LAW FIRM INFORMATION GOVERNANCE SYMPOSIUM: 2020 REPORTS

LAW FIRM INFORMATION GOVERNANCE SYMPOSIUM: 2020 REPORTS

Introduction

The Law Firm Information Governance Symposium (LFIGS) reports offer definitions, processes and best practices specifically for information governance within law firms. In 2020, members created four new reports that focus on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on staffing, information security, use of Office 365 and remote working with less paper documents.

Visit the reports here:

Paperless & Remote Working - Woman working on laptop

Paperless & Remote Working

The transition to a digital culture is not a new goal for law firms; in fact, for many it has been an ambitious undertaking for over a decade. However, until recently many firms have experienced varying and sometimes limited degrees of adoption success.
Staffing Efficiencies and Recruiting Strategies in a COVID-19 World - Man on a video call

Staffing Efficiencies and Recruiting Strategies in a COVID-19 World

Working remotely presents substantial opportunities to realize increased efficiencies and economies of scale through centralization and the deployment of functional teams to support broader service delivery.
Privacy, Security & Regulatory Concerns: Rapidly Changing Technology Footprint in the Legal Industry

Privacy, Security & Regulatory Concerns: Rapidly Changing Technology Footprint in Law Firms

This paper outlines the privacy, security and regulatory concerns associated with COVID-19, including new threats, vulnerabilities, technology challenges and information governance complexities.
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The Impact of MS Teams on Law Firm IG

This paper explores topics that law firms should consider to appropriately govern the use of Microsoft Office 365 Teams®. It is intended to provide an initial overview of Teams and provide guidance around the Information Governance (IG) concerns when adopting Teams at a law firm.