Controle Joins Exterro Partner Program to Deliver Full-Spectrum E-Discovery Software

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Partnership to help in-house legal and IT teams leverage technology and consulting services to drive down e-discovery costs and risks

Chicago, IL, July 14, 2014 – Controle, LLC, an information governance consulting and software company, today announced that it has joined Exterro’s partner program to deliver full-spectrum e-discovery software to its corporate clients. Controle now delivers full services around Exterro Fusion®, the e-discovery software suite trusted by the most discerning Global 2000 organizations. This partnership will help clients transform e-discovery by delivering the necessary control and insight into critical information that drive smarter decisions across all phases. Read More

Out With The Old, In With The New: The Competitive Advantage Of Defensible Deletion

Getting rid of stale data or data without current business value sounds like a good idea. Ask any IT professional and it will rank among the top 5 corporate priorities. And yet very few companies are doing anything about it.

Why you ask, do they have no idea what lies behind the digital 1s and 0s? Even if they did understand the content, no one from the business, specifically legal and compliance, is giving them the approval to delete it. Read More

Should Corporate eDiscovery Groups Be Part Of Legal Or IT?

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For those of us in the industry, it’s hard to remember that eDiscovery is truly in its infancy stages. But the fact is the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure did not officially include electronically stored information (ESI) into its language until 2006.

And while lawyers and law firms were dealing with it before then, for most corporate identities, bringing eDiscovery capabilities and technology in-house has often resulted in the eDiscovery knowledge being centered in the IT group. Generally, one guy in IT becomes the company’s eDiscovery guru. He gets the requests from legal, locates the data, packages it up for Legal, who then sends it to outside counsel for review. Read More