DTI Acquires Applied Discovery

DTILogoATLANTA, GA — (eDiscovery Times) — 01/16/14 — DTI (www.DTIglobal.com), the nation’s largest privately held independent provider of e-discovery, legal process outsourcing and facilities management services, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Applied Discovery, one of the most established e-discovery brands in the market.

Since its founding in 1998, Applied Discovery has been a trusted name and pioneer in the ESI market, guiding corporations and law firms through complex discovery challenges. Applied Discovery’s reputation for excellent service is substantiated by its long-standing relationships with 75 percent of the nation’s top litigation firms and a large client base of Fortune 500 firms in diverse industries, including several Fortune 50 organizations. Effective immediately, the newly acquired organization will be known as “Applied Discovery, A DTI Company.”

“With the close of this acquisition, DTI further expands its depth of expertise, most notably with the addition of Applied Discovery’s highly experienced project management and service professionals, who will continue to deliver an unrivaled level of service to clients,” says Kevin Jacobs, vice president of service strategy for DTI.

Applied Discovery was recently awarded kCura’s Best in Service designation, demonstrating an exceptional level of technical expertise, client service and knowledge of Relativity. The organization’s 9 Relativity certified administrators (RCA) on staff brings DTI’s total RCA count to 51.

Effective immediately, all clients of Applied Discovery, a DTI Company, will have immediate access to DTI’s discovery solutions, managed review services, project management expertise and resources made possible by DTI’s financial stability, as well as ESI and paper discovery support via the company’s 25 local offices nationwide.

The terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

About DTI

DTI is the nation’s largest independent provider of in-house and outsourced legal services and technology solutions. The company has established service centers in major legal markets across the United States and maintains a client list that includes Fortune 500 corporations and AmLaw 100 law firms. DTI provides electronic discovery and document review services, legal business process outsourcing and facilities management. The extensive experience of DTI’s professionals, industry-leading quality and innovative technology solutions provide DTI clients with a service offering that is unmatched in the industry. To learn more about DTI’s national footprint, flexibility, capacity and world-class project management, visit www.DTIglobal.com.

About Charles Skamser
Charles Skamser is an internationally recognized technology sales, marketing and product management leader with over 25 years of experience in Information Governance, eDiscovery, Machine Learning, Computer Assisted Analytics, Cloud Computing, Big Data Analytics, IT Automation and ITOA. Charles is the founder and Senior Analyst for eDiscovery Solutions Group, a global provider of information management consulting, market intelligence and advisory services specializing in information governance, eDiscovery, Big Data analytics and cloud computing solutions. Previously, Charles served in various executive roles with disruptive technology start ups and well known industry technology providers. Charles is a prolific author and a regular speaker on the technology that the Global 2000 require to manage the accelerating increase in Electronically Stored Information (ESI). Charles holds a BA in Political Science and Economics from Macalester College.