Do your employee transition workflows preserve critical communications and ESI under hold? Meta’s announcement of another 10,000 layoffs got me wondering how high the 2023 tech body count had reached.
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Legal hold notification and custodial manual preservation of potential evidence was standard practice before complex digital systems became the primary sources. Many companies still rely on ‘do not delete’ hold…
Software and hardware migrations happen. They should not result in the loss of information potentially relevant to known or reasonably anticipated legal matters. The Secret Service says that they ‘lost’…
Barrera – Time to Update Corporate Travel Policies The Inspector General’s seizure of John Eastman’s phone should be a wakeup call for corporate legal and security stakeholders. US v. Barrera…
I hope that you join Dave Scott and myself for the Veritas Compliance Portfolio Winter Announcement webinar this Wednesday January 19th at 10am CST. Join us to hear about all the new capabilities of Veritas (formerly Symantec) Digital Compliance portfolio. Dave will cover all the new data sources and features from Enterprise Vault, eDiscovery Platform […]
It has been a while since I caught up with my friend Joe Barolo. Knovos has evolved from their service provider roots (Capital Novus) into a broad, diverse legal technology company. Despite Relativity’s dominance of the large matter review market, mid-market players like Knovos seem to be gaining traction with usable, focused products that meet […]
A good friend from my Summation days put Insight Optix CEO Mandi Ross in touch with me to explore her new cloud matter scoping platform, Evidence Optix (EO). At first I struggled with whether matter scoping and cost estimation was a broad enough pain point to interest my corporate clients. Most of my legal ops […]
eDJ Brief: Evidence Optix – Visualizing Proportionality A good friend from my Summation days put Insight Optix CEO Mandi Ross in touch with me to explore her new cloud matter…
Over the decades I have driven far too many defensible deletion, classification or similar initiatives aimed at removing the ROT from corporate local, network and cloud data stores. I have wondered many times whether these were Sisyphean tasks even as I generated ROI estimates based on data reduction to justify the technology and labor costs. […]
Go Ahead, Be Obscene in that Teams Meeting
The Obscenity list was one of the first automatic classification lists my team built into our Summation databases back in the bad old Enron days. We were one of the first defendants forced to search and review native raw email from the Exchange journal. Energy traders had filthy mouths and it was an easy way […]
Custodian Working Styles – Key to Deciphering Decisions?
The recent raft of spoliation sanctions like Iacovacci v. Brevet Holdings, LLC seem to share fundamental misunderstandings around where key decision communications resided and how to preserve them. Broadly worded legal hold notices do indeed usually cover text and chat messages. Rarely do they convey practical instructions on preservation. In my opinion, these informal communication […]