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

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

Policies for your organization's IG strategy. Where do I start?

Policies, specifically retention policies sound so simple, don’t they? The truth is, they are anything but simple. Once you start looking at the data you have, where it is stored, and who owns it, you suddenly realize how difficult it … Read More

Avoiding Mishaps in eDiscovery Collections

Information Technology (IT) professionals are often at the forefront of in-house eDiscovery collections. These responsibilities are often thrust upon unsuspecting technical personnel with little notice, detail or even training. Because of the nature of their work, IT can be deposed or … Read More