Meg McLaughlin, Zapproved: Demystifying Ediscovery for Digital Collaboration Tools


Extract from Meg McLaughlin’s article “Demystifying Ediscovery for Digital Collaboration Tools”

Fifty years ago, legal discovery was relatively straightforward. Paper memos and documents were typed up, copied, and filed away. The arrival of computers and email sparked a dramatic shift as electronic discovery techniques were developed to cope with the explosion of digital records.

Fast forward to 2020, and the pace of digital innovation has been supercharged by the ongoing pandemic, reshaping entire organizations across the globe. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella observed earlier this year that companies underwent “two years’ worth of digital transformation in two months” as they scrambled to enable remote work for employees and roll out digital services for customers.

If you’ve had to learn how to use a collaboration tool, or even several of them, at work in the last few months, you’re not alone

Read more here