The Inside Scoop – Taking eDiscovery In-house

Published Fri, July 07, 2017 by Nick Das

Recently, the ediscovery industry has started to see a new trend where there is a desire to take all or part of the ediscovery process in house in order to rein in costs, introduce stricter controls, or both. If you are currently considering taking this step, there are a few items below that you should be aware of that can make this evaluation meaningful and produce desirable results:

Why the Cloud? Three Key Differentiators

Published Wed, July 05, 2017 by Linda Pei

Software as a Service, referred to as SaaS, is one of many service models based on cloud computing that has become prevalent in the last decade. An often quoted definition of SaaS is, “a software distribution model in which a third-party provider hosts applications and makes them available to customers over the Internet.” (Definition: Software as a Service (SaaS), 2016) In many cases, the provider is not actually hosting anything but instead leveraging a third-party hosting (cloud) solution such as Amazon Web Service (AWS), Google Cloud...

Why eDiscovery is Moving to the Cloud From 4 Lighthouse Thought Leaders

Published Mon, July 03, 2017 by Grace Voelker

In the past five years, the ediscovery industry has taken leaps and bounds to align itself with innovative technology. Processes that were once dependent on pounds of paper, redaction tape, and copying machines have been completely replaced by terabytes of data and software infrastructure. To date, one of the largest investments made by companies is migrating to the cloud. Since my transition to the ediscovery industry, I have been extremely curious about why ediscovery is moving to the cloud and set out to discuss this phenomena with...

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.

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