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).

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Every Form of Recall Has Its Price

By Herbert L Roitblat, Ph.D.
When considering the measurement of eDiscovery accuracy, there are many alternatives available. As I have said elsewhere , measurement of eDiscovery accuracy is a critical enterprise, but the pendulum may have swung too far toward complex measurement. We should not let our concern about measurement overwhelm our process. The most common of measure of eDiscovery accuracy is Recall which is: The challenge comes from the observation that we do not know the value of these two variables exactly. If we knew exactly which documents were responsive, then we would not […]