Slack and Teams eDiscovery

Slack and Teams eDiscovery Best Practices: eDiscovery Trends

In his latest post, Jim Gill of Hanzo discusses Slack and Teams eDiscovery best practices from Information Governance Through Litigation!

In the blog post titled Ediscovery Best Practices for Slack and MS Teams from Information Governance Through Litigation (available here), Jim provides fourteen Slack and Teams eDiscovery best practices, including 1) four tips for governing data in workplace collaboration tools like Slack and Teams, 2) six tips for collecting data from workplace collaboration tools during litigation, and 3) four tips for choosing legal technology solutions and organizational collaboration tools. Here’s one of the tips for governing data in workplace collaboration tools:

Have a tailored retention policy in place. A tailored retention policy is specific to the needs of your organization. It should take into account the types of data that are stored in your workplace collaboration tools, the regulatory requirements that apply to your organization, and the business needs of your organization. This policy should be developed with input from subject matter experts and stakeholders, including legal and privacy concerns. Getting buy-in from leadership is crucial, as well as ensuring that the policy is workable and reusable. To develop a workable schedule, one needs to understand how the tools are being used and the regulatory framework that the company operates under.


So, what are the other thirteen Slack and Teams eDiscovery best practices tips? Find out here – it’s only one more click! A “tip” of the cap to Jim for all his tips! 😉

So, what do you think? Does your organization use Slack, Teams or both? Please share any comments you might have or if you’d like to know more about a particular topic.

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