February 19, 2014

Thirteen Important Factors to Consider in Creating an Effective Keyword Search

Keyword searching is an objective search method commonly used to limit data collections to documents containing terms believed to be a strong indicator of potential relevance. To accomplish this goal, eDiscovery practitioners create lists of words or search strings using proximity connectors which are then compared against an index of the terms extracted from the documents in the database.
January 3, 2014

What Next Year Holds for eDiscovery

We've given you some reasons here as to why 2013 was a big year for eDiscovery, especially on issues such as predictive coding, cost shifting, and sanctions. Today, we look at some of the recent developments in the world of ESI and eDiscovery to highlight four likely trends in 2014.
December 30, 2013

Looking Back on 2013, Major Developments and Changes We Saw

2013 was an exciting year in law; George Zimmernam, Whitey Bulger, and Jodi Arias all went on trial. We saw developments in case law about cost shifting, predictive coding and sanctions, the publication of the proposed rule changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (“FRCP”) and the opening of the comment period, and law and ESI vendors redefine their roles in the eDiscovery industry. This article is an overview of 2013’s five biggest topics in ESI and eDiscovery.