Electronic Discovery for the Rest of Us: Part 2

on Mon, Jul 12, 2021 By | Tom O'Connor | 0 Comments | Best Practices Trends
 
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eDiscovery Triage - Exceptions, Unusual Files, & OCR

on Tue, Jun 29, 2021 By | Robert Powell | 0 Comments | Best Practices
What should you consider directly after processing?   In order to become self sufficient in eDiscovery, you will have to accept the following facts. 1) Regardless of eDiscovery platform, not all documents can be opened. 2) Regardless of eDiscovery platform, not all documents can be indexed  
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ACEDS announces Partnership Renewal with Digital WarRoom

on Tue, Jun 29, 2021 By | Bill Gallivan | 0 Comments | Best Practices Trends Conferences
The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), the world’s leading e-discovery training and certification professional association and part of The BARBRI Group, today announced the renewal of their strategic partnership with Digital WarRoom.
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ESI Discovery Protocol - What To Include

on Wed, Dec 02, 2020 By | Jeremy Greer | 0 Comments | Best Practices
An Electronically Stored Information (ESI) Protocol is a negotiated agreement between parties in litigation that governs how relevant electronic documents will be identified, preserved, collected, processed, reviewed, and produced to the opposing party. e Discovery related negotiations typically occur during the FRCP 26(f) Meet and Confer Conference of the Parties (or State equivalent). Courts and case law have made clear that these discussions are ongoing and can even occur in a more informal manner via email, etc. Regardless, the negotiated ESI protocol and relevant deadlines (court provided or otherwise) are binding.
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6 Strategies To Guide Your Selection of eDiscovery Vendors

on Mon, Sep 28, 2020 By | Jeremy Greer | 0 Comments | Best Practices
Vetting ediscovery companies can be a daunting task. As your matter case load and the size of matters increases, the gravity of the decision could demand that more stakeholders play a role in the selection process. As an ediscovery software vendor ourselves, we've seen many approaches to the selection of legal vendors. One tidbit we always like to include is YMMV - Your mileage may vary. While we can speak at a high level about our features, pricing, support and how we differentiate ourselves, the reality is that all law firms have their own unique needs. We highly recommend taking a step back to assess the needs of the case and potential future cases. Depending on whether you require a point solution, a couple specific features, or a full suite of offerings, a live demo and 1 hour of your time should be considered a minimum to begin to grasp the capabilities of a given e discovery software offering.
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Pondering Proportionality and the Scope of Discovery

on Thu, Sep 17, 2020 By | Alison ONeill | 0 Comments | Best Practices
With the ever-expanding amount of Electronically Stored Information (ESI) the concept of proportionality is a critical factor in today’s litigation. While it is difficult to define a “typical” civil case, various sources report the average ESI in a civil case to be 100 GB which equates to 6.5 million printed pages.
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What Is A Load File? Prep For Negotiating ESI Agreements

on Thu, Aug 20, 2020 By | Jeremy Greer | 0 Comments | Best Practices
In litigation, the producing party is required to provide responsive documents in an agreed-upon format. A load file organizes a document corpus and associated metadata so that the production can easily be exported and ingested into a separate eDiscovery database.
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The Cryptic Nature of Encryption: eDiscovery and Protected ESI

on Thu, Aug 20, 2020 By | Jeremy Greer | 0 Comments | Best Practices
How secure is the content of your hard drive?  Do you routinely protect confidential documents by assigning a password?  Does your company have an email encryption program for employee email?  Do you use encryption on mobile storage such as thumb drives?
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Native File Format Increasingly Makes Sense in eDiscovery

on Mon, Jul 20, 2020 By | Jeremy Greer | 0 Comments | Best Practices
Whether you are the requesting or producing party in litigation, it's important to consider the options for production formats. The chosen production format will affect the cost of discovery and in some case, the ease of review of the produced documents.
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Top eDiscovery Certifications, Courses, Education & More

on Mon, Jun 29, 2020 By | Jeremy Greer | 1 Comment | Best Practices
Digital WarRoom supports a range of eDiscovery educational initiatives. Several organizations offer a range of services from eDiscovery training, to eDiscovery courses, networking and resources. We believe in Just, Speedy and Inexpensive eDiscovery. Many of the resources and initiatives we support are important catalysts in making eDiscovery accessible for all sized firms and all sized cases. These orgs are great opportunities to break into an eDiscovery career, advance a professional resume and gain knowledge from established eDiscovery veterans. I’ll also recommend a range of eDiscovery blogs, eDiscovery podcasts and eDiscovery books to stay up to date on trends and thought leadership.
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