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).

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Weekly eDiscovery Top Story Digest – February 12, 2014


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.
  • 6 Degrees of Discoverability - (Tim Noonan)
  • Another Court Puts an End to a Social Media Discovery Fishing Expedition - (Evan Brown)
  • ‘Discovery About Discovery’ Motions Lead to Unusual Court Decision - eDiscovery Case Law - (Doug Austin)
  • Employer eDiscovery Duties Expand in a ‘BYOD’ Environment Re: Employee Devices - (Mark Foley)
  • Facebook Evidence: Social Media Authentication - Delaware Adopts Texas Approach: Let the Jury Decide, Once the Trial Judge Determines That a Reasonable Jury Could Find the Social Network Evidence Authentic - (Joseph Hage Aaronson)
  • Federal Circuit Clarifies Standard for Recovery of eDiscovery Costs - (Shane Olafson)
  • Five Biggest Developments In Cloud Storage - (LaGeris Underwood Bell)
  • Growth of Spoliation Claims, Sometimes in Place of Substantive Claims, Shaping Legal Technology - (Adam Losey)
  • International E-Discovery Standards Moving Forward - (Mark Michels)
  • Key eDiscovery Cases in January – Technology Law Source - (Jay Yurkiw)
  • Presuit: How Corporate Counsel Could Use Smart Data to Predict and Prevent Litigation - (Ralph Losey)
  • Proposed Amendments to the FRCP Prioritize Early and Active Judicial Management - (Cynthia Courtney, Peter Coons)
  • Reflections on the Proposed Amendments to F.R.C.P. 37 as the End of the Public Comment Period Nears - (Sandra Ocasio)
  • Ride The Lightning: ‘Certified Computer Examiner’ Pleads Guilty to Lying About Certifications - (Sharon Nelson)
  • Sanctions Awarded when Defendant Failed to Preserve Relevant Evidence - eDiscovery Case Law - (Doug Austin)
  • Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace: Comment Period on Proposed Amendments to Federal Rules Closes 2/15/2014 – (K&L Gates)
  • Social Media Discovery: Vague Limits Are Still Limits In Bullying Case - (Amber Williams)
  • Technology-Assisted Review: Escape From the Island of eDiscovery - Baron)
  • Technology: Using Logic to cut Review Costs – (Andy Kraftsow)
  • The Benefits of Legal Project Management and Advance Budgeting - (Samuel Goldblatt)
  • The Effects of Cultural Differences and Data Privacy Regulations on Cross-border Litigation - (Brad Mixner)
  • The Future of the EU-US Safe Harbor Data Privacy Policy - (Gerry Grealish)
  • The New Frontier: Predictive Coding for Information Governance - (Katherine Montgomery)
  • Three Decision Drivers in eDiscovery Sourcing: Cost, Time and Complexity - (@ComplexD)
  • Top 5 Practical Decision Points Related To Predictive Coding - (Brian Kapatkin)
  • Use it or Lose It in eDiscovery - Judges Panel and Audience Feedback - (Gail Gottehrer)

ActionableINTActionable 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.
  • 6 Ways In-house Counsel Can Aid Outside Counsel in Litigation (Part 1) (Penelope Taylor)
  • 6th Annual Legal Department Operations Manager Survey Results Are Here - (Gabriella Khorasanee)
  • 2013 Year-End Securities Litigation Update - (Jonathan Dickey)
  • CIOs Still in Control of Most IT Spending, Forrester Says - (Chris Kanaracus)
  • Diagnosing a Compliance ‘Failure’ - (Michael Volkov)
  • Do You Know What Your Third Parties Are Up To? (Richard Chambers)
  • Five Factors Often Overlooked When Conducting an Internal Investigation – Simms)
  • Former Employee Had Valid Access, Not Guilty of Violating Federal & State Laws - (Peter Vogel)
  • From Search Engines to Smartphones, Technology Gets a Privacy Overhaul - (Tom Simonite)
  • Information Governance - The Importance of Putting Your Data House in Order – (Judy Selby, James Sherer)
  • Inside: Communications with Boards of Directors Regarding Privacy and Information Security Governance - (David Katz)
  • Limiting Litigation Costs – Don’t Overlook Your Legal Counsel’s Contribution to the Problem - (Jason Shinn)
  • Nothing Personal: How to be Smart About Your BYOD Workplace Policy (And Why It Matters!) (Allison Alpert, Gordon Berger, Tracey Diamond, Cynthia Moir, Grant Petersen)
  • On Deck: The Cybersecurity Framework - (Eric Chabrow)
  • Proactive Cybersecurity: Reshaping the Way We Think About Data Breaches - (Marshall Jackson, Alaap Shah) 
  • Regulations Top List of Concerns for 2014 - (Alexis Harrison)
  • ReInvent Law NYC Implores Lawyers to Embrace Change and Technology - (Victor Li)
  • Richard Susskind Speaks on The Past, Present and Future of Artificial Intelligence in the Law - (Colin O’Keefe)
  • The Master List of Third-Party Corruption Red Flags - (Matteson Ellis)
  • The Right Medicine: Prescribing BYOD for Healthcare IT - (Will Kelly)
  • The Things That Keep GC Up At Night – (Richik Sarkar)
  • The Trouble With Documents - (Timothy Cornell)
  • U.K. Releases Privacy Guidelines for Mobile App Developers - (Ieuan Jolly)

VendorClipsVendor 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.

Calendar-48x48Industry Conferences, Events and Meetings

Providing industry professionals a non-all inclusive listing of key industry educational conferences, events and meetings.

2014 eDiscovery Events

5th Annual Cloud Computing for DoD and GovernmentFebruary 19-21, 2014
Washington, DC
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LegalTech Asia SummitMarch 3, 2014
Hong Kong
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E-Discovery Conference for the Small and Medium Case
March 14, 2014
University of Florida, Levin College of Law
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2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference
March 14, 2014
Auckland, New Zealand
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Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Legal & Compliance Forum
March 24-25, 2014
Alexandria, VA
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March 27-29, 2014
Chicago, IL
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AIIM Conference 2014
April 1-3, 2014
Orlando, FL
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2nd Annual Consortium on Litigation, Information Law and E-Discovery
April 20, 2014
New York, Chicago, San Jose
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ACEDS 2014 E-Discovery Conference & Exhibition
April 27-29, 2014
Hollywood, FL
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The 14th Annual Super Conference (Inside Counsel)
May 12-14, 2014
Chicago, IL
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May 13-15, 2014
Washington, DC
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Access Data User’s Conference
May 13-16, 2014
Las Vegas, NV
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ILTA 2014
August 25-28, 2014
Nashville, TN
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Relativity Fest
October 12-15, 2014
Chicago, IL
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