NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Canon Business Process Services, Inc., a provider of managed services and technology is spotlighting solutions, best practices and insights on the timely topic of information governance next week at the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) Annual Educational Conference and Exposition. The conference, one of the premier events for the legal management field, is taking place May 17—20 at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
The conference theme, “Inspire, Innovate and Lead,” is focused on providing participants with knowledge, connections and solutions for transforming industry changes into opportunities. To support ALA’s emphasis on responding to industry trends Canon experts are addressing why it is critical for law firms and corporate legal department to evolve their recordkeeping process into more comprehensive information governance programs. Whether managed internally or on an outsourced basis, Canon recommends that information governance program initiatives include several key steps that include the following:
Craft a transition plan: As a best practice, Canon recommends beginning a transition plan with what the company terms a Business Process Assessment. This is an in-depth analysis of the current state of an organization’s records management program including strengths and weaknesses and what must be done to maximize positives and address the negatives.
Create a committee for sponsorship: Creating a sponsorship committee is necessary for gathering the support and constructive input that can spell success for implementing what could be a company’s most important program. The highest level of executive sponsorship should be at the helm of the committee.
Implement enduring education: It is important that the organization ensure that it has a records/information manager who is educated in the field, has access to training and is keeping abreast of developments in legal discovery, technology and regulatory requirements that impact the enterprise.
Canon’s recent webcast, “Go from Records Management to Information Governance,” spotlights these and other steps necessary for advancing an existing governance program. The webcast is available for viewing now at http://bit.ly/1Ect7Fe.
About Canon Business Process Services
Canon Business Process Services, Inc. offers a comprehensive portfolio of managed services and technology across information and document management, business process outsourcing and managed specialty staffing. Combining singular experience and process knowledge, Canon Business Process Services helps clients improve operational business performance while reducing costs and risks. Named a Global Outsourcing 100 Leader in 2015 by IAOP for the ninth year; the company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc. Learn more at www.cbps.canon.com and follow us on Twitter @CanonBPO.
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