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, September 4, 2014

Baseball, Birthing, and Bias: The Human Factor in Predictive Coding

By Herbert L. Roitblat
It is now widely recognized that predictive coding can, in fact, considerably reduce the cost and effort of eDiscovery and increase its accuracy. The pundits have turned lately to discussions of how predictive coding can “best” be implemented. But the technology used is only one part of the equation that determines the ultimate cost and accuracy of predictive coding. The human factor remains important as well. According to Patrick Oot, “Technology providers using similar underlying technology, but different human resources, performed in both the top and bottom tiers of all categories.” [...]