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, January 7, 2015

Investing in the Business of eDiscovery? (Cartoon and Clip)

Daily we read, see and hear more and more about the many cutting edge technologies and business models associated with the delivery of eDiscovery solutions. This week’s cartoon and clip highlights one historical example of an aggressive investment approach to technology (cartoon) and provides a chronological listing of some of the major merger, acquisition and investment events surrounding eDiscovery related companies between 2001 and today (clip).


An Overview of Merger, Acquisition and Investment Activities in eDiscovery

Click here to follow chronologically some of the most interesting merger, acquisition and investment events in eDiscovery since 2001.