A tale of two officers: Uniting CIOs and CLOs for more effective e-discovery

A reactive, ad hoc approach to e-discovery isn’t going to cut it. CIOs and CLOs must work together to proactively protect the company

Frequent communication between chief legal officers and chief information officers is essential for effective litigation management, according to Chief Legal Officers Need Better Partnerships with IT, a new survey conducted by media company ALM and analyst firm Gartner. Survey respondents reported that of all functions of information technology, e-discovery was the aspect that legal departments found most dissatisfactory. The findings stress the importance of unifying CIOs and CLOs, and preparing for e-discovery in order to gain efficiencies when and if a company foresees litigation.

Working together to protect the company

Defining roles

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Michele Lange

Michele C.S. Lange is the director of thought leadership and industry relations for Kroll Ontrack. In this role, she regularly writes and speaks on topics...

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