January 16, 2008

Welcome to my blog.

Company electronic data management has changed dramatically. As companies adopted technology to move from paper documents to electronic data stored on company servers, the main concerns were safekeeping their data and growing and managing their electronic "knowledge. " Now, they must actively monitor their electronic data so they will be able to comply with government regulations and the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Information techies used to worry about guaranteed uptime and having plenty of space to store years and years worth of emails and memos. Now, legal is making them delete the excesses as soon as practical, and lawful, so in the event they have to, they can cost-effectively search and retrieve relevant material. This blog is going to examine how the IT, legal, and other departments can work together in this new world of electronic information management.