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m-19-21 directive deadline

Is Your Agency Ready to Achieve the M-19-21 Directive Deadline?

Understanding why government agencies struggle to meet the deadline and exploring the options for the M-19-21 Directive compliance

About less than a year from now, federal agencies in the United States must have converted their analog and paper records to electronic records. A government-wide policy from the National Archives and […]

legacy data cleanup

3 Tips for File Share and Legacy Data Cleanup

Initial steps to starting a legacy data cleanup project

We recently shared a short video detailing a few tips on how to start a data cleanup project. In this blog, we will provide additional background and context to further assist those […]

file analysis ROT

File Analysis Series: ROT Reduction

Exploring the dangers of ROT files on enterprise compliance, security, and functionality

The average enterprise has hundreds of terabytes of data locked away in their on-premises and cloud servers. Data storage is only set to increase as the pandemic has organizations increasingly reliant on […]

FAM Different Procedures Same Goals

Files Analysis and Records Management

Different procedures. Same goals.

Imagine you wake up Monday morning with a nasty cold. You take some medicine, wish for the best, and, when that doesn’t work, head to a doctor. Your doctor will diagnose that […]

World Cup Information Governace

Information Governance: The Game

Moving beyond the buzzwords

The tech industry is riddled with buzzwords. New phrases get coined faster than old ones can go out of style. So it’s hardly surprising that when people hear ‘information governance’ they smile […]

From a RIM department to a RIM-focused enterprise

How MER 2017 is Moving the Needle

From a RIM department to a RIM-focused enterprise

As far as IG-related conferences go, I’ve always liked MER. I think most would agree the practice of governing information can seem dry at times, and MER’s understanding of the discipline as […]