Law Technology News | January.28.2013
This article, authored by director of records and information governance Leigh Isaacs, discusses current practices in information governance, as well as what trends may become more prevalent in the future. An excerpt from the article is included below.
Law firms, in particular, are at a critical juncture with managing both firm and client information. Unlike most other organizations, law firms, as custodians of client information, are often subject to unique and complex rules and requirements. Many firms are expanding traditional record practices to address scrutiny from clients, the pervasiveness of mobile devices, and increased matter mobility as partners move from firm to firm. Firms are identifying challenges presented by Big Data, including ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements and growing threats of security breaches.