Strategic Expertise at the Convergence of Business, Legal and Technology

The inclusion of technology in nearly all facets of modern life has created a series of obstacles which can complicate cases and the understanding of the interaction of the parties and incidents.

Often, more time and effort are spent researching the “what-is” and “how-to” aspects of technology than is needed. This is due to a lack of expertise of the technology by the professional (i.e. Attorney, Certified Public Accountant, Consultant, etc.) and their client(s), business leaders and stakeholders. This can result in the delay of response, improper approach, increased costs, risk and liability.

Our eco-system of professional partners and experts possess a wide-ranging breadth of skills related to many applications of modern computing and Internet technologies, and more importantly, the ability to interpret what is fundamentally important to the situation and translate it to common legal and business speak for easy management and possible remedy thereof.

From compliance efforts, risk assessments and data security reviews, to systems design and management and everything in-between, our consultants will provide you with the reporting, documentation and outcomes that your business needs to succeed. See the Areas of Expertise section for a complete listing of our core competencies.

 

Areas of Expertise


Data Security, Compliance, Policies and Procedures

Many industries have very specific compliance regulations, policies, and/or procedures that your business may have to follow, or prepare for, in order to prevent complaints, fines, or lawsuits. Betterchips Consultants have experience in performing assessments and designing systems to comply with regulations across many industries including web hosting, data processing, and healthcare. If you need assistance in understanding your industry regulations, or need a third party assessment, Betterchips Consultants will be there. For example, we can assist you in building any of the following for your business:

  • Systems Best Practices, Policies, Procedures and Compliance
  • Technical Compliance for HIPAA/HITECH
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Inventory of Processing Activities, Gap Analysis, Data Protection Impact Assessment, Privacy Impact Assessment, Privacy Organization
  • California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) including Data Mapping, Processing and Methodologies
  • Privacy by Design/Default
  • Technical Risk Assessment and Audit
  • Cybersecurity, Data Security and Data Breach Prevention
  • Incident Response Plan, Investigation and Remedy
  • Project Management for Complex Casework

Contracts, Negotiations and Purchasing

A contract is only as reliable as its weakest clause. Proper analysis of the technological requirements before entering an agreement is a key component to ensuring that the end results meet the expectations of all parties. Betterchips Consultants have many years of experience in facilitating negotiations and aiding in the planning, development, and execution of agreements of all types as they pertain to various technologies and their uses.

  • Master Service Agreements
  • Service Level Agreements
  • Software License Agreements
  • Reseller and Sublicensing Agreements
  • Privacy and Terms of Use Agreements
  • Business Associate Agreements for HIPAA/HITECH
  • Processor, Controller and Other 3rd Party Agreements for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
  • Vendor and Service Provider Contract Negotiations
  • Technology Sourcing and Purchasing Logistics

Infrastructure, Servers and Administration

Betterchips Consultants have a combined 50 years of experience designing, implementing, maintaining, and utilizing computing and hosting solutions scaling from single virtual machines to colocation-ready data center environments. We have the experience you need to assess the performance, reliability, and security of your current infrastructure, or to design one around your business needs and objectives. Betterchips Consultants have experience in the following areas of Infrastructure, Servers and Administration that may benefit your business:

  • Superscalar Cloud Computing Systems Architecture, Design and Operation
  • Data Center Design, Build and Operation (Electrical and Mechanical)
  • Systems Engineering and Administration (Linux and Windows)
  • Network Engineering and Operations (WAN/LAN/Wireless)
  • Telecommunications Design, Implementation and Management (RBOC, LEC, VoIP Data)
  • Vendor Negotiation, Selection and Management
  • Multi-Vendor Collaboration, Interoperability and Management
  • Service Contract Review (Formulation, Disputes, Issues)

Digital Investigation and Analytics

Having a successful business is not simply a matter of providing products or services. It is also important to know how to manage your business goals, market expectations and reputation, and how to protect against any number of possible attacks or detriments that could occur. Many of these situations can come suddenly and may be unexpected. When that happens, you need to have a reliable and responsible team of experts on hand to help resolve those issues and prevent them from occurring again in the future. Betterchips Consultants have experience across many industries and situations and can provide the expertise you need to navigate them. If you need assistance with any of the following areas, let Betterchips Consultants be the Ace up your sleeve:

  • Internet and Web Presence Analysis, Promotion, Filtration and Mitigation
  • Social Media Investigation and Reputation Management (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google, Yelp, and more)
  • Big Data Analytics Information Gathering, Compilation and Reporting
  • Cyber-forensics (Website, Email, Database, Logs, Scripts, and more)
  • Domain Disputes and Issues
  • Spoofing, Phishing, Hacking, Cyber-Hijacking, Denial of Service Attacks (DoS and DDoS)
  • Expert Witness and Opinion
  • Investigation, Analysis and Reporting

Consolidations, Mergers and Acquisitions

In today's economy, business mergers and acquisitions are happening every day. Whether the resulting integration is successful or not relies on a number of factors including a thorough review of technical compatibility, data and process comparison, and proper planning and execution of data and process adaptation. Betterchips Consultants can provide a third party unbiased review of potential mergers or acquisitions to ascertain the probability of success, or to plan out the requirements and processes necessary to ensure it.

  • Technical Systems Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Systems Consolidation (Corporate and Platform)

Application Design and Development

An application can only be as successful as it is planned to be. Proper requirements, assessment, and implementation of those requiremens should be a well-thought-out and documented process in order to ensure a successful launch. Betterchips Consultants have many years of experience in designing and aiding in the development of both stakeholder and customer facing applications of all sizes. No matter where you are in the design or development process, we can help make sure you make it to final launch and execution.

  • Business and Technical Logic, Interpretation and Requirements Formulation
  • Application Development Design, User Interface and Programming
  • Application Bring-to-Market and Launch

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Confidential and Attorney-Client Work Product Privileged

By engaging our technology experts through an attorney, clients enjoy the cloaking benefit of Attorney-Client Privilege, shielding any potential findings from discovery. With privacy and data sensitivity a core concern of every client, all work product and correspondence are kept in strict confidence, with communication going solely through the engaging attorney, unless otherwise requested. Attorney recommendations for legal services can be provided to both our attorney and business clients alike.

Expert Witness and Opinion

We are a seasoned team of Professional Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) with a mindful approach to technology comprehension, cyber investigation and reporting. Our legal partners and business clients rest well knowing that we take the utmost care with each case and can service expert opinion and testimonial requirements with confidence and accuracy.

We Are Your Team

Once your firm or business has engaged us for services, we’ll work with you on a direct, professional basis. We treat every client, regardless if they’re a solo-practitioner, senior partner or energetic entrepreneur, with the utmost decency and nonjudgmental attitude possible. Every client becomes a member of our team, and likewise, we become a member of yours, with all of the concern and scrutiny any stakeholder would have.

Around the Clock Access

We understand the time-sensitive nature some cases can have and that emergencies can happen at any time. Our members take comfort in knowing that we’re available 24/7 to assist with critical situations and mitigate damages whenever possible. To us, time is always of the essence.

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Betterchips Consulting Corp. has been a trusted resource and advisor to its clients since 1997. We serve the technological and business strategy needs of Attorneys, Accountants, Consultants and Business Professionals of all types and sizes. To find out how we can help you, contact us today!

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