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Dr. Stephen Hawking stated that one can theoretically pull data out of a black hole, but does that mean you should store your data in the most efficient storage device in the universe?
This post comes by way of a guest author, Jim Merrifield IGP,CIP. Jim is a Records & Information Governance Manager at Robinson+Cole, LLP, an Am Law 200 firm, where he is a member of the Data Privacy and Security team. He is also Co-founder of The Information Governance Conference (InfoGovCon), an Information Coalition event.
I’m going to take a short detour off business today and post something a little different. Have you ever wondered about the disposition action for the “digital you?”
Recently, Dr. Stephen Hawking states that one can theoretically pull data out of a black hole, but does that mean you should store your data in the most efficient storage device in the universe?
Our friends at Information Governance Solutions (IGS) have started a blog series on the 5 key steps for Defensible Disposition of Structured Data. During this series they will discuss the business problem / challenges of managing structured data long-term and how a “Defensible Disposition of Structured Data” program can help organizations responsibly address those challenges in a most cost effective manner.
I recently came across a great blog post on a term called Dark Data and the importance of cleaning it up. According to Gartner, Dark Data is the information assets organizations collect, process and store during regular business activities, but generally fail to use for other purposes. This very well written post by Rick Delgado (@ricknotdelgado) discusses several aspects about the importance of cleaning up this dark data. My post will just summarize the key points, but I highly recommend reading the post directly.