However, discussions often fail to address the challenges organizations will face when it comes to securing and managing records and data after they have been collected. And this is important. GDPR introduces many new requirements for how personal information pertaining to EU citizens can be stored and processed. GDPR covers a wide range of data issues, such as the right to be forgotten; the right to data access; privacy impact assessments; data protection by design; and information security.
FileTrail was recently chosen by Foley & Lardner LLP to upgrade its enterprise records management (RM) and information governance (IG) systems. The implementation is being overseen by information governance consulting firm InOutsource and includes integration of FileTrail’s best-in-class RMS with the firm’s document management system, NetDocuments. A second phase includes the installation of GPS, FileTrail’s recently launched IG policy suite.
A few weeks ago, we launched a 3-part article series about information governance (IG) for law firms. Every year, IG is getting more complex. As a result, even when law firms successfully launch IG programs they are often unable to follow through on implementation. High overhead costs and detailed manual procedures mean that compliance with IG policies isn’t 100%—or even followed at all. This leaves many firms at risk.
If you're reading this, odds are you are looking to replace an aging records management software system. We're hearing from most large firms that their software is either being sunsetted or it’s simply too clumsy and inefficient.