Records Management, E-Discovery, Compliance

New software development kits from ABBYY

Boost data extraction, decision-making Posted April 18, 2014

Omni-channel digital experiences from OpenText

Unveils Experience Suite platform Posted April 17, 2014

Xerox goes deeper with e-discovery managed services

Acquires Smart Data Consulting Posted April 10, 2014

State, local governments struggle to keep up with e-discovery requirements

KMWorld asked two experts, Matthew Nelson and Steve Marsh, who have helped public sector agencies with e-discovery implementations to discuss how government attorneys and IT leaders can work together to cope with the increasing volume of electronic data. Posted March 31, 2014

Information lifecycle management from Infobelt

Data archiving and governance Posted March 24, 2014

HiSoftware announces Compliance Deputy

Browser-based accessibility and privacy compliance testing Posted March 18, 2014

Partnering for privacy

AvePoint and IAPP unite for new solution Posted March 17, 2014

Bracing for the E-Discovery Dangers of Employee Status Changes

Large organizations deal with employee departures and status changes on a near daily basis. Amidst the frenetic activity that surrounds employee movements, it can be easy for companies to overlook the very serious risk of critical information tied to legal or regulatory obligations being inadvertently deleted. Posted March 12, 2014

The complex dynamics of compliance with privacy regulations

"You should know not just how you are protecting personal information but also why you are collecting it in the first place." Posted March 01, 2014

Cloud-based mobility management from CA Technologies

Designed to boost growth and innovation Posted February 24, 2014

Complaints management for financial institutions

Aptean introduces Respond to U.S. market Posted February 20, 2014

Unified in-place governance from Sonian

Unveils DiscoverStor for SMBs, SMEs Posted February 10, 2014

Exterro debuts Fusion Employee Monitor

Automatically detects employee status changes Posted February 06, 2014

Viewpointe upgrades OnPointe governance platform

Improves content accessibility and business efficiency Posted February 05, 2014

Software Deployment Models Impact Innovation

Enterprise software and consumer technology have collided, escalating expectations among users for constant innovation and usability. Today's workplace is filled with individuals who receive frequent software updates on their smartphones and tablets, but are tethered to mission-critical software and desktop systems that are regularly three to five years out of date. . . . Posted January 28, 2014

Search Prowess Is Key to Effective E-Discovery

Of the many challenges that bedevil e-discovery as the practice matures, two are most easily resolved by technology: the need to reduce keyword hits to a manageable number without omitting relevant results; and the need to view and search document in their native formats. Because thorough and effective search depends upon having the complete original text and metadata available via the native-format document, these needs overlap. . . . Posted January 28, 2014

Information Governance Is Good Business

It's no secret that the volume of information is increasing significantly, continuing on an exponential growth path. Forward-thinking organizations are recognizing critical business information as a corporate asset that needs to be protected and cost-effectively managed to maximize value and minimize risks and costs. In fact, 60% of IT security decision makers will make establishing or implementing a formal information risk management framework a top priority this year. . . . Posted January 28, 2014

New Tools for the Old School: Affordable Early Case Assessment and Information Governance

Modern litigators know that Big Data has created a big chasm in every organization's ability to monitor, manage and mine critical data. Within most enterprises, the explosion of unstructured data is powering new levels of productivity, but distributing critical communications across different applications, on different devices, stored in disparate databases, has vastly complicated document discovery for auditing, investigation and litigation. . . . Posted January 28, 2014

E-Discovery and the Cloud

Greg Arnette, founder and CTO of Sonian, strikes me as a serious and studious guy, who understands the deep implications of his business. I like that. His business, just so you know, is creating the technology and infrastructure that supports e-discovery, especially in the cloud. He's deeply into the cloud.

The forces of change for Greg include the impact of cloud computing, the exponential amount of data creation, and the degree to which it is a new burden on IT to wrangle it all....
Posted January 28, 2014

Metalogix offers free SharePoint migration tool

Introduces Migration Expert Posted January 21, 2014

KANA launches new LAGAN Enterprise

Designed for government "Digital First" initiatives Posted January 15, 2014

Unified e-discovery platform for all browsers, devices

@Legal Discovery releases new version of CasePoint Posted January 09, 2014

Standing at the RIM chasm

The bottom line is that organizations need a solid strategy to manage all of their content—the good (records), the relevant (work in process, reference, etc.) and the bad (what we no longer need). Posted December 31, 2013

Bank opts for cloud-based archiving and compliance

E-mail, instant messages, mobile and Bloomberg communication Posted December 18, 2013

Secure collaboration in SharePoint and File Shares from HiSoftware

Document viewing and data exchange with third parties Posted December 17, 2013

Unleashing data integration with Kapow 9.3

Broader data acquisition, enhanced exploration and distribution capabilities Posted November 18, 2013

Deeper Bloomfire integration into Salesforce

Also unveils public leaderboard for community engagement, expertise location Posted November 18, 2013

Three Ways Enterprise Software Stays the Same

As enterprise software moves into the world of SaaS and consumer technology innovations invade the workplace, how we design, build and sell business technology both changes fundamentally and remains exactly the same. Do you know how your company needs to change? And how to hold on to the fundamentals that work?

