The Key Benefit Of Early Data Assessment For The Legal Industry

The Key Benefit Of Early Data Assessment For The Legal Industry

In today’s fast-paced legal landscape, staying ahead of the game is paramount. One strategy that has been integral to the legal industry, particularly in eDiscovery, is Early Data Assessment (EDA). This innovative approach to managing data in legal cases offers numerous benefits that can significantly impact the outcomes of legal proceedings. From enhancing efficiency to […]

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The Impact Of Poor Data Governance Risks And Consequences Unveiled

The Impact Of Poor Data Governance: Risks And Consequences Unveiled

The impact of poor data governance cannot be underestimated in today’s data-driven world. It affects organizations, individuals, and society as a whole. This article delves into the risks and consequences that arise when data governance is neglected, highlighting the importance of efficient solutions in managing data effectively. Data Security Breaches One of the most immediate […]

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How To Prevent Data Theft By Departed Employees

How To Prevent Data Theft By Departed Employees

One significant threat that companies face with digital data is employee data theft. When employees leave an organization, they may take valuable information with them, putting the company’s data security at risk. To safeguard your organization from the potential consequences of employee data theft, it’s essential to implement effective preventive measures. Here are seven key […]

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Data Resolutions

Data Governance Resolutions for the New Year

Q1 is a great time to assess, resolve, and plan for growth and improvement.  In the spirit of the New Year, we’ve identified four key “New Year, New Records” data governance resolutions to strive for in 2023.

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Rational Insights: Alex Jones’ Text Messages

American provocateur Alex Jones learned that his legal team had inadvertently sent the plaintiffs’ attorneys a full copy of his mobile phone data. Sarah Cole discusses why Jones’ text messages were admissible and why they were later allowed to be shared with the January 6 Select Committee.

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Rational Insights: Discovering Secret Service Text Messages

The January 6th Select Committee sought to obtain Secret Service text messages relating to the insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, only to be informed that any text messages from that timeframe were deleted across the agency. Sarah Cole shares insights on the recovery of deleted text messages.

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Email Threading: Realizing the Value of an Underutilized Asset

Sarah Cole discusses email threading, a tool that, despite being around for a long time, is still underutilized by many eDiscovery consumers. In this blog, we will zoom in on email thread analysis to remind eDiscovery users how email thread analysis can be helpful in any project involving email. 

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The Dangers of ROT Data and Over-Retention

Sarah Cole discusses ROT data and identifies three major risks that it can pose to organizations. This article is part one of a three-part series on the dangers of ROT data and how best to approach it.

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What is Autoclassification in Records Management?

This is the first Autoclassification article that will help you understand the fundamentals of the technology. For the interested practitioner, it is worth taking a more practical look at autoclassification, what it is, and how much work is involved before you see a return on investment.

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Employee Spotlight: Sarah Cole

In today’s employee spotlight, Rational Enterprise welcomes Sarah Cole as our Senior Director of Consulting. Sarah uses her extensive experience and expertise to arm Rational’s clients with tailored solutions to their data governance, investigative, and discovery needs.

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GDPR after Brexit: Top Questions Answered

The General Data Protection Regulation has been around for years, and you likely cannot make it through a news cycle without hearing the term “Brexit” yet, questions still abound about what they mean together.

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