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Enterprise Challenges to Protecting Your Company’s Most Valuable Asset, Intellectual Property

It seems like it should be easy to prove that your company owns its intellectual property (IP)—but these days, it can ...

Hanzo & ACEDS To Speak on Collaboration Data Benchmarking Report for Ediscovery Day

We've come to that part of the calendar year known as the "holiday season." Yes, there are the traditional holidays we ...

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

As we approach Thanksgiving, it is an apt time to look at a broader view of history beyond the familiar story of the ...

3 Considerations Before Starting an HR Investigation

When looking at any process, there are often things to consider before step one, and HR investigations are no ...

Will Change in SEC Recordkeeping Requirement Make WORM format Obsolete?

In a recent update to Rule 17a-4, the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) stepped fully into the 21st century by ...

Understanding IP: What Is It and Why It’s Important For Your Enterprise

Your company’s intellectual property (IP) is its most valuable asset—but are you doing enough to protect it? If someone ...

Hanzo Helps Global Biotech Company with Data Management & Compliance Archiving: A Case Study

Our client was a global biopharmaceutical company with over US$ 10 billion in annual revenues. They have over 30,000 ...

How Regulatory Rulings Shape Compliance Best Practices

How do you ensure that your business complies with every law, rule, and regulation that governs its operations? Are you ...

6 Compliance Challenges for Corporate Marketing Teams

The days of managing website archives with printouts or screenshots are long gone since modern sites contain thousands ...

Compliance Update: Unauthorized Messaging Apps Lead to 1.8B in Fines

According to a recent press release from the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), sixteen Wall Street firms were fined ...

Second Annual Hanzo Diversity Equity & Inclusion Transparency Report Results

It is year two on Hanzo's road to taking concrete steps toward our diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Our ...

An Overview of Compliance Regulations for the Mortgage Industry

When it comes to making sure financial data is safe and meets compliance regulations, understanding the different ...

A Few Considerations When Preserving Slack Data for Ediscovery

Court rulings in the past few years have codified what people working in ediscovery have known all along: Slack (and ...

Compliance Archiving Features for Advanced CMS

Often, a compliance team may have an archiving solution in place, only to discover their archives aren’t capturing ...

Share your voice in the 2022 Hanzo + ACEDS Collaboration Data Benchmark Survey

With the recent ruling in Red Wolf Energy v. BIA Capital Mgmt. where a judge awarded a default judgment sanction ...

Efficient Ediscovery for Gmail & Other Complex Collaboration Data

Organizations that use Gmail for business communications need a way to preserve and extract discoverable information in ...

Five Healthcare Litigation Trends For 2022: An Upcoming Discussion with Jon Braunstein, Partner at Dentons

Healthcare is a highly innovative, lucrative, and regulated industry, which also makes it a highly litigious industry. ...

A Look At Ediscovery Challenges With Gmail Data

Organizations that use Gmail for business communications need a way to preserve and extract discoverable information in ...

Why Not Just Retain Everything In Slack?

Remember the early days of email when there was such a thing as a clean and organized inbox? I remember I would even ...

4 Compliance Best Practices for Corporate Marketing Teams

If your digital marketing efforts span the entire internet, from your corporate website to social media channels, and ...

3 Compliance Archiving Challenges with Modern Content Management Systems

Proving regulatory compliance requires meticulous record keeping, including records of a company’s website and social ...

Analysis Of The Importance Of Gmail For Ediscovery

Organizations that use Gmail for business communications need a way to preserve and extract discoverable information in ...

Four Reasons Why Dynamic Capture Technology used in Conjunction with APIs Supercharges Your SaaS Collection Process

Ediscovery and compliance are no longer reactive endeavors. Organizations must be proactive in order to mitigate legal ...

5 Ediscovery Challenges For Slack Data and How Technology Can Help

When collecting electronically stored information (ESI) for ediscovery during litigation, it’s essential to realize ...

Hon. Ron Hedges Discusses How Recent Regulatory Rulings are Shaping Compliance Best Practices in Upcoming Luminary Chat

When it comes to updates in the law or changes to the rules of civil procedure, attorneys should follow the resulting ...

Analysis of SaaS API Limitations for Ediscovery and Compliance

When it comes to ediscovery and compliance, APIs can give users the ability to use 3rd party solutions to preserve, ...

