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Looking for Ways to Kill Your File Share?

Pandora did it. You can, too. Have you been looking for ways to kill your company’s file share, once and for all? If you attended… Read More

Death to File Shares: Long-Live File Shares

Vendors selling into the information governance market might be forgiven for thinking that most organizations have simply pushed file share clean up to one side… Read More

Intelligent Migration to GCDocs at ARMA NCR Ottawa

Today we ran a great workshop in partnership with Treasury Board Services of Canada and the Information Governance Initiative (IGI) to work through approaches to… Read More

A Room Full of Success Stories: Workshopping at AIIM Conference Orlando

I’m not a great fan of marketing events but, this time, I’m going to make an exception because, as we wrap up at our first… Read More

Not If, But When You Get Hacked

The prominent and deeply experienced Russ Stalters has been around the business end of information for some time and has certainly seen a thing… Read More

IRMS Conference 2016: A Better Future?

I think this year was my 5th IRMS Conference. A mere amateur perhaps compared to some but with that much committed I think I can… Read More

Information Governance is NOT a User Problem!

Sure, we’d all like it to be wouldn’t we? Our users saving into the right folder, tagging their files and cleaning up their trash. Then… Read More

Business Intelligence for Unstructured Data? You Bet!

A question. If you could set and measure Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for your unstructured information, would you and, if so, why? Is it… Read More

Information Governance: Do You Need to Care?

Its been 10 years since I first encountered the term ‘information governance’; it was new to non-existent at the time and certainly cut no ice… Read More

Reflections on INFOGOVCON15

I’ve been indulging myself in what we brits call ‘man flu’ since I returned from Hartford CT and INFOGOVCON15 and, on reflection, being sick must… Read More

Joel Westphal make a splash at IRMS Conference 2015

Just back from the UK’s Information Records Management Society (IRMS) Conference 2015 at Celtic Manor resort in Wales – another day, another event? Well, this… Read More

Junk it: How BAE saves $3.2m a year by throwing out excess data

Interviewed by Computing, Mark Tango describes his crusade to drive IT efficiencies and the success he has had with BAE Systems in deploying… Read More

Information Governance as a Service?

After a pause for Christmas it’s great to be bringing you this next addition to the series I started last year about a new partnership… Read More

Shared-Risk Partnership for Information Governance

Last week we were lucky enough to be able to break what has, for us, been a big secret for quite some time; that is,… Read More

Rio Tinto mines its data with Active Navigation for cloud transformation and information governance

Rio Tinto announced that it has entered into a global agreement with Active Navigation to triage and support the management of its unstructured digital data. Read More

Active Navigation’s Role in Structuring DoD Data

Geospatial Intelligence Forum, the magazine of the National Intelligence Agency, writes on Structuring Data and the parts different software… Read More

LORD Corporation Selects Active Navigation to Improve Information Governance and Management Worldwide

Global Manufacturing Products Provider to Use File Analytic Platform to Migrate to SharePoint 2013 Reston, VA., January 30, 2014 – Information Governance (IG) software company… Read More

The war on military records

In a rush to get home, US troops and their leadership orchestrated what was possibly the single largest destruction of records in our nation’s history. Read More