Are today’s law firms ready for the social age of evidence collection? Distribution of information across various online services leads to a frightening lack of visibility and control for organizations. With the tools and services available to the average consumer, we find today’s business data is much more disparate in nature — meaning it no longer all resides on a physical hard drive that belongs to the organization and that can be referred back to as a concrete source of evidence during a case.
Today’s business data can be found all over the place, in multiple online repositories and communications channels, too few controlled by the organization, and most set up and managed directly by the employee.
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