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Another year, another new wide-reaching regulation designed to protect consumer data privacy. Signed into law just one month after the EU’s implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is now also in effect, with a great impact on how businesses handle and manage the personal data of California residents. Specifically, CCPA applies to businesses that meet any of the following criteria: Have gross annual revenue of more than…
In this third and final installment of our blog series on selecting a new document management system (DMS), we suggest seven critical questions that enterprises should consider when evaluating potential DMS products and vendors. Besides searching for a DMS that is capable of improving operational efficiency, reducing costs, and increasing workforce productivity, it is also important to identify a vendor that can effectively meet your organizational requirements. Selecting the right DMS vendor requires informed decision-making…
In Part 1 of this blog series, we discussed several considerations to take into account when selecting a new document management system (DMS), including scalability, accessibility, security, design, and integration. Here, we focus on various technical and functional capabilities and security features that may also prove helpful in identifying the most appropriate DMS solution for your specific enterprise needs. In a world of increased global collaboration, it is critical to have a system in…
In Part 1 of this blog series, we discussed several considerations to take into account when selecting a new document management system (DMS), including scalability, accessibility, security, design, and integration. Here, we focus on various technical and functional capabilities and security features that may also prove helpful in identifying the most appropriate DMS solution for your specific enterprise needs. In a world of increased global collaboration, it is critical to have a system in…
Since adoption of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in 2016, government entities around the word have been proposing and implementing new data privacy measures with increasing frequency. In the U.S., several individual states are currently addressing the issue of citizens’ data privacy rights, with California and New York both recently approving new statewide regulations. Each of these directives imposes certain duties on businesses, significantly impacting the methods and processes used to manage information…
When selecting a document management system (DMS) to assist with various organizational requirements, enterprises should seek a multi-pronged solution — one that functions as both a secure collaboration platform and document repository, enables automated information management and classification, and is highly compatible and scalable. The need to identify the right DMS for your organization is more important now than ever, with the exponential growth in digital data and documents generated across an enterprise demanding solutions…
When selecting a document management system (DMS) to assist with various organizational requirements, enterprises should seek a multi-pronged solution — one that functions as both a secure collaboration platform and document repository, enables automated information management and classification, and is highly compatible and scalable. The need to identify the right DMS for your organization is more important now than ever, with the exponential growth in digital data and documents generated across an enterprise demanding solutions…
A technology-based approach to future-proofing your legal department Legal departments are always looking for ways to limit risk for their organizations. When a legal department itself is not prepared for changes in economic or regulatory circumstances, it could be courting real disaster. Members of the general counsel’s team who fail to implement effective compliance, collaboration, and case management technologies and procedures are insufficiently prepared to reduce organizational risk. Compliance GCs and their staff must stay…
Another year, another ILTACON. That makes 11 of the past 15 that I have been lucky enough to attend. It was a well-attended conference this year, record-breaking in fact, and I congratulate the organizers for an event marked by deeper peer-to-peer engagement than previous years. There are two questions I kept finding myself asking this year’s attendees: Why are you at ILTACON? What problem are you trying to solve? Why are you at ILTACON?…
How regulatory enforcement has impacted those doing business in the EU On July 8, British Airways was faced with a record $230 million fine under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) [source: CNN] for a data breach that compromised the private information of nearly 500,000 customers. Since its implementation on May 25, 2018, GDPR has forced sweeping changes across the organizational landscape, sending a clear message that corporations without controls over their data…