The Information Governance Initiative is supported by these leading providers of Information Governance products and services.
ACTIVE NAVIGATION | WEBSITE
“Marvelous news! Well done Barclay and team for launching this long-needed IG think tank and forum,” said Peter Baumann, CEO of Active Navigation Inc. “Not a day too soon, and the Active Navigation team looks forward to working with the other IGI charter supporters to develop this critical business capability.”
DAEGIS | WEBSITE
Daegis Inc. is a global enterprise software company that provides solutions to manage, modernize, and mobilize data. Daegis provides comprehensive offerings for information governance, application migration, application development, and data management. Their products include leading-edge software for enterprise information archive and eDiscovery, mobile application development, Lotus Notes/Oracle Forms application migration, and data management. Approximately 20% of Fortune 100 companies use our solutions. Daegis is headquartered in Irving, Texas and serve a worldwide customer base through our offices in California, New Jersey, Australia, Canada, France, Germany and the UK.
DTI | WEBSITE
DTI is a legal process outsourcing (LPO) company serving law firms and corporations around the globe. DTI helps its clients accelerate the changes they must make to remain competitive. DTI is a preeminent leader in the management of information and processes. The company manages risks and minimizes costs associated with complex litigation and compliance functions. Its extensive experience in eDiscovery, managed services and litigation support is unmatched in the industry.
DUFF & PHELPS | WEBSITE
Duff & Phelps’ Legal Management Consulting provides strategy & operational improvement, technology implementation, information governance and legal information lifecycle management to the entire enterprise. Our Information Governance (“IG”) solutions are designed to help clients maximize the value of their information while minimizing associated risks and costs. Our IG consultants work with clients to develop comprehensive proactive Information Governance (“IG”) solutions through: IG Gap Assessment, Program Strategy Design, Program Implementation, Big Data Governance Strategies, Legacy Data Management Strategies, and Data Integration during Mergers, Acquisitions or Divestitures.
EQD | WEBSITE
EQD provides practical and innovative answers to Information Governance challenges that are rooted in experience. EQD’s team includes tenured professionals who have influenced and implemented IG policies in large corporate institutions. What’s more, EQD has had a foothold in the legal industry since 1994 as discovery, and later ediscovery, specialists. That knowledge lends a unique downstream perspective that is centered on reducing legal obligations and costs by mitigating data and risks earlier in the process through efficient and defensible procedures and technology. “EQD is pleased to work with IGI and other leaders in the field shaping the future of Information Governance," said Michael J. Medrano, President and CEO at EQD.
EQUIVIO | WEBSITE
“Data has become very big, with costs and risks close in tow,” said Amir Milo, CEO of Equivio. “Organizations just have to regain control over their data, and the sooner the better. Recently, some great work has started to emerge, the joint product of technologists and lawyers, working in close cooperation with corporations, which has the potential to re-define the space. The IGI is perfectly timed because it can help us all share and foster the development of this emerging knowledge base and work together to take information governance to the next stage.”
EXTERRO | WEBSITE
Exterro was founded with the simple vision that applying the concepts of process optimization and data science to the way companies respond to litigation would drive more successful outcomes at a lower cost. To this day, we remain committed to this vision as we deliver E-Discovery and Information Governance software solutions that help organizations manage their information assets more efficiently.
HP AUTONOMY | WEBSITE
HP Autonomy software processes unstructured human information, including social media, email, video, audio, text, and web pages. Using HP Autonomy's information management and analytics technologies, organizations can extract meaning in real time from data in virtually any format or language, including structured data. A range of purpose-built market offerings help organizations drive greater value through information analytics, unified information access, archiving, e-discovery, enterprise content management, data protection, and marketing optimization.
HURON CONSULTING GROUP | WEBSITE
Huron helps organizations plan and implement strategic information governance initiatives and programs. Our approach is comprehensive in that we are able to deliver governance solutions, enabling technology strategies and business process improvements that take into consideration retention and disposition, privacy and security, eDiscovery and compliance requirements and best practices. Solutions include the design, development, and implementation of all aspects of effective information management programs, including comprehensive assessments and gap analyses, development of global records retention schedules, privacy policies and programs, design and implementation of enabling technologies, and planning for change management.
iDISCOVERY SOLUTIONS | WEBSITE
iDiscovery Solutions (iDS), an award-winning, legal technology expert services ﬁrm with offices in DC, Costa Mesa, and Seattle, has been influencing the intersection of law and technology since it’s inception in 2008. iDS provides consulting, solutions, analytics and expert services in the areas of electronic discovery, digital forensics, information governance and enterprise applications. At iDS, they know that Information Governance is an ongoing commitment that requires comprehensive understanding and in-depth industry knowledge to fully realize true ROI. iDS' xiGSM platform is a tailored strategy focused on people, process and procedure, implemented by industry experts and experienced consultants utilizing best practices in order to maximize the value of your information, while decreasing risk, maintaining compliance and reducing costs.