Google Ediscovery Best Practices: Drive API vs. Vault

Connecting to an organization's various enterprise data sources is a primary goal for any ediscovery solution. After ...

The eDiscovery Process for Collaboration Data and SaaS Platforms

The eDiscovery Reference Model (EDRM) has been a long-established visualization of the eDiscovery process once ...

Pride: Authenticity in Word and Deed

Fifty-three years ago, on June 28th, The Stonewall riots occurred as spontaneous protests by members of the gay ...

HIPAA Compliance & the Role of Enterprise Information Archiving

Most people have heard of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), so it’s not surprising that ...

When it Comes to Collecting SaaS Data for Ediscovery, APIs May Not Be Enough

Software as a Service (SaaS) applications have experienced phenomenal growth over the past few years, and this trend is ...

Juneteenth — A Time To Reflect

Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States that commemorates enslaved African Americans' emancipation. The ...

When it Comes to Using Screenshots as Evidence, It’s All About Authentication

Complex data sources – such as chat messages or a SaaS application’s user interface – are called that for a reason in ...

Financial Data Compliance and Enterprise Information Archiving

When it comes to making sure financial data is safe and meets compliance regulations, understanding the different ...

Ediscovery, Remote Work, and the Rise of Collaboration Apps

Even before the COVID-19 Pandemic in 2020, collaboration app (e.g. Slack) usage was on the rise for internal enterprise ...

No Longer Just Slack & Teams: Why Legal Departments Should Be Aware of Frontline Industry Collaboration Apps

For the last few years, much discussion within the legal industry has centered on the rise of collaboration app usage ...

Data Intelligence is the Vital First Step for Legal and Compliance Teams: A Hanzo Webinar Recap

Organizations create and share enormous volumes of sensitive information, and with the rise of SaaS applications and ...

In A Time Of Turmoil Hanzo Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month

Each May marks the celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) heritage and pays tribute to the generations ...

Recap of the First in Our Luminary Discussion Series: Christine Uri on Environmental, Social, and Governance Programs

The legal department’s role is ever-expanding in both scope and complexity. New responsibilities lead to new questions, ...

What is Enterprise Information Archiving and Why is it Important?

With the ever-increasing growth of enterprise data, meeting compliance guidelines from regulatory bodies regarding ...

Better Together: How Data Loss Prevention Can Shed Light on Ediscovery and Internal Investigations

Some things that are great on their own turn out to be even better as half of a dynamic duo. We’re talking peanut ...

Calling All Lawyers: You Can Be Agents of Change in Driving Sustainability

Hanzo’s Luminary Spotlight of Christine Uri, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Sustainability Officer at ENGIE Impact

7 Ways to Reduce Ediscovery Costs

There’s no way around it: ediscovery can be expensive. With the constantly expanding universe of data—and the ...

Meet The Women of Hanzo

At Hanzo, we believe that women should be celebrated every day, but Women’s History Month gives us the opportunity to ...

Ediscovery: How the Federal Rules Apply in the Digital Age

A lot has changed since the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) were first enacted in 1938. Yet the goals of ...

How Is Ediscovery Technology Rising to the Challenge of Collaboration Data? Reflections on Legalweek 2022

After a couple of years away from the full in-person conference experience, the team at Hanzo was so excited to be back ...

Do You Have to Archive Slack Data for Regulatory Compliance?

Is your organization required to archive its communications to comply with the laws, rules, and regulations that govern ...

7 Data Archiving Trends: What We Expect to See in 2022

Prognostications and predictions are inherently flawed. Does anyone really believe Punxsutawney Phil is a reliable ...

Managing Change, Improving Adoption: How IT Can Better Support the Legal Department

Lawyers have a reputation—sometimes deserved, sometimes not—of being technophobic Luddites. While there are certainly ...

What Did We Learn in 2021, and What’s Next for Ediscovery in 2022?

As we’ve been wrapping up 2021 and looking forward to 2022—again hopeful that at some point this year we’ll see more of ...

How Can We Celebrate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion This Holiday Season?

In the wake of the ongoing social justice crisis in the United States, Hanzo—like many companies—has been reevaluating ...

