The governance of information addresses all aspects of its life cycle, and no stage is more important than this final phase. Data volumes continue to rise at an increased velocity, with 90 percent of all information having been created in the last two years. Keeping, archiving, cataloging and leveraging legacy data has been a solid and acceptable practice for nearly ever. While the storage of data becomes less expensive, the real issue is whether or not it is safe to hold on to unwanted and unneeded information. If the properly authorized destruction of data significantly reduces the risk associated with keeping data, shouldn’t it then be destroyed? Read on to learn more.
The simple purpose of managed review is one of efficiency, cost savings and having a dedicated e-discovery project manager lead a team of attorneys through a document review project. Know the basic ingredients that will make a managed review project successful.
Modern litigation has gotten technologically complex, and in many cases, it makes more sense to let the “experts” handle the e-discovery side of things. Of course, this is only true if the vendor understands what you want and can produce those results.
It is commonplace today to have documents within eDiscovery collections that contain foreign languages, but this no longer need to be an obstacle for English-speaking legal teams. Handling documents in foreign languages has become much simpler and more cost-effective than in years past, and legal teams should understand their options.
Keeping idle associates temporarily occupied with document review may seem like an efficient use of resources, but it pales in comparison to organizing a well-trained, well-versed, consistent team of professional contract reviewers. The latter approach is not only more cost-effective, it is more efficient and produces a superior end product.