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It’s stressful for workers these days, and Covid-19’s impact has been far-reaching on economic activity and our way of working both now and in the future. With the recurring waves of the virus spreading throughout global communities, life’s rules for engagement seem to be held hostage by the pandemic. Workers must deal with business closures, quarantine requirements, social distancing recommendations,
Continue Reading Mental Health And The Workplace

As Hanzo celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month, I have the excellent opportunity to highlight another fellow team member representing the Hispanic community. This month, I am featuring Gerardo Madrid. He’s a genuinely kind, hard-working person who also happens to have some phenomenal artisanal talents that make me crave going to New York and meeting him in person. Read
Continue Reading Meet Team Hanzo: Gerardo Madrid, Bringing Empathy & Creativity To Help People Thrive At Work

After over a year and a half of dealing with a global pandemic, remote work is here to stay and so are the collaboration and messaging tools that make remote work actually work.  Moreover, collaboration applications are changing the way organizations create, share and retain vital business data; and as a consequence, require those organizations to re-think how they approach
Continue Reading [Survey] Second Annual Hanzo + ACEDS Collaboration Data Benchmark

It’s National Hispanic Heritage Month, and so the Hanzonian I am shining the spotlight on is Mariana Rosario. She is dynamic, organized, and a true force of nature. She also is passionate about problem-solving for enterprises grappling with managing complex SaaS data for legal and compliance risk management. 
Continue Reading Meet Team Hanzo: Mariana Rosario, Latina, Dynamic, and Undeterred

At Hanzo, we embrace the idea that employees should bring their whole selves to work. As part of our culture, we’re encouraging Hanzonians to take the time to acknowledge and celebrate their ethnic, racial, and cultural backgrounds. Given that Hispanics make up 18% of the population in the U.S., this month, we recognize Hispanic/Latinx communities and their cultures at work
Continue Reading Hanzo Honors National Hispanic Heritage Month

As we look back on the six-month grant funding Hanzo received from Innovate UK’s Sustainable Innovation Fund, we’re excited by the progress we’ve made and the new paths we have before us. If you missed my earlier posts, the fund was created to help companies recover from the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We applied for a grant
Continue Reading Wrapping Up Hanzo’s Innovate UK Grant: Using Artificial Intelligence to Identify Misbehaviour in Slack

Imagine you’re working on a relatively straightforward litigation matter involving a contract. You’ve agreed that “delivery” is a key search term for discovery. But as you’re reviewing your opponent’s production, you come across a single text message that asks, “Will you accept that delivery?”
Continue Reading Case Law Summary: Context Is Crucial for Interpreting Messages in Ediscovery

Since the legal profession put the “e” in “ediscovery,” we’ve had to grapple with new data types. First, there was email, along with documents, spreadsheets, and databases. We learned how to manage text messages, image and video files, and eventually data from collaboration applications like Slack. Now, there’s another frontier: ediscovery of data from productivity and project management tools
Continue Reading New Frontiers in Ediscovery: Collecting and Reviewing Data From Atlassian Apps

Ediscovery is an unforgiving pursuit. Err on the side of collecting too little data, and you may find that you don’t have the helpful evidence you need (or that your opponent is rightfully demanding). On the other hand, if you err the other way by collecting too much data, you’ll soon realize that you’re paying to process and host volumes
Continue Reading Want to Save Over 50 Percent on Slack Ediscovery? Only Collect Data Once

How do your teams keep in touch and stay on top of projects and shared responsibilities in today’s remote work environment? Chances are they’re using at least a few online collaboration platforms like Confluence, Jira, and Trello. Wherever your teams work, are you prepared to capture those business communications to satisfy your ediscovery obligations?
Continue Reading Webinar Recap: Collecting Legally Defensible Atlassian Content and Saving Time Too

In the last few years, data privacy laws and regulations have been big news. Much of the coverage—including one of our recent blog posts—concerned website compliance. Companies scrambled to post notices and forms on their websites to satisfy the requirements of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). While the details vary
Continue Reading Compliance With Data Privacy Laws: Are You Prepared for Data Requests That Implicate Slack?