Data automation, preservation and GDPR in the age of information governance

Reflecting on our recent event with Microsoft and Netrix in Chicago   As Big Data continues to grow, the worlds of information governance, eDiscovery, privacy and security merge while companies try to figure out how to manage all aspects of that data.  In the past, this management existed in specific divisional silos, with separate, manually-developed … Continue reading Data automation, preservation and GDPR in the age of information governance

Information Governance: An assessment of technology solutions

Legal professionals, from general counsel to managing partners, are becoming increasingly aware and concerned about data security and compliance. This concern is justified by the data breaches and hacks that riddle law firms and legal departments and often populate our news streams. Just the other day, Tech Crunch published a piece about the SEC’s investigation … Continue reading Information Governance: An assessment of technology solutions

The Changing Role of Corporate Legal Departments – Now with 17 Key Business Objectives

I posted my first blog on this specific topic in 2012. At that point, I explained a corporate legal departments’ 10 key business objectives to achieved. In 2014, that grew to 12. And more recently in 2015, the number stood at 13. As corporate legal departments continue to change and evolve, particularly with the volume of data and increase … Continue reading The Changing Role of Corporate Legal Departments – Now with 17 Key Business Objectives

Snapchat Spectacles – The Eye-Popping eDiscovery Implications of Wearable Tech

As seen in Legaltech News on December 15, 2016. Snapchat Spectacles, the video-recording sunglasses launched earlier this year by Snap, Inc., the parent company of the social media app Snapchat, look (at first glance) to have a much different future than that of Google Glass and similar products that never quite took off. The Spectacles … Continue reading Snapchat Spectacles – The Eye-Popping eDiscovery Implications of Wearable Tech

Selecting the Right Technology for Data Management: A Practical Problem-Solving Model

Ricci Dipshan’s recent piece on LegalTech News brought back memories from past developmental psychology classes, mathematics courses and even information technology training. While the intersection between psychology, math and IT may not be readily obvious, I was reminded of a five-step problem-solving process that I learned early in my life from each of them. With … Continue reading Selecting the Right Technology for Data Management: A Practical Problem-Solving Model

Considerations During a Government Investigation: Perspective from the Data Management Provider

Editors’ note: This blog was authored by Todd Haley from eTERA Consulting and focuses on the perspective from a data management provider.  It is the third in a three-part series presented by CohnReznick and eTERA Consulting and discusses some of the idiosyncrasies of investigations.  In the previous installment, Mr. Toppi discussed key considerations from the … Continue reading Considerations During a Government Investigation: Perspective from the Data Management Provider

Overcoming the Many Challenges of Selecting the Right eDiscovery Solution for Your Corporation

Today, corporations must have effective eDiscovery solutions to manage the increasing volume, variety and complexity of data across the globe pertaining to litigation, investigatory matters and regulatory oversight. To help corporations understand the best practices associated with overcoming the many challenges of making the right eDiscovery decisions, eTERA Consulting hosted a webinar recently that addressed … Continue reading Overcoming the Many Challenges of Selecting the Right eDiscovery Solution for Your Corporation

Perspective from the GICLI and EDI Summit in New Orleans: New Rules were a Hot Topic

New Orleans is known for its eccentrics, its parties and its history, and my recent experience was no exception as the Government Investigations and Civil Litigation Institute (GICLI – pronounced gick-le) launched successfully and the Electronic Discovery Institute (EDI) Leadership Summit celebrated its fifth summit in the Big Easy! There were many topics that were … Continue reading Perspective from the GICLI and EDI Summit in New Orleans: New Rules were a Hot Topic