There is a Better Way to Do (Dishes and)… eDiscovery

Published Fri, June 30, 2017 by Suneel Bhagat

In corporate ediscovery, the simple and routine matters that arise frequently pose a burden — a bit like washing dishes. It is important to wash dishes as quickly and efficiently as possible otherwise you run out of dinnerware, the sink and counter get stacked up, and eventually your kitchen is in chaos! Worse yet, careless handling causes broken crockery or glassware — which are both messy and dangerous. That said, no one wants to spend any more time and money on washing dishes than necessary. Similarly, routine ediscovery matters require...

How to Prepare for Mergers and Divestitures in eDiscovery

Published Tue, June 20, 2017 by Debora Motyka Jones, Esq.

As usual, EDI’s Summer Meeting in New York was a great event with informative panels and fun networking. It was there that I had the opportunity to moderate a panel entitled, Buyers, Cellars & Wind-Downs, in which industry experts came together to discuss key issues and risks associated with ESI management, as well as the preservation expectations companies face during acquisitions, mergers, and divestitures. In this recap blog, I will cover the main stages that come about in these situations and key tips from session panelists.

Relativity Fest UK - Top Learnings and Observations

Published Tue, May 30, 2017 by Josh Yildirim

Relativity Fest UK brought together many service providers and users of kCura’s Relativity and gave others a chance to showcase certain tools, technologies, and Relativity add ons. It also provided many litigation support specialists the opportunity to prove their Relativity mettle against a variety of Relativity tests, including the RCA, analytics, review support, and more.

How Lunch With Microsoft Will Change Your eDiscovery Perspective

Published Wed, May 24, 2017 by Grace Voelker

I’m sure you have attended more than one brown bag learning session in your life, as I know I have. Typically, you bring in your sack lunch (that joyous brown fibrous package containing whatever life sustaining nutrients you found in your proximity the night before), and then listen to a subject matter expert enlighten you with the next business, technical, or life changing information that you would otherwise have missed.

Luddites, the Shannon Number, Deepblue, and Technology Assisted Review

Published Wed, April 19, 2017 by Greg Behan

Attorneys are still reluctant to utilize technology assisted review (TAR) in ediscovery even though numerous courts have approved this methodology. There is almost never a circumstance where a large group of contract attorneys will outperform one or two subject matter experts working with TAR in an appropriate feedback cycle. There seems to be a prevailing fear that leads to lack of adoption, and that hesitation most likely stems from the psychological acknowledgment that a computer can outperform its human counterparts. Lawyers, just like...

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