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08/19/13

Data hoarding: How it harms your business and how a data-retention policy can help

Storage has become so cheap so fast that we think nothing of storing five slightly different, slightly blurry copies of the same photo on our phones, in hopes that one turns out well. We store old files and folders on our computers, thinking we might use them in the future, but up to 80% of our documents are not accessed for three to five years from the time they were saved. Companies store years’ worth of customer and employee data and internal communications, much of it sensitive and dangerous in the event of a data breach, system hack, or litigation.

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