A Doculabs' content cleanup and migration project helped an energy company move from shared drives to an ECM solution. The global energy company found that almost half the content on its corporate drives was obsolete or otherwise subject to disposition. Getting rid of that data helped clear the way for the migration.
No one knows what will happen as GDPR comes into force. But plenty of people are offering a plethora of predictions, from what kind of company will be affected to the future of similar regulations in the U.S. to the connection between GDPR and cyber attacks. Whatever is true—or not—the best preparation is good information governance.
Risk mitigation in financial services requires good governance. There will be breaches, so reduce your signal-to-noise ratio by getting rid of information that’s stale, junk or past its (legal) operational life. And guard your intellectual property!