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Tricks of the Trade: Five Technologies That Improve eDiscovery Workflow
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There have been many different eDiscovery workflows used over the years as tools and technology have evolved, with some that worked well to improve productivity, and others that failed. Over the years, you’ve likely tried tools that have had the appearance of real promise, only to fail in areas like error handling, support and workflows.…

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Ari Mandel’s Journey to Becoming a Relativity Innovation Award Nominee
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Recently, Gulfstream Legal Group’s VP of Discovery Services learned he had been nominated by a client for a Relativity Innovation Award for Customer Experience. Ari recently talked about the state of the legal industry and what principles he employs that helped him gain the nomination for this prominent award. What’s going on in business (and…

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How to Simplify Handling Short-Message Format Data in eDiscovery
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Just a decade ago, short-message format data in eDiscovery was predominantly cell phone data that was –  as it still is today to an extent — a challenge to collect. The challenge has become easier with both in-person and remote collection options, but now we have new forms of short-message data showing up in eDiscovery…

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What Makes Project Management Stand Out in the World of eDiscovery?
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eDiscovery project management structures vary greatly in the legal industry, from automated ticketing systems that go to a pool of support people located across the world, to on-site support embedded in your organization for the rarest of large cases, to an assigned dedicated point of contact in charge of directing requests to the necessary support…

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Three Warning Signs That It’s Time To Change Records Retrieval Vendors
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Old habits die hard, and that includes sticking with a records retrieval vendor that may no longer be providing you with quality work-product in a satisfactory time and at a reasonable cost. This includes “preferred” partnerships with records retrieval vendors that your firm’s insurance carriers have asked you to use. Unfortunately for your law firm,…

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Translating Foreign Language Documents in eDiscovery
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Litigation and therefore eDiscovery have gone global alongside the shift businesses have taken, which means more documents involved in eDiscovery do not originate in the English language. Legal professionals have long been stumped with the challenge of translating foreign language documents when they come up as part of eDiscovery. Fortunately, newer tools available that apply…

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Dealing with Audio and Video in eDiscovery
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Audio, video and other types of media files are starting to appear in eDiscovery more every day. Legal professionals are feeling overwhelmed with the possible burden these files might raise, because they believe they may have to listen to or watch hundreds of hours of tape – or more – to locate and review the…

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Seven Steps to Frustration-Free Records Retrieval
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When your case involves the retrieval of necessary records to support claims, fast and accurate Records Retrieval should be the norm, not the exception. Your Records Retrieval expert should offer a frustration-free experience for you so you can focus on your day-to-day tasks that support your firm’s clients and improve their satisfaction. Thorough, accurate and…

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How a Good Statement of Work Can Improve Your eDiscovery
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A statement of work is fundamental to the success of any eDiscovery project. A good statement of work will actually improve your eDiscovery, because it sets the tone for the entire project, starting at its inception. It is a tool that helps all parties understand: Processes Role of the Project Manager Integration Management Scope, Schedule,…

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Don’t Go It Alone When Choosing Your eDiscovery Tools
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The EDRM currently consists of nine phases: information governance, identification, preservation, collection, processing, review, analysis, production and presentation. For each of these, there exists multiple software tools to help eDiscovery professionals successfully complete each phase. Some tools handle multiple phases, while others solve one particular challenge to eDiscovery, like foreign language documents. Developers are constantly…

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