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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.

5 Reasons You Need an Information Governance Program

Ask anyone involved in records management, information management, IT, InfoSec, Privacy, Legal, or Compliance whether their organization needs an Information Governance (IG) program, and they’ll... […]

The End of the Document?

In May of this year I delivered the keynote at the Document Strategy Forum in Anaheim, CA. My topic? The Death of the Document. […]

Quantifying Return on Privacy Spend - 6 Criteria

The cost of privacy efforts is one of the most intractable categories of business spend. Most of the savings a firm can realize for their significant expenditures is akin to “what’s the color of the... […]

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... […]