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Man And Machine: A Look Forward Into The Future Of eDiscovery

Is the question "man vs. machine" or "machine helps man" or "man helps machine"? I tend to think that the latter holds the most promise. Due to the increasing complexity and volume of data facing litigants and corporations involved in disputes, the notion that man...

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How A Robust Records And Information Management Program Can Protect Your Intellectual Property And Information Assets

The latest engineering breakthrough, the newest green technology, the next generation software, the killer app, the last 100 years of blood, sweat, and toil - all examples of extremely valuable intellectual property assets that represent your company's competitive advantage - and they must be...

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The Principles Of Corporate Governance And What This Means For Your Information

On September 1, 2009, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) announced the formation of its Commission on Corporate Governance. Fueled by the 2008 and 2009 financial crises, and with memories of Enron, WorldCom and Bernie Madoff still echoing across corporate America, the Commission set out to review...

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Machines Versus Humans In E-Discovery - Strengths And Weaknesses

Editor: You make the point that combinations of machines can reduce the reliance on human review of electronic documents and offer promise in a variety of situations. Laykin: The word "reduce" is important. It is necessary for users of e-discovery services to keep their expectations in...

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Fin Reg and Diversity - Federal Agency Requirements And The Lessons For Corporate Legal Departments

The current business environment is making it very difficult for legal departments to control or reduce costs, strive to be socially responsible and keep up with increasing regulatory requirements. Developing an outside counsel management program that is in compliance with recent regulations,...

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Why We Still Need Records Management

Records Management: the systematic control of the creation, maintenance, use and disposition1of information. "I'd like to know what all this means, Signor Rossi. Is there some dispute about our ownership of this apartment?" "I'm afraid it's a bit more complicated than that, Signor Brunetti...

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Modernizing Your Records Information Management Program

The number of ways to store data has increased dramatically over the past few decades. While this increase in options provides the user with greater flexibility, it also brings challenges and complexity. Forty or 50 years ago, storage options were limited to paper or microfilm. Storage and...

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