Category Archives: Information Governance

Two kCura summaries from Legaltech

kCura is very good at producing summaries of discussions and events both as they occur (usually by tweets from David Horrigan) and by collecting and publishing that instant output in summary form. If I pick two of kCura’s summaries from Legaltech, it … Continue reading

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Data protection, TAR and data security dominate my corner of Legaltech

I have already written short holding post about Legaltech (Not yet my Legaltech report) which includes links to posts by others. This article focuses on my own small corner of this vast event. Oh, and yes, I know it was … Continue reading

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Guidance Software webinar on 14 December: where InfoGov meets InfoSec – new approaches to data-centric security

One of the presenters of this Guidance Software webinar is Barclay Blair, founder and Executive Director of the Information Governance Initiative. It is clear before you start reading about it, therefore, that the webinar will involve more than pure technology, … Continue reading

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Interview: Phil Favro talks about CTRL’s initiatives on TAR and Information Governance

CTRL is an industry forum dedicated to advancing the discussion on the use of technology and analytics in the practice of law. Its sponsors include Relativity and Recommind (now OpenText) At Relativity Fest I interviewed Philip Favro of both eDiscovery … Continue reading

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FTI webinar on 20 April: Finding “quick wins” in information governance

FTI Consulting is presenting a webinar on Wednesday 20 April called Advice from Counsel: finding quick wins in information governance. Presenters will include Jake Frazier, head of FTI’s Information Governance and Compliance Practice and Ari Kaplan of Ari Kaplan Advisors. … Continue reading

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ZyLAB: delivering eDiscovery technologies since before eDiscovery was invented

When I wrote about the UK Pyrrho predictive coding judgment on 23 February, I referred to the first information retrieval application I ever used, saying this: If the Master did indeed see “primitive versions of this kind of process” in … Continue reading

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Information Governance webinars from Nuix

Nuix has bundled together a set of video webinars designed to demystify information governance and, as Nuix puts it, to “move the discourse on IG from theory to action”. The webinar titles are self-explanatory: The real story of what information … Continue reading

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Nuix track at Legaltech: Information Governance Challenges

One of the most enjoyable parts of last year’s LegalTech New York was the information governance track run by Nuix on the closing day. I was a participant in an IG panel led by Julie Colgan of Nuix which, as … Continue reading

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Challenges of email archive discovery – and some recent examples

Back in the summer, I wrote an article summarising the lessons from a Nuix webinar on email archives. Nuix has now created an infographic called The challenges of email archive discovery which you can find here together with a link to … Continue reading

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Interview: Richard Lutkus of Seyfarth Shaw on how his firm uses Relativity

If you judge it only by the awards it wins, Seyfarth Shaw is a leader in lawyer use of technology to work better for clients. Who better to talk to, then, to find out how lawyers can use eDiscovery software … Continue reading

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CGOC Europe 2015: Privacy, Security and Compliance in London on 11 December

CGOC is the Compliance, Governance and Oversight Council which brings together more than 3,300 legal, IT, records and information management professionals from corporations and government agencies around the world. On 11 December, it is running an event in London with … Continue reading

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FTI webinar – Advice from Counsel: the State of Information Governance in Corporations

On 19 November, FTI Technology is presenting a webinar called Advice from Counsel: the State of Information Governance in Corporations. The label “information governance” embraces a range of disciplines, and addresses multiple issues which face corporations. The most obvious ones or, … Continue reading

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The Information Governance Conference 2015 – #InfoGovCon2015

The Information Governance Conference 2015, or #InfoGovCon2015, takes place in Hartford, CT from 29 September to 1 October with the subtitle Take the IG Journey. The agenda is here and the speaker list is here. That would normally be enough to entice me … Continue reading

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ZyLAB webinar with the Information Governance Initiative on 13 August

The Information Governance Initiative is a vendor-neutral organisation whose purpose is to encourage the adoption of information governance practices and technologies. Software company ZyLAB is an active Charter supporter of the IGI. The IGI will shortly publish the survey results from … Continue reading

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Reminder: Guidance Software webinar on 30 July – Inside Counsel Takes Control: The 2015 E-Discovery Survey

I have already written about the Guidance Software webinar due to take place on 30 July at 11.00am PDT with the title Inside Counsel Takes Control: The 2015 E-Discovery Survey. A blog post from Guidance Software called Panel of Experts … Continue reading

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Jason R. Baron: why companies should pay attention to growing data volumes and to analytics

Jason R. Baron is Of Counsel at Drinker Biddle & Reath and Co-Chair of the Information Governance Initiative. He was a keynote speaker at the LawTech Europe Congress in Prague last year, where he gave us many good reasons why … Continue reading

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Information Governance Initiative – the 2015-16 IGI Annual Survey

The Information Governance Initiative has launched a survey whose results will extend knowledge of the spread of information governance thinking and practice and inform future developments. They will be published in an annual report which will include materials such as … Continue reading

