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Beyond Paper:  Automating the Destruction of Physical Records

Physical Records Management, Information Governance Software, Records Management Software

In recent years, a growing number of law firms have been moving to “paperless” or paper-light systems, with electronic records regarded as the “official” record of the organization. Certainly, law firms have come a long way in reducing their usage of paper and helping to save trees — striking a positive note this Arbor Day.

But for many firms, the elephant in the room is the large volume of physical records that have accumulated over decades — extremely costly to store and difficult to manage.

Destroying (and recycling) paper files you no longer need seems like an obvious solution. But where do you even start, when there are hundreds or even thousands of boxes residing in off-site storage with contents that could require several hundred man-hours to pull, review and shred securely?

Client-specific Information Governance & Records Retention Requirements: Is Your Firm Ready?

records retention, Information Governance Software, Records Management Software, ILTA, Matter Mobility

New ILTA Roadshow Series Sponsored by FileTrail

FileTrail has announced the launch of a new series of educational events in partnership with ILTA, the International Legal Technology Association.

The schedule for its spring 2019 ILTA Roadshow series includes stops in Washington, D.C., Kansas City, Chicago, New York, Miami, Atlanta and Seattle, from April 23-May 30.

Find us at The Gateway to Information Governance

ARMA, information management, information governance, Information Governance Software

The upcoming ARMA New York Chapter Spring Conference is titled, “The Gateway to Information Governance” — a great metaphor for how the records and information management field has evolved.

Trail Blazer: Nelson Mullins on FileTrail

Information Governance Software, LegalKEY, Records Management Software

 

Nelson Mullins, an Am Law 100 firm with 25 offices and more than 750 lawyers, has been live on FileTrail since April 2018. 

Davis Wright Tremaine Upgrades Information Governance with FileTrail GPS

information governance, Information Governance Software, GPS

We're delighted to announce that Davis Wright Tremaine, an Am Law 100 firm with more than 550 lawyers, has selected the FileTrail Governance Policy Suite (GPS) for information governance.

Information Governance Trends - 2018 and Beyond

information management, Information Governance Software, ILTA

As we look back at 2018, we reflect on a few key findings in ILTA’s 2018 Technology Survey with regard to information governance and records management, which show continued focus and growth in these areas across the 431 firms who responded:

FileTrail Integration with NetDocuments at ndElevate EMEA

NetDocuments, Information Governance Software, ndElevate, Tikit

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.

Tikit FileTrail Partnership Announced

Information Governance Software

New Partnership for Information Governance Software

This week, FileTrail announced its partnership with Tikit- the leading global provider of legal software solutions. The result is a strategic partnership between their two areas of expertise to create innovative and complete solutions for their client base. Today law firms of every size can deploy a holistic solution to the complete document life cycle ecosystem. 

FileTrail at ILTACON 2018 – Breakout Sessions

Information Governance Software, ILTACON, Records Management Software

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.

Is Your Law Firm Leveraging Information Governance to Protect Data?

information management, Information Governance Software, GPS


Find Out By Asking 7 Essential Questions

Recently, law firm technology services group LogicForce published “Law Firm Cyber Security Scorecard,” a bi-annual report on the current state of the industry’s security preparedness. Their findings indicate law firms have come far, but they still have a long way to go if they want to protect their client data from security breaches. After analyzing the data, LogicForce gave the legal industry only 42% on its cyber security health. That’s a concerning statistic.