Meet Team Hanzo: Parker Morris, Food, Fitness, and Fun

This month I have the pleasure to interview Parker Morris. She's a fitness and nutrition enthusiast, a global traveler, ...

Ready Or Not Collaboration Data Is Here To Stay. Find Out How Ready Enterprises Are To Manage Risk.

ACEDS and Hanzo have partnered for the second year in a row to survey the market on the use of collaboration data for ...

Giving Thanks, It's The Small Things

Life has changed significantly since the pandemic, and this Thursday will mark the second Thanksgiving we'll celebrate ...

Meet Team Hanzo: Julia Vitti, A Dynamo With A Thirst For Knowledge & A Helping Spirit

This month I have the pleasure of introducing you to Julia Vitti, Hanzo’s newest account executive.  She's a veritable ...

Webinar Recap: Three Things You Need to Know About Slack’s New Legal Hold

If your organization uses Slack for business communications, how are you preserving Slack data for potential ...

Maintaining Data Security Through Slack Legal Hold: Minimizing Risks and Costs

Managing data preservation for ediscovery requires walking on a knife’s edge. As soon as you can reasonably anticipate ...

Applying Data Retention Policies to Slack Data

Be honest: does your office look like this?

Slack Now Supports Preserve-in-Place Ediscovery

How much data is your organization obligated to preserve for ediscovery in a pending or anticipated litigation matter? ...

Mental Health And The Workplace

It's stressful for workers these days, and Covid-19's impact has been far-reaching on economic activity and our way of ...

Meet Team Hanzo: Gerardo Madrid, Bringing Empathy & Creativity To Help People Thrive At Work

As Hanzo celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month, I have the excellent opportunity to highlight another fellow team ...

Complying With the FDA’s Advertising Regulations: Why You Need an Interactive Website Archive

Pharmaceutical advertising is big business. In 2020, pharmaceutical companies spent more than $6.5 billion on ...

How Diverse Is Hanzo? Results From Our First Annual DEI Survey

Whether you’re plotting a route to a new restaurant or determining a plan of action, you can’t start mapping a course ...

[Survey] Second Annual Hanzo + ACEDS Collaboration Data Benchmark

After over a year and a half of dealing with a global pandemic, remote work is here to stay and so are the ...

Meet Team Hanzo: Mariana Rosario, Latina, Dynamic, and Undeterred

It's National Hispanic Heritage Month, and so the Hanzonian I am shining the spotlight on is Mariana Rosario. She is ...

Hanzo Honors National Hispanic Heritage Month

At Hanzo, we embrace the idea that employees should bring their whole selves to work. As part of our culture, we're ...

Wrapping Up Hanzo’s Innovate UK Grant: Using Artificial Intelligence to Identify Misbehaviour in Slack

As we look back on the six-month grant funding Hanzo received from Innovate UK’s Sustainable Innovation Fund, we’re ...

Case Law Summary: Context Is Crucial for Interpreting Messages in Ediscovery

Imagine you’re working on a relatively straightforward litigation matter involving a contract. You’ve agreed that ...

New Frontiers in Ediscovery: Collecting and Reviewing Data From Atlassian Apps

Since the legal profession put the “e” in “ediscovery,” we’ve had to grapple with new data types. First, there was ...

Want to Save Over 50 Percent on Slack Ediscovery? Only Collect Data Once

Ediscovery is an unforgiving pursuit. Err on the side of collecting too little data, and you may find that you don’t ...

Webinar Recap: Collecting Legally Defensible Atlassian Content and Saving Time Too

How do your teams keep in touch and stay on top of projects and shared responsibilities in today’s remote work ...

Compliance With Data Privacy Laws: Are You Prepared for Data Requests That Implicate Slack?

In the last few years, data privacy laws and regulations have been big news. Much of the coverage—including one of our ...

Webinar Recap: Get the Most Out of Your Slack Early Case Assessment

One of the keys to managing the cost of ediscovery—and litigation more broadly—is effective early case assessment ...

Messy Metadata: More Challenges With Collecting Data From Google Workspace

Knowledge workers may never go back to the office as we once knew it. But, now that companies and their employees have ...

Hanzo At Legalweek(year) - Tips to Handle Non-traditional Data Sources

We're halfway through 2021, and we can plainly see as we emerge from pandemic life,  that remote work is here to stay. ...

