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 Bad data can also be defined as anything that is stored in an outdated or non-functional legacy software, kept for the purposes of record keeping.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: Natasha Doucas, Security and Privacy, Unstructured File Analysis

Unstructured Data: The Elephant in the Room

Jan 3, 2019 1:50:22 PM | Marketing

Understanding what data is being created, who has access to it, and what policies and procedures are in place is the only way to mitigate the risk of exponential data. But how can corporations take greater control of their unstructured data situation?

Natasha Doucas, Client Solutions Consultant at Ricoh eDiscovery, looks at three systemic issues that shed light on the challenges and considerations for remediation in her recent article for the BC Paralegal Association's (BPCA) Paralegal Press Newsletter.

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Topics: Natasha Doucas

Building a Business Case to Drive Change

Feb 1, 2017 4:26:01 PM | Natasha Doucas

Published on is the article Get Ready for the Legal Tech Revolution! published by the General Counsel for Nissan Canada, Inc., Fernando Garcia.

Implementing change is one of the biggest challenges in managing a law firm or any organization. In order to drive change and for true impact and success of any new initiative, especially around technology, it is imperative to assess and calculate the ROI.

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Topics: Natasha Doucas