Message from the Chair
On behalf of the
Information Governance Committee leadership, I am pleased to share with you via
this newsletter important updates regarding the work of the Information
Governance (IG) Committee!
membership: Our Committee has nearly 900 members in less than two years!
The IG Committee leaders and ACC thank all of you for your interest and participation!
you need: Our Legal Quick Hits webcasts have been popular and I am glad
these webcasts are providing you with valuable information. The IG Committee
co-sponsors, Contoural and Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP help us to provide
outstanding content through presentations and resource materials made available
to us all on the IG Committee web page. Please see the links below for examples
of this content.
Governance Project Plans
Sample Form & Policy Download doc
A Shadow IT Checklist: 7
Steps You Can Take To Confront The Issue of Executives and Employees Using
Shadow IT Services & Apps For Corporate Purposes
Jan 2017 Sample
Form & Policy Download doc
Sponsored by Sponsored by
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
will continue to provide emerging IG topics in the coming months via webcasts
and this newsletter.
Your Feedback: If you would like to participate as a speaker or offer
topic ideas of interest, feel free to reach out to your Information Governance Committee Leadership.
L. Shawn Cheadle
Information Governance Committee Chair
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Starting next month, the newsletter will provide information aligned to the ACC Docket theme with a focus on Information Governance. If you would like to submit an
article on the themes provided below, please send your article idea to Taa
Grays at email@example.com.
This month we are highlighting
resources to help you start an IG program or evolve your current RIM to IG.
Please see below for more information.
IG is the
foundation for efficient discovery
Privacy Shield – know the rules
savvy: Manage your career info
Hot off the
press: IG must reads
How devices manage info
– keeping your digital environment clean
data and assess risk early and more effectively
Article 1: Information Governance Primer for In-House Counsel
Sponsored by Contoural
“This InfoPAK is a primer for
in-house counsel starting, building, executing, and refining an Information
Governance program. It explains why companies are launching these programs, how
to develop an IG committee, key steps in creating a business case and how to
develop a program roadmap.It also addresses specific Information Governance
areas, such as updating a record retention schedule, creating a data security
policy, developing a proactive litigation readiness program, as well as
objectively measuring the effectiveness of these areas.”
Article 2: Checklist: Who Should Be Brought to the Table To
Implement IG in Your Corporation by Jason R. Baron, Of Counsel,
Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP
“The promise of implementing a
solid IG program is in the opportunity it provides for both in-house and
outside counsel to apply their legal expertise to initiatives that can
transform an organization’s business, while still complying with complex legal
and regulatory requirements. In-house counsel has an important role
to play in championing the idea of having a uniform, coherent approach to IG –
one that weaves together corporate policies and procedures touching on data,
information and records.”
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Achieving Better eDiscovery Outcomes through Better IG - May 18, 2017 at 2:00 PM EDT/ 6:00 PM GMT.
to Hire, Train, Develop Objective for, and Supervise a Records
Management and Information Governance Team - June 15, 2017 at 2:00 PM
EDT/ 6:00 PM GMT
The EU GDPR Is Coming: How Can Information Governance Policies Help? - June 28, 2017 at 12:00 PM EDT/ 4:00 PM GMT
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