Gartner Research

Managing E-Discovery in the Digital Workplace

Published: 03 February 2015

ID: G00271196

Analyst(s): Garth Landers, Jie Zhang


Mobile device use and new content and communications channels present challenges and risks, including process and technology hurdles, policy execution, and privacy. This research addresses two major impacts for e-discovery personnel who must support and manage e-discovery requests and technology.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Greater privacy challenges in the digital workplace due to increased use of mobile and social technologies make e-discovery less efficient and more costly for e-discovery personnel, including legal and IT groups
  • Mobile devices and social media complicate the established e-discovery practices of collection and identification that are managed by IT personnel

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