Managed Services Augment Existing Processes to Increase ROI

Have you made a purchase on a data management tool only to find out that the software provider did not really provide the “best practices” processes? After purchasing the software, did you realize that the help desk support focused on software functionality, rather than how it related to data management practices? Managed services provided through … Continue reading Managed Services Augment Existing Processes to Increase ROI

Seven Key Benefits of EIA

As a professional responsible for managing and working on diverse matters involving the complexities and growth of electronically stored information within your organization, what are some of your goals and objectives? What’s on your wish list? What are you trying to help your organization accomplish? What’s keeping you awake at night? What are your pain … Continue reading Seven Key Benefits of EIA

Managed Services Experts Add Knowledge With Amazing Value

Highly specialized people may be required to work on data management projects, especially ones associated to legal, risk, compliance or human resource issues. However, because these projects do not occur every day, companies may not feel comfortable having highly compensated people on-staff at all times. This is where a managed services model plays an important … Continue reading Managed Services Experts Add Knowledge With Amazing Value

Five Steps to a Successful EIA Program

Early Information Assessment℠(“EIA”) is a methodology to help organizations develop customized programs and plans to effectively manage electronically stored information (“ESI”), including all aspects of the electronic discovery process. In order to help you develop and implement a successful EIA program within your organization, please keep in mind that there are five important steps in … Continue reading Five Steps to a Successful EIA Program

Managed Services Provides the Power of Ten Experts for the Price of Two

For many of our clients, the management and review of terabytes of data can be daunting, especially now with decreased personnel and increased data that is reaching petabytes. For many years, information technology specialists provided more technology support solutions with less staff. While having to provide support in the areas of help desk, network support … Continue reading Managed Services Provides the Power of Ten Experts for the Price of Two

EIA Addresses ESI Pain Points

Early Information Assessment℠ (“EIA”) addresses many of the problems, issues and needs that you will encounter in managing electronically stored information (“ESI”), including the electronic discovery process. As professionals responsible for managing ESI, think about some of your day-to-day responsibilities, requirements, problems, issues and challenges. Below is a list of several pain points that organizations typically … Continue reading EIA Addresses ESI Pain Points

EIA Mitigates Pervasiveness of PII on Your Corporate Network

In December 2010, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a long awaited privacy report, Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change: A Proposed Framework for Businesses and Policymakers.  This FTC privacy report affects how companies must handle their personally identifiable information (PII) (see  NIST’s definition in Guide to Protecting the Confidentiality of Personally … Continue reading EIA Mitigates Pervasiveness of PII on Your Corporate Network

Launching the eTERA Consulting Insights Blog

We hope you will share our company’s excitement as we today launch the eTERA Consulting Insights Blog, dedicated to delivering interesting, relevant insights learned from our client relationships and engagements in information governance, compliance and discovery management. These three disciplines are key cornerstones of our Early Information Assessmentsm  (“EIA”) methodology. The eTERA Consulting Insights Blog … Continue reading Launching the eTERA Consulting Insights Blog