November 1, 2018
File Analytics Cadillac Approach

What to Expect from Best of Breed File Analytics Software: The Cadillac Approach

With no obvious best practice choice when it comes to file analytics software, some organizations will choose a “Cadillac” approach. Information management expert Joe Shepley outlines what you should expect from best-of-breed file analytics software when money is (almost) no object.
September 18, 2018
Joe Shepley What is File Analytics?

What is File Analytics and When to Use It

There's no one definition of "file analytics." These tools take data on the wrapper of the file and add pattern matching with respect to the contents of the file. They are simpler and less expensive than artificial intelligence or natural language processing.
August 21, 2018
Cleaning Network Shares

How To Clean Up Network Shares

To clean up network shares, choose your file analytics tool and follow these three steps to clean up network shares: address ROT, sensitive data and records.
July 26, 2018
Video Cleaning Up File Shares

Video: How to Clean Up File Shares

How do you tackle your file share clean-up and reduce your information risk? Joe Shepley goes through three steps. The first two steps — get rid of ROT and tackling sensitive information — can bring the volume of data down 70% or more. You then can more easily tackle the third step, dealing with key records (like POs and contracts) where you'll need end-user input.