Category: Archiving & Backup

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Gaggle Speaks
Email Archiving and Your Intellectual Property

Choosing to archive your email could be one of the most important decisions you make. If your intellectual property is important to your school district, then an email archive should be a top priority. What happens to your district’s intellectual property if your email correspondence isn’t protected by something like an email archive?

05/16/2014
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Using Your School District’s Email Archive to Manage Risk

While an email archive primarily exists to help school districts in legal proceedings around discoverable evidence, other ways to get more value from it is to identify, analyze and prioritize potential risks as well as uncover concepts or topics that could lead to negative exposure or publicity.

05/05/2014
ediscovery education

Gaggle Speaks
3 Facts About eDiscovery You Might Not Know

eDiscovery has been a topic of conversation for quite some now. And having that information as accessible as it is in the blogosphere can lead you to believe that you know all you need to know about eDiscovery. There’s an old saying that “what you don’t know can’t hurt you,” but that can get you in a tough spot in the event litigation arises for your school system.

04/23/2014

Gaggle Speaks
How to Use Your Email Archive for Curriculum Development

Sitting in your email archive is an amazing amount of information. And with many school districts looking for ways to create their own curriculum, you could be using your archive as an incredible resource.

04/11/2014

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Rethinking Your Email Archive

An effective email archive will also help you make data-driven decisions and allow you to get the pulse of your staff on everything from important policy decisions to opinions on the location of the next holiday party, providing much more value to an organization beyond just a cost to comply with eDiscovery or your state’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

04/02/2014

Gaggle Speaks
4 Considerations When Setting a Retention Policy for Your Email Archive

When district administrators and school boards start looking at an email retention policy, they only look at one part of the equation. By asking yourself these four questions, you should be able to come up with a retention policy that meets the objectives of your entire district.

03/19/2014
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Are Your Internet Safety Standards Proactive or Reactive?

Email monitoring helps you manage risk, including the improprieties of students and co-workers both inside and outside of school. Saying that you don’t need to monitor student email more or less says you really don’t feel like doing the work to protect your students.

02/26/2014