We’re pleased to contribute to the annual Briefing Frontiers report to help law firms in the UK and EMEA navigate the challenges of running a firm in a pandemic world with a hybrid or fully-remote workforce. The challenges are significant, and we’re proud to provide guidance and modern solutions for information governance management (records management, retention, destruction, matter mobility) for our clients.
Sticking with outdated, “good enough” software technology for records management not only increases your firm’s risk but increases costs exponentially. Without a comprehensive view of all of your information assets, information governance is approximate at best. As the saying goes, “You can’t govern what you can’t see.”
Today, if you’re on LegalKEY, you’re paying annual support and not getting anything in return. Plus, getting an unauthorized browser overlay will cost you money to run the same feature set on a 1990’s database architecture. You’ll still be installing a Windows application for Records and Governance staff. And you can’t get to Cloud.
Does it make sense for law firms to digitize everything in offsite storage? What is the safest and most efficient way to “cull” a few decades’ worth of physical records you no longer need? Here are some tips.
Pressure to bring new products to market faster has never been greater. At the same time, records and information management is growing more challenging by the day. Isn’t it time you upgraded your records management system?
FileTrail provides modern physical and electronic GMP document management and compliance solutions for biotech and pharmaceutical organizations around the globe.
Does your firm have an IG policy that looks good on paper…but hasn’t been fully implemented yet? Read more about creating a culture to support information governance, featuring insights from Darrell Mervau of FileTrail and Christopher Young of Pinnacle.
Modernizing Pharmaceutical Records Management. A facility implements FileTrail Records Management solution for audit readiness, replacing an aging system.
Are your retention schedules currently tracked in an Excel spreadsheet? When retention periods expire, are you relying on designated individuals to manually compile and print lists of records that are due for disposition, identify and notify the appropriate stakeholders, and follow up with reviewers to aggregate their feedback prior to finally placing the order to destroy records that have been approved for destruction?
Failure to implement effective information governance exposes firms to security, litigation and compliance risks, not to mention the reputational risks associated with data breaches or other violations of regulatory rules.
Now, with more employees than ever working remotely, firms are also contending with new questions: Is it OK for employees to print client matter documents at home? And perhaps more urgently, are employees and clients using Microsoft Teams to collaborate in compliance with firm and client policies?