Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Do-It-Yourself (DIY) eDiscovery: Good Idea or Train Wreck Waiting to Happen?

January 21, 2013 // 1 Comment

Over the past several years, the concept and associated technology to support Do-It-Yourself (DIY) eDiscovery has emerged within the litigation services and technology market as an approach that can increase productivity, provide users with more control over the process and ultimately reduce the overall cost of eDiscovery. Although there are […]

eDiscovery Christmas Wish List

December 17, 2012 // 1 Comment

Anyone that has been involved in eDiscovery this past year has witnessed and has had to endure overwhelming increases in the volume of  Electronically Stored Information (ESI), the emergence of Social Media from everywhere, distributive new technologies, judicial confusion, changes in best practices, rising costs, reduced budgets,  increased enterprise expectations and […]

The Perfect Storm: eDiscovery and Cloud Service Providers

January 25, 2012 // 0 Comments

The market for Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) is very sunny.  Forrester Research predicted in a research report published earlier this year titled, “Sizing the Cloud” that the global cloud computing market would reach $241 billion in 2020 compared to $40.7 in 2010.  And, Gartner Predicts that the eDiscovery market will reach $1.5 Billion by 2013.  […]

eDiscovery Data Mapping Should be a Top Priority for General Counsel and CIOs within the Global 2000

May 11, 2010 // 0 Comments

A key aspect and legal requirement of eDiscovery is the creation of a data map to determine precisely what information is available within an organization and where it resides. This is a process that should begin long before a company ever finds itself in court. Surprisingly, over the past 2 […]

Obsolete Already?: Why the 2006 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Need Revision

December 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

As most people in the electronic discovery field are aware, eDiscovery is expensive, time consuming and complicated. The 2006 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure did little more than acknowledge that electronic records are part of the discovery process. While this might have been shocking to some, it […]

Standards Need to Emerge for Collecting and Processing Electronically Stored Evidence (ESE)

October 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

Most litigators and their litigation support staff that have been practicing over the past 5-10 years could probably teach a class on the process of preservation, collection, processing, review and production of paper evidence. Or, at least they could stand at a whiteboard and draw a basic workflow diagram of […]

eDiscovery Confounds Companies and Their Lawyers

August 8, 2008 // 1 Comment

As an excellent adjunct to my Blog entries over the past several weeks regarding how corporate council within the Global 5000 and their associated outside council are dealing with the eDiscovery Paradigm Shift, Neil Roiter, Senior Technology Editor at SearchSecurity.com recently wrote a great aritlce titled “E-discovery still confounds companies […]