eDiscovery

The Four Corners of Social Media and eDiscovery

The Four Corners of Social Media and eDiscovery 150 150 nextpointguest

GUEST POST BY: Michelle Sherman Companies are on social media. They are interacting and connecting with customers through Facebook, Twitter and blogs. In a 2010 study, numbers on the conservative side show that 65 percent of Fortune Global 100 companies have active Twitter accounts, and 54 percent have Facebook fan pages. One third of these companies have a…

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How Hard is Authenticating Social Media Evidence?

How Hard is Authenticating Social Media Evidence? 150 150 Jason Krause

In the world of eDiscovery, it seems that there’s no end to alarmist editorializing about the next looming problem law firms and corporations have to grapple over. Authenticating social media is clearly one of those topics, seen here, here, and here. Of course, social media is a real and emerging complication to the eDiscovery landscape,…

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eDiscovery Overkill in Family Law Cases

eDiscovery Overkill in Family Law Cases 150 150 nextpointguest

GUEST POST BY: Sharon Nelson + John Simek     Like a lot of small computer forensics companies, about 25 percent of our cases involve family law. Emotions often run high in family law matters, especially when adultery is a factor (and it is almost always present). Regardless of who is cheating, the aggrieved spouse…

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What End-to-End eDiscovery Means to Us

What End-to-End eDiscovery Means to Us 150 150 Jason Krause

End-to-end discovery services is one of those things you hear a lot about in the industry, but it’s not always clear what it means. eDiscovery customers tend to have unique needs, so end-to-end service is going to mean very different things to different users. Nextpoint has had a true end-to-end solution for many years, but…

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The Cozy World of eDiscovery Implodes

The Cozy World of eDiscovery Implodes 150 150 Jason Krause

Having recently come from the ABA Techshow in Chicago, it was interesting to see that even after more than a decade of explosive growth, the field of litigation technology is still largely dominated by a small handful of experts. As with any insular world, there’s always a chance for conflicts of interest and the appearance…

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Does Your eDiscovery Technology Scale?

Does Your eDiscovery Technology Scale? 150 150 Rakesh Madhava

There is a lot of scary talk in the industry about a ‘data deluge’ overwhelming litigation. But the real issue that no one wants to acknowledge is that traditional eDiscovery technology simply doesn’t scale well enough to handle the exploding data requirements of discovery. The first thing to understand is that eDiscovery data requirements will…

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Predictive Coding: Green Light or Yellow Caution?

Predictive Coding: Green Light or Yellow Caution? 150 150 Jason Krause

It’s not often that a discovery order is so eagerly anticipated that the judge has to calm down an overheated blogosphere. This week’s hotly discussed e-discovery ruling from U.S Magistrate Andrew Peck regarding the use of predictive coding in litigation includes an unusually direct footnote for legal bloggers. “To correct the many blogs about this…

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The Real Problem with Production

The Real Problem with Production 150 150 Jason Krause

There has been a lot of consternation in the legal blogosphere lately about the cost of production in eDiscovery, including here, here, and here. Most of the attention is focused on improving the review process in order to limit the scope of production. But there is another, rarely discussed point at which the whole discovery…

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Are You Ready for Social Media Discovery? Get Our Free, 10-Step Guide

Are You Ready for Social Media Discovery? Get Our Free, 10-Step Guide 508 381 Jason Krause

There are lots of reasons why organizations are thinking about social media discovery these days, but there is very little information available. Fortunately, we’re something of experts in this area, and we’re offering a free, downloadable, and easy-to-follow guide for managing the discovery of social media. Visit our Ten Steps to Social Media Discovery Readiness…

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