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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We are pleased to announce the launch of our all-new website!

We are proud to announce the launch of our new and improved website today. As always, you can find us at Our goal with this new website is to provide our visitors with an easier and more user-friendly way to learn about our Information Governance and eDiscovery software. Discover the most important features,  benefits, […]

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