Transparent Content Management in a Multi-Repository World

June 20, 2017 by Cynthia Wood

Content is everywhere, and its volume and variety continue to expand. Most experts agree that the data will double every two years at least, a 50-fold growth from 2010 to 2020.

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eDiscovery is a Headache Without Great Information Governance

June 14, 2017 by Kevin Bley

Tags: eDiscovery, Compliance

The cost (both financial and time) of eDiscovery is substantial. In fact, it's only getting more prohibitively expensive as data storage gets cheaper and easier to set up and companies have to comb through an ever-increasing amount of information.

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Transparent Systems: Defining a New Category of Content Management

June 13, 2017 by Cynthia Wood

Enterprise content management is evolving along with the way people work. In a recent post on CMSWire, Gimmal Founder Mike Alsup outlined what Gimmal sees as the next step in the growth of the discipline and as it expands to cover the ever-growing volume of critical business information.

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IoT is a Minefield for Data Privacy, Information Security and eDiscovery

June 8, 2017 by Brett Grego

Tags: eDiscovery, Data Privacy, Information Security

The Internet of Things (IoT) has exploded in the last few years. From thermostats to cars, thousands of items can now collect, store and transmit data. The question many general counsel are asking is how does this affect data privacy, information security and eDiscovery?

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Compliance Managers and Their Role in the Information Governance Journey

June 6, 2017 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: eDiscovery, Information Governance Program, Retention, Compliance

According to, a compliance manager is a professional that keeps the legal and ethical integrity of a company intact through policy enforcement and program planning. He or she makes sure all departments of a business are complying with the rules and regulations the company upholds.

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5 Steps for In-House Attorneys to Succeed at Records Retention Policies

June 2, 2017 by Kevin Bley

Tags: Legal, Records Management, Retention Schedules

The vast majority of companies we interview do not follow their retention policies. The blame can be spread between legal, information technology and the business. This post will give 5 steps to help in-house attorneys succeed with Records Retention Policies.

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Why Should You Choose a SaaS Records Management Solution?

May 31, 2017 by Julie Lintner

Assuming the majority of the readers of this post are not technologists, I will define SaaS (Software as a Service) and the Cloud.  First, the Cloud and SaaS are not the same thing.  SaaS runs in the Cloud. 

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Don't Gamble With Your Data: Information Governance Programs Mitigate Risk

May 25, 2017 by Shawn Cosby

Tags: File Plan, eDiscovery, Compliance

If there is one thing to take away from the last year, it is that information should not be taken for granted. Not only can a data breach cause huge issues, but it can actually be used to generate revenue.

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A Quick Cheat Sheet for Building an Information Governance Program

May 23, 2017 by Chris Caplinger

Tags: File Plan, Information Governance Program

Starting an information governance program within your organization can be an intimidating project. The first thing to consider is that IG should encompass the entire enterprise to be effective. Let's highlight a few areas to get you off on the right foot.

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Shadow IT Will Kill Any Information Governance Project

May 18, 2017 by Shawn Cosby

Tags: PII, Cloud, Compliance, Data Privacy

As we've discussed before, there are many roadblocks to a successful information governance project. One major issue not mentioned in that post is Shadow IT.

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