Electronic information has changed the way we do business and how government investigations and legal matters and managed. Email is now the leading form of communication and the amount of data generated electronically has led to entire industries dedicated to handling digital storage needs.
Times have changed. Customer needs have changed. The question is…do you have the courage to change with them? iCONECT became a well-known company in the litigation support industry by developing innovative products.
If the blockbuster film “The Social Network” taught us anything, it was that lawyers know social media, but too often in a laugh-inducing, three-steps-behind “My Cousin Vinny” way. While statistics show that a majority of legal professionals use social media, those numbers can be misleading.
When an organization becomes a party in a legal action, the way in which its documents are handled can ultimately affect the outcome of the case, and since settlements can amount to millions of dollars, securing data is not just a best practice, it is a necessity.
We live in a world where electronically stored information literally surrounds us in smartphones and social media. However, many attorneys refuse to use technology to help review discovery. Even worse, there are lawyers who simply fear electronic discovery.