Bridging the Divide between Attorneys and IT Teams: One Privilege Tag at a Time

Imagine a world where attorneys and their colleagues in IT sit down together and come up with ingenious ways to innovate the eDiscovery process, maximizing efficiencies and cost savings for  their company. Seems logical, right? So why doesn’t it happen more often? The reasons are many, but one of the key explanations is that there’s … Continue reading Bridging the Divide between Attorneys and IT Teams: One Privilege Tag at a Time

Integrating the Outsourced-DPO and Office 365 for GDPR Compliance: Why GDPR does NOT have to be the New 4-Letter Word

With just over 6 months remaining before the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect, it seems that many organizations are still disastrously behind the curve in their compliance efforts. A study by the technology advisory firm Gartner in mid-2017 predicted that more than 50% of companies affected by the GDPR will not … Continue reading Integrating the Outsourced-DPO and Office 365 for GDPR Compliance: Why GDPR does NOT have to be the New 4-Letter Word

Relativity Fest 2017 was as rich in knowledge as it was the Fest

It’s been an entire sun and moon cycle since I somehow safely returned home from the Hilton Riverside Hotel in Chicago after last week’s Relativity Fest.   I’m not sure which part of me hurts more, my mind from the conversations and speakers who presented or my body from the entertainment and festivities that our friends … Continue reading Relativity Fest 2017 was as rich in knowledge as it was the Fest

Some Things Don’t Change: Office 365 As a Solid Foundation for GDPR Compliance

The GDPR gives European individuals ownership of their personal data,  which includes data in their work emails or on internet sites,  and the GDPR carries significant reporting requirements which must detail where and how personal data is being used, processed and stored.

Processing Players’ Data Fairly and Legally – Sports Analytics and Big Data Under the GDPR

From analytics to big data to wearable tech, technology’s impact on the world of sport has grown exponentially. The legal implications for sport clubs, organisations, and the athletes themselves have never been more significant, nor as difficult to parse and navigate.

Top Considerations When Managing Response to a Government Investigation

eTERA Consulting recently partnered with Cohn Reznick to tackle an increasingly important issue facing our industry: government investigations. Today’s enforcement environment presents major challenges for unprepared, ill-equipped companies. The higher frequency of multi-regulator investigations creates increased complexity, and the presence of foreign regulators is on the rise. Enforcement investigations are becoming more and more costly. … Continue reading Top Considerations When Managing Response to a Government Investigation

Employee Spotlight: Austin J. Hagen

Position: Project Manager Time with eTERA: 2 years Areas of expertise: Case Management, eDiscovery, Training What do you do you and why? I’m a project manager, which means that I interact with the client on a daily basis. I help them with training, searching documents, developing efficient workflows and putting together policy and budgets. I … Continue reading Employee Spotlight: Austin J. Hagen