“iDS is excited to be a supporter of, and contributor to, the IGI, it’s mission, and it’s goals,” said Trent Livingston, Director at iDiscovery Solutions. “IGI will be a catalyst for everyone involved in information governance, from corporations building their IG programs to companies that provide innovative solutions to help ensure the success of those programs. We look forward to contributing in the advancement of the industry through IGI and our customized, state-of-the art methodologies.”
IRON MOUNTAIN | WEBSITE
Iron Mountain is a storage and information management company, assisting more than 156,000 organizations in 36 countries on five continents with storing, protecting, and managing their information. Organizations in every major industry and of all sizes—including more than 94 percent of the Fortune 1000—rely on Iron Mountain to store and manage their information.
KROLL ONTRACK | WEBSITE
Kroll Ontrack provides technology-driven services and software to help legal, corporate and government entities as well as consumers manage, recover, search, analyze, produce and present data efficiently and cost-effectively. In addition to its award-winning suite of software, Kroll Ontrack provides data recovery, data destruction, electronic discovery and document review.
MINDSEYE | WEBSITE
Mindseye is a leading provider of eDiscovery software solutions. The company’s discovery platform provides organizations with a single unified view of their corporate information. Mindseye’s industry-leading search and analysis capabilities visually connect key patterns, relationships, and concepts to enable an in-depth understanding of the facts in a matter of hours instead of weeks. Guided by knowledge of the right information at the right time, organizations can make effective business decisions for resource estimates, strategy development, and data prioritization. The technology can be tightly integrated with an enterprise’s overall information management practices to enable development of a more repeatable and consistent process.
“With the continuing explosion of data volumes and formats, information is complex to understand and this makes governance harder not easier," shared Jeff Fehrman, Chief Strategy Officer at Mindseye. "The IGI is a much-needed initiative to help build best practices and establish the building blocks that educate organizations to improve their governance efforts. Mindseye is thrilled to be working with the IGI to help find new ways to make information as valuable as possible.”
NUIX | WEBSITE
"Nuix is thrilled to be a charter supporter of the IGI. At Nuix, our mission is to enable organizations to make fact-based decisions and our passion is making the impossible, possible. The IGI will be an important accelerator for the IG community, bringing together practitioners, thought leaders, technologists and service providers in an open forum to innovate and develop 21st century approaches to new and old information problems alike," said Julie Colgan, Nuix Director of Information Governance Solutions. "We look forward to being a proactive contributor to driving the industry forward."
OPENTEXT | WEBSITE
“Information is a key corporate asset that needs to be effectively managed and leveraged to drive innovation and growth," said Lynn Elwood, VP Enterprise Product Marketing at OpenText, Inc. "We are entering an era of ‘Big Content’ where unstructured content continues to accumulate in massive volumes. A strong information governance program is critical to protecting the content, protecting the organization, and unlocking the value in our information. The IGI is perfectly timed to provide advice, knowledge-sharing, and best practices that reach across disciplines to steer information governance programs and professionals.”
RATIONAL ENTERPRISE | WEBSITE
Rational Enterprise transforms the way organizations think about Information Governance by providing a single software solution for the management of enterprise information. The Rational product suite consists of Rational Governance, Rational Review, and Rational Analytics; all three products share a unified platform and are fully integrated, and together provide a robust method for gaining visibility into, control over, and an understanding of enterprise data for various undertakings, including information lifecycle management; governance, risk, and compliance; data privacy and security; e-discovery preparedness and response; and big data analytics.
Rational Enterprise software supports comprehensive Information Governance by creating a unified index of the text and metadata of all unstructured enterprise content — information that is used to analyze data in place and in near real time, without the need for collection. Managed content is constantly audited and can be searched, viewed, and organized using automated analytical tools to provide an organization with actionable data insights and metrics. Furthermore, the software can codify highly customized Information Governance policies and explicitly control documents to enforce actions including preserve, destroy, copy, and move — all from a central location.
RECALL | WEBSITE
“As a global leader in information management, Recall is proud to support the IGI in its mission to advance Information Governance practices and technologies,” said Recall’s Global Vice President and General Manager, Information Governance & Records, Rob Hamilton. “Information Governance is now a mission-critical objective for organizations around the world. We look forward to partnering with the IGI and its community to define global standards for securely managing the ever-increasing volume and variety of physical and digital information.”
