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SharePoint Term Store - conceptTaxonomyManager - Concept Searching

Leveraging the SharePoint Term Store

For years no one wanted to have anything to do with the Term Store, thinking how ‘hands-on’ it was. Why make extra work? But I guess it started to grow on people and now we receive deployment questions quite often, usually from organizations that want to leverage their SharePoint investment and need accurate search results.…

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Data Privacy - Concept Searching

Forget About Privacy – Where Are the Robotics Specifications?

Since the approach of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), protecting privacy data has been a popular topic. Not that anything too significant has since been done about it, such as all companies complying, governments cracking the whip at poor managers, or even outrage from hapless victims.…

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Information Governance - Concept Searching

Information Governance – Information Made Easy – Well, Made Easier

This is the second part of the blog Information Governance – Must Have or Nice to Have?

Information governance was a boon for consultants, except for when they often priced themselves out of the market. Hopefully, greed never wins.…

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Information Governance - Concept Searching

Information Governance – Must Have or Nice to Have?

“We have over 1 billion documents in our system and no way of knowing what is of value and what is not.” Deep Analysis client

A few years back, information governance was a popular phrase.…

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Collaboration - Records Management

Email and Collaboration Risk for Records Managers

In a previous blog, we explored how the growing need to capture social site content and track it as records is now another layer of complexity that records managers must contend with.…

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Office 365

Seven Days to Create an Office 365 Label – Someone Could Create a World in That Time

I’m rather indifferent to Office 365 labels, part of Microsoft Information Protection (MIP), as I have no need for them, but if they help you as an IT person, then I’m all for them.…

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Electronic Records Day

Paper Versus Digital Records – What’s Your Opinion?

Today is Electronic Records Day. I wish it was Ice Cream Day, but that’s not until July 15 so we will have to make do with what we have. The Council of State Archivists (CoSA) states, “Electronic Records Day is designed to raise awareness among state government agencies, the general public, related professional organizations, and other stakeholders about the crucial role electronic records play in their world.” I’m sure most people know about digital records – not sure why we had to have a day dedicated to raising awareness.…

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Records Management

Is Your Records Management Typical? Oh, so Sorry

Industry analysis shows that the typical approach to records management is not very successful and is also not integrated with an overall information governance plan. The growth of unstructured data, new requirements to track all formats of content, including social, the need for proactive preparation for compliance mandates, and the potential for unexpected litigation can prove challenging to organizations.…

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Records Management

The Changing Role of Records Managers

Records managers have had their ups and downs. For some inexplicable reason, years ago the records management function was relegated to the bottom of the totem pole when prioritizing business issues.…

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What Is Your Approach to Social Site Management?

What Is Your Approach to Social Site Management?

Do you ever get tired of seeing Like Me on Facebook? Why do we need to do that? It’s bothersome and the outcome is just number crunching. It could also be embarrassing for an organization.…

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