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Drop in calls to company ethics hotlines last year.

This article mentions decreased calls to corporate ethics hotlines – https://www.wsj.com/articles/reports-on-corporate-ethics-hotlines-fell-in-2020-11617615001 The SEC previously reported record tips to their whistleblower program. So what is going on? Maybe more employees are working remotely so they are not witnessing unethical or policy-violating behavior, or the way companies remind employees about their internal hotlines was focused on physical  read more

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Avoiding Archiving Fines: Review of Policies & Tech

Avoiding Archiving Fines for Email and More Archiving and supervision as a process have been in the lexicon of most businesses since at least the late 1990s. However, avoiding archiving fines seems to continue to elude some organizations. Capturing electronic communication – be they for regulatory purposes or just good record keeping – should be  read more

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Reducing eDiscovery Costs with Archiving

Often overlooked when implementing archiving solutions for messaging is the value in reducing the overhead of eDiscovery. This often occurs as archiving is primarily driven by the need to satisfy specific compliance activity for regulatory purposes. However, an archiving solution is much more. Even in light of improving conditions on some legal front, specific to consumer class action pre-trial discovery (see the Wall Street Journal article here), overall the need to be able to produce data for discovery can be overwhelming. This is both from a resource perspective along with the need for assembling the data results into proper format for courts.  read more

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Modern Messaging Series – Social Media Archiving

What has been classified as a commodity, message archiving, should be viewed as a key component of your overall business and technology strategy. This is not just wishful thinking on our part, or salesmanship. Messaging has forever changed in the past decade as traditional communications via email has transcended to numerous channels – social media,  read more

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Modern Messaging Series – Business Continuity Through Archiving

What has been classified as a commodity, message archiving, should be viewed as a key component of your overall business and technology strategy. This is not just wishful thinking on our part, or salesmanship. Messaging has forever changed in the past decade as traditional communications via email has transcended to numerous channels – social media,  read more