The Search Is On: State CIO Starting Points for E-Discovery

In its September 2007 Issue Brief entitled “Seek and Ye Shall Find? State CIOs Must Prepare Now for E-Discovery!”, NASCIO raised the importance of State CIO involvement in e-discovery and the need for collaborative state electronic records management activities to properly address e-discovery requests. In this follow-up Research Brief, NASCIO provides starting points for State CIOs to improve the state’s ability to successfully address legal requests for electronic information.

Topics include:

  • Getting Started on Electronic Records Management
  • Managing an Electronic Records Management Initiative
  • The Role of Records Retention Schedules · The Challenge of Retrieving Electronic Information
  • Electronic Records Management Training and Awareness for State Employees