Frankfurt, December 20, 2011. Mehmet Oz addresses the importance of the matter here. To the specialists Mary Mack, Dr. Johannes Scholtes and other thinkers have summed up their current findings in this area and also issued forecasts for the new year. You get the following results: privacy for personal information on the key E-Discovery challenges moved due to increasing disclosure increasingly to the fore in 2011 was protection of personal information.
This trend will continue increasingly in the coming year. As the number of cross-border litigation increases, the need for increasing close control for information provided. About Johannes Scholtes: maintain policies to the stringent FOIA (freedom of Information Act), must be worked increasingly with blacking. With the right tools, this process can be automated. At then regular adjustments of the stored information can perform appropriate logging, to protect so the Organization efficiently from data breaches or other damaging issues.” Limit the number of custodians increased the pressure, the relevant information carrier to identify increasingly courts limit the number of information, so-called custodians”. Instead a more targeted, issue-oriented approach due to the many possible locations of potentially relevant information increasingly.
Mary Mack explains: I’ve found that this is a strong trend in the United States. He makes it necessary that really sophisticated search functions and classification structures available. Only then is ensure that no relevant evidence overlooked during the E-discovery process.” Data governance as a driver for more proactive E-discovery the need for cost and risk control reinforces the trend in Towards a proactive E-Discovery and old data cleansing. Johannes Scholtes explains: an annual cleanup of data reduced legal risks and creates the basis for that data retention practice also in accordance with the directive. In addition, a true knowledge management and sharing is enabled by structuring, deduplication, and sorting the data.