With the increasing sophistication of information governance solutions, finely tuned algorithms for data management, and widespread judicial acceptance of technology assisted review (TAR), eDiscovery and document review methodologies are evolving at a frenetic pace. However, while concentrating on technology solutions and innovative approaches for reigning in the explosion of ESI will be essential for nearly … Continue reading The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: The Continued Advantages of Old School Managed Document Review
In conversations with prospects and clients this week, managed review was the hot topic of the day. Interestingly, however, the nature of those conversations was about the versatility that lawyers, information technology professionals, and compliance officers see in managed review. For many people, managed review is about the linear review of documents to determine the responsiveness or … Continue reading The Versatility of Managed Review
Imagine a world where attorneys and their colleagues in IT sit down together and come up with ingenious ways to innovate the eDiscovery process, maximizing efficiencies and cost savings for their company. Seems logical, right? So why doesn’t it happen more often? The reasons are many, but one of the key explanations is that there’s … Continue reading Bridging the Divide between Attorneys and IT Teams: One Privilege Tag at a Time
A casual observer at the eDiscovery 2016 conference in Dublin last week would likely be surprised to learn that eDiscovery has only gained a foothold in the Emerald Isle relatively recently. The conference centered on the wide-ranging benefits and significance of machine learning, predictive coding and other technologies on the practice of eDiscovery. It was … Continue reading In Dublin for eDiscovery 2016 – eDiscovery in Ireland in the Age of the Algorithm
From a U.S. perspective, eDiscovery is a well-established, comprehensive process, codified in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and continuing to evolve as the universe of ESI and Big Data expands. And it’s big business, where dedicated eDiscovery vendors can offer increased efficiencies and cost-savings to corporate clients and law firms managing the demands of large-scale document production in litigation.
A few weeks back, my colleague Ryan Costello wrote about the challenges of staffing document review projects in the EU and Switzerland, and the desired qualifications of reviewers there. As compared to Europe, where discovery is oftentimes a more novel undertaking, discovery in the United States is a regular and familiar process. However, at its … Continue reading A Tale of Projects and People: Staffing Document Review Matters in the United States
With the arrival of 2016, we wanted to share with our blog readers the topics that generated the most interest throughout the year. These topics included eDiscovery best practices, business intelligence, social media and managing corporate legal departments. Written by eTERA’s Todd Haley, Josh Garbarino, Joe Kanka, and Cassey Elder, below are the top 10 eTERA Consulting blog posts with the highest readership in 2015.