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The latest in ediscovery software news, product updates, and best practices.
native file export

Native File Exports and Productions: Planning for Success

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Before we get into the topic of native file exports – does the term “native files” strike anyone else as a bit oxymoronic? To me, “native” denotes original, first, new, beginning – while “files” suggests history, organization, hierarchy. Something “native” shouldn’t have files yet! Just one more reason why this subject can be confusing. As…

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Nextpoint Ranks as eDiscovery Software Market Leader in G2 2021 Winter Report

Nextpoint Ranks as eDiscovery Software Market Leader in G2 2021 Winter Report 1024 550 David Daskal

We here at Nextpoint are of two minds about tooting our own horn. On the one hand, we’re more in the camp of “walk softly and carry a big stick.” On the other hand, we are genuinely proud of the feedback we’ve been receiving and think it could make a difference to anyone considering us…

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Effective Document Review

Effective eDiscovery Document Review Guidebook

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This free guide is full of best-practice tips for reviewing electronic evidence, protecting privilege and winning ediscovery. Before we get into the tactics and strategy of modern document review, it is important to remember the exact purpose of the review phase in discovery. According to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 26, any party may…

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eDiscovery Document Review: Getting Results

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DOC REVIEW Part III: Finding Responsive Documents in Your Evidence If you’ve read part one and two of our three-part Document Review series, you can understand why the review process is the most time consuming, error prone, and costly part of eDiscovery. However, it is also the most important and potentially rewarding phase. It’s the…

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eDiscovery Document Review: Search & Privilege

eDiscovery Document Review: Searching for Success

eDiscovery Document Review: Searching for Success 1000 667 Michael Beumer

DOC REVIEW PART II: Organizing Your Evidence & Protecting Privilege Before we get too deep into our three part series on Document Review, let’s ask, why is document review even necessary? According to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 26, any party may obtain discovery regarding any non-privileged information that is relevant to a legal…

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Organize eDiscovery data

eDiscovery Organization & Insight: Introducing Folder Categories

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If you’ve been reading our three-part blog series on document review, you know that the ultimate goal of ediscovery is not just to search, find, and present relevant documents. ediscovery is about organizing and making sense of an otherwise disorganized collection of evidence.   We’re excited to unveil our completed redesign that delivers more powerful…

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eDiscovery Document Review Strategy

eDiscovery Document Review: Strategy Is Half the Battle

eDiscovery Document Review: Strategy Is Half the Battle 1000 667 Michael Beumer

DOCUMENT REVIEW SERIES / PART ONE When most people think about ediscovery, they probably imagine a lawyer staring intently at a computer screen, hoping to find an incriminating document in a massive database of collected files. If that is your mental image, what you are picturing is the document review phase of ediscovery. However, if…

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cloud-based ediscovery software

Cloud-Based eDiscovery Software: A Migration Success Story

Cloud-Based eDiscovery Software: A Migration Success Story 1000 668 Michael Beumer

Cloud-Based eDiscovery Software to the Rescue Foley & Mansfield, a national law firm based in Minneapolis, had been using a legacy, on-premise eDiscovery platform for over a decade. When the vendor notified Foley & Mansfield that they were sunsetting their product, Amy Koski, Foley’s Litigation Support Services Manager, gained approval to identify and move to…

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Data Filtering Techniques

Advanced eDiscovery Data Filtering Techniques

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FILTERING SERIES / PART THREE eDiscovery processing is an often overlooked phase of litigation because it is considered a technical, not a legal practice. However, lawyers who understand processing and advanced data filtering techniques are in position to control the costs and control the scope of any matter.   eDiscovery Data Filtering In Three Parts…

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Cybersecurity

A Message on Cybersecurity from CEO, Rakesh Madhava

A Message on Cybersecurity from CEO, Rakesh Madhava 1920 1280 Rakesh Madhava

To All Nextpoint Clients: After the news that Epiq Global had suffered a ransomware attack, it is appropriate that many will have data security at top of mind, and may be curious about Nextpoint security provisioning. Our sincere sympathies go out to our clients who have been affected as well as to the staff of…

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