Information governance is a set of rules, policies and procedures that govern the way information and data within an organization is stored and managed. Within a law firm, information governance is typically related to the Office of the General Counsel, a function that prescribes and develops the policies for a firm around legal work product management and manages risk related to compliance and litigation. Information governance software helps organizations to manage their information effectively, informed by all relevant data and in compliance with content data regulations. These solutions also enable organizations to effectively manage privacy, compliance, investigation and litigation risks. Mitratech and Exterro are prominent solutions for legal.