White Papers

Jul 18, 2014

The modern enterprise is struggling to make sense of the structured and unstructured information that is being generated and leveraged in exponentially growing volumes across an increasing variety of application silos. The fragmentation, diversity, and overall inaccessibility of this data can lead to a number of suboptimal outcomes, such as the lack of responsiveness to customer inquiries, widespread duplication of effort, general inability to locate and nurture expertise, and decreased employee productivity.

This white paper discusses unified information access platforms and applications, and in particular describes how the BA Insight Knowledge Integration Platform transforms SharePoint into a powerful UIA platform, providing capabilities beyond SharePoint 2013 out-of-the-box.


BA Insight

Jun 27, 2014
The primary objective of this article is to draw a distinction between clustering as a method for organizing records, and information governance as a multi-disciplinary approach addressing more than traditional records management - incorporating privacy attributes, electronic discovery requirements, metadata management and unstructured data analytic - and dispelling the notion that clustering constitutes information governance. As it will become evident, nothing could be further from the truth.

Jun 26, 2014
A Pro-Active Solution to Managing Unstructured information

Unified Information Governance (UIG) is a new approach to managing information. associated with managing it. . It allows for the pro-active management of document on-boarding and classification, retention rules implementation and unstructured data analytics, enterprise wide. True IG encompasses more than traditional records management. From a technology perspective, it should address all business requirements, from simple aggregation of documents into clusters, to advanced.


Jun 25, 2014
Recognizing eDiscovery as part of a complete information governance (IG) solution
This eDiscovery white paper will touch on how, with the use of effective IG policies and procedures in place, risk is mitigated throughout the company and eDiscovery becomes a manageable task. 
Learn how eDiscovery actually relies on effective information governance policies for trouble-free collection, processing and production by reading this white paper.
Sherpa Software

Jun 19, 2014

How to prepare for the EU General Data Protection Regulation

It’s no wonder that data legislation from nearly 20 years ago is out of touch with the realities and demands of modern life, both from a consumer and business perspective. Technological developments are responsible for the generation of vast amounts of data, bringing with it questions around privacy and data protection - fuelling the argument that it’s time to leave the digital Stone Age behind.

“The message the European Parliament is sending is unequivocal: this reform is a necessity, and now it is irreversible.”

Crown Records Management

Jun 12, 2014

Define your future state of IG using CIGP: Phase 2, Plan & Document

In this white paper series, we describe a four-part proven process for undertaking an information governance project - we call that process the Corporate Information Governance Program (CIGP). 

Key points from the Plan & Document phase:

  • Developing a clear picture of current and future state objectives is a critical element of the planning process.
  • When conducting your Business Needs Analysis, steer toward governance-related future state objectives.
  • Prioritize your future state objectives carefully.
  • Work from a project plan that will help you spot problem areas with leading indicators.
  • Keep the organization involved – communicate regularly.
Sherpa Software

Jun 04, 2014

The Property and Casualty (P&C) insurance industry is facing unprecedented challenges in the form of stringent regulatory mandates and rapidly changing market. Mobile technology offers insurers opportunities to expand their market share by meeting evolving customer needs while reducing operational costs through process efficiencies. It adds significant value across the insurance value chain through seamless information transfers and real-time customer communication channels. 


Jun 03, 2014

There’s more to data breaches than lost or stolen paperwork; information can be taken from computers, laptops and USB sticks. However, it’s estimated 80% of data breaches stem from human error.

Data breaches are usually unintentionally made by individuals, so it is about taking the appropriate steps to avoid them; how businesses dispose of these devices should be a top priority. Stricter guidelines advise businesses in best practices, yet there are still many cases where companies haven’t managed their records effectively and securely.

Crown Records Management

Jun 03, 2014

Document formats, ISO standards, long-term archiving

Not all document formats have managed to become a standard and nowhere near enough deliver what they promise. So what can or should we expect from a format? What are the most important quality characteristics of a format and how can we find out whether a format is ‘good’?

PDF Tools AG

May 23, 2014

Digitizing enterprise documents and capturing intelligence wedged in such documents are nascent but critical stages for Digital Transformation of any business. The underlying purpose of Digital Transformation is to leverage technology to drive better cost, time operational and compliance benefits. Enterprises need applications which will help drive these benefits.

Enterprise level scanning applications are an effective way through which organization’s can initiate their Business and Digital Transformation drive. The following Whitepaper  “Optimize Document Capture – Unleash the Power of Enterprise Content” will help you understand how enterprise scanning applications create the impetus for going digital. The paper will broadly cover the following aspects:

    • The Need for Digitization
    • Prerequisites for Selecting a Scanning Software
    • Routing scanned documents to Business Applications such as SharePoint
    • Advanced Document Scanning Functionalities for your organization
    • Classification of common Scanning Errors