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eDiscovery Refers to discovery in civil litigation or government investigations which deals with the exchange of information in electronic format (often referred to as electronically stored information or ESI). These data are subject to local rules and agreed-upon processes, and are often reviewed for privilege and relevance before being turned over to opposing counsel.
Electronic (or Digital) Records Records that are communicated and maintained by means of electronic equipment and that have:i) structure: the format of the electronic record and any links to attachments or other related documents; ii) content: the information in the structure of the electronic record conveying the evidence of the transaction; and iii) context: the information documenting the source in terms of the transaction to which it relates, creator, date, security and access, language, disposal, format etc. of the electronic record and which is normally separated in the structure from the content.
Electronic Signature A digital mark, code, or other symbol that identifies an individual and that indicates responsibility for or consent to the content of the material to which it is affixed.
Electronic Sorting (E-SORT) Sorting is done is accomplished by the computer within the copier so no external trays. 
Email Attachment A file that was attached to an email.
Email Cloth Threads that are associated by matching the cluster ID’s of the attachments to the various emails in the threads.
Email Thread An originating email together with all subsequent and related correspondence.
Encryption The process of transforming information using an algorithm to make it unreadable to anyone except those possessing special knowledge, usually referred to as a “key”.
Encryption A security procedure which translates electronic data in plain text into a cipher code by means of either a code or a cryptographic system in order to render it incomprehensible without the aid of the original code or cryptographic system.
Energy Save Mode An energy conserving feature where after copying and a pre-set time period, the copier automatically goes into a standby mode in which partial fusing heat is maintained so that a full warm-up period is not necessary for the next copy job.
Energy Star An international standard for energy efficiency in consumer electronics.
Enlargement Ability to increase the size of the image of the original on a photocopy.
Enterprise Content Management (ECM) Technologies, tools, and methods used to capture, manage, store, preserve and deliver content across an enterprise. ECM platforms provide the integrated tools, methods and strategies for establishing information (documents, records and, archives) management systems.
Enterprise Opportunity Assessment (EOA)

A Stratas Enterprise Opportunity Assessment (EOA) provides a single snapshot of all information-related cost and opportunity within the business, from print to unstructured data.

A web-based GUI, the tool provides a clean, concise graphical representation of current costs and savings which could be realised. This Day 0 snapshot is then used to track and plot contract performance vs. SLA and KPIs.

EPS Encapsulated Postscript File. This is a file format, which can be read across different programs on MAC or PC computers.
EPS Encapsulated Post Script, a known file format usually used to transfer post script information from one program to another
ERP Business management software that a company can use to collect, store, manage and interpret data from many business activities.
ESI Electronically stored information.
Evidence Material that is used to prove or disprove a fact.
Evidential Value The quality of records that provides information about the origins, functions, and activities (context) of their creator.
Exemptions Specified circumstances in legislation that relieve certain persons from complying with responsibilities e.g. under the UK Freedom of Information Act there are exemptions under which a public authority does not have to supply requested information.
Explicit Consent Refers to a clear and voluntary indication of preference or choice, usually oral or in writing and freely given in circumstances where the available options and their consequences have been made clear.