E-Discovery Processing Workflows Explained – What is De-NISTing?

By Josh Markarian | March 23, 2022

De-NISTing is the standard eDiscovery practice of removing system files, and other non-user generated ESI from a dataset during the data processing stage. NIST refers to the acronym of National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Interesting IoT Statistics and How it Applies to E-Discovery

By Josh Markarian | February 25, 2022

Our daily lives are constantly evolving, and the Internet of Things (IoT) plays a massive role in that. Devices that were once standalone products such as the thermostat, vehicle sensors, medical implants, alarm systems, and garage doors can now all be networked to the internet. So, what exactly is the IoT?

Considerations for Building an Effective ESI Protocol

By Josh Markarian | February 15, 2022

Having a clear and straightforward ESI protocol in place upfront reduces back and forth time between counsel and overall discovery costs. Additionally, an effective ESI Protocol lowers the chance of disputes arising during discovery and ensures cooperation between parties.

OCR Basics – Converting Images to Searchable Text

By Josh Markarian | January 26, 2022

Optical Character Recognition, commonly known as OCR, is a term you hear frequently in the legal space when it comes to processing, reviewing, and producing documents. As with any tool, OCR should be used strategically and not blindly applied to entire data populations.

What to Expect During A Forensic Data Collection

By Josh Markarian | January 11, 2022

For those who do not work in digital forensics or deal with forensic data collections and investigations on a regular basis, the thought of going through a collection can be daunting. In this post, we will cover what to commonly expect when going through a forensic collection, both from the point of view of the vendor as well as the client and custodian.

Simplifying Review Databases – Repository Hosting In A Secure Environment

By Josh Markarian | December 27, 2021

TERIS understands the unique demands and processes legal teams require during litigation. As an alternative to in-house systems, TERIS simplifies online document management with complete hosting and repository solutions. Our systems allow us to quickly setup your database and deploy your case for review within hours instead of weeks. 

Realizing eDiscovery ROI With the Help of Technology, Workflows, and Project Management

By Josh Markarian | November 29, 2021

In modern litigation, corporations and law firms need a technological advantage to manage and maneuver through all types of documents, both electronically stored information (ESI) and paper-based materials. Even with state-of-the art technology, workflow, project management, documentation, and information management procedures, the success of a project is dependent on a myriad of factors.  

20 Commonly Used eDiscovery Processing Terms Explained

By Josh Markarian | November 29, 2021

When it comes to data processing and eDiscovery workflows there are various buzzwords and terms that are commonly tossed around in normal conversion. For those unfamiliar with the data handling and processing workflows, these can often be confusing. To aid in that, here are 20 common terms that are used by eDiscovery professionals that relate to the processing stage of the EDRM and overall electronic discovery process.

Cyber Security Tips for Safe Online Shopping This Black Friday & Cyber Monday

By Josh Markarian | November 12, 2021

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday right around the corner, it’s a fitting time to remember to focus on using safe online browsing habits and protecting our information when shopping online. According to Adobe, in 2020 Black Friday online shopping surged 22% to a record $9 billion, and it’s only fair to assume we are going to see another big surge this year. 

The Benefits of Corporate Managed Legal Services

By Josh Markarian | October 25, 2021

There are many benefits to choosing a managed services provider, especially when managing high-volume and complex discovery projects. With managed service projects, the primary goal is long-term cost control via data management, frequent use of data repositories and documented repeatable workflows. 

TERIS works with leading law firms and corporate legal departments. We provide sophisticated consultation-based solutions, state-of-the-art technologies and highly experienced project management.

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