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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…
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…
On June 17, Knovos held its inaugural P.O.D Summit, a one-of-a-kind initiative to help industries gain power over data. Held at the Regenta RPJ Rajkot, the event was attended by many key players in the thriving local automotive industry, from IT directors to CEOs. Knovos CEO Dharmesh Shingala delivered the event’s opening remarks via video conference, noting how the goal of the summit was to prepare those in attendance for “the coming days of data-driven…
EDRM (Electronic Discovery Reference Model)/Duke Law podcast series, launched in 2018, recently had the pleasure of including special guest, co-Founder of the EDRM, George Socha, Managing Director in BDO’s Technology and Business Transformation Services practice.  George’s remarks regarding the need for eDiscovery education and the continued relevance of the EDRM diagram are worth listening to by any litigation support professional. Each EDRM podcast interview provides the subject matter guest an opportunity to comment about…
When writing and sending e-mails via a Webmail service, an auto-saving function can be a real lifesaver. In the world of eDiscovery, however, auto-saved e-mails can prove a costly and time-consuming burden. Auto-saving does exactly what it sounds like — automatically saves drafts of your e-mail messages as you type them, with data regularly moved from your Web browser to the provider’s server. This way, if your connection goes down for any reason, the Webmail…
Getting your dispersed data landscape in order can seem like a daunting prospect, even though developing a proactive approach to governance, risk, and compliance is the best strategy for avoiding future litigation or regulatory hassles — with all the benefits of a major spring clean! Still, there appears to be ongoing hesitation among many businesses to take the steps necessary to comply with the latest regulatory requirements. According to the results of a recent Deloitte