Join Sherpa Software at MER (May 18-20)

Explore practical solutions to challenges facing the records management community MER is the only conference exclusively focused on addressing the key operational, technical, and legal issues associated with the life-cycle management of electronic records. Through formal sessions, associated networking events … Read More

Building a Collaborative eDiscovery Team

Over the last decade, the need to perform electronic discovery (eDiscovery) has become a fact of corporate life. What began in 2006 as a legal mandate prompted by amendments to the U.S. Rules of Civil Procedure, has rapidly spread to jurisdictions in … Read More

Tomato-Tomahto, eDiscovery & Information Governance

The relationship between eDiscovery and Information Governance (IG) is one of shifting perspectives and is often defined differently by diverse experts.  Are they two different words for the same thing, can they be used interchangeably and why does it matter? One opinion seems to … Read More

"Keep your nose in the wind and your eye along the skyline"

Well, if you are a fan of the 1972 movie Jeremiah Johnson or Robert Redford for that matter, you probably recognize the title of this post.  It happens to be one of my favorite movies and seemed like a great … Read More

Why eDiscovery alone is not information governance

The line between eDiscovery and Information Governance has seemingly been blurred from the get go. The problem is that when you talk about information governance you can’t help but also talk about aspects of eDiscovery. Both can be described as … Read More

Building an IT Dream Team

Information Technology (IT) has been around as a recognized business function with associated personnel since the 1950s, but the value placed on the department, functions, and employees today are much different than they were 50+ years ago. The role of IT … Read More