As the deadline for GDPR implementation edges closer, discussions about compliance are mostly focused on how to ensure organizations have permission to use the data they’re collecting and processing. This makes sense in the light of today’s data-driven world, in which seemingly every part of our digital lives is tracked and stored. According to Gartner, data is growing 40-60% year over year.
FileTrail will be in L.A. on April 11 as part of our educational Roadshow Series in partnership with the International Legal Technology Association. The series, entitled “An Information Governance Policy Isn’t Enough – Strategies for Execution and Compliance,” will be making stops in five cities across the U.S., including Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago, Washington, D.C., and Atlanta.
One of the highlights for FileTrail at the recent ndElevate EMEA conference in London was the presentation by Leonard Johnson, SVP of Product & Partnerships at NetDocuments. We’ve received a lot of questions about the screenshot that Leonard shared during his presentation – a preview of the FileTrail tab feature in NetDocuments, which will be available in early 2019 (updated below):
ILTACON 2018 was a success! From meeting with clients, partners, consultants, sponsors and law firms of all sizes, we enjoyed connecting with the legal technology industry and hearing what’s new. 4,100 attendees at the National Harbor makes this year’s ILTA the biggest yet. Unsurprisingly, innovation was a major theme discussed throughout the conference from the booth’s in the exhibit hall to the key note speaker.
Working closely with law firms on their IG initiatives for more than 20 years, FileTrail has learned the challenges law firms face when setting up IG programs and implementation. High overhead costs and detailed manual procedures mean that compliance with IG policies and outside council guidelines often aren’t followed as well as they could be. This leaves many firms at risk.
Want to learn all about the latest in innovations in records management (RM) and information governance (IG)? This month,FileTrail will be at ILTACON 2018 in National Harbor, MD, hosting seven breakout sessions to share what works, what doesn’t, and what’s next in RM and IG for law firms. Our breakout sessions will be held in Baltimore 5.
If you have the goal of updating your aging records management software, we have some exciting news! We can show you how to easy it is to deploy a streamlined solution that integrates all of your DM/RM systems to deliver a seamless user experience. Plus, you can now automate retention and disposition for all of your paper and electronic records with just a few clicks.
Think about how quickly data grows at law firms. Every new matter is accompanied by paper records and electronic files, many of which are governed by Outside Counsel Guidelines (OCG) for when data should be destroyed or returned to the client. Moreover, OCG becomes increasingly complex every year, which is further compounded by rapidly expanding government regulations. Recently, we’ve seen their impact with the rollout of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on May 25, 2018.
This month, leading industry publication Peer to Peer: The Quarterly Magazine of ILTA invited FileTrail to share its industry expertise on information governance. In particular, how new and evolving industry regulations are transforming the way law firms approach retention and disposition of physical records and electronic documents.
Our team is preparing to attend the ARMA Houston Chapter spring conference held at the Executive Conference Center on April 24-25. This event’s theme “Ambitions Realized, Milestones Achieved” focuses sessions on the latest innovations in records management and information governance. We’re excited to be returning to the city, seeing familiar faces, and making new friends.