New Sanctions Case Offers Lessons on ESI Protocols and Information Governance Policies

Philip Favro, Consultant, Information Governance & eDiscovery, Innovative Driven ESI protocols have become an increasingly contentious issue in eDiscovery. While ideally setting the framework for basic issues such as form of production, metadata fields, and load file specifications, ESI protocols have become bogged down in negotiations over search procedures and family productions of hyperlinked documents. Worse, some parties memorialize preservation … Read More

Five Reasons You Can’t Ignore Your ROT and Dark Data

By Linda Coniglio, Director, Privacy and Information Governance Every day employees throughout an organization create, save, share, and store data to do their jobs – and A LOT of it.  This data is the backbone of the organization, and the bulk of it is considered unstructured which means it doesn’t have a standard structure such as a traditional database.  It … Read More

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Info Gov 101: What is Information Governance & Why it is Critical for Your Organization?

Linda Coniglio, Director of Privacy & Information Governance Information governance (IG) is a framework for managing data by establishing policies & procedures for how information is created, stored, used, valued and deleted. It encompasses the policies, standards, processes, metrics, and roles guiding the efficient and effective use of information for your organization to realize its objectives. An important goal of … Read More

What Litigants Should Know About New Court Decisions on Categorical Privilege Logs

By: Philip Favro, Consultant, IG and eDiscovery Parties are turning to privilege log alternatives like metadata logs, categorical logs, and logs reflecting samples of privileged documents to ameliorate the burdens of preparing document-by-document logs. As they do so, courts have in turn issued several recent opinions that provide guidance for how parties should handle the development of these logs, particularly categorical logs. That guidance … Read More

Data Governance Is the First Line of Cyber Defense

By: Nate Latessa, VP of Corporate Services Since 2003, October has been recognized as National Cyber Security Awareness month. It’s a collaboration between the US Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance and intended to raise awareness for staying safe and secure online. Cybersecurity month focuses on 5 main topics:• Every digital user should know how to … Read More

Design Thinking for Automation: Five Steps to Organizational Benefits

By Scott Burt, VP of Corporate Strategies The principles of design thinking are perfectly poised to solve business problems because its tenants involve more collaboration around specific issues users encounter. In a recent webinar covering the business benefits of design thinking, Automation Expert Mike Prentice discussed the ways in which design thinking principles yield successful business results. “This solution has … Read More

Accelerate Your Business Performance with IBM Cloud Pak for Automation

By Scott Burt, VP of Corporate Strategies Business cycles can be hampered by many things like innovative disruption, regulatory changes, and competitive forces. The constant need for technology innovation is driven by:   evolving customer markets   supply chain challenges  shifting customer demands  growing move toward remote employees  IBM Cloud Pak for Business Automation is software designed to help solve these critical … Read More

The Intersection of Information Governance and Privacy Compliance

Linda Coniglio, Director of Privacy & Information Governance Information governance is a framework for managing data by establishing policies and procedures for how information is created, stored, used, valued, and deleted. IG policies and procedures determine the overall performance and direction of an organization’s content strategy. Because content and data sources increase exponentially, organizations must be motivated to focus more … Read More

Capture Content Data With Ease Using IBM’s Automation Document Processing

By: Scott Burt, VP of Corporate Strategies Capture Content Data with Ease Using IBM’s Automation Document Processing The IBM Automation Document Processing (ADP) system is a new solution that combines Artificial Intelligence (AI) with low-code tooling to help customers eliminate manual document processing. It does so by learning how to classify documents more accurately, so it extracts better information, said … Read More

What’s Lurking in the Shadows of Dark Patterns?

By: Linda Coniglio, Information Governance and Privacy Specialist It’s that time of year when pumpkin sales soar, horror movies are plentiful, and everyone plans to dress as some spooky character for trick or treat. It’s the tricksters we need to be aware of – the Captain Jack Sparrow type. As a sea pirate, Jack is confident in every situation. He … Read More