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The Preservation-Ready Organization

Over the last few weeks, In-House Insights has been exploring the importance of having a sound preservation plan and process in place. In developing and writing down your plan, your legal process becomes transparent, consistent, and repeatable – all fundamental elements of defensibility. But to be effective, a plan must…

Preservation Plan: Monitoring Compliance

The work doesn’t end after the legal team has issued a legal hold notice. Legal counsel has a duty to monitor custodians’ compliance with the hold instructions. Reasonable actions to satisfy this duty typically include…

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Preservation Plan: Taking Action

Once the organization has determined the scope of the preservation obligation, it must take action to preserve the content within that scope. This typically involves notifying personnel about their need to preserve information and affording them adequate…

Defining the Scope of Preservation

Our goal for Elevate Ediscovery remains providing practical guidance and actionable tips for in-house ediscovery professionals on an array of ediscovery topics. In Part 3 of our series on data preservation best practices, we continue our discussion…

Recognizing a Trigger Event

Last week, we started a new series in In-House Insights to explore best practices for developing and implementing a sound preservation plan for your organization. Today, we dive into the key elements of an effective…

Why Create a Preservation Plan

Our goal for Elevate Ediscovery is to provide practical guidance and actionable tips for in-house ediscovery professionals on an array of ediscovery topics. Today we kick off another series for In-House Insights. Over the coming weeks…

Driving Down the Cost of Ediscovery

A Step-by-Step Approach  Don’t waste another minute or another dollar on inefficient ediscovery. Download this guide to access a series of real-world best practices for getting ediscovery costs under control. You’ll learn how to create a comprehensive litigation...

Going Beyond Litigation

The essence of ediscovery is twofold: managing data and extracting useful information that can then be used to tell a story. Learning how to accomplish these goals cost-effectively requires both a mindset and a skill set that have wide potential applications…

Culling & Review

Responding to your discovery obligations is all about effectively and efficiently culling your data to separate the wheat (non-duplicative and non-privileged documents that are responsive to a discovery request) from the chaff (everything else). Earlier culling…

Targeted Collections

Traditional approaches to ediscovery have relied on broad collection, such as copying the entire contents of a mailbox or hard drive, followed by an extensive culling process to identify and extract potentially relevant electronically stored information (ESI). This approach…

Robust Preservation Practices

Without rigorous preservation of discoverable data, there can be no ediscovery. What’s more, investing in your approach to data preservation can have a significant impact on not only potential spoliation sanctions, but also on many hidden costs of discovery…