Unstructured data, just sounds like a junk drawer doesn't it? Well it can be and it might be time to become more clear on what resides in your unstructured data.
Unstructured data is information that does not have any predefined data models or schemata, so it can be difficult for an enterprise to locate and digest. Examples include physicians' notes in EHRs, emails, text files, photos, videos, call transcripts and recordings, and business chat apps.
Unstructured data can make up upward of 80% of data within a healthcare organization – so it's important to be aware of what exists, and not be caught off guard and accidentally share sensitive information.
This article identifies the five nightmares which may reside in your unstructured data. I knew a couple, but didn't really consider all of them until I read this article.