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Data Retention, Archiving and Purging: Important Strategies for Managing ERP Cost and Risk

Published: 24 February 2009

ID: G00165111

Analyst(s): Pat Phelan


ERP data retention, archiving and purging strategies can be difficult to define and execute. Getting business stakeholders involved in making these data management decisions is critical to controlling application total cost of ownership and risk.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • A Good Archive and Purge Plan Starts With Addressing Data Retention
  • Who Should Be Involved in Developing the Strategies?
  • What Can Go Wrong When Developing Retention, Archiving and Purging Strategies?

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