Posts Tagged "Processing"

Law Firm Outsourcing of eDiscovery

Law Firm Outsourcing of eDiscovery

Learn about how law firms view outsourcing eDiscovery tasks like collection, processing, hosting and reviewing data to technology oriented vendors. Some firms want to own the EDRM model. Others want to outsource. And others consider eDiscovery a distraction to the practice of law so they ignore it.

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Over Processing of ESI and The Microsoft Letter – Part 2

Over Processing of ESI and The Microsoft Letter – Part 2

This is part 2 of a 2 part series on over processing of ESI and the Microsoft letter. For this show, we added Tom Gricks, head of the predictive coding department at Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis. We go beyond case law and try to use common sense to discuss if there are solutions to this problem. The other solution might be to continue the status quo and wait for new federal rules to try and bail us out.

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Predictive Coding Gets a Glossary

Predictive Coding Gets a Glossary

Learn about the recent publication by Dr. Maura Grossman and Dr. Gordon Cormack entitled The Grossman-Cormack Glossary of Technology-Assisted Review published in Volume 7 Issue 1 of the Federal Courts Law Review in 2013. Joining us on this show are the Honorable John M. Facciola from the District of Columbia who wrote the foreword to the Glossary and Maura R. Grossman, Counsel at Wachtell Lipton, Rosen & Katz and and Dr. Gordon V. Cormack Professor from the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario.

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Over Processing of ESI and The Microsoft Letter – Part 1

Over Processing of ESI and The Microsoft Letter – Part 1

On today’s show, we do part 1 of a 2 part series on the problems of over collection and the challenges this presents to corporations. We’ll discuss the incredible analysis that Microsoft put together in preparation for a meeting in Dallas for the Rules Subcommittee to discuss detailed metrics on why the Federal Rules on E-Discovery need more guidance on the obligations companies should adhere to in order to make them proportionate to the case at hand.

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Evaluating Search and Retrieval Tools in Electronic Discovery

This show will generally discuss the different types of search tools that are out there and why they all operate differently. We will discuss some fairly granular issues which the unwary might not notice when relying on a search engine to find everything. Topics we will discuss include the differences between search engines, how search engines operate, the role stop words play within search engines, to what extent hiring search experts is required, strategies for deduplicating documents, how to store data in your search engine, wading through misspelled words, variants and synonyms, the issue of saving accurate time zone metadata in ESI, different quality control steps for review, how to evaluate different search engines, and where these two experts believe the field of search will be heading in the next few years.

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