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New e-discovery module

by Sean Doherty, Law Technology News Altitude IG for info governance now supports e-discovery collection and production. Sherpa Software, an information governance and e-discovery software provider, today launched an e-discovery module for its Altitude IG product. Altitude IG is a modular, on-demand, hosted product that delivers on-premise enterprise information governance. The Altitude IG platform applies policies […]

In this latest installment of our series discussing helpful features, we will explore the differences, benefits and drawbacks of using the PreSearch tool or the Results based methods for deduplicating data in Discovery Attender for Windows. Deduplication (or deduping) is the process of removing duplicates from a set of data. For example, if Person A sends an email to five […]

Health IT

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 notes that patients are now sharing electronic copies of pieces of their health information, which […]

Machine learning

At LegalTech 2015 in New York City last month, I took part in a panel discussion regarding the future of machine learning in information governance. It was encouraging to see the high degree of interest that many attendees had in the topic. For years, the legal community has been grappling with the best way to […]

IG Policies

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 is to assign policies. Where is your data stored? The first hurdle with assigning policies […]

AIIM insights

Interpreting AIIM’s Executive Leadership Council Thought Paper on Information Governance In June of last year, AIIM and its Executive Leadership Council posed a series of information governance (IG) trends to 52 senior information management executives via the Information Governance Trendscape.  Subsequently, they published the results (along with a summary of the observations and recommendations) in […]