The Evolution of Data Storage

As Sherpa Software celebrates 15 years of providing information governance solutions to our customers, what better way to see where we’ve come from than to take a peek at history?  Today, huge amounts of data are being created and stored … Read More

4 Steps to information management

An EMC Digital Universe Study last year predicted that by 2020 there will be nearly as many digital bytes as there are stars in the universe. With that correlation, to say that managing ESI is a growing problem would be a gross … Read More

Gravity, physics, and the mysteries of dark data

Cosmologists and astrophysicists have long hypothesized about the existence of “dark matter,” a mysterious, invisible substance inferred by the gravitational behavior of the large-scale structure of the universe. While unseen by telescopes, dark matter may account for most of the … Read More

Are eDiscovery Policies a part of your risk management plan?

Electronic discovery (also called eDiscovery) refers to any process in which electronic data is sought, located, secured, and searched often with the intent of using it as evidence in a legal case.  Discovery of electronic records has become a concern … Read More

Policies for your organization’s IG strategy. Classification, we don't need no stinking classification.

Just because you’ve created retention policies for email and files, it in no way means you are done. Actually, the fun is about to begin. First and foremost, you are never actually done with information governance (IG). The process is … Read More

Afraid of the dark…data?

Throughout our blog, we’ve provided a substantial amount of content about how to prepare for and implement an information governance initiative within your organization. Most of that advice is geared toward managing information that your governance team knows about. As … Read More