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Drinker Biddle names Bennett Borden as Chief Data Scientist to lead the firm’s data analytics strategy

There was a time when the roles of corporate professional advisers were sharply defined. Accountants did the sums, audited accounts and gave financial advice while lawyers dealt, largely reactively, with a well-compartmentalised class of problems which involved meeting legal obligations, … Continue reading

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Hong Kong videos from the InnoXcell Big Data Symposium 2014

I have published photographs from the InnoXcell 2014 Big Data Symposium here and here. We also took the opportunity to do video interviews, some of which have lasting value. Judge David Harvey of New Zealand talks about courts, lawyers and … Continue reading

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Bill Belt of Deloitte talks about Corporate Knowledge Strategies

Corporate Knowledge Strategies, known as CKS, is a forum for communities of practice for those concerned with corporate information and the issues surrounding its creation, its safekeeping and its use. I took part in an event which CKS ran New … Continue reading

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Energy risk discussion session with Recommind

This is one of a series of posts about events in which I was involved in last week. The management of electronic information goes wider than the formal requirements of litigation, regulation and investigation, and takes you into areas both … Continue reading

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Information Governance – what it is and why we need it

ZyLAB and the Information Governance Initiative join forces to spread some light about Information Governance in an on-demand webinar. The Information Governance Initiative is a cross-disciplinary think-tank and consortium dedicated to advancing information governance practices and technologies. It is supported by many … Continue reading

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Cardozo School of Law launches Data Law Initiative

The Benjamin N Cardozo School of Law in New York has launched a new programme offering legal training in information governance, electronic discovery, data privacy, social media law and cyber security. Between them, these subjects cover a wide range of … Continue reading

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EDiscovery leaders and career opportunities highlighted by US legal publications

Electronic Discovery / eDisclosure is a new discipline. It has passed the Wild West stage but it is still new enough and small enough that the contribution of its founding members can be recognised with the perspective of time. Three … Continue reading

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LexisNexis Counsel to Counsel Forum – lawyers staying close to the business and its information

My title reflects two themes of interest (that is, they interested me) at the LexisNexis Counsel to Counsel Forum 2013 which took place in Brighton in November. One was about lawyers (whether internal or external) understanding the business for which … Continue reading

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Jason Baron joins the Drinker Biddle information governance and eDiscovery team

It is not often that I pay much attention to deadlines and embargoes. If the story won’t matter in a month’s time then it is not worth writing about now. Equally, I have not hitherto written much about what goes on within … Continue reading

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Information Governance and eDiscovery Strategy Exchange – San Diego in May

I have just booked my flight for Legal IQ’s 2013 Information Governance and eDiscovery Strategy Exchange, to be held in San Diego between 5 and 7 May 2013.  This is produced by the same UK-based team as ran the Washington … Continue reading

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Early identification of confidential information as Big Data collides with privacy

The very name “Big Data” clearly implies that very much more information is being collected about us, and that has obvious implications both for privacy (where both individuals and law impose restrictions on what might be kept and used) and … Continue reading

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IQPC Washington Information Governance and eDiscovery Strategy Exchange

My next trip to Washington DC (I am there as I write, at ILTA) is for IQPC’s Information Governance and eDiscovery Strategy Exchange which runs from 19 to 21 September at the Marriot Fairview Park. This event is organised by … Continue reading

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The Nuix Information Governance Forum: a defensible deletion case study of massive proportions

This is a continuation of a series of posts about the Nuix Information Governance Forum, held in June at Palm Beach in Florida. This session was moderated by Carolyn Betts, marketing director at Nuix. The panel comprised Dan Regard of … Continue reading

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The Nuix Information Governance Forum: Defining the IG Problem

Any attempt to write up the Nuix Information Governance Forum, held recently at Palm Beach in Florida, neatly illustrates the very point which was central to the discussions there – one ends up with an awful lot of data, in … Continue reading

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Content Obesity: an interesting parallel between human and corporate health problems

I have two reasons for referring you to an interesting pair of articles by IBM’s George Parapadakis on his personal blog For what it’s worth…. One is that they introduce an interesting parallel between growing data volumes and a medical … Continue reading

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Back from the Nuix Information Governance Forum in Palm Beach

The Nuix Information Governance Forum, which has just closed in Palm Beach, Florida, was a late entry into my calendar. Nuix CEO Eddie Sheehy mentioned it to me when we were in Hong Kong a couple of weeks ago and it … Continue reading

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Investing to avoid the mere imputation of sanctionable eDiscovery conduct

Jim Shook, Director in EMC’s eDiscovery and Compliance Field Practice, has published an article on the Kazeon blog called Activating Your Information Management Shield whose central part considers two cases where legal hold sanctions were threatened; both cases involved the deletion of … Continue reading

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