• 2014 Introduction to Knowledge Strategy by Shannon Spangler (ARMA Metro NYC Exchange, January-February 2014) I’ve been on a knowledge management soapbox for as long as I can remember, perhaps even before the term was coined. More than 25 years ago, I started my law practice …Read More

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • 2013 The Case is Closed. Where Are Your Documents? by Anne Kershaw, Shannon Spangler and Julie Richer (Association of Corporate Counsel, May 2013) In most companies, law departments own the relationships with outside law firms, ediscovery processing vendors, experts, consultants and hosting vendors. …Read More

 

  • 2012 Defining the Knowledge Strategist by Guy St. Clair featuring Anne Kershaw and commentary by Shannon Spangler (SMR INTERNATIONAL SPECIAL REPORT, NOVEMBER 2012) The general subject for the panel discussion was “Knowledge Management,” with the emphasis on knowledge strategy as an emerging management methodology…Read More

 

  • 2012 The Risks of Electronic Data Over-Preservation by Anne Kershaw and Shannon Spangler ( ABA Woman Advocate Committee, May 25, 2012) Picture this: You’re the risk-management partner for an AmLaw 200 law firm. Sheila, leader of your litigation team, comes to you for advice. …Read More

 

  • 2012 Hoarding Data Wastes Money by Anne Kershaw (Baseline, April 16, 2012) Virtually everyone is hoarding data they no longer need, and it’s costing employers significant sums of money and draining scarce resources to maintain and expand electronic data storage…Read More

 

 

 

  • 2011 Minimizing the E-Discovery Spend: Leveraging Technology with Better Lawyering by Anne Kershaw (February 2011) For the last several years, in-house counsel have been bombarded with a seemingly endless assault of ads, articles, seminars, webinars, emails, blogs, podcasts and tweets – all proclaiming to have effective technical solutions for quelling the rising costs of dealing with the discovery of electronically stored information (ESI)…Read More

 

  • 2010 Ethics and Ediscovery Review By Patrick Oot, Joe Howie and Anne Kershaw (Law Technology News, December 2011) A recent study published by the Ediscovery Institute based on a survey of leading ediscovery providers (Deduping Survey) shows that, despite the technical ability to suppress or consolidate duplicates within an electronic document population…Read More

 

 

 

 

 

  • 2010 Mandating Reasonableness in a Reasonable Inquiry by Patrick Oot, Anne Kershaw and Herbert L. Roitblat (Denver University Law Review 2010) Just as today’s litigators struggle with searching for relevant documents to respond to an opponent’s discovery request, fictional adversaries that existed “[a] long time ago in a galaxy far, far away” had similar trouble locating missing data tapes on a planet-sized battleship… Read More

 

 

  • 2009 EDD SHOWCASE: Highway Robbery? By Anne Kershaw and Joseph Howie (LAW TECHNOLOGY NEWS, August 2009) If you send an e-mail to three people, your system keeps one copy, with all three people listed in the “To” field. If you need to see all your e-mails to just one of those people, you search for that name. It’s still just one copy. Indeed, it would be silly to have multiple copies…read more

 

  • 2007 Cost of E-Discovery Threatens to Skew Justice System by John Bace featuring Anne Kershaw (Gartner, April 2007) A blue-ribbon group of legal scholars, including a U.S. Supreme Court justice, law professors, and attorneys in both corporate and private practice met recently to discuss growing concerns around electronic discovery (e-discovery) …Read More

 

 

  • 2005 Automated Document Review Proves Its Reliability By Anne Kershaw (Digital Discovery & e-Evidence, November 2005) Pushed by cost, time, regulatory and ethical considerations to embrace change sooner rather than later, law firms and clients are increasingly experiencing the impact of electronic discovery technologies…Read More

 

  • 2005 New Electronic Discovery Rules Should Help Solve Legal and Technical Problems By Alfred W. Cortese, Jr., Anne E. Kershaw and Daniel L. Regard II (Digital Discovery & e-Evidence, October 2005) Meaningful amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure governing discovery of electronically stored information (“ESI”) were approved on September 20, 2005 by the U.S. Judicial Conference as recommended by the Conference’s Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure… Read More

Tools alone are not enough. Trust Knowledge Strategy Solutions to work with you to implement an Information Governance strategy with the appropriate balance of policies, processes and technologies. And, we bring to the engagement tested change management techniques to help your organization shape its culture, making effective Information Governance behaviors second nature.