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Are You Experienced? Considering Remote eDiscovery Services

Carefully and courteously confronting remote eDiscovery service assertions with questions that extend beyond technological capabilities and into the practical and proven experiences of providers in actually delivering on asserted skills may be beneficial in considering, comparing, and choosing remote eDiscovery services and providers.  

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Five Great Reads on Data Discovery and Legal Discovery for March 2020

From business continuity considerations to cybersecurity attacks, the March 2020 edition of the Five Great Reads on Data Discovery and Legal Discovery newsletter provides a selection of recent and relevant articles and research shared to update legal, information technology, and business professionals on the art and science of eDiscovery.

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COVIDancellations? A Running Listing of eDiscovery Event Updates

Based on research and tracking by ComplexDiscovery, this non-comprehensive planning list highlighting eDiscovery-related events, conferences, and meetings, along with their current known scheduling status, may be beneficial for individuals and organizations evaluating sponsorship, support, and attendance plans in light of the recent developments and restrictions due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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eDiscovery Technology Provider Everlaw Raises $62M

“Everlaw is changing the way legal teams uncover the truth buried in mountains of data and documents,” said Steven Sinofsky, board partner at Andreessen Horowitz. “Everlaw has already established itself as a leader in the $11 billion ediscovery market, and promises to make a lasting impact defining modern work solutions for litigators.”

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OpenText Buys Secure Information Exchange and Unified Communications Leader XMedius

“We welcome XMedius’s customers, strong partner network and employees to OpenText,” said Mark J. Barrenechea, OpenText CEO & CTO. “The acquisition reaffirms our commitment to Montreal, already a strategic hub for our analytics and AI development teams. Together, we will bring leading cloud and hybrid solutions to enterprises and small to mid-sized businesses.”

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eDiscovery Business Continuity: Considerations for Remote Work

Author William Arruda highlights in a recent Forbes article that as the number of people infected with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) approaches a hundred thousand, and the death toll rises, companies that have been reluctant to allow their workforce to skip the office are now having to weigh workplace risks in a way they never imagined and confront the reality that productivity could take a massive dip if just one infected employee came to work. Already, some companies are getting out in front of the impending pandemic by promoting remote work.

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Enabling Remote eDiscovery? A Snapshot of DaaS

Desktop as a Service (DaaS) providers are becoming important contributors to eDiscovery technology solutions as they allow for the deployment of virtualized desktop experiences delivered to end users on demand from remotely hosted locations. While the providers enabling the delivery of these virtualized environments to those in the eDiscovery ecosystem are typically not called out in the descriptions of the solutions they enable, understanding who those providers are is becoming increasingly important for those sourcing eDiscovery solutions for remote users as the underlying attributes and enhancements the providers deliver form the basis for comparing and contrasting the differences in DaaS-delivered capabilities from eDiscovery providers.

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The Workstream of eDiscovery: Considering Processes and Tasks

The eDiscovery Processes and Tasks listing may be helpful in planning and consummating business and technology engagements related to the discipline of eDiscovery. The processes and tasks highlighted in the listing are not all-inclusive and represent only one of the myriads of approaches to eDiscovery.