IRMS010 – David Gould on HP Control Point

In this podcast James Lappin interviews David Gould, Global product manager for HP ControlPoint.

David describes four primary uses to which HP ContolPoint is being put:

  • Clean up of legacy data
  • Auto-classification of content
  • In-place records management
  • Content migration

He discusses the product’s ability to analyse content held in different repositories/applications, and to take action on that content.    That action might be to:

  •  protect the content
  • move it
  • delete it
  • enhance its metadata
  • classify it
  • apply a retention rule to it.

David discusses the relationship between HP ControlPoint and the company’s electronic document and records management system – HP Records Manager. He describes how the two products can be used separately or in tandem.

Along the way David discusses questions such as the extent to which auto-classification is being adopted as a technique by clients, and the issues around archiving objects such as SharePoint sites.

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