Ricoh's Intelligent eDiscovery Blog

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 Bad data can also be defined as anything that is stored in an outdated or non-functional legacy software, kept for the purposes of record keeping.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: 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

What's in your box? Here's how to unpack your unstructured data.

Aug 27, 2020 2:41:58 PM | Tami Rogers

Each time I move, I end up with a few boxes of miscellaneous “stuff” that never gets unpacked. In fact, I’m not altogether sure I know what’s in them. I'm certain it's mostly junk, but I don’t dare throw it away. What if there’s something really special or valuable buried in the obsolete stuff? And so, I lug them from place to place “just in case.”

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Topics: Unstructured File Analysis, Tami Rogers

5 Questions With... Steve Matthews of ActiveNav

Aug 12, 2020 10:25:21 AM | Marketing

ActiveNav develops industry leading file analysis software that enables the discovery, transformation and ongoing control of unstructured data. Its products play a fundamental role in information governance strategies by facilitating cost savings, risk remediation and improving efficiency through information audit, clean up and defensible deletion, intelligent file migration, records capture, eDiscovery collection and ongoing policy monitoring.

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

Data Mapping: Building the Bedrock eBook Now Available

Jun 29, 2020 11:19:30 AM | Marketing

How can you protect what you don't know you have?

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Topics: Unstructured File Analysis

Your Top Data Mapping Questions Answered

May 1, 2020 11:25:25 AM | Tamara Porter

Proven technology supported by a knowledgeable team is the best way to implement an effective content cleanup process in your organization. Our File Analysis and Migration Solution takes the guesswork out of creating a plan to ensure your business can overcome its primary file analysis concerns.

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Topics: Unstructured File Analysis