Video and Audio Files in RelativityOne While almost everybody has a pretty good idea of what to expect when it comes to viewing and interacting with text content on an eDiscovery platform, not many people know what to expect when it comes to audio and visual file types, especially when completing a first-time eDiscovery project. As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, a great many changes
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How to Handle Data Proliferation Post-Covid A survey from Gartner published in August 2021 revealed that since 2019, there has been a 44% rise in the use of collaboration tools in the workforce. Remarkable as this recent leap forward in digital transformation has undeniably been, from an eDiscovery perspective, it has given rise to a whole new set of issues.
2 Years On: 5 Ways COVID-19 has Changed eDiscovery Forever In a survey of UK and US law firms conducted in May 2020 by Sandpiper Partners, 43% of respondents agreed that the changes brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak would impact their practice forever. Now, two years later, we thought it would be interesting to look at the influencing factors that have continued to bend and reshape the world
Technological Advancements and Your Duty of Competence Duty of Competence is the first rule stipulated by the American Bar association (ABA) and the 7th Core Duty set out by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) for the UK (derived from the Legal Services Act 2007). What we can understand from this is that the importance of the responsibility for practising legal professionals to maintain adequate
The Metaverse and The Law Augmented Reality, Virtual Existence, the 'Metaverse'... the stuff of science fiction and Simpsons spoofs is becoming reality and is doing so at a pace no one could have predicted!
The 5-step checklist for managing a DSAR Data Subject Access Requests – more commonly known as DSARS – are becoming increasingly common, and unfortunately, they’re not getting any easier to handle. One thing that makes DSARs such a challenge is that there is no formalised process for submitting them. This can make it difficult for organisations to define a suitable protocol for handling them when
Why You Need eDiscovery to Keep Your Data Secure eDiscovery was once a relatively niche topic. And for good reason. In fact, it used to be that outside of legal and IT, there wasn’t much need for other teams and departments to know what it was at all – let alone understand the workflows, tools and technologies that drive it. But today, the need for eDiscovery knowledge is growing more widespread,
eDiscovery Best Practices -Processing Guidelines Released At the beginning of last week, the EDRM (Electronic Discovery Reference Model) published the final update to their “Guidelines for eDiscovery Processing”, a 40-page document adapted from Craig Ball’s “Processing in E-Discovery, A Primer” that aims to provide insight into the best practices for processing electronically stored information
The Judicial Backing for Technology-Assisted Review Technology-Assisted Review (or TAR): is the use of technology to support your reviewers through the document review process. This could be anything from the basic automation of menial tasks to the complex algorithms found in cutting-edge ‘Continuous Active Learning’ technology. Being able to work with the very best Legal Tech has to offer is
How to Avoid Falling Foul of a DSAR Breach Since the introduction of GDPR in 2018, Data Subject Access Requests – more commonly known as DSARs – have seen a monumental surge.