RECOMMIND | WEBSITE
“Recommind is excited to be a charter supporter of the IGI as we collectively drive the information governance market forward, helping the members leverage advanced technologies to solve historically difficult business challenges (Privacy, RIM, eDiscovery) – all of which are rapidly accelerating,” said Dean Gonsowski, Esq., VP Business Development and Associate General Counsel at Recommind.
RSD | WEBSITE
Founded in 1973 in Geneva, with offices in New York, Boston, Geneva, Paris, Bratislava, London, Singapore and Sydney, RSD is the leading provider of information governance (IG) solutions for the enterprise. RSD products help companies reduce operating costs and risk exposure, while maximizing the value of corporate information assets, through robust information governance programs that span multiple jurisdictions and decades-long lifecycles. RSD solutions for information governance, output management, and document archiving and retrieval support millions of users worldwide. Our products and services are offered around the globe – both directly and through strategic business partners.
“Since early in 2010, RSD has been on the forefront of understanding the challenges around information governance and developing a purpose-built information governance platform,” said Ed Hallock, Head of North American Marketing at RSD. “We are thrilled to be part of the IGI community so we can continue learning from our peers and share how our strategy is helping address information governance issues for our customers.”
VIEWPOINTE, LLC | WEBSITE
Viewpointe®, a leading cloud provider of information governance and payments exchange services, is recognized for its national, trusted archive of digital information containing over 33 petabytes and growing. With expertise in serving highly regulated industries, Viewpointe offers the scale, security and best-in-class infrastructure needed to meet the most complex content management and information governance requirements. Viewpointe’s information governance platform, OnPointe®, leverages your existing technology investments and streamlines your information governance processes, management, access and storage via a private cloud, helping you mitigate risk, increase efficiencies and reduce costs.
XEROX | WEBSITE
“Information overload has serious implications for organizations,” said Sheila Mackay, VP of eDiscovery Consulting at Xerox Litigation Services. “They increasingly need to find value in their data to be more competitive; meet the myriad regulatory, compliance, and legal requirements; and more efficiently address the costs and risks of storing, managing, and retrieving ever-increasing volumes of data. We are excited to be at the forefront of this strategic initiative to help facilitate dialogue among industry stakeholders and develop an effective and actionable information governance framework.”
ZL Technologies | WEBSITE
ZL Technologies, Inc. makes Unified Archive® software (“ZL UA”) to enable large enterprises to manage all unstructured content such as e-mail and files, to satisfy corporate analytics and archiving needs for e-Discovery, records management, regulatory compliance, corporate governance, storage management. It also enables the same unstructured content to become the organization’s Corporate eMemory® for competitive advantage, such as sharing knowledge, experts, and history across the enterprise. ZL UA’s unique differentiator is its unified architecture, which consolidates all applications and billions of documents under one platform, thus eliminating today’s fractured data silos which significantly raise operating costs and legal risks. Demonstrating a proven track record with Global 500 customers and strategic partnerships with major players such as Oracle, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and SunGard, ZL has emerged as the technology leader in harnessing unstructured “Big Data” for strategic advantage.
ZYLAB | WEBSITE
“This initiative will help our clients, who, along with reducing e-discovery costs, face the information risk management challenges of long term sustainable archiving, the dark side of big data, international privacy, security, and ever-changing compliance and regulatory requirements,” said Mary Mack, Enterprise Technology Counsel at ZyLAB. “ZyLAB is proud to participate as a charter supporter of the Information Governance Initiative to contribute to the growth of this global, cross-organizational, cross-functional community.”
DRINKER BIDDLE LLP | WEBSITE
Drinker Biddle recognizes that information governance is an integral part of corporate governance and risk management. We understand that skillfully governing a business includes skillfully governing its information, leveraging that information for best use, and avoiding the risks excess information can create. What distinguishes information governance from mere information management is that it determines why a business creates and utilizes information, not simply how. When a business knows why it creates and uses information, it can leverage that information for its best use and minimize the risks inherent with the over-retention of data.
TRITURA IG | WEBSITE
We live in an era of Internet-scale enterprise infrastructure, powerful analytical tools, and massive data sets from which we can potentially wring profound new insights about business, society, and ourselves. This is an era of unprecedented scrutiny from courts and regulators, an era where the difference between the winners and losers is mastery of information.
VIALUMINA | WEBSITE
ViaLumina is a specialized professional services practice offering information governance consulting services. We help our clients maximize the value of information and comply with legal requirements for its management. ViaLumina accomplishes this by providing a range of Records and Information Management (RIM), compliance, assessment, implementation, training, and other professional services. ViaLumina consultants have helped the world’s leading institutions achieve clarity about their information environment, and thereby minimize the risks—and maximize the benefits—of information.