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From reactive to proactive e discovery emrich-final From reactive to proactive e discovery emrich-final Presentation Transcript

  • From Reactive to Proactive E-Discovery Emory Emrich Senior Director, Information Governance
  • MicroLink Company Profile• Founded 1998 – since December, 2009, a wholly owned subsidiary of Autonomy Inc.• Headquartered in Vienna, VA with offices in New York, Raleigh, Chesapeake and Ann Arbor• Over 140 Consultants focused in:  Information Governance through E-Discovery, Archive Solutions and Records Management  Information Discovery through Enterprise Search  Information Management through Content Management, Portals and Collaboration, and Business Intelligence
  • A Worst Case Scenario• A Discovery Order is issued and the clock is ticking• I don’t have an E-Discovery policy, OR• I don’t know where all discoverable data is, OR• I don’t know if I could collect it all even if I did• My Options Don’t Look Good – Hire a vendor at any cost – File a cost burden motion and hope for the best – Settle without a proper risk analysis
  • Prioritization Criteria• Where is the greatest manual heavy lifting?• Where is potential for cost reduction?• Where is greatest technical complexity?• Where are the quick wins?
  • A Proven Solution Approach Design and Release with Understand the prototype predictable problem incremental results solutions…and then iterate
  • Jumpstart Unpacked• Phases Informed by common scenarios. Starting Points commonly are… – Notification Management – That plus Collection and Preservation – EDD and Native Production – Email Archive – Retention Classification Automation
  • Proactivity Concentration
  • Focus on Front Side of EDRM• Records Management Policy – Retention and Disposition• Classification Automation – Meaning based computing – Realization that manual processes can’t easily keep up or aren’t followed at all
  • Thank You!• For more information, contact me – Emory Emrich, Senior Director – –• Member of the eDiscovery Group, eDiscovery 2.0, and the Autonomy Crew groups on LinkedIn