Colligo Blog: Compliance

Christian Buckley on the Role of Email in Records Management

Today’s guest post is authored by Christian Buckley, globally-recognized Microsoft MVP, author, and technology evangelist. He is the founder and CEO of CollabTalk, an independent research and technical marketing services company. Follow him via @buckleyplanet. Christian will be returning as our expert guest speaker for our Feb 20th webinar: Mastering Knowledge and Records Management in …

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What is the GDPR? – A Primer for RIM Practitioners

We’ve all heard of the European Union (EU)’s pending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and know it will have a major impact on how businesses around the world handle private data. What will this mean for Records and Knowledge Managers? In our first of a series of posts on GDPR we explain the key points …

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Getting Started with Records Management in SharePoint: Three Questions to Consider

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Our contributing experts: Riyaz Lakhani and Tom Ng As with many facets of our lives, the availability of promising new technologies is profoundly transforming records management. This transformation is ongoing; many organizations are still using tried-and-true paper-based records management methods. But the shortcomings of this approach are becoming increasingly problematic for both compliance and organizational ... Continue reading »

Simplifying Information Access for Utility Field Workers, While Enhancing Corporate Governance. The Paradox Solved.

Energy utilities must make accessing SharePoint easier for their workers—while still adhering to strict compliance requirements. In today’s energy and utility industries, field technicians are responsible for a variety of tasks often carried out in extreme and hazardous conditions. These include the installation, monitoring and servicing of equipment, ensuring safety in accordance with current specs, ... Continue reading »

IT/OT Convergence and the Utility Digital Workplace

Digital workplace technology can aid the safety, productivity and governance of power distribution utility maintenance crews. Our readers in the energy utility space will be intimately familiar with the integration of information technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT)–often dubbed “IT/OT convergence.”  In a recent article in Oil & Gas Australia Simon Vardy, Accenture Strategy Utilities Lead for …

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Thinking about a mobile SharePoint solution? 5 must-haves for IT

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With the deluge of mobile devices into the enterprise comes an IT nightmare of new dimensions. Expectations have changed. IT policies need to adapt to fit the new generation of workers, yet the requirements for security of corporate data remain. Meeting these conflicting needs is a delicate balancing act. The majority of large organizations have …

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What’s Going Wrong with BYOD?

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Around this time last year, Gartner predicted that by 2017, half of employers would require employees to supply their own device for work purposes. While a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) strategy is still touted by some as “the” answer to appeasing a demanding mobile workforce and to reducing IT costs, the movement is showing …

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How To Mitigate E-Discovery Risks With EDRMS

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Many businesses store important conversations in the form of email. In the event of litigation, they need systems in place to ensure timely email discovery, according to a recent Business2Community.com article. Electronic documents and records management systems (EDRMS) help automate archiving, ensure compliance and mitigate risks in e-discovery.

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Colligo Email Manager 5.5 SP2 Released

Colligo Email Manager 5.5 SP2 available. The release provides fixes in authentication, Colligo Administrator integration, and usability. The release notes provide details on bug fixes. Colligo Email Manager 5.5 SP2 is ready for download now.

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SharePoint Conference 2012 – Mostly Mobile

A Busy Week at #SPC12: Mobile, SharePoint 2013, Windows 8, Surface RT, & Bon Jovi! What a fantastic week at the SharePoint conference in Las Vegas! Colligo’s booth was very busy showing our brand new Colligo Briefcase for Android and Mac OS X, Colligo Email Manager, and talking with attendees from all over. The mobility …

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