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Records Management, E-Discovery, Compliance

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There are many vendors that contribute to records management (RM)-by providing search capabilities, or taxonomy support or general content management skills. But true records management solutions that incorporate all the requisite retention policies, litigation hold and disposition procedures are fewer than you'd think. Here's a sampling of them... Posted May 01, 2011

Milberg, a law firm with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Detroit and Tampa, has chosen a Web-based workflow and notification system to manage its legal hold and risk assessment processes in future cases Posted April 26, 2011

Integrify introduces latest release Posted April 26, 2011

Kainos integrates Autonomy solutions Posted April 26, 2011

Attivio releases Active Regulatory Management Posted April 14, 2011

Axceler updates its administration product Posted April 11, 2011

Bottomline Technologies acquires Allegient Posted April 04, 2011

Quest enhances Foglight Posted March 14, 2011

Clearwell adds to platform Posted March 14, 2011

Deal to accelerate mobile application strategy Posted March 09, 2011

Releases Enterprise 3.4 Posted February 16, 2011

Announces Ringtail V. 8.0 Posted February 07, 2011

PDF-driven solutions for legal Posted February 07, 2011

Launches SDL Tridion 2011 Posted February 02, 2011

Easing costs and burdens of message archiving Posted February 02, 2011

Posted February 01, 2011

Interactive, relevant and defensible results Posted January 31, 2011

Document review in the litigation life cycle is all about speed, accuracy and cost-savings. In the traditional linear approach, documents are reviewed without regard for conceptual relevance; however, this can be a costly and slow process of sifting through thousands or even millions of potentially irrelevant documents to locate the much smaller relevant and privileged subsets requiring closer attention. . . . Posted January 20, 2011

There has been a confluence of e-discovery software, case law and information technology integration, which have all helped shape today's e-discovery market. As we look toward the future, we ask ourselves how to continue to optimize e-discovery to intelligently reduce data volumes, efficiently decrease collection quantity and streamline the review process, while also delivering. . . . Posted January 20, 2011

The ubiquity of email on the desk is being extended even further by the vast increase in the use of mobile devices, thus expanding exponentially the management challenges of the corporate email system. These challenges can arise in many contexts. For example, employees' personal use of the system can result in liability for the organization if it fails to take appropriate steps to manage employees or system content. . . . Posted January 20, 2011

For companies used to conducting collection and preservation for e-discovery requests, Microsoft SharePoint may seem like just another repository. Dig a little deeper, though, and it is clear that the unique architecture of SharePoint, combined with its growing use within the enterprise, requires a special approach by legal and IT teams to ensure thoroughness and defensibility. . . . Posted January 20, 2011

The enterprise social medium may be new, but corporate governance policies are as demanding as ever. The SEC, for example, requires in-depth records management ofall forms of communication (Rule 17a)—including instant messaging, microblog posts and any customer communications. Social computing lends to e-discovery more than you think. . . . Posted January 20, 2011

According to a recent analysis of litigation cost data by the Searle Center on Law, Regulation and Economic Growth at the Northwestern University School of Law, litigation costs between 2000 and 2008 have increased at an average rate of 9%, and this trend shows no evidence of slowing. In a follow-up analysis of the data, they determined that companies spent, on average, 16 to 24 cents on US litigation. . . Posted January 20, 2011

Is anyone old enough—like me—to remember back when they told us the future was going to get easier? Robots would walk the dog and watch the kids; air cars would fly themselves. And I was supposed to have a silver jump suit by now. But if anything the rapidity of innovation and the overabundance of information have only made life harder. And nowhere is that more true than in the murky corporate world of information management. . . . Posted January 20, 2011

Posted January 07, 2011

AvePoint releases DocAve V. 5.6 Posted January 05, 2011

"Organizations put themselves at risk because they don't know what's out there or where it is." Posted January 01, 2011

A list of "influencers" Posted November 08, 2010

Build further on relationship Posted November 08, 2010

IBM unveils Case Manager Posted October 27, 2010

HiSoftware unveils automated solution Posted October 25, 2010

Extending analytics capabilities Posted October 13, 2010

Posted September 29, 2010

Clearwell Systems' new platform Posted September 20, 2010

In highly regulated industries, organizations often turn to enterprise content management systems like Documentum that are built to cope with stringent controls, audits and regulations, despite costs and maintenance requirements which exceed those of SharePoint. Most firms assume compliance cannot be embedded. . . . Posted September 16, 2010

Collaboration is a process where people and organizations work together toward common goals. This may involve the sharing of ideas, planning an activity, delivering a project or reviewing outcomes. Collaboration is intrinsic to what we do in business. Whether it was building the pyramids. . . . Posted September 16, 2010

Open Text's full-service offering Posted September 08, 2010

Posted September 08, 2010

West Case Notebook 2.0 Posted September 01, 2010

Records management officials in federal agencies fight an ongoing battle for IT resources and money to hire staff and contractors to identify and schedule records disposition and training. Until recently, it was unclear how much progress agencies were making toward meeting their statutory requirements to manage the records necessary to meet their business needs, ensure government accountability and preserve historically valuable records for future generations... Posted September 01, 2010

IE Discovery tackles Freedom of Information Act Posted August 18, 2010

Early case assessment, review and metrics Posted August 16, 2010

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