Sherpa Software’s Denny Russell, Senior Product Specialist, recently wrote an article for Computer Technology Review entitled “Best Practices and Procedures for Building Effective Email Policies.” This article gives IT administrators and managers a foundational basis for building email policies that will serve both external constraints and end-users’ needs. Anyone considering email archiving systems and/or storage discovery tools will find some great advice in this article. Here is an excerpt:
Implementing email retention, compliance or E-discovery software can be one of the most important tasks an organization performs. Without a solid policy behind the software investment, companies risk wasting time and money.
IT professionals have a critical role in ensuring the success of email retention, compliance, or e-Discovery software implementations. The first step is to decide who should be involved in defining your organization’s email policies. Understand how your business is affected by various government and industry standards, and then take the time to carefully think out your policy, documenting each step.
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