Retention Plans and Structured Data

How does your organization manage retention plans requiring purging of information including structured data? You might answer that question by saying: What is structured data? I don’t know We just keep all our structured data Does your current retention plan apply to structured data? Again, you might answer that question by saying: Of course, [...]

Retention Plans and Structured Data2017-03-05T12:26:42-07:00

The state of PG&E records not criminal

Earlier this month Pacific Gas & Electric Company was found by a jury not guilty of 6 counts of knowingly failing to keep accurate records.  The company was convicted on several other counts including the failure to gather information on its pipelines and on obstructing a federal investigation into the 2010 blast that killed eight [...]

The state of PG&E records not criminal2017-01-04T17:13:06-07:00

Where to Begin with Out of Control Electronic Records

Records out of control? Do you have too many electronic copies of one document so you don’t know which version is the latest? You know you want (and need) to fix it, but how do you start? Where to start is actually easy. Begin with an assessment to determine exactly where your records are and [...]

Where to Begin with Out of Control Electronic Records2017-01-04T17:13:07-07:00

Cost-shifting in E-discovery cases shuttered

Cost-shifting in federal E-Discovery cases after a party prevails has hit a significant road-bump in the federal courts under the Fourth and Third Circuits Court of Appeals. Both appellate courts have now held that the costs available under 28 U.S.C. sec. 1920(4) are limited to the actual costs of making copies of records — not all the activity leading up to the copy.

Cost-shifting in E-discovery cases shuttered2017-01-04T17:13:08-07:00

Biology to Produce the Next Digital Storage Media?

From a trusted electronic content management professional’s perspective – it may just be one more type of storage media. But, wow, does it come with a host of questions: what are the standards against which DNA that stores media should be measured?

Biology to Produce the Next Digital Storage Media?2017-01-04T17:13:08-07:00

ANSI/AIIM 25: 2012, Assessing Trusted Systems for Compliance with Industry Standards and Best Practices

ECM Systems are way more than just a file cabinet for your electronic files. Today almost all of our business documents are created electronically, as well as transmitted, acted upon, edited and stored in an electronic format. In many cases “documents” never reach a physical or paper form – the entire lifecycle is spent in electronic format.

ANSI/AIIM 25: 2012, Assessing Trusted Systems for Compliance with Industry Standards and Best Practices2017-01-04T17:13:08-07:00

Start with an Assessment of Information Management

If employees in your organization are spending more and more time searching for documents in the electronic or “virtual” storage spaces; or maybe they are getting creative to find that critical report yet still coming up short, you may want to put that dog on a leash and gain some control over the organizational information.

Start with an Assessment of Information Management2017-01-04T17:13:09-07:00

What is the impact of not having a trusted ECM system – just ask the credit card companies

When the evidence of debt is challenged in court, many credit card companies are unable to meet the burden of “authenticating” their records – showing that the debt claimed to be owed them is accurately portrayed by the ESI records being introduced into evidence.

What is the impact of not having a trusted ECM system – just ask the credit card companies2017-01-04T17:13:09-07:00