IT Management Slideshow: CIOs and Lawyers: A Match Made in Heaven or Hell?

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 05-23-2012

Can We Talk?

51 percent of respondents said that they have conversations about IT functions with the CIO at least once a month -- a number Gartner says is far too low.

Can We Talk?

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Legal StrategyAmong those respondents who do communicate with their CIO at least once a month, 76 percent reported changing their legal strategies related to IT.

Can We Talk? - Page 2

Corporate Policy

Among those respondents who do communicate with their CIO at least once a month, 82 percent said that they changed their corporate policies to benefit IT.

Corporate Policy

Communication Breakdown

Among those respondents who communicate with their CIO less than once a month, only 44 percent reported changing their IT-related legal strategies.

Communication Breakdown

Policy Review

Among those respondents who communicate with their CIO less than once a month, 56 percent said that they changed corporate policies to benefit IT.

Policy Review

e-Discovery

According to Gartner, E-discovery software, enterprise information archiving and master data management are important investments to support preparedness for and responses to e-discovery.

e-Discovery

Top 3 Legal Technology Investments

1. Email encryption2. Privacy management3. Database encryption

Top 3 Legal Technology Investments

IT Problem Solving

Understanding the CLO's needs can help the CIO "provide thorough and effective solutions [for the legal department], which can increase overall IT satisfaction and enable better-informed decision-making," according to Gartner.

IT Problem Solving