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Early Planning of eDiscovery Data Gathering – Technology Improves Efficiency and Case Knowledge

  Technology is just another tool to be used by lawyers.  But it is an extremely important and valuable tool when joined with People and Processes to form a cohesive strategy.  People, Processes and Technology are all equal players in eDiscovery.  Like all other tools however, technology must be deployed in a timely manner and […]

Email Threading is an Effective Pre-Review Analytic Tool to Improve Early Case Assessment

Introduction Early Case Assessment has come back to the forefront of eDiscovery.  For a number of years, people focused solely on speeding up the document review process and forgot about the importance of culling data to reduce the volume of material that needs to be reviewed.  Given the rapidly increasing volume of ESI, the demand […]

Defensible Custodian Self-Collection is Possible, But it is Not Easy

    Many corporate counsels repeatedly express concern that eDiscovery identification, collection and preservation are extremely costly, time consuming and overly burdensome.  And to add to these concerns that courts continue to issue punitive sanctions for improperly executed ESI preservation. Is self collection the answer?  Given that the volume of ESI continues to expand, alternative approaches […]

No, There is No Legal Requirement that You Read Every Document

Intro There are still many lawyers who believe that they are not doing their job if they don’t read every email, document, spreadsheet, video and all other ESI that gets produced during discovery.  In fact, the opposite is true.  Courts are pushing the idea that you need to use technology to help you get to […]

Using Technology to Reduce Review Costs May Soon Be a Requirement to Recover Fees

      There are lots of reasons to embrace technology during litigation and document review; accuracy, efficiency and client satisfaction rank among the top reasons.  One that must now be added to the list and is generally overlooked by lawyers is the impact that technology may have on court approved fees for work performed […]

Flexible and Customizable Document Grids Improve eDiscovery Productivity

      Most eDiscovery platforms have some version of a document display or document grid that displays your selected documents in a table, providing summary information about a document corpus.  In fact, the document display features are generally available in nearly every stage of your project. They contain the Metadata, document contents and optional […]

Right Click on Terms in Document to Locate and Tag Similar Documents

    When it comes to document review, having the organized ability to search and group documents based on certain content terms allows the document review team to classify large groups of documents shortly after the review begins.  When the document review team can tag groups of documents simultaneously, reviewers can move more quickly through […]

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 […]

Improved Document Tagging During eDiscovery Review

    When it comes to document review, tagging documents is one of the most important steps in the entire eDiscovery process, because those tags become the basis for many litigation decisions.  It is also one of the more mundane tasks that is often performed with review tools that were designed decades ago, with very […]