Disorganized Data: Common Mistakes Made with Electronically Stored Information

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    Ericka Chickowski

No document retention policy whatsoever

No document retention policy whatsoever

16 percent of companies do not have a policy in place at all
As the opposing forces of data privacy regulations and legal discovery demands tug at organizations, businesses must become more conscientious and systematic about the way they retain, retrieve and generally handle their electronically stored information. In a survey released last month by Kroll Ontrack, the mistakes made with this information were made evidently clear. The survey questioned both in-house IT and legal counsel to get a view from both sides of the house. Here's what they found.
This article was originally published on 2010-12-06