Needle in an e-haystack
Document retention is a key issue for legal departments. With 70% of all data now stored electronically, lawyers need to have easy access to their clients electronic documents, says Tom Hopkinson
Lawyers and companies today are faced with a new world of electronic evidence. The way in which we communicate, conduct business and store information has changed fundamentally over recent years. Research in the US estimates that 2.8 billion e-mails are sent every day with predictions that this will grow by 150% annually. More than 90% of all documents are created, viewed and stored electronically and over 70% of these electronic documents are never printed to paper.
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