Tag Archives: ESI

Legal Tech Memo 2014: Driving Efficiencies and Mitigating Risk in the Era of Big Data

Now that the Information Governance message has finally gotten through to most every CIO and General Council, not to mention the vendor community, what’s next? Services and technology solutions that can be leveraged across the enterprise by a variety of data stakeholders is a much more logical and cost effective approach for today’s business climate than deploying point solutions that meet only departmental needs. A risk-based approach to managing Big Data assets throughout the enterprise – including customer and partner facing data – is not only a good idea, an organization’s survival may depend on it. Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Cloud Computing, Information Governance, Information Management Thought Leadership, Information Management Trends, Strategic Information Management | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Information Governance Reshaping eDiscovery Landscape: A Major Theme at Legal Tech 2013

For better or worse, now that organizations of all sizes are feeling the impact of Big Data, the broader Legal Tech community appears to have finally understood that IG is more than a catch phrase. Information governance is a necessary evolution that enables organizations to transform the way they manage information risk, lower costs and derive value from their data. Meanwhile, with a plethora of vendors now jumping on the IG bandwagon, buyers and partners need to educate themselves. Continue reading

Posted in Information Governance, Information Management Best Practices, Information Management Thought Leadership, Information Management Trends | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Electronic Healthcare Record (EHR) Solution Failures and Potential Fixes

Earlier this month The Rand Corporation published a report entitled, What It Will Take To Achieve The As-Yet-Unfulfilled Promises Of Health Information Technology. As a recent New York Times article points out, it was a Rand Corporation report published in 2005 that helped fuel the EHR solutions juggernaut by offering a too rosy prediction that $81 billion in annual savings were to be had with rapid adoption of health IT. In the intervening years, healthcare costs have continued to escalate thanks, in part, to missed opportunities and flawed policies surrounding the deployment, use and funding for EHRs. So why are EHRs failing and what can government, the healthcare industry and consumers do about it? Continue reading

Posted in Healthcare Informatics, Information Management Best Practices, Strategic Information Management | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Expanding the Enterprise eDiscovery Solutions Landscape

Parity Research profiles 46 ediscovery solutions and services providers in four key dimensions: Review, Services, Integration and Enablement.
Litigation support continues to be the main driver or “trigger” for ediscovery solutions adoption, but it is by no means the only good reason. The same content and data that needs to be classified, indexed, secured and stored to enable ediscovery tools to collect potentially responsive electronically stored information (ESI) is a potential goldmine for other departments or lines of business throughout the organization. Continue reading

Posted in Information Governance, Information Management Thought Leadership, Information Management Trends | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Connecting the eDiscovery Dots

A successful ediscovery solution implementation still has as much, if not more, to do with non-technical factors than better technology. Regardless of how mature the technology gets, the business of ediscovery is, and will continue to be, driven by human judgment. Users also need to consider ediscovery solutions that provide enterprise-wide value. Continue reading

Posted in Information Governance, Information Management Thought Leadership, Information Management Trends | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment