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OTT-Disney-Fall-Vacation

Didn’t have the time off from work for a summer vacation? Scared that the crowds would be too much for the family, especially while trying to fight through it in 90-some degree weather in a humid place like Orlando? I hear your pain, and I echo your concerns. As a former employee of Walt Disney […]

Exchange 2007 was a watershed release for Microsoft’s messaging platform. Along with several new architectural features, it introduced governance capabilities in the form of Messaging Records Management (MRM). MRM was an ideal solution for many organizations that required formal oversight of their email content. By deploying managed folders, administrators could craft custom retention rules that […]

File Management | Sherpa Software Blog

Emails are by far the primary target for companies performing retention policies and/or eDiscovery; in fact, many companies don’t consider other types of data when these topics are discussed. Not yet anyway.  But all companies need to be aware that emails are not their only IT risk; attachments must also be considered. Attachments within messages […]

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 Apple’s new offering, which is something that’s been sadly lacking on credit-based transactions, at least […]

Office-365

More and more lately, organizations are turning to cloud-based solutions, including hosted email. Arguably, the most popular cloud-based platform for business email is Microsoft’s Office 365. Not surprisingly, an increasing number of Sherpa Software’s customers have been migrating their email to the cloud, but still want to manage and search email just as they did […]

Rick-Wilson-Sherpa

I was very honored to be invited to speak at the inaugural Information Governance Conference (INFOGOV14) being held in Hartford, CT from September 8-10. In my view, this event signals the emergence of information governance (IG) as a serious stand-alone discipline and not just a component of eDiscovery or records management. It seems that the national news […]