When security leaks matter – November 2010
All three examples were security breaches due to stupid human error. None involved networks or bypassing security systems. And only one required legal intervention
Rethinking the file plan – March 2008
In the physical world, we can’t do a ‘Beam me up, Scotty!‘ and magically arrive at the shelf containing the book containing the page(s) we want. But in the digital world, we can.
Don’t count on the data – March 2008
35. The average number of people declared dead in the US every day due to data input errors.
Just enough taxonomy – May 2007
Often starting with none at all (i.e. content is organised informally and inconsistently using folders), the desire is to create a single corporate taxonomy to classify everything. It won’t work.
The Information Challenge – October 2005
Being able to find people has far more potential value than being able to find information