FDA Regulatory Compliance: Can You Prove What Your Website Said?

If you’re marketing any pharmaceutical or medical device, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has its eye on you. ...

Slack Connect Is Where Business Happens—But How Do You Manage the Risks?

If your organization uses Slack, you’re already familiar with its benefits: rapid, streamlined internal communications ...

Remember This On Juneteenth

On this Juneteenth, we honor the emancipation of enslaved African Americans, knowing that it is now an official federal ...

What Pride Means To Me

It’s been a little over a half of a century since The Stonewall Riots—a series of demonstrations by members of the gay ...

[Infographic] The 6 Most Typical Challenges Enterprise Face When Collecting Data From Google Drive

As the name suggests, Google Workspace is a workspace for productivity. It is a collaboration platform that unifies ...

Celebrating Pride: The Resume Test

When I applied to work for Hanzo nearly five years ago, I had to decide what to put on my resume. It was already a very ...

5 Slack Ediscovery Misconceptions That Increase Risk [Infographic]

As much as we hate to admit it, your mother was right. Planning ahead, adopting proactive processes, getting your tools ...

Expectation Versus Reality: Collecting Data From Google Workspace

Our expectations don’t always match reality. You probably have your own examples: you’ve seen a gorgeous photo of a ...

The Lessons From Citibank's Mistaken $900 Million Transfer

I read this story about Citibank's mistaken transfer—which cost it about half a billion dollars—a while back, and the ...

Case Law Summary: Can You Use Slack for Business Communications If You Can’t Produce Slack Messages in Discovery?

Which comes first: the chicken or the egg? Oh, sorry, wrong question. Which comes first: the business communication ...

Postmates Delivers Intuitive, Review-Ready Slack Data Exports With the Help of Hanzo Hold

  Postmates—a rapidly growing delivery service—considers the collaboration platform Slack to be a critical component of ...

Hanzo to Present Five Dangerous Misconceptions About Slack Ediscovery At  Legalweek(year) Series 4

Coming May 11th, don't miss Legalweek(year)'s educational programming for the fourth event in the series. 

Webinar Recap: Web Archiving for Compliance—Getting All of Your Dynamic Content

Websites today are more complex, sophisticated, and multifaceted than ever before. Whereas old-school websites had a ...

Meet Team Hanzo: Justin Kreamer — Working the Angles For The Best Solution

Meet Justin Kreamer, Hanzo’s senior enterprise executive. Justin brings his friendly spirit of team collaboration and ...

Case Law Summary: Are Hyperlinked Documents the Same as Attachments?

Hyperlinked documents might be used like attachments, but this court isn’t ready to call them part of the family

Hanzo to Present Tips On Slack Plus Discovery At  Legalweek(year) Series 3

Coming April 13th, don't miss Legalweek(year)'s Keynote, Peter A. Winn, Acting Chief Privacy and Civil Liberties ...

Webinar Recap: How to Avoid Inevitable Over-Collecting of Google Workspace (G Suite)

At Hanzo, we’ve focused on collaboration tools for the last few years—and, as it turns out, we weren’t a moment too ...

Continued Progress on Hanzo’s Innovate UK Grant: Identifying Data Leakage on Slack

For the last several months, the Hanzo team has been building artificial intelligence models using grant funds that we ...

Case Law Summary: Court Holds That Parties Can’t Slack Off on Producing Slack Messages in Ediscovery

Court notes that for discovery, Slack messages are “generally comparable” to email. 

Webinar Recap: Managing the Vast Volumes of Dynamic Slack Content for Ediscovery With Ease

As the coronavirus pandemic has left most knowledge workers clocking in from home, we’ve seen a rapid acceleration of ...

The Updated SEC Marketing Rule and How It’s Changed Archiving Requirements

Toward the end of December 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced the release of a new ...

Meet Team Hanzo: Griffin Murray—Enthusiastic About Life & Legal Tech

It's that "Meet Team Hanzo" time again when I get the distinct pleasure to interview a colleague and learn more about ...

See What Hanzo Is Presenting At  Legalweek(year) Series 2

Coming March 16th, don't miss Legalweek(year)'s Keynote, Nina Totenberg, who'll help put into perspective what the ...

