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Support for Archive Attender 3.5 ending soon - Sherpa Software

Customers currently using Archive Attender version 3.5 are highly encouraged to upgrade to the current version 4.2 of the product before the support end date of December 15, 2014. As previously announced, older Archive Attender versions up to, and including 3.5 SP3, will not be patched or updated, nor will technical support be provided after […]

Black Friday statistics - Should we call Thanksgiving Black Thursday? - Sherpa Software

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 today is football) and get started on the turkey. Thereafter, you’ll enjoy an incredible day […]

Data leakage within your environment - Sherpa Software

Typically, when an eDiscovery request is being created, the first type of data that comes to mind is email; it is the most logical and popular place to search. Everyone uses email – and more on point, everyone keeps email. Typically, administrators have a good handle on where centralized emails reside. Obviously, live mail files […]

Classification in your Information Governance Strategy - Sherpa Software

I recently returned from the ARMA 2014 show in San Diego. Aside from a chance to visit this beautiful city, it was a great opportunity to connect with our customers and industry professionals within the records management community, and also to learn about the information governance challenges that they are facing on a daily basis. […]

Defensible deletion white paper - Sherpa Software

Defensible deletion, also known as defensible disposition, is a key component in executing an effective information governance strategy.  When properly applied, a good defensible deletion policy helps to safeguard information assets, reduce corporate risk, free-up resources and streamline operational flow. However, industry reports mirror Sherpa’s own conclusions that companies either don’t have, or don’t follow well-established defensible deletion processes. […]

Proactive eDiscovery

by Mark Slabinski Proactive eDiscovery, as its name implies, is preemptively establishing a framework to handle any litigation or regulatory searches or collections before it is needed in a real world situation.  It means that tools, resources, policy and procedure will be in place well before your company has to take legally-mandated steps for compliance […]