legal industry, like any other department or industry, is undergoing a drastic change driven by technology. There are several reasons behind this change – tech-enablement in cross-functional departments, change in information nature and complexity, client demands, economic changes, new technologies, tightening regulatory timelines and shifting demographics.
eDiscovery professionals deal with huge amounts of data each day. The security and authenticity of this data is a crucial concern. Keeping the security in mind, it is important for organizations to improve their cyber security standards.
eDiscovery is a thriving field and organizations are now choosing between Inhouse and Outsourced teams. Inhouse eDiscovery enables an organisation to perform all the eDiscovery stages using companies resources, whereas outsourced eDiscovery transfers the eDiscovery process to an external vendor.
International Privacy laws change the way we can transfer files and work on projects. These laws can be challenges that need workarounds and have the potential to effect cases.
Electronically Stored Information (ESI) is the information that is created and stored in a digital format. Writings, emails, text messages, credit card information all come under ESI. Data collection or data acquisition is one of the most important steps in the entire process of eDiscovery. Therefore, establishing a proper ESI data collection process is the most important feature of any eDiscovery endeavor.