The duty to preserve does not cease when an organization migrates data systems. In fact, not only does the duty persist, but it becomes more complex.
Corporate legal teams must collaborate with IT to define a migration plan with processes that defensibly preserve data despite the complexity of a hybrid data world with half in the cloud and half on premise. Since data is not in one place, dual processes are required to ensure compliance is maintained throughout migration.
"In-House Elevated: Close the Gap on Office 365 E-Discovery Success," by Zapproved Sr. Product Manager, Sarah Thompson, addresses what legal and IT teams will need to consider to safely protect discovery data and manage preservation during and after migrating to Office 365.