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Joe Shepley

Joe Shepley
I’m VP and Practice Lead, focusing on developing Doculabs’ InfoSec practice and its applications in a wide range of industries.

Is the California Consumer Privacy Act Really Going to Make a Difference?

The March meeting of the Los Angeles chapter of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) dove into the topic of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Without going into... […]

What if You Just Ignored the GDPR?

Given the near ubiquity of GDPR fear, uncertainty and doubt — and the ink spilled over complying with it (not to mention the untold consulting dollars spent doing so) — at first blush, the idea of... […]

The Origin of File Analytics Software

File analytics software helps organizations manage their content. In this video with Doculabs Practice Leader Joe Shepley, Joe explores the origins of file analytics software.  […]

4 Digital Transformation Tips for Quick Wins

Digital transformation is a hot buzzword these days. And, like all buzzwords, digital transformation is often misunderstood. People rarely appreciate what it takes to truly digitally transform their... […]

Taking the Middle Road with File Analytics Software: The Honda Approach

There are three approaches you can take with file analytics software: using free tools, expensive best-of-breed solutions, or a hybrid approach. This video covers the hybrid option—what Practice... […]

OpenText and Documentum’s Enterprise Content Management Union: Still Not Buying It

It’s been about a year and a half since I offered my take on the (then) recent OpenText acquisition of Documentum. At the time, I was pretty skeptical that the buy was anything more than a land grab... […]

Everything You Know About Selecting Enterprise Software Is Wrong: Here’s How To Do It Right

As both a buyer and as a consultant, I’ve been involved in software selection for 18 years, helping buyers find the right product for their needs. I’ve seen CIOs make snap decisions with little to no... […]

Four Information Security Must-dos in 2019: Minimize Risk, Focus on Privacy, Leverage Office 365, and Use File Analytics

Every year, I say I hate prediction posts. And yet every year I write one. This year I'm converting my information security predictions into actionable advice.  […]

Wait on Office 365 Before Deciding Whether to Buy a Separate Records Management System

A version of this post originally appeared in CMSWire. […]

Video: 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... […]