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Building High Performance Project Teams: Some Tips to Consider

We would all like to think that there is a strict formula to follow in order to create productive, high performance project teams.  Yet in reality, there is no definitive checklist that will guarantee success.  In the legal eDiscovery field, the equivalent formula must include equal focus on People, Processes and Technology in order to […]

Built-In Communications Dashboard Improves Project Management- Part 3

Introduction This is Part 3 of a video blog that discusses the role a detailed communication dashboard can have on eDiscovery project management.  Please see Video Blog 32, Built-In Communications Dashboard Improves Project Management for the preliminary discussion. Given the complexity of eDiscovery projects, maintaining project control with a central Dashboard communication system is an […]

End User Software Customization- Cavo eD Created a Platform Within a Platform

      The Issue With the growing complexity of eDiscovery comes increasing eDiscovery software functionality. Each new tool or analytic component adds complexity to software platforms that can make them complex to use and complicated for staff to implement. eDiscovery platforms often have hundreds of options to choose from for power users to get […]

Process Optimization Principles are Needed in eDiscovery, and Where You Can Get Them Right Now

Project Management Project Management has been a topic of conversation in the legal services industry for several decades.  Apparently we are still behind the general curve in terms of implementation of accepted Best Practices in the eDiscovery field.  At the recent ACEDS conference in New York a session was titled, E-Discovery Project Management: Ask for […]

eDiscovery Tagging Rules Can Eliminate Document Tagging Conflicts

    Intro As much as senior staff wants to get started immediately with a document review, it is worth the time at the front end of a project to set up a case properly.  The time spent before document review work begins will pay dividends throughout the course of the review project.  The creation […]

Database Sampling Can Accelerate eDiscovery Knowledge

      Intro Mathematical sampling is a very strong tool to gain a solid representational understanding of a large set of documents.  (This is not to be confused with Predictive Coding which will be covered in a future Blog).  While it sounds advanced and can be difficult to deploy correctly, it can easily assist […]

Non-Linear Workflow Improves eDiscovery Processes

Litigation is not linear, it is messy and often backtracks on itself several times as knowledge increases and evidence is gathered at different stages from investigation through deposition and planning a trial strategy.  It is rare that the knowledge that exists at the beginning of a case is the final information that you need at […]

Prioritized Review – Redux. New Tools, Same Process

At the risk of aging myself I would like to start this discussion with some statements for the sake of clarity.  When I first entered the legal field, everything was done using paper copies (not because we wanted to, but because there was no other alternative); in fact the first computer index summaries to help […]

Skills Every eDiscovery Project Manager Needs to Stay Relevant and Excel

Rather than launch into a series of metaphors about the leadership skills that make a successful sports team and how they are similar to what an eDiscovery Project Manager needs, I am going to treat the job characteristics of Project Manager for what it is.  It is a specialized profession that requires very specific skills.  […]

The Multiple Roles of Early Data Assessment and Why Lawyers Can’t Afford to Ignore It Anymore

Early Data Assessment (sometimes confused with Early Case Assessment) used to be viewed by many in the litigation world as a luxury that could only be implemented by those involved in large corporate cases with huge litigation budgets.  It was expensive to implement, complicated to understand and didn’t appear to be “required” by any court […]