Enterprise Discovery to Facilitate
Decision-Making and Mitigate Risk
In today’s marketplace, with data repositories across the enterprise growing at exponential rates, internal
knowledge and relevant information is becoming increasingly difficult to find and retrieve when it is needed.
With Enterprise Discovery software, companies’ information silos are indexed in an ‘always current’, centralized
and scalable manner to provide a comprehensive view of corporate operations, intellectual property and
By allowing for such prompt access through enterprise discovery, management is better informed to make
decisions, retain and use critical knowledge, as well as mitigate the risk and cost of litigation. This white paper
presents the various areas of business that benefit from Enterprise Discovery software, including compliance,
litigation preparedness, strategic and operational planning, information security, and human resources
management. Furthermore, it provides detailed guidance on how to select the right Enterprise Discovery
solution for your organization.
In today’s market, more regulation is expected to promote confidence and provide greater stability.1 Enterprise
Discovery solutions help identify which data repositories need to be archived and audited and provide a single
point of access and view of all the information contained on the corporate network. They ensure that the
right decisions are made in the process of implementing and adhering to compliance, such as archiving and
document retention policies. Furthermore, with an Enterprise Discovery solution, mechanisms can be put in
place to monitor and alert when compliance is breached.
Given the current macroeconomic climate, with increased job losses, broken contracts and other economic
hardships, enterprises should expect more litigation and regulation. Enterprise Discovery solutions can reduce
both and benefit a company’s legal operations in a number of ways, including litigation prepared