Los Angeles, CA, October 12, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Today eThemis, Inc., a premier provider of Information Governance and eDiscovery services to organizations seeking to solve process and technology challenges, announced immediate availability of a Whitepaper titled, “The ‘Compelling Event’: Moving the Horse to the Front of the Cart
,” enabling complex organizations to align new technology capabilities with existing resources, yielding preparedness for supporting eDiscovery and Legal Hold obligations.
The paper is authored by Co-Founder, Daniel J. Loper, IT eDiscovery Strategist at eThemis, Inc. Mr. Loper has more than fourteen years of IT experience, with previous positions at Liberty Mutual Insurance Group including managing eDiscovery IT Operations, and at Forsythe Technology, Inc. as a Senior Consultant for the Information Governance and eDiscovery practice. Mr. Loper managed eDiscovery technology on an enterprise system of more than 75,000 desktops/laptops and 7,500 servers in more than 700 locations.
“Organizations do not need to wait for a compelling or triggering event to take place in order to act as it pertains to eDiscovery,” said Matthew L. Miller, Esq., Co-Founder and Legal eDiscovery Strategist, at eThemis, Inc. “As Dan explains in his paper, the key to long term success is investing in an organizations existing resources, by having the right processes and policies in place and providing the support team with the training needed to make an eDiscovery Program actionable. By taking a proactive approach and measuring the maturity level of your organization against industry best-practices, you can gain control over the eDiscovery process, setting achievable goals and reaching them. With proper alignment of Legal, IT, Security and Storage around an organization’s business records, you can maintain compliance with information governance initiatives, while incorporating a repeatable, defensible eDiscovery process to satisfy legal hold obligations,” said Mr. Miller, who has been involved in more than thirty five F500 eDiscovery technology engagements, and has lectured internationally on best practices for eDiscovery Readiness, Legal Hold, Data Remediation, and Information Management from case inception to case closure, since 2008.
This Whitepaper lays the foundation for a successful eDiscovery Program by comprehensively addressing the following four fundamental areas:
1) Creating the eDiscovery Response Team
2) Defining the Requirements
3) Modifying Existing Processes
4) Adjusting Resources
Founded in 2011, eThemis, Inc. provides thought leadership in the Information Governance and eDiscovery fields of legal technology. The company offers a wide range of services designed to empower organizations to mitigate risk, minimize cost, and gain control over internal and external eDiscovery processes.