An Update on Hanzo’s Innovate UK Grant: Identifying HR Risks and Patterns of Inappropriate Behaviour on Slack

I wrote a blog post last fall about the grant that Hanzo received from Innovate UK’s Sustainable Innovation Fund and ...

Overwhelmed By Data Volumes in Slack or Google Workspace?

Overwhelming amounts of data is something we hear frequently about from corporate ediscovery pros. They wonder alot ...

This Is Not a Drill: Designing Tabletop Exercises to Test Your Preservation Strategies

If you—or your child—have ever been in a live performance, you know that it hardly matters how much time and effort the ...

Legalweek(year) 2021 Recap: Mapping Your Course For Managing Discovery With Collaboration Data

Hanzo hosted the CLE, "A Brave New World — Mapping Your Course for Managing Discovery With Collaboration Data," during ...

Preserving Collaborative Content: 6 Common Challenges Collecting Data From Google Drive

At Hanzo, we talk a lot about the collaborative content companies generate in communication apps like Slack. However, ...

Legalweek(year) 2021 - Come See What Hanzo Has in Store for Legalweek

Legalweek(year), the new virtual experience for 2021, is rapidly approaching. Hanzo is preparing some valuable ...

Legalweek(year) 2021 - Hanzo Leads CLE Eligible Session - It’s A Brave New World—Map Your Course For Managing Discovery With Collaboration Data

With 2020 firmly in our rearview mirror, we’re cranking up preparation for the annual legal technology fest known as ...

Meet Team Hanzo: Dave Ruel Lifelong Learner and Committed to Developing Products that Make Customers’ Lives Easier

Meet Dave Ruel, Hanzo’s senior product manager.  He brings a unique mix of fun, a thirst for a good challenge, and ...

#NailedIt? DIY Might Be Harder Than You Think When It Comes to Preserving Collaboration Content

Sometimes doing it yourself (DIY) is a sensible approach—there’s no need to call a contractor to patch a nail hole in a ...

The Lessons Amid the Chaos: What We’ve Learned Looking Back on 2020

Well, this year didn’t turn out the way anyone planned. 

Happy Hanzodays!

It's that time again; the holidays are drawing near.

Thanks to Innovate UK Grant, Hanzo Is Training AI to Recognise Inappropriate Behaviour on Slack

Hanzo recently announced that we’ve been awarded a grant from Innovate UK’s Sustainable Innovation Fund to expand the ...

Hanzo Hold’s New Follow-the-Link Capability Preserves Full Text of Linked Documents in Google Drive

Hanzo is proud to announce a new follow-the-link feature in its preservation tool, Hanzo Hold for Slack. Now, instead ...

Salesforce Acquires Slack; Ups Enterprise Reach And Infuses Collaboration Into Business Processes—Adding Increased Need For Information Governance

Salesforce recently announced the acquisition of Slack, which is certain to drive new and exciting changes in the world ...

Webinar Recap: The Results of Our Benchmark Survey on Collaboration Data and Corporate Readiness

This fall, the team at Hanzo and the Association of E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) conducted a benchmark survey to ...

What Team Hanzo Is Thankful For

2020 has undoubtedly been a truly challenging year. The pandemic has touched everyone's life and tested our collective ...

The CCPA Is Live for Enforcement—Is Your Website in Compliance?

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)—the most comprehensive personal data privacy legislation anywhere in the ...

What Did Ediscovery pros say in the Benchmark Collaboration Data Survey?

Does your organization use a collaboration platform like Slack to keep employees connected and coordinated as they work ...

Spoliation Is Spooky! Preserving Collaboration Content Can Help You Avoid These Scary Scenarios

Lawyers are accustomed to slow, gradual changes that unfold over months, years, or even decades. Since our legal system ...

Auditing Your Website: Improve Both Marketing and Compliance With These Five Questions

Your business’s website has to live up to some pretty high standards. On the one hand, it has to be effective at ...

What We Learned From Slack Frontiers About Remote Work and Collaboration Tools

And Why You Need to Know How to Preserve Your Team’s Slack Communications    Hanzo was proud to participate this year ...

Ten Tips to Help Organizations Adopt Slack for Greater Productivity

Slack is revolutionizing how companies communicate internally, smoothing collaboration, speeding response times, and ...

