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“Data Cleansing to the Rescue: Wrangling with the Wild West of Unstructured Data” by David Beauchemin

Is unstructured data putting your firm at risk?

Decades-old paper files stored in hundreds or even thousands of boxes that have not been properly indexed. Oddly named files in shared drives. Information stored in Access databases alongside Excel spreadsheets that haven’t been opened in years.

Even with a physical records management system and a document management system in place, the reality is that most law firms still have a Wild West of unstructured repositories — both physical and electronic — where data resides. Trying to apply and enforce a records retention policy is somewhat haphazard at best if you’re never 100% sure where all the relevant client data is stored and exactly what those unstructured repositories contain.

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Marcia Cook

Sr. Data and Analytics Consultant

Marcia Cook comes to InOutsource with 17 years of IT experience with the last 7 years heavily focused on Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse Development, as well as Data and Analytics solutions. Prior to completing her bachelor’s degree, Marcia also worked as an Executive Assistant for various employers including Micron Technology, American Express, University of Utah, and the United States Army Kwajalein Atoll (USAKA).

Marcia has extensive experience with various Analytics tools including Qlik, Tableau, Sisense, OBIEE, and Domo. She has studied both Kimball and Inmon data warehouse methodologies, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), and various programming languages including SQL, C++, Java, .NET, and python.

Marcia obtained her Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Science with a minor in Computer Science from University of Alabama in Huntsville.

In addition to work, Marcia has been a college Math tutor for all ages, specializing in general mathematics, algebra, and calculus.