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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

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IBM Extends ILG Suite and Big Data Governance with StoredIQ Acquisition

On December 19th, 2012, IBM announced its intention to acquire unstructured data management solution provider StoredIQ. This should come as welcome news to litigation support and compliance professionals, line of business execs looking to derive value from large volumes of organizational data and IT managers who are increasingly overwhelmed by a deluge of data, the bulk of which is duplicative, inaccessible, irrelevant, uncategorized and unprotected. Continue reading

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Is Your ECM Solutions Stack Enterprise Ready?

End-user organizations need to be on the lookout for enterprise ready ECM solutions that can be leveraged across the organization and invest time in seeking out vendors and solution providers who view the enterprise as a holistic entity not as a patchwork of departments each with its own needs, peculiarities and, most of all, budgets. Continue reading

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Autonomy and ILTA Generate a Flurry of eDiscovery Software Activity and Announcements: How Will The Enterprise Respond?

The “reactive” enterprise ediscovery solutions space still has legs but users are starting to expect more from their vendors and from their own organizations. Modular solutions that can be purchased in pieces as part of a suite is still how most organizations prefer to buy, for now. As the enterprise ediscovery solutions space matures, organizations are and will be looking to their trusted vendors for solutions that can be leveraged beyond just a legal application. Continue reading

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Information Governance: A Brief Definition and Case Study

There is a lively discussion going on within both the information management (IM) and information technology (IT) communities regarding the role and definition of information governance (IG). This discussion is complicated by the confusion over the roles and responsibilities for records management, information management, data governance, unstructured and structured electronic information and corporate governance that exist in most organizations.

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