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jwong007 | 03 Feb 2014 | 1 comment

Hello everyone,

 

I recently ran across an article that noted a product liability case where the defendant was given almost a $1 million dollar sanction by the court because of their “’egregious’ misconduct and ‘contumacious disregard for the Court’s’ authority’”.  Wow, that is one big slap on the wrist.  But when you dive in deeper, there are many issues that the court found that led to the conclusion that the defendants interpreted the rules for preservation too loosely and got caught.

 

As I has said many times to our various partners, customers have (or should have) their own legal counsel to recommend an appropriate retention and preservation policy in regards to data.  And it is up to us to find a solution that will meet their requirements.  But we owe it to our customers to provide to them (if possible) the broadest protection for the solution that meets their requirements.

 

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Marcus Ledergerber | 05 Dec 2012 | 0 comments

"Fundamentally, information governance is a business process.  In order to lower risks and achieve greater efficiencies through process improvement, electronic discovery will increasingly become tightly integrated with an organization’s information governance policy, procedures, and infrastructure." How the Information Governance Reference Model (IGRM) Complements ARMA International’s Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles (GARP®)

This ABA article describes how an organization’s team of in-house attorneys, lead outside counsel, RIM, and IT professionals can be instrumental in guiding discussions with business management to achieve better eDiscovery by implementing a unified Information Governance (IG) program.

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AlliWalt | 31 Jul 2012 | 0 comments

At this year’s EDGE Summit in April, Symantec polled attendees about a range of government-specific information governance questions. The attendees of the event were primarily comprised of members from IT, Legal, as well as Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) agents, government investigators and records managers. The main purpose of the EDGE survey was to gather attendees’ thoughts on what information governance means for their agencies,...

AlliWalt | 02 Nov 2011 | 0 comments

Social media is no longer new news.  What is though, is how to collect, preserve and review that data when it comes time to in litigation.  This process starts with having a sounds policy and understanding how your organization is using Social Media.  There are a multitude of resources like this webcast,  blog, or video that can further expound on the status of social media today and what organizations need to consider.  There are also multiple other resources such as an example policy and some slides that may help you start the conversation within your organization. 

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