Information Governance (InfoGovernance) is the specification of decision rights and an accountability framework to encourage desirable behavior in the valuation, creation, storage, use, archiving and deletion of information. It includes the processes, roles, standards and metrics that ensure the effective and efficient use of information to enable an organization to achieve its goals. Information governance should be an element in planning an enterprise's information architecture.

(Gartner Hype Cycle for Legal and Regulatory Information Governance, 2009, December 2009).

An Engagement Area (EA) is an area where the commander of a military force intends to contain and destroy an enemy force with the massed effects of all available weapons systems.

(FM 1-02, Operational Terms and Graphics, September 2004).

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Weekly eDiscovery News and Views – August 21, 2013

Compiled by @ComplexD from online public domain resources, provided for your review/use is this week’s update of key industry news, views, and events highlighting key electronic discovery related stories, developments, and announcements.

Weekly eDiscovery Top Story Digest Update

News-eDiscovery-Now - Cropped 48x48 

eDiscovery Now for Legal Professionals

Providing legal professionals with a weekly overview of the latest developments, opinions and news in the field of eDiscovery.
  • 7th Circuit eDiscovery Pilot Program Approves Model Discovery Plan and Case Management Order - (Brittany Kauffman)
  • Beware: How Facebook Could Harm Your Auto Accident Case | Steve Gursten - (Steven Gursten)
  • California Court Raises Duty of eDiscovery ‘Competence,’ Sanctions Lawyer, Rips Inflated Time Records - (ACEDS)
  • Can We Craft Discovery as Up-to-Date as the Evidence? | Ball in your Court - (Craig Ball)
  • ConAgra Argues Privilege Log Used Overly Broad Search Terms - (Cas Campaigne)
  • Comment Period For Proposed Amendments To Discovery Rules Begins Today - (Glenn Lammi)
  • Controlling the Scope of Preservation Requires Flexibility | E-Discovery Beat - (Mike Hamilton)
  • Father’s “Lifestyle” as Portrayed on Internet Causes Dramatic Increase in Child Support Obligation – (Christian Steuben)
  • ILTA / InsideLegal Technology Purchasing Survey – Purchasing Trends of ILTA Member Law Firms (PDF) (InsideLegal)
  • Measurement in eDiscovery – A Technical White Paper (PDF) (Herb Roitblat)
  • Merger, Acquisition and Investment – eDiscovery Update - (@ComplexD)
  • Proposed Amendments to the Rules: the “Easy to Read” eDiscovery Only Version - (@RalphLosey)
  • Sanctions Imposed for Non-Malevolent Destruction of Emails - (Brendan Pierson)
  • Scheindlin Not Charmed When Revisiting Spoliation a Third Time - (Victor Li)
  • Social Media Evidence at the Center of the A-Rod Suspension - (John Patzakis)
  • Social Media Discovery Continued: Dynamite Discovery Decisions, Part 9 - (Jeffrey Greyber)
  • Smart Strategies for International Discovery - (Kevin Meade)
  • “The Hacker Way” – What the eDiscovery Industry Can Learn From Facebook’s Management Ethic - (@RalphLosey)
  • The Solution to Empty Suits in the Board Room: The “Hacker Way” of Management – Part One - (@RalphLosey)
  • Trade In Your Phone And Wipe Your Computer After You Get Investigated For Fraud. At Your Peril. (@LuciDataInc)
  • Vendor CEOs: Stop Being Empty Suits & Embrace the Hacker Way -
  • Willful or Grossly Negligent Destruction of ESI Allows Presumption of Prejudice - (K&L Gates)


Actionable Intelligence for In-House Counsel

Providing in-house counsel with a weekly overview of significant legal and technology related stories centered around the corporate risk topics of compliance, information governance, privacy and security.
  • 6th Circuit Upholds Specialty Healthcare, Finding That NLRB Properly Exercised its Wide Discretion - (David Streck)
  • Analyzing the Fundamentals of Litigation Funding - (Emily Madoff)
  • Are You a Dead Leader Walking or Driving With Your High Beams? (Monica Bay)
  • Avoid the Curses of Technology: 5 High-Tech Compliance Challenges Every Auditor Needs to Understand - (Scott Peeler)
  • Big Data’s New Fan: Your CFO - (Jeff Bertolucci)
  • Bringing the FCPA Into the Law School Classroom - (Sue Reisinger)
  • Data Leakage: The Threat of Not Knowing Where PHI Resides . . . | TechHealth Perspectives - (Alaap Shah)
  • Data Protection and Risks in Cross-Border Joint Ventures - (Leigh Dance, Barbara Sessions)
  • EU Targets Cyber Surveillance Exports and U.S. Considers Cyber Weapon Controls - (Neil Ray)
  • FDA Issues Guidelines On Wireless Medical Devices - (Ken Terry)
  • FTC Warns Big Data Companies on Consumer Privacy - (Andrew Ramonas)
  • Google Under Fire Over Gmail Privacy Remarks - (Chloe Albanesius)
  • Haunted by a Ghost: Snapchat, Wall Street, And the Evolving Focus of Financial Social Media Regulation - (WilmerHale)
  • Implementing Cloud Strategies | Technology Law Source - (Donna Ruscitti)
  • New Guidance From UK Privacy Regulator on Social Networking and Online Forums | Socially Aware Blog - (Susan McLean)
  • Regulatory: Protecting Client Data Security in Trade Secrets Litigation - (Matthew Prewitt)
  • Risk/Reward: Should Employers Rely on the Internet When Making Hiring Decisions? (Joshua Davis, Andrew Ferren)
  • The Challenges of Balancing Compliance and Growth - (Leigh Dance, Barbara Sessions)
  • The Wrong Way to Think About Email Security - (Jeff Orloff)
  • U.S. Legal System Most Costly, According to Report - (Cathleen Flarhardy)
  • Who’s That Reading Over Your Shoulder? (Chris Callan)
  • You Can Learn from the Clouds but You Can’t Compete - (James Staten)


