Many companies lack formal adequate tools to conduct internal investigations, in part because there is so much to consider. Processes and technology are needed for preservation, collection, processing, and review of data related to internal investigations and it is complicated to know where to begin. But a little bit of upfront effort will improve the outcomes for investigations as they arise, and help you adjust to where the facts will lead, how project scope may change, or what legal and logistical complications may arise.
With the emergence of COVID-19 and work-from-home mandates, investigations have become even more difficult to manage in part because more information can potentially be stored on a variety of mobile devices. As a result, mobile device management (MDM) software and utilities are increasingly important in the identification and collection of data for an internal investigation.
To read more about mobile device management, click here to access the article on The Compliance & Ethics Blog website.