Share your voice in the Hanzo + ACEDS Collaboration Data Benchmark survey

The stats of the benefits of collaboration are compelling. According to Gallup, extremely connected teams demonstrate a ...

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Slack: A Conversion Story

When I first came across the collaboration platform Slack at my former company, I was, to put it mildly, not a fan. But ...

Regulatory Compliance on the Web: What Your Website Needs

Your website is an important part of your business. Chances are, you’re investing both time and money to ensure that it ...

Coming Soon: Hanzo Is Proud to Participate in Slack Frontiers

One of the unexpected silver linings of 2020 and the global coronavirus pandemic has been the tremendous—and ...

7 Principles to Help Marketing and Compliance Work Together Without Compromising

The marketing and compliance departments don’t always hit it off from the start. The conflict is natural enough: each ...

Meet Team Hanzo: Sarah Kloser — Fearless Adventurer At Heart And Guide to Hanzo Customer Success

Hanzo has a new team member whom I can’t wait to introduce. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Sarah and ...

Hanzo Partners with ACEDS—World's Leading ediscovery training and professional association

Just like peanut butter and jelly, some things just fit. Hanzo has become an affiliate partner with the Association of ...

Think You Don’t Need to Preserve Slack Data for Discovery? Think Again

Remember the story that the Verge broke a few years ago—aka December 2019—about Steph Korey, the Away CEO who stepped ...

Case study - United Airlines Can Revisit the Past, Thanks to Hanzo’s Dynamic Website Archives

Objective United Airlines has a massive, complex, ever-changing website. Because it was spending too much time creating ...

How to Effectively Use Slack’s Collaboration Tools While Mitigating Risks: Webinar Recap

The collaboration platform that Slack launched led to an unprecedented shakeup in how organizations communicate ...

The Walden Pond Podcast - Keith Laska Shares His Predictions for the Future of Remote Work Post-COVID

Anti-fraud expert, The Walden Pond's Vince Walden talks to experts about technology and compliance trends to help ...

Maintaining Compliance in the Face of Constant Uncertainty: Webinar Recap

Corporate compliance is always a hard job—but now that we’re in a global pandemic where laws, regulations, and ...

Using Slack and Other Collaboration Platforms in Internal Investigations: Webinar Recap

At Hanzo, we’ve been talking about Slack and other collaborative communication platforms for the last few years. These ...

Using Your Website to Keep Customers Informed About COVID? Make Sure You’re Archiving Those Communications

Businesses have had to grapple with a whole new series of challenges in 2020. Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, some ...

Improving Racial Equity in Your Workplace? Start With Slack

The coronavirus pandemic isn’t the only thing disrupting business in the U.S. in 2020. The recent deaths of George ...

Hanzo Hold’s Latest Release Makes it Simple to Understand & Manage The Scope of Discovery In Slack

Hanzo is pleased to share the latest enhancements to Hanzo Hold, our purpose-built application for preserving and ...

Ediscovery 101 For Collaboration: What do I need to know about using Slack’s corporate export versus the discovery API?

As the world embraces a more collaborative way of working and uses new applications like Slack to communicate with one ...

Ediscovery 101 For Collaboration: Why is collaboration data so hard to manage in ediscovery?

As the world embraces a more collaborative way of working and uses new applications like Slack to communicate with one ...

Ediscovery 101 For Collaboration: Why should I worry about Slack data in discovery since I’ve never been asked for it?

As the world embraces a more collaborative way of working and uses new applications like Slack to communicate with one ...

Ediscovery 101 For Collaboration: Why not just save everything, especially with Slack’s unlimited message retention?

As the world embraces a more collaborative way of working and uses new applications like Slack to communicate with one ...

Ediscovery 101 For Collaboration: What does a company have to do with its Slack data to meet its discovery obligations?

As the world embraces a more collaborative way of working and uses new applications like Slack to communicate with one ...

Ediscovery 101 For Collaboration: What happens if you don’t preserve Slack communications and someone asks for them in ediscovery?

As the world embraces a more collaborative way of working and uses new applications like Slack to communicate with one ...

Ediscovery 101 For Collaboration: What does ediscovery have to do with Slack?

As the world embraces a more collaborative way of working and uses new applications like Slack to communicate with one ...

