If you're like me, you probably don't pay enough attention to the hidden data you generate every time you use a program like Word or Word Perfect. It's a risky attitude that's burned a lot of people. You can learn how to avoid that fate by reading "Mining the Value from Metadata," my latest DiscoveryResources.org column with Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell.
As I see it, you can't go wrong reading the column. Not only is it a very simple way to avoid lots of future embarrassment, but it's filled with tips too. Bookmark it for later use.
Related post: "Electronic Discovery: 'Metadata' Becomes a Sexy Word."