Big data. Artificial intelligence. Proprietary algorithms. These capabilities today help drive disruption in all kinds of businesses, and are keys to a promising future. These technologies all help businesses to drive more decision-making processes and analysis within software. In turn, this helps to make the business more agile and scalable … READ MORE
Not surprisingly, in 2014 we had many discussions with our customers about Information Governance issues such as data retention and remediation, privacy and eDiscovery. Very surprisingly, at many of these meetings, we introduced the IT and Legal departments to one another for the first time.
A storm is brewing in the legal world: Should we find ways to better manage our data, enabling us to get rid of data as soon as it has expired; or should we keep all data for as long as possible , relying on storage and search improvements to meet … READ MORE
Does your organization keep old, stale and useless data? Most do. In our practice we find that about two-thirds of data on file shares has not been accessed in at least six months. While the lack of access does not necessarily identify data that has no business value, it’s a … READ MORE
If your organization retains data to meet regulatory requirements, then you probably have a strategy to store that data somewhere. But do you have a good strategy to access and return any part of that data that is requested? If not, your compliance might be just “check the box” compliance … READ MORE
Many organizations are having difficulty with handling the “Bring Your Own Device” wave. Others have not yet even started thinking about it. Along with Kris Vann of Actiance, we’ll be exploring the risks and challenges of BYOD — and providing some practical advice along the way. Part One of our … READ MORE
In a well-reported decision last week, a New York Court ordered Microsoft to produce emails stored on a server located in Dublin, Ireland. There has already been some very good legal analysis of the opinion, which Microsoft has stated that it will appeal. A key issue, of course, is whether … READ MORE
In strictly avoiding making new year’s predictions in this space, in the last few years I have: Spoken with the ghosts of eDiscovery Past, Present and Future (2011) Created a New Year’s Wish List for IT and Legal to share and enjoy (2012); and Wondered what “Information Governance” might mean … READ MORE