Preservation and the Evolving IT Landscape

Follow the data. That’s what the ediscovery experts say. But which data? And how much of it? Where can one go to follow the data, and where does one meet a roadblock? Which data, even though it may be relevant, is not worth following? And how does one keep up with the...

Finding our Data in the Year 2020

Steve Watson, e-discovery architect at Intel Corporation, presented the keynote address at the PREX 2015 Conference on Preservation Excellence. Steve is a technologist and prolific author who is focused in the areas of eDiscovery, forensics, risks and compliance. His...

Snapshot of Collection Practices Today

In a roomful of corporate lawyers, a discussion centering on data collection produced a wide range of practices.When the PREX15 Conference on Preservation Excellence gathered a panel of experts to share their collection practices, several themes emerged. Among them:...

Preservation and Information Governance

For the enterprise, managing data is akin to herding billions of very active cats. As corporations moved from paper to digital data (but still retaining mountains of paper files), the sprawl initially shocked and disoriented those responsible for knowing where the...

The Essential Preservation Plan

Preservation in the ediscovery era either works, or fails, on two levels: preservation of relevant data, and preservation of corporate assets. Defining best (or at least better) practices, and citing costly and all too common preservation lapses, was the subject of...

Preservation and Enterprise Information Strategies

Ediscovery has come miles since the days of “What do they want? Really? Where the heck is it?” Corporations now have ediscovery teams and tools in place to give structure and weight to the preservation/collection process. Yet specific strategies vary from company to...