Should Dark Data be brought to light?

Dark data has become a topic of interest for many companies over the last few years.  So, is the term as scary as it sounds?  What is dark data?  Gartner defines dark data as “the information assets organizations collect, process … Read More

Policies for your organization's IG strategy. Piles of files!

In a previous blog article, I talked about what to consider when creating retention policies for email. I spoke about things to consider when managing messages. Now, it’s time to talk about the elephant in the room- files. Many email … Read More

Newly-released industry content: information governance, eDiscovery, and IT

Sherpa prides itself on providing up-to-date, helpful content to all information professionals. Newly-released in June are three handbooks highlighting key industry topics, including: information governance eDiscovery information technology With more than a dozen authors, Sherpa’s blog is jam-packed with industry … Read More

Mitigating Fraud with Internal Investigation Software

Fraud is a pretty alarming scenario for any company, whether it be large or small, and it can be particularly alarming when the fraud, or suspected fraud, is internal. A company needs to swiftly handle a suspected fraud situation with … Read More

Spring Cleaning: Scrub away ROT

Spring cleaning – a time when everyone is ready to rid themselves of the winter months and refresh their homes, cars, workstations and even wardrobe. By now you’re probably receiving multiple online deals for carpet cleaning, auto-detailing, and personal cleaning … Read More

Information Governance Must Protect PHI Outside the EHR

Author Scott Friedman, Executive Vice President at Sherpa Software Recently published in Health IT Analytics, author Scott Friedman discussed the trend of healthcare organizations storing all protected health information (PHI) in HIPAA compliant electronic health records (EHRs) systems. Additionally, he … Read More