Vendor Clips for eDiscovery Practitioners

Providing eDiscovery practitioners with a weekly overview of relevant legal technology news and announcements as shared by industry vendors and commentators.
  • 2013 Inc. 5000 List - (@Inc)
  • @Legal Discovery Improves Infrastructure to Speed Service Delivery and Increase Scalability - (@MarketWired)
  • AccessData to Showcase Summation 5.0, Focus on Mobile Device e-Discovery at ILTA13 - (Press Release)
  • About Predictive Coding: Debunking a Sampling of Myths about Random Sampling – (PDF) (Herb Roitblat)
  • Bridgeway Rolls Out Latest Version of LawManager - (PR Web)
  • Case Logistix 6 Puts on a New Face, With New Features - (Sean Doherty)
  • Catalyst Launches “GetThePower” Campaign at ILTA 2013 in Las Vegas - (@MarketWired)
  • cicayda Introduces Complete eDiscovery Application Suite - (Press Release)
  • Consilio Reports Increased Usage of Advanced Analytics Tools Including Predictive Coding - (NewswireToday)
  • Coping With Asian Languages In E-Discovery, Uncovering Fraud, Intrusions And More - (Mashario Morimoto)
  • Cumulus Data and Nextpoint Offer All-Inclusive eDiscovery Platform for a Flat Fee - (PR Web)
  • D4 Continues National Expansion with the Acquisition of Omaha Legal Services – (Press Release)
  • Daegis Enhances Self Service Capabilities in the Daegis Edge eDiscovery Platform - (Business Wire)
  • Daegis Inc. to Announce Fiscal 2014 First Quarter Results on August 27, 2013 - (Business Wire)
  • Dedicated, Secure and Fully Integrated:  Review Facilities at Black Letter Discovery - (@BLDiscovery)
  • Digital WarRoom to Offer Ediscovery Event at ILTA13 - (PR Web)
  • Electronic Discovery Firm Evolve Discovery Opens Houston Office – Houston Business Journal - (Molly Ryan)
  • Exterro Fusion(R) Expands In-House Review and Goes Mobile to Improve Custodian Compliance - (@MarketWired)
  • Gambling on ILTA: A Sure Bet? (Sean Doherty)
  • Handshake Software Acquires OneView from Thomson Reuters - (@LegalIT)
  • HP Autonomy Delivers Enterprise-Grade Alternative to Consumer File Sharing Services - (PR)
  • HP Combines Autonomy WorkSite with HP Flow CM to offer File Sharing with Governance - (Daniel Robinson)
  • HP Autonomy Automates and Streamlines Data Protection with Release of LiveVault 7.7 - (Press Release)
  • IBM Becomes First Company Certified Under APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules – United States - (Press Release)
  • IBM to Acquire Trusteer to Help Companies Combat Financial Fraud and Advanced Security Threats - (Press Release)
  • iCONECT Expands Technology Partnership wit Nuix - (Press Release)
  • ILTA13 Preview: 12 Panel Picks - (T.J. Johnson)
  • Industry Veteran Launches Global 7 Technologies, Offering A Fresh Perspective On E-Discovery -
  • Integreon Consolidates at 1450 Broadway - (Commercial Observer)
  • Integreon Introduces”All In” Pricing and Services Model for End-to-End Electronic Discovery - (PR Newswire)
  • Introducing Flat Rate Predictive Coding Services from Global EDD Group - (Announcement)
  • Jones Walker Installs Relativity Firm-Wide – MarketWatch - (Globe Newswire)
  • kCura to Showcase New Mobile App and Latest Version of Relativity at ILTA13  - (Press Release)
  • Lateral Data ‘Backpack’ Service Drops E-Discovery Inside a Firewall - (Sean Doherty)
  • LDiscovery And AlphaLit Join Forces Creating Powerful eDiscovery Service Provider - (PR Newswire)
  • Lexbe: Litigation Data – Let It Be In The Cloud - (Future Lawyer)
  • LexisNexis Launches “Bill of Rights” for Legal Software Industry - (Business Wire)
  • Matrix Logic Announces Records Management Legal Solution Suite for OpenText eDOCS RM at ILTA13 - (PR Newswire)
  • Meet Marc Jenkins: cicayda’s #eDiscovery Knowledge Strategist - (@cicayda)
  • New Belkasoft Forensic Tools Available Exclusively through @EnCase App Central - (PR Web)
  • New Version of Concordance Evolution from @LexisNexis Offers Integration with LAW PreDiscovery - (PR Web)
  • Nextpoint Patents Cloud Computing Technology for eDiscovery and Trial - (PR Web)
  • Nextpoint Patent No Longer Pending for Cloud E-Discovery - (Sean Doherty)
  • Nuix 5 Unleashes the Nuix Engine for Web-Enabled eDiscovery at ILTA13 - Reuters - (Press Release)
  • Nuix Promotes Key Executives Deborah Baron and Jim Kent as Part of Realignment for Growth - (Business Wire)
  • OAUG Announces New OAUG Endeca Special Interest Group - (Business Wire)
  • On the Road to ILTA13: Coming Together to Learn How Things Are Coming Together - (Drew Lewis)
  • OpenText Appoints Jonathan Hunter as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations - (PR Newswire)
  • Our Support for iBlaze Will continue. Period. - eDiscovery Insight - (Devin Krugly)
  • Recommind Hypergraph Delivers Powerful Analytics to Harness Unstructured Data - (@MarketWired)
  • Relativity 8 Named a Trend-Setting Product of 2013 by KMWorld - Release)
  • RenewData® Announces Enhancements to its Language-Based Analytics℠ Offering - (Business Wire)
  • RenewData® Unveils Language-Based Analytics Review Guarantee - (Business Wire)
  • SFL Data Changes Name to Discovia - (Business Wire)
  • Social Media Evidence at the Center of the A-Rod Suspension - (John Patzakis)
  • Strategic Discovery Consulting from NightOwl Discovery - (@NightOwlDMS)
  • Talking and Listening in Hong Kong with Epiq and Consilio - (Chris Dale)
  • Talking to UBIC’s Founder About its Past and its Future | eDisclosure Information Project Updates - (Chris Dale)
  • Technology-Assisted Review: An Integral E-Discovery Tool | The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel - (Jon Lavinder)
  • UBIC Participates in the 36th Annual International Legal Technology Association Conference - (PR Web)
  • Venio Adds Features, Enhances Scalability to Integrated E-Discovery Platform - (PR Web)
  • Wolters Kluwer Releases New Title on Managing the Growing Threat Social Media - (PR Newswire)
  • Verity Group and Nextpoint Enter Select – Partnership -
  • Xact Data Discovery Expands Discovery Consulting Team - (@MarketWired)
  • Xerox Litigation Services: The Quest for an eDiscovery Provider, Metadata and More - (Chris Dale)
  • ZL Technologies to be Featured at 930Gov Federal Year-End Technology Showcase - (PR Newswire)
  • ZyLAB Supports EDRM Effort To Protect The Privacy Of Hundreds Of Individuals - (Metropolitan Corporate Counsel)

