big data

Early Data Assessment (EDA) v. Early Case Assessment (ECA)

Early Data Assessment (EDA) v. Early Case Assessment (ECA) 150 150 Rakesh Madhava

You’ve got a new litigation that’s been filed either by, or against your client. The client has millions of files that may be vital to your case. Or they may be digital deadweight. What’s the next step — Early Case Assessment (ECA) or Early Data Assessment (EDA)? Confusingly, the terms are often used interchangeably. But there is a…

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Internet era ediscovery

Why the Internet is Crushing eDiscovery

Why the Internet is Crushing eDiscovery 1000 667 Jason Krause

More than a decade ago, at the end of the dotcom boom, I wrote an article called “Has the Net Stopped Growing?” At the time it was a shocking thing to consider, since the incredible economic growth of the previous decade had been built largely on the fantastic growth of the Internet. It was a temporary hiccup, because…

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legal-cloud-computing

Why Legal Cloud Computing Is the Only Solution for eDiscovery

Why Legal Cloud Computing Is the Only Solution for eDiscovery 1000 674 Michael Beumer

We’ve been saying for years that the only way for the legal system to deal with the volumes of information available for discovery is legal cloud computing. If you are a Nextpoint user or just friendly follower, we are preaching to the choir. It seems like such an obvious proposition that perhaps we take it…

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