Ricoh's Intelligent eDiscovery Blog

Join us at the 2021 CCCA Conference: Practical Steps For Data Protection Workshop

Apr 8, 2021 9:04:36 AM | Marketing

Ricoh eDiscovery is proud to be serving as a National Sponsor at this year's CCCA National Conference. This event will feature 12+ workshops on a variety of topics tailored to in-house counsel needs, as well as an opening keynote from Stephen Poloz on Canada’s economic future and a closing plenary on the post-pandemic workplace. Plus, you can get all your continuing professional development hours for the year in this one event, as all conference sessions will be recorded.

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Topics: Events and Sponsorships, Unstructured File Analysis

What's your backup plan?

Mar 31, 2021 9:03:30 AM | Michael Truelove

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on March 31, 2020. 

Today is World Backup Day an annual reminder to backup all your critical data. You likely know how important it is to routinely back up all your devices; it’s a trusty way to mitigate risk, anticipate unexpected events and align your work and your organization’s continuity plan. However, as someone who’s worked with data collection for litigation for over a decade, I can tell you one thing with certainty: not all backups are equally useful.

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Topics: Tuesday's Tip, Michael Truelove, Unstructured File Analysis

5 Questions With... Tamara Porter of Ricoh eDiscovery

Mar 24, 2021 9:30:00 AM | Marketing

Tamara Porter, Director of Business Development, eDiscovery, joined our team six years ago and has led our efforts in supporting enterprise in-house legal teams across Western Canada. We recently spoke with Tamara about her rich background in the realm of tech and business development, her plans on how she will continue to support the success of our industry and why, she believes, there is “never a dull moment” in the world of legal tech.

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Topics: Tamara Porter, Unstructured File Analysis, 5 Questions With...

Migrating to Microsoft 365? Read these tips from the pros beforehand.

Mar 10, 2021 11:43:04 AM | Marketing

Your M365 migration has been approved! Now you are left wondering: where do I start, what are the risks and how do I minimize disruption to my business?

These are common and legitimate concerns voiced at the beginning of any migration. But, moving to the cloud can be stress-free and seamless if done properly.

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Topics: Cloud Services, Events and Sponsorships, Chris Plauschinn, Unstructured File Analysis

Webinar Announcement: Migrating to M365: Are You Ready?

Feb 22, 2021 4:08:46 PM | Marketing

It’s a good day. The commute from your kitchen to your home office was seamless — no stepping on Legos for you. Your morning cup of coffee was brewed just how you like it. AND you’ve just found out that you’ve been given the green light to migrate your infrastructure to Microsoft Office 365™! But wait — now you need to move all your data to M365…

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Topics: Events and Sponsorships, Unstructured File Analysis

Legal Hold 101: What you need to know about preserving your records

Jan 19, 2021 12:34:54 PM | Marketing

Also known as a litigation hold, a legal hold is a preservation order that ensures records are protected and left untouched should a litigation or investigation arise — a critical step in the eDiscovery process.

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Topics: Tuesday's Tip, Unstructured File Analysis, eDiscovery Solutions

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

Jan 11, 2021 12:46:00 PM | Natasha Doucas

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on December 12, 2019. Updated and republished on January 11, 2021.

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

What the New Digital Charter Implementation Act Means for You (and Your Data)

Dec 16, 2020 3:24:51 PM | Sean Lynch

Since 2000, The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) has governed the collection of Canadians’ consumer personal information. If a company knowingly violates the legislation, it can face fines of up to $100,000 per violation. Though the Act has successfully held hundreds of organizations responsible for data breaches and illegal disclosures over the past two decades, it now faces criticism for not providing enough discouragement to disclosure in today’s digital age.

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Topics: Sean Lynch, Unstructured File Analysis, Industry Insights

Why You Need to Implement a Data Strategy Now

Nov 24, 2020 4:40:54 PM | Jessica Lockett

How can you address what you don’t know you have?

No, this isn’t a trick question. The answer is simply that you cannot. In order to know and effectively address what data your organization has, you have to take a few steps back and define, create, and implement an overall data strategy.

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Topics: Jessica Lockett, Chris Plauschinn, Security and Privacy, Unstructured File Analysis

ActiveNav Podcast: Why Understanding Your Data is Essential for Successful eDiscovery

Sep 1, 2020 9:53:55 AM | Marketing

What happens when a legal event arises in your organization?

Last week, Andrea Williams, our VP of Technology and Emerging Solutions, was a guest on the Project Privacy Podcast, hosted by ActiveNav (formerly Active Navigation). During the 25-minute episode, she discusses why understanding and managing data from the onset is essential for streamlined eDiscovery — both for legal and IT teams.  

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Topics: Unstructured File Analysis, Andrea Williams