The result of poor file management is the in ability to locate, identify, and classify information, poor data governance, and excessive storage costs. File analysis cannot be a one-time or occasional exercise, it must be an ongoing process in order to have an effective impact on all relevant stakeholders in the organization.
- Organizations create and store enormous quantities of digital information and these content stores are growing rapidly.
- Nearly one-half of this content is stored on corporate file shares, yet most decision makers know little about the content that is stored on these systems.
- The result of poor file management is an inability to properly classify information, poor data governance, excessive storage of content, and a negative impact on user productivity.