Controlling Electronic Discovery Cost Through Collaboration — ARMA International Hosts Conference on June 25-26, 2007

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Contact: Ashley Flynn ARMA International
913.312.5561, aflynn@arma.org

Controlling Electronic Discovery Cost Through Collaboration
ARMA International Hosts Conference in June
E-Discovery and Beyond: Harnessing the Power of Collaboration

KANSAS CITY, MO—As organizations continue to grapple with ways to gain control over the escalating cost of electronic-discovery, records and information management has found unprecedented prominence in the board room. But e-discovery is a symptom of a bigger corporate challenge: how do we go about controlling email and other forms of electronically stored information? The answer lies in improving collaboration among managers and eliminating counterproductive silos in business today. Through collaboration your organization will be able to manage records and information better, give you a competitive advantage, and prepare you for the perils of e-discovery. ARMA International has answers at their first annual conference, “E-Discovery and Beyond: Harnessing the Power of Collaboration,” June 25-26 in Kansas City, Missouri.

The conference will explore many dimensions of collaboration and show how it can contribute to organizational performance and control e-discovery. Improved collaboration requires some an organizational change, and it is vital to have the Records and Information Management (RIM), Legal, Compliance, IT, and business units working together in order to comply with regulations, respond to litigation, and make better business decisions. Managers across all these areas of corporate governance are essential for a good information management program, and are encouraged to take advantage of this educational opportunity by attending together as a team.

Attendees will hear from experts at Lehman Brothers, Cargill, Booz Allen Hamilton, Fulbright & Jaworski, K&L Gates, Applied Discovery, Lexakos, Global Cyber Risk, Redgrave Daley Ragan & Wagner, The Glenmont Group, and more. Among topics covered will be the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, e-discovery management, records access and security, and enterprise content management. Speakers will also discuss steps to integrate a RIM program into existing organizational processes, how to train and cultivate new RIM leaders, and how to create a secure, compliant infrastructure. The conference will feature a keynote address from Rick Wolf, founder of the consulting firm Lexakos, and former head of compliance for Cendant Corporation.

E-Discovery and Beyond: Harnessing the Power of Collaboration will take place at the Kansas City Airport Marriott June 25-26, 2007. Space is limited so register yourself or your teams today!

For more information or to get registered for E-Discovery and Beyond: Harnessing the Power of Collaboration please visit the site at www.arma.org/collaboration.

About ARMA International
ARMA International (www.arma.org) is a not-for-profit professional association and the authority on managing records and information. Formed in 1955, ARMA International is the oldest and largest association for the records and information management profession with a current international membership of more than 10,000. It provides education, publications, and information on the efficient maintenance, retrieval, and preservation of vital information created in public and private organizations in all sectors of the economy. It also publishes the award-winning Information Management Journal.

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