Content Assessment: The Workstream of eDiscovery - Considering Processes and Tasks
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Editor’s Note: The exponential growth in electronically stored information (ESI) has created immense eDiscovery challenges for organizations. Effective information governance and eDiscovery capabilities are crucial to manage legal risk and obligations. This content outlines key eDiscovery processes – from initial case assessment through defensible disposition of data – to inform discussions around developing comprehensive workflows aligned with organizational needs and resources. A thoughtful approach enables legal teams to control costs, avoid sanctions, leverage ESI for facts, and meet discovery duties. As data volumes and litigation continue rising, a sound eDiscovery framework is essential.
The Workstream of eDiscovery
From the trigger point for audits, investigations, and litigation to the conclusion of cases and matters with the defensible disposition of data, there are countless ways data discovery and legal discovery professionals approach and administer the discipline of eDiscovery. Based on an aggregation of research from leading eDiscovery educators, developers, and providers, the following eDiscovery Processes and Tasks listing may be helpful as a planning tool for guiding business and technology discussions and decisions related to the conduct of cybersecurity, information governance, and legal discovery-related eDiscovery projects. The processes and tasks highlighted in this listing are not all-inclusive and represent only one of the myriads of approaches to eDiscovery.
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