Ediscovery 101 For Collaboration: What is ediscovery?

As the world embraces a more collaborative way of working and uses new applications to communicate with one another, ...

7 Reasons Your Legal Department Wants You to Upgrade to Slack Enterprise Grid

The global coronavirus pandemic has required that companies—practically overnight—restructure their offices to achieve ...

The Bottom Line on Archiving Online Communications Under SEC Rules 17a-3 and 17a-4

If you’re in the financial services industry, you’ve got a lot on your plate. You’re researching investments, advising ...

Ediscovery And Compliance Considerations In A Work-From-Home World

Practical actions to ensure business continuity while reducing risk and preparing businesses to thrive in the future.

Regulatory Compliance for Digital Marketers, Part 2: 11 Steps to Manage Risks

Marketing is as much art as it is science. Sure, it helps to gather data and learn what approaches work with which ...

Regulatory Compliance for Digital Marketers, Part 1: How to Deliver Experiences That Are Both Creative and Compliant

Online marketing offers unprecedented opportunities for creative expression. There are a variety of emerging approaches ...

Hanzo’s Response To COVID-19 And Commitment To Customers

On January 30th, 2020, the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization ...

Don’t Be Blindsided by Regulatory Compliance: The Problem With “Set It and Forget It”

It’s 2020—where’s my flying car? For that matter, where’s my fully autonomous car? Elon Musk keeps promising it’s ...

Hopping on Down an Internet Rabbit Trail To Capture Context: How Hanzo’s hops work when preserving a website

Today, a tremendous amount of your organization’s client communications are happening through the representations on ...

Hanzo Helps The Oregon Food Bank

I love my job! Why, because Hanzo puts the value of doing right by people at the forefront of who we are. To the team ...

News from The Sedona Conference Working Group 6 Annual Meeting

This past week, I had the privilege of participating in The Sedona Conference Working Group 6 (WG6) Annual Meeting in ...

LEGALWEEK 2020 A WEEK TO REMEMBER

Ahh...Legalweek. You've come and gone already. For any who doesn't already know, Legalweek is the annual conference ...

Building a Career in eDiscovery: A Conversation with Meghan Brosnahan

Meghan Brosnahan currently serves as the first eDiscovery attorney for Uber, helping this early disruptor navigate the ...

3 Brilliant Examples of Interactive Digital Marketing and Why They're Compliance Risks

Every department in an organization is a potential source of risk that compliance professionals need to understand, ...

How to Get Legal and IT Working Together to Solve the Ediscovery Challenges of Collaboration Data

Here’s a riddle: what will it take to solve the ediscovery challenges posed by new collaboration applications?

5 Reasons to Meet Hanzo at Legaltech during Legalweek

The clock is ticking until Legalweeek and you need to schedule your time wisely! Hanzo will be exhibiting and we'd love ...

Hanzo Helps: A day of giving

Homelessness is a significant challenge in the United States. According to a 2018 report by HUD, found that on a single ...

Collaboration Platforms: Great for Collaborating, Problematic for Ediscovery and Compliance

Most knowledge work these days demands some form of collaboration. You draft a document; your colleagues comment on it ...

If You’re Not Requesting Slack Data in Ediscovery—or Preserving It—What Are You Waiting For?

When you start an ediscovery project, are you explicitly asking your opponents to produce data from the collaboration ...

Meet Team Hanzo: Kristin Oberhaus — Drumming up Enthusiasm For Everything from Slack Legal Hold to the Ohio State Buckeyes

Getting to know Kristin is like making a friend in college. She's a great partner in business who analyzes problems and ...

There’s No One “Right” Version of an Emoji: A Conversation With Eric Goldman

Eric Goldman, an Internet law professor, gives us an overview of emoji law, including the pros—more precise and nuanced ...

Podcast: Jim Murphy on the Dangers in Using Slack

A discussion featuring compliance evangelist, Tom Fox and Jim Murphy, VP of Product at Hanzo.

Meet Team Hanzo: Evan Gumz—He’s Ready to Make the Next Legal Rockstar

Sitting down with Evan Gumz is calming. You get the sense that you’re in good hands. He’s thoughtful, he listens, and ...

