Data Management: Are You Prepared for a Lawsuit?
Discovery Digest – Q2 2013
Your company is named in a lawsuit and, as part of the discovery process, the plaintiff asks for all email correspondence and other data relating to one particular topic. With detailed inventories of data and applications, meeting the request might be a snap. Unfortunately, your company has neither. In fact, there are so many loose files hiding on laptops and on shared drives that no one really knows where to begin looking for the requested information. This article discusses how CIOs can impose order on unstructured data and loose files that bedevil legal defense efforts.
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