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 13, 2015

Is Your eDiscovery Vendor Part of the Solution? (Cartoon and Clip)

The Cartoon and Clip of the Week for January 14, 2015

As we move closer to LegalTech New York 2015, the largest legal technology event of the year, eDiscovery practitioners and consumers will read, see and hear more and more about how specific vendors can help them solve discovery and review challenges. This week’s cartoon and clip highlights one important vendor qualification question (cartoon) and provides an alphabetical listing of some of the leading eDiscovery providers in the market today (clip).


A Short List of Leading eDiscovery Providers

Based on a compilation of research from analyst firms and industry expert reports in the electronic discovery arena, the following list (click here) provides a short listing that may be useful in the consideration of electronic discovery providers.
This listing is taken primarily from eDiscovery provider mentions in selected key formal industry reports and surveys published between August 2011 and today. Where appropriate, the list has been adjusted for industry mergers and acquisitions, with the primary company listed as the recognized eDiscovery provider.
Click here to access a short list of over 150 leading eDiscovery providers.