Ricoh's Intelligent eDiscovery Blog

5 Reasons Cleaning Your Data Should Be Your Top New Year’s Resolution

Dec 12, 2019 2:27:12 PM | Natasha Doucas

Bad data is typically categorized as erroneous, duplicative, personal or sensitive in nature, but there's more to it than that. Bad data can also be defined as anything that is stored in an outdated or non-functional legacy software, kept for the purposes of record keeping. Whether it’s the nature of its contents or how it’s being stored, most organizations are increasingly faced with managing the complexities of bad data. What’s worse, the practice of retaining dirty data can cost organizations billions of dollars each year if they are in violation of information and data management policies and procedures. 

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Topics: Data Security, Dark Data, Active Navigation

Big Data is all around us

Sep 1, 2016 1:47:53 PM | Philippe Gollin

But what is it and why should legal professionals care?

With the explosive growth in volume, velocity, and diversity of data produced by mobile devices and cloud applications, the Canadian legal world has begun to grasp the benefits of using and leveraging big data with the aim of being flexible and effective in their profession.

The percentage of IT decision-makers at mid-sized to large organizations surveyed who said they expect the amount of data they store to double in the next two to three years. That same survey found that more than 75 percent are implementing Big Data-related solutions within the next 12 months.

- Global Enterprise Big Data Trends: 2013 from Microsoft

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Topics: Dark Data, Philippe Gollin

Is 85% of Stored Data either Dark or Redundant, Obsolete, or Trivial (ROT)?

May 2, 2016 10:27:20 AM | Marketing

Veritas Thinks So...

In the recent Global Databerg Report, published by Veritas Technologies, they found:

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Topics: Information Governance, Veritas, Dark Data