eDiscovery

4 Considerations When Choosing a eDiscovery Provider

Choosing and remaining confident with an eDiscovery provider is based on trust. Building that trust begins with asking the right questions. That said, you may not be sure which questions to ask, especially when it comes to security. You’re pursuing a SaaS option so you don’t have to worry about the nitty gritty of security checks and…

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AI & Machine Learning Within Document Review

Sooner or later, most e-discovery professionals have experienced the pressure of a slow-moving document review. Pressure to reduce time spent with review and cost control is a major reason that eDiscovery is prime real estate for the current blooming use of artificial intelligence (AI) in law. Machine learning is an area of AI that enables…

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FTC Completes Review of CAN-SPAM Rule

Compliance & Governance Update: FTC & CAN-SPAM The Federal Trade Commission announced on February 12, 2019 that it has completed its first review of the CAN-SPAM Rule, which establishes requirements for commercial e-mail messages and gives recipients the right to opt out of receiving them. The Commission voted to keep the Rule with no changes. The…

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2019 eDiscovery Predictions

With the start of a new year comes a new round of innovation for the realm of eDiscovery. With 2018 seeing the adoption of more analytic based EDRM models, expanding concerns and adoptions to information governance policies, technological advancements & more we can only expect 2019 to be a year of growth. Since we can’t…

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3 Ways the eDiscovery Industry Continues to Grow

The eDiscovery market is growing rapidly. The industry is expected to explode by 15.6% by 2021. Because the processes around eDiscovery are complex, many potential clients are just learning of its potential. eDiscovery is the technological discovery, identification, and collection of electronically stored information (ESI) to be used in various forms of investigation. eDiscovery professionals possess…

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6 Security Steps To Take With Laptops, Smartphones, and Flash Drives

Laptops, smartphones, and flash drives save lawyers from packing heavy briefcases stuffed with paperwork. However, this convenience comes with a price — the security risks are substantial. According to William Quick, a sole practitioner in Clayton, MO who teaches and lectures on technology topics, “Identity theft is a mushrooming problem that Congress and the states…

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Why Your Firm Needs a Mobile Device Policy

The convenience and functionality of mobile phones, tablets, and laptops enable our content hungry lives. Each year, we become more dependent on constant use of mobile devices to keep up with our professional and personal lives.  Mobile technology is so ingrained in our daily life, we use it to shop, email, search the web, navigate,…

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15 eDiscovery Blogs for Legal Professionals (Updated)

The complexities of eDiscovery make constantly following recent eDiscovery news and developments a necessity for most legal professionals. EDiscovery is a part of all forms of litigation and continues to grow and evolve at an astounding rate. Fortunately, there are a number of blogs that track eDiscovery developments and we’ve compiled an updated list of…

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4 Basic eDiscovery Search Habits to Break

  1) Improper deduping practices When working with data filters within your eDiscovery search strategy, make sure that you only deduplicate your results AFTER running your keyword search. Failure to do this risks inadvertently excluding and missing items that fit your date range but were deduped against earlier copies of the same items outside of…

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Considering eDiscovery Options? Understanding Time, Risk, and Cost

Balancing time, risk, and cost in the conduct of electronic discovery continues to be one of the greatest challenges faced by legal professionals today. Technology advances, laws which further define electronically stored information (ESI), and current economic conditions all serve to increase both the importance and complexity of meeting this challenge of “balance”.   With…

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