[Off-the-topic] Super Bowl halftime shows: Over the years

Once upon a time, Super Bowl halftime shows weren’t the Beyonce-ridden, Bruno Mars-starring, Katy Perry-featuring shows they are today. In short, before 1991, these shows were considered boring and didn’t keep people on their couches; the show featured college marching … Read More

Troubleshooting: Become the best technical support contact ever

Imagine, for a moment, a common situation in any information governance (IG) program: It’s 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, and you’ve just received a request from your organization’s legal team with a page-and-a-half-full of search terms and parameters. They need this … Read More

[Off-the-topic] Black Friday statistics and predictions: Should we start calling Thanksgiving ‘Black Thursday?’

If you’re anything like me, you’re going to wake up on November 27 of this year, turn the TV on to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (amid grumbles from your significant other, saying that all he/she wants to watch … Read More

Credit card fraud with Apple Pay

I read a recent New York Times article mocking Apple’s new Apple Pay system; Apple is promoting the convenience of the new system (something the Times article quite humorously calls into question), but there’s also a considerable security component to … Read More

MWLUG 2014

On Wednesday, August 27, Sherpa Software will be descending on Grand Rapids, MI for MWLUG 2014! I am looking very forward to seeing both familiar and not so familiar faces and talk about how information governance is affecting them. Though … Read More

Attachments: Can't live with them, can't live without them

Email attachments. Just the very word sends shivers up and down the spines of email administrators everywhere. This is because attachments probably cause more infrastructure issues in a company’s email environment than anything else. Now,  that is not to say … Read More