5 Considerations for Digital Record Management

In an increasingly technological world, enterprises can no longer afford to ignore the importance of digital records management. It’s not enough to simply convert paper files into PDFs and toss the physical records into a storage unit. If faced with eDiscovery, managed services give businesses the tools they need for effective discovery and defense. Yet,…

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Interesting IoT Statistics and How it Applies to E-Discovery

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?

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

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.  

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Understanding the Stages of the EDRM (Electronic Discovery Reference Model)

The EDRM (Electronic Discovery Reference Model) refers to both a conceptual framework for understanding the stages within the overall eDiscovery process, and also the EDRM organization and community behind this framework and other resources. The EDRM model consists of nine stages: information governance, identification, preservation, collection, processing, review, analysis, production, and presentation. It essentially serves as a map of the electronic discovery…

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Considerations During the Identification Stage of the EDRM

During the Identification Stage, the goal is to create and deploy a plan to identify, preserve, authenticate, and collect relevant ESI. Through identifying and defining preferred data sources that potentially hold relevant information, outlining defensible protocols to preserve and collect both structured and unstructured data, and establishing the context that this information is being used, legal teams can create a data map to aid in defining the scope of the case.

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Amazon Echo & Smart Devices: Considerations In Litigation And eDiscovery

In recent years the information requests from Law Enforcement have been rising dramatically, with the majority of these requests either being subpoenas, search warrants, and court orders. There has been a colossal increase of over 500% from 2019 to 2020, and then in just the first 6 months of 2021 there has been nearly as many information requests as there was in total in 2020.

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Revisiting ABA’s Law Firm Guide to Cybersecurity – Why You Should Care

Published nearly a year ago, the American Bar Association’s “Law Firm Guide to Cybersecurity” is more relevant than ever. Cybersecurity and Information Governance are major pillars in the legal sector. Law firms, litigation support providers, and corporate legal departments handle extremely sensitive information making it both crucial that these organizations implement cybersecurity best practices and also stay informed in the current techniques hackers are deploying to get access to this information.

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Upcoming Innovative & Virtual eDiscovery & Legal Tech Conferences (Fall 2021)

Events and conferences can be a great resource for further developing your career, whether it be your goal is building your network, furthering your industry-specific education, or any number of other motivators. One benefit or byproduct of the shift towards more remote work across the legal industry is the increased number of online events, webinars, educational resources, and digital content being produced.

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