3 Key Steps to Establishing a Municipal Information Governance Program

By Don Macfarlane | Jul 20, 2017 6:00:00 AM


Local governments are in great need of an official information governance program, and surprisingly only a few realize it. Counties and municipalities lack enterprise-wide understanding of their digital information, particularly from leadership down to the people who work for the company. This includes senior executives and elected officials, drilling down to departmental managers.

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Social Media Discovery Plays an Increasingly Large Role in Litigation

By Patrika Cheston | Jul 19, 2017 9:29:12 AM

Social media discovery is an emergent field of law/compliance, and a rather large one at that. Just in the past few years, there have been a number of cases where social media discovery played a large role, including:

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This Month in GDPR News and Updates: It’s More Than a Regulation, It’s an Opportunity

By Don Macfarlane | Jul 18, 2017 6:00:00 AM
With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) still in its 24-month transition period, it’s key to catch up with the latest news every day—or at least every week.

Let’s review the GDPR before digging into the current news. The GDPR will go into effect on May 25, 2018, when you’ll need to comply with the rules and have a secure method of storing and collecting an EU citizen’s private information. The regulation applies to all businesses that hold and process data collected in the European Union, regardless of your location, meaning you don’t need to be in the EU to be concerned about this law. Not being prepared can put you at risk of an audit and fines, or potentially 4 percent of your global revenue.

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The Essential Importance of Insurance Fraud Claim Detection Software

By Patrika Cheston | Jul 14, 2017 10:43:01 AM

Before we get into insurance claim fraud detection software and why it’s so essential for your business, let’s take a quick detour by way of an amazing statistic.

At its market cap peak, General Motors employed over 800,000 people. When Google reached that same market cap, how many people do you think it employed? (Cue Jeopardy music.) The answer is 58,000 people.

We all know that it takes less staff to run a digital business (think about the term “lean startup”) and the overall landscape is one of automation. A word similar in construction to automation? Automatic.

This is where any discussion of insurance claim fraud detection software needs to begin.

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What Does It Really Mean to AI your PI?

By Patrika Cheston | Jul 12, 2017 3:21:21 PM

Technology is driving business, but the insurance industry has been a bit slow to adapt to changes. How will the introduction of artificial intellingence affect your company?

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How Can Social Media Capture Help Your Business?

By JoAnn Martin | Jul 6, 2017 4:08:00 PM

Social media capture has become big business -- and has repercussions at the organizational and individual level.

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3 Things CIOs Need to Know About Information Governance

By Don Macfarlane | Jul 6, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Information governance (IG) is an issue not only for IT departments but also for those handling the overall company data, both from a security and management perspective. This ultimately means the CIO’s office.

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Just How Much of Our Lives Are on Social Media?

By Patrika Cheston | Jul 3, 2017 4:11:29 PM

Social media is becoming an almost essential part of everyday life. Even those that don’t have personal social accounts still view viral content on these platforms.

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5 eDiscovery Trends in the Healthcare Industry

By Evan Gumz, Esq | Jun 30, 2017 10:48:09 AM

Whether referring to an individual medical practice or a much larger healthcare system, electronic medical records (EMRs) are the norm of medical practice and have been for more than a decade. In 2006, reference to electronically stored information (ESI) was introduced into the amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

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Four Legal Tech Trends We're Keeping an Eye On

By Evan Gumz, Esq | Jun 16, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Technology advancements and a more tech-savvy and mobile workforce are rapidly changing the landscape between the needs of legal service purchasers and the offerings of legal service providers. We are keeping an eye to the on-going development of these four tech trends–and so should you.

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