Proactive vs. Reactive eDiscovery: Which is best for you?

Having a good eDiscovery solution is one of the cornerstones of an effective information governance strategy. However, this is one area that many businesses still struggle with every year. According to a recent AIIM article, very few companies feel that they … Read More

Information governance certification: AIIM vs. ARMA

Those of you who read this blog regularly are aware that Sherpa has traditionally created tools that solve a particular information management challenge, such as enforcing email retention policies or performing eDiscovery. While those products have historically performed well, we’ve … Read More

Is there a place for tapes in today's information governance strategies?

Whether hated, loved, or regarded with ambivalence, backup tapes are still a part of the information governance (IG) landscape at many organizations. Although they are rapidly being phased out in many companies, tapes are the lumbering dinosaur of disaster recovery … Read More

White Paper | Building Your Information Governance Roadmap (CIGP Part 2)

The first part of this series introduced the topic of information governance (IG) and underscored the importance of viewing information as a valuable corporate asset that must be tracked, managed and disposed of at the end of its useful life. … Read More

Murmurs of MER 2014 (Managing Electronic Records)

Deep breath….and exhale. I just returned from a quick and jam-packed visit to the windy city for the Managing Electronic Records (MER) 2014 show, and thought I would share a few MER murmurs, post-show fashion. This year marked the 20th … Read More

Best (but not most followed) practices

Best practices often fall by the wayside when programs are implemented quickly, and then immediately run with little consideration toward training or documentation. Proactive maintenance and correct usage of features can help dramatically reduce the amount of time and energy … Read More