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Establishing Information Governance Best Practices for Microsoft 365 Deployments

Microsoft accounts for 92% of the content services market, with most organisations utilising services within Microsoft 365 and/or Microsoft Teams to enable productivity and efficient remote working. In 2020, Microsoft 365 users generated more than 30 billion collaboration minutes in a single day as people communicated, collaborated and created documents at accelerating speed. This pace of adoption and scale of use has made it difficult for many organisations to maintain consistent information governance (IG).

Case Study

FTI Technology’s Connect Delivers Rapid Insights Across Millions of Documents from Emerging Data Sources in IP Theft Matter

A technology company that develops artificial intelligence and autonomous transportation solutions engaged FTI Technology to lead e-discovery and document review in a dispute relating to departing employee theft of intellectual property. In addition to their e-discovery needs, legal counsel and stakeholders from the organization’s compliance team needed experts who could investigate and uncover specific data that contained IP across multiple data sources within the client’s environment and the opposing party’s environment. FTI Technology’s team of emerging data sources experts applied the firm’s proprietary Connect platform to drive quick access and insights into technical files and other sources of IP stored in Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace.

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FTI Technology Provides Information Governance Assessment and Deploys Global Records Management Initiative for Technology Provider

When a global financial technology deployment and management provider sought to migrate its systems to Office 365, its general counsel recognized an opportunity to establish a records retention policy and assess information governance maturity.

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FTI Technology Guides Global Manufacturing Company Through Microsoft 365 Governance and Deployment

A manufacturing company needed to mature its IG posture and data management hygiene. They desired to leverage the cloud and its capabilities to utilize newer applications and available features to increase cross-functional enterprise collaboration. In doing so, they required enhancements to their data governance program and policy adoption of related tools.

Blog Post

Advice From Counsel Featured in Security Technology Executive Magazine

With organizations increasingly challenged to support the modern workplace environment – mobile phones, remote employees, cloud collaboration sites, social media, IM platforms and chatrooms – while keeping this data secure and easily retrievable for legal or regulatory needs, we at FTI conducted the latest iteration of AFC to uncover how legal teams are handling the challenges.

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The Evolution of Predictive Coding in Australia

Phil Smith, a director in FTI Technology’s Melbourne, Australia office, is an expert advisor to clients looking to implement predictive coding. He shared some insights on how the technology is evolving in Australia and FTI’s efforts to help clients update strategies and streamline e-discovery reviews using technology that is still nascent in the region.

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FTI Discusses Information Governance Enforcement in InformationWeek

Sean Kelly highlights steps IG teams can take to build enforcement into their policies from the outset.


Using Information Governance Strategies to Prepare for the GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) goes into effect in roughly one year and yet many companies are still behind in preparing for compliance. This webcast will help you understand the top priorities and challenges with meeting GDPR requirements, how to assess your organization’s exposure, how to prioritize actions and how to take the first steps toward compliance.

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IG Engagement, Enablement and Change to Ensure Policies Aren’t Collecting Dust

Policy enforcement is a challenging task for most organizations – more so for those in regulated industries that have a highly complex legal and compliance profile.

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A Lawyer’s Role in Microsoft 365 Migration

O365 migration should be viewed as a critical business initiative that requires the involvement of the legal department as one of the primary decision makers every step of the way during a migration.

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Microsoft 365 Migration Considerations Discussed in Computer Business Review

With increasing adoption of Microsoft 365 (O365), analysts have indicated the migration process has arisen as an acute pain point from an information governance and e-discovery perspective.


Microsoft 365: Maximizing the Opportunity for Legal & Regulatory Compliance

Microsoft 365 represents a transformational change for how organizations create, share and manage enterprise data. The migration to Microsoft 365 also offers legal teams a once-in-a-decade opportunity to develop and implement industry best practices for e-discovery and information governance. Utilizing Microsoft 365 demos and migration case study examples, this interactive webcast will address the legal and regulatory impacts of Microsoft 365.

Case Study

FTI Technology Helps Build a Better Case for Merger between Two Manufacturing Companies

A large US manufacturing company announced an acquisition of a competing company based in Europe, and faced antitrust investigations from both US and European regulators. The data spanned the globe and a number of formats, including cloud-based Microsoft 365.