What Is the Information Lifecycle?

by: Kim Taylor, CEO Here at Innovative Discovery, we say that we partner with law firms, corporations, and government agencies to provide service, guidance, and consultation throughout the information lifecycle. It makes perfect sense to us, but for some, it may raise the question, “what exactly IS the information lifecycle?” In short, managed information goes through a natural process from … Read More

Is Remote Work Increasing Data Hoarding?

By: Clint Modesitt, Manager of Digital Forensics Many companies have been forced to rapidly pivot to remote work, often with suboptimal preparation on the part of both employers and employees. This can lead to a number of problems for IT, but one which is seldom mentioned is the increase in data hoarding. What is Data Hoarding and Why is it … Read More

Innovative Discovery and Integro Merge to Create an Information Governance Powerhouse

[Arlington, VA, September 2, 2020] – Innovative Discovery (ID), a trusted partner for law firms, corporations, and government agencies that provides service, guidance, and consultation throughout the information lifecycle, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Integro, a leading provider of information governance and content services solutions. Effective immediately, ID and Integro will work as one well-rounded team of industry leaders, offering … Read More

The Ever-Changing World of Legal Technology

By: Bryan Campbell, Chief Operations Officer When it comes to innovative and cutting-edge technology in the legal field, the world changes very quickly. Here are a few important things to know about the impact of technology on the future of legal research and eDiscovery. Law Firms Automated McKinsey Analytics says that 23% of the work performed by lawyers could be … Read More

How to Stop File Corruption when Migrating Data

By: Nate Latessa, VP of Corporate Services Data corruption can severely disrupt business processes. In the worst case, it isn’t noticed for a long time, and a broken file is copied to multiple locations. By the time anyone realizes there is a problem, recovering the lost data may be difficult or impossible. Adhering to data management best practices should minimize … Read More

Bridging the Gap Between Legal and Technology Communication During Complex eDiscovery Matters

By: Andrew Dorsey, Senior Project Manager eDiscovery matters require expertise from both the legal and technical fields, two disciplines that can often speak different languages, leaving the potential for communication gaps and disjointed work products. Moreover, experts in forensics, data services, hosting platforms, and managed review must precisely navigate client specifications in order to meet fast-paced and time-sensitive deadlines. While … Read More

Unlocking eDiscovery’s Hidden Compliance Powers

By: Nate Latessa, Vice President of Corporate Services In the two years since General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect, over 100 privacy laws  have been introduced around the globe. Here in the US, the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA), came into full effect in January 2020. Maryland, Nevada, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island also passed privacy legislation with at … Read More

Responding to COVID-19: A Letter from Our CEO.

Valued friends, As the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation continues to evolve, our organization has been monitoring these fast-moving developments.  The safety of our employees, customers, and community is our number one priority.  Given the extreme nature of the situation and the potential health risk, we have decided to transition all non-essential permanent employees to a remote-work model effective tomorrow (March 13).  … Read More

Data maps are important, but what makes for a good one?

By: Nate Latessa In a previous blog post, I discussed the importance of having a data map to effectively protect sensitive information.  During my research, I discovered that only 54% of companies know where all of their sensitive data is stored, and I would argue that number is probably much lower.  In my experience, even the companies that think they … Read More