Court Dicta in Paisley Park v. Boxill Foresees Expansion of Discoverable ESI

Parties “Do Not Get to Select What Evidence They Want to Produce, or From What Sources”

3 Ways Proactive Legal Ops Teams Can Increase Organizational Efficiency

In every complex venture, there’s an unsung hero who’s standing outside the limelight but keeping all the parts moving ...

Meet Team Hanzo: Dan Spaide, Hanzo Partner Manager, The Practical Guy who Focuses on Solutions

This month I had the distinct pleasure to interview Dan Spaide. It’s fitting that such a nice family guy lives near the ...

5 Lessons from the 2019 State of E-Discovery Report

We’re just past the midpoint of the year, and all across the U.S., people are taking vacations, heading out on road ...

Solving the Problem(s) of Multidistrict Litigation, Part 2: Choosing Cases for Bellwether Trials

In our previous blog post about multidistrict litigation (MDL), we discussed the problem of identifying meritless ...

Meet Team Hanzo: Emily Whetter, Software Engineer Who’s Got Groove

Can you feel the beat? Hanzo’s Software Engineer Emily Whetter thrives at a fast pace and leads a software team that is ...

Real-World Social Media Investigations: Online Actions Have Consequences

Social media—from Facebook and Twitter to Instagram, LinkedIn, Reddit, YouTube, and more—has become the place where ...

Hanzo CASE STUDY: eDPM Advisory Services

  In this case study, we explore how Hanzo customer, eDPM Advisory Services helped their customer with preserving, ...

Real-World Social Media Investigations: The 4,925 (and Counting) Tweets of Elon Musk

We’ve written about Elon Musk and his tweets before—but even after his sometimes rash online statements have caused ...

Real-World Social Media Investigations: Omar and Jenny Ambuila

You know what’s helpful when you’re trying to keep a multimillion-dollar international bribery scheme going? A ...

Meet Team Hanzo: Aidan Randle - Conde, Data Scientist and Puzzle Master

Look out Will Shortz, there is a new type of puzzle master on the scene. Although, the puzzle master I interviewed is ...

The Pros and Cons of Managing Web Archives In-House

In our Pros and Cons series, we explore the different approaches to common web archiving challenges so you have the ...

The Role of Social Media and AI in Compliance Investigations

Can social media posts and data be used as evidence in a compliance investigation? Is it possible to leverage ...

Introducing Compliance Hotline Investigations with Hanzo

Compliance teams and the investigations specialists within them are facing a tremendous logistical and technical ...

How to Master Slack eDiscovery & Information Governance in 3 easy steps

Slack is huge, showing a massive growth rate since its launch—and it’s a huge ediscovery problem.

Introducing Hanzo Alerts for Compliance and Legal Teams

Despite the best efforts of a compliance team to review and approve every piece of content before it’s published ...

Stop Playing Tug-of-War With Your Enterprise Slack Data: Balancing the Needs of Information Governance and Ediscovery

If your organization is using the collaboration application Slack—joining the ranks of its 10 million daily active ...

Why Adobe Experience Manager Creates Unique Web Archiving Challenges For Compliance

Is your organization using Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) to create user-level individualized website experiences?

5 Reasons You Need an eDiscovery Playbook for Managing Your Enterprise Slack Data

The collaboration app Slack sounds, from its full name, like it should be designed for discovery in litigation—“Slack” ...

The Pros and Cons of Using APIs for Web Archiving

If you’re a regular reader of Hanzo, we’ve probably already convinced you that you need to be archiving any social ...

An Interview with Ling-Ling Nie, Georgia Tech’s New VP of E&C

The Hanzo Profiles of Excellence series interviews industry leaders in compliance, eDiscovery, investigations and risk ...

How a Multifaceted Lawyer Takes on Multidistrict Litigation

Sean Burke, Partner at Duane Morris, fills us in on the challenges of multidistrict litigation, the advantages of ...

WARC and WORM Digital Storage: Web Archiving Essentials

WARCs? WORMs? Is this a lost installment of the Lord of the Rings? Unfortunately, no. Rather, WARC and WORM are ...

Don’t Slack on Slack: The Challenge of Unstructured Collaboration Data in Enterprise Ediscovery

Every time we turn around, more people are using the collaboration platform Slack. As of January 2019, Slack announced ...