Industry Conferences, Events and Meetings

Providing industry professionals a non-all inclusive listing of key industry educational conferences, events and meetings.
ILTA 2013 Annual Conference
August 18-22, 2013
Las Vegas, NV
Click here for more information.
E-Discovery for Corporate Market Conference
September 17 – 18, 2013
Houston, TX
Click here for more information.
2013 Conference on Preservation Excellence
September 18-19, 2013
Portland, OR
Click here for more information.
The Masters Conference
September 18-19, 2013
Washington, DC
Click here for more information.
Hosting and Cloud Transformation Summit North America
September 23 – 25, 2013
Las Vegas, NV
Click here for more information.
Fifth Annual Intermountain eDiscovery Conference – 2013
September 26, 2013
Salt Lake City, UT
Click here for more information.
Relativity Fest
October 6-8, 2013
Chicago, IL
Click here for more information.
Gartner Symposium/ITxpo
October 6-10, 2013
Orlando, FL
Click here for more information.
EDRM 2013-2014 Midyear Meeting
October 9-11, 2013
Saint Paul, MN
Click here for more information.
ACEDS 2013 Corporate E-Discovery Summit
October 10-11, 2013
San Francisco, CA
Click here for more information.
2013 EDI Leadership Summit
October 15 – 17, 2013
Santa Monica, CA
Click here for more information.
October 17-18, 2013
Orlando, FL
Click here for more information.
LawTech Europe Congress 2013
October 21 – 22, 2013
Prague, Czech Republic
Click here for more information.
ACC 2013 Annual Meeting
October 27-30, 2013
Los Angeles, CA
Click here for more information.
KMWorld 2013
November 6-8, 2013
Washington, DC
Click here for more information.
The Advanced eDiscovery Institute
November 21-22, 2013
Washington, DC
Click here for more information.
E-Discovery for Corporate Market Conference
December 11 – 12, 2013
Los Angeles, CA
Click here for more information.
For the latest eDiscovery news, visit ComplexDiscovery.
To receive the Weekly eDiscovery News Update by email for eDiscovery news, corporate risk information and vendor clips, click here.