In a recent AIIM meeting, top industry thought leaders came together to ponder the issue of why organizations do not handle their information assets as seriously as they handle their financial, physical, or human assets. The way an organization manages its information assets is what can set them far above and beyond others.
This month, leading UK-based industry publication Briefing Magazine invited FileTrail to contribute to its current issue, which focuses on legal innovation. It seems that these days law firms everywhere are concerned about staying ahead of the competition. And they’re honing in on innovative technology—namely automation in various forms—as the best way to maximize efficiency and accomplish this goal.
We’re excited about the upcoming Houston Chapter ARMA conference and expo April 25th – 26th, 2017. The agenda promises many interesting discussions about the latest innovations in records management and information governance.
Last week, FileTrail’s team attended the Legaltech 2018 conference at the New York Hilton Midtown. We were thrilled about the buzz that was generated by the announcement of our newest product release: our automated information governance (IG) solution, Governance Policy Suite (GPS).
We’re excited about the upcoming ARMA LA conference on April 20, 2017. This year’s conference theme is focused on evolving technologies and keeping RIM (records information management) relevant.
Most law firms today understand they need to invest time and resources into developing policies and procedures to manage the vast amounts of information in their possession. However, properly executing IG policies comes with numerous difficulties. According to FileTrail’s CEO Darrell Merveau, the issue of retention is only going to become more important in the year ahead.
Email is the number one platform cyber criminals use for scams due to the heavy reliance on emails for business. According to email security services providers, 90% of security attacks begin with an email. An email security company reported that their quarterly threat summary for the first quarter of 2016 showed that there has been a 66% increase in emails containing malicious attachments and URL’s compared to the previous quarter in 2015. Compared to the corresponding period in 2015.
Recently, our CEO Darrell Merveau wrote an article about how law firms can effectively execute IG strategy: Having an IG Policy Isn’t Enough: Strategies for IG Execution. These days, information governance for law firms is a major topic of concern across the industry, which explains why Legaltech News published it on the front page of its newsletter.