth the work!

Imagine that you are sitting on a tree stump in a quiet forest next to a gently running stream. The birds are chirping, squirrels and chipmunks playing, and all seems right with the world. You are in your refuge; the … Read More