Extremely creative start-ups have folded or only realized moderate success due to the false assumption that what works for consumers will work for the enterprise. On the other hand,traditional enterprise software providers that assume the consumerization of IT will not change their business may be at risk as well.

I have found that there are three fundamentals about enterprise software that have not changed. . . .
Posted October 29, 2013

2013 KMWorld Promise and Reality award finalists

The winners of the KM Promise and the KM Reality awards will be formally announced on Thursday, Nov. 7, at the 2013 KMWorld Conference at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel in Washington, D.C. Posted October 29, 2013

5 trends are reshaping records management

The public sector, in particular, has begun to drive significant change in the software acquisition landscape by calling for deliberate adoption of open standards and open source... Posted October 29, 2013

Five Tips for Managing Social Media and E-Discovery Collections

Here are five tips for managing the legal and technical nuances of social media usage and e-discovery collections within corporations; and case study data to evidence how these can be applied to the real world. Posted October 25, 2013

Managing business vocabularies for governance

Adaptive introduces Web platform with semantic ontology capabilities Posted October 14, 2013

“Near-similarity” document identification from @Legal Discovery

Feature added to CasePoint e-discovery platform Posted October 08, 2013

The key to information governance success: Start small

If you try to "boil the ocean," people freeze up because it is a big cultural change, consultants say. Posted September 29, 2013

Predictive ranking tool helps lower costs in legal case

DSi combines own technology with the Catalyst solution resulted in a 72 percent reduction in workflow and a 90 percent cut in costs over traditional linear review Posted September 16, 2013

Windham secures SharePoint and enhances collaboration

Meet regulatory standards, monitor document access and secure documents centrally and automatically. Posted September 09, 2013

KMWORLD Trend-Setting Products of 2013

The common thread running through all the products listed here is the unique value—and potential value—they offer the organization, its workers and their various constituencies. Posted September 01, 2013

A New Era for Early Case Assessment

In this era of unprecedented data growth, using advanced analytics in early case assessment has never been more compelling. By applying "concept-aware analytics" at the outset of a case, legal teams can immediately focus on insights and evaluation without concern for consolidation of the information.

Concept-aware analytics enables users to cluster and organize large pools of information into useful subsets without eliminating it during the entry stages of the litigation lifecycle. Unlike keyword-based analytics technology approaches, concept-aware analytics requires no dictionaries, thesauri, keyword libraries. . . .
Posted August 27, 2013

Managing Unstructured Information for Control, Compliance and Cost

Enterprises struggling to reduce the impact of spiraling storage management costs or comply with government regulation are looking for solutions to address the challenge of legacy data—dentifying and analyzing electronic information that exists in file shares (shared network drives,) SharePoint and Exchange. Because this problem affects nearly every organization, savvy IT and compliance managers need to work together to implement and enforce comprehensive information governance strategies that focus on identifying and applying policy to information for control, compliance and cost reduction benefits. . . . Posted August 27, 2013

An Information Governance Disaster?

Of the 2,320 respondents participating in 451 Research's 2013 report, "E-Discovery and E-Disclosure 2013: The Ongoing Journey to Proactive Information Governance," less than half believed that an information governance program was important to their organization, but more than half of the IT staff responding they thought it was important. The report also stated that only 32% of senior management believed information governance was important. AIIM's 2013 Industry Watch Report, "Information Governance—Records, Risks and Retention in the Litigation Age," noted that only 24% of organizations train new recruits on information governance and only 16% regularly train all staff. . . . Posted August 27, 2013

Today's Collaboration Initiatives

Enterprises face unprecedented challenges in an ever-changing regulatory and competitive environment. In many areas, there is still human capital churn, drastic cost cutting and disruptive technology trends—including bring your own device, enterprise social, cloud and big data access—that must be addressed by IT departments. How can they rise to the challenge of providing the right level of infrastructure and strategic systems to enable businesses to be self-sustaining?

There are myriad solutions on the market today for structuring data management—including but certainly not limited to data quality. . . .
Posted August 27, 2013

Information Governance as a Service

Software as a service (SaaS), sometimes referred to as "on-demand software" supplied by independent software providers or application service providers (ASPs), is a software delivery model in which software is hosted in the cloud. SaaS is typically accessed by authorized users using a Web browser and generally priced using a subscription fee, most commonly a monthly or an annual fee.

The adoption of cloud technology has rapidly increased throughout the enterprise in the last two years. Forrester predicts that the market for cloud computing will grow from $41 billion to $241 billion by 2020. . . .
Posted August 27, 2013

Information Governance: Who's In Charge?

"Information governance" has become front-of-mind for many people who are involved in information management. I know because I get the press releases.Just kidding. Partly. It's true that, as is often the case, trends in information management can be "vendor-driven" as they say in the comic books. Meaning, "we want to sell you something, and we're calling it (blank)." But this growing emphasis on governance got me wondering what the driving forces really are, and whether there's anything more than a simply hype cycle behind it.So I convened a good old-fashioned roundtable-style conference call recently. . . . Posted August 27, 2013

Visual predictive coding from FTI Consulting

New version of Ringtail announced Posted August 12, 2013

Hot Neuron launches Clustify 3.2

Interactive graphical visualization of keyword and cluster relationships. Posted July 23, 2013
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