It's not information governance, it's information opportunity

Read-moreIn June of last year, AIIM and its Executive Leadership Council posed a series of information governance (IG) trends to 52 senior information management executives via the Information Governance Trendscape. Subsequently, they published the results (along with a summary of the observations and recommendations) in a research paper designed to outline a set of priorities that would help organizations separate the "hype from reality." 

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Policies for your organization's IG strategy. Where do I start?

Read-morePolicies, specifically retention policies sound so simple, don't they? The truth is, they are anything but simple. Once you start looking at the data you have, where it is stored, and who owns it, you suddenly realize how difficult it is to assign policies. This article asks the questions: Where is your data stored? and Where do you start? 

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Teamwork is key for information governance and in-house eDiscovery

Read-moreCollaboration is one of the critical building blocks for handling requests for eDiscovery requests for in-house talent. Without teamwork, time, expense, stress and risk can find their way into the collection processes. There is a legally mandated duty imposed upon opposing parties by the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, specifically the 26(f) meet-and-confer guidelines. Less prevalent in the literature is advice on creating and deploying an internal eDiscovery team to help with in-house collections, a deficiency this article addresses.

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Applying machine learning to information governance

Read-moreFor years, the legal community has been grappling with the best way to comply with litigation mandates that, in many cases, require searching and reviewing terabytes of information. Technology improvements in areas such as natural language processing and latent semantic indexing are enabling remarkable productivity gains. In the legal world, machine learning is being used to power predictive coding, the organization and prioritization of entire sets of ESI based upon their relation to discovery responsiveness, privilege, and other designated legal criteria. 

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  Other News & Information

MER: The National Conference on Managing Electronic Records
This year's conference will be held on May 18-20, 2015 in Chicago, IL. 

Advice for eDiscovery Collections
Sherpa Software has a myriad of resources to help you navigate your information governance challenges, including providing sound advice for eDiscovery searches. 

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