Even though electronic discovery is nothing new, there are still many issues in this sector that remain unaddressed. In a recent issue of The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel Honorable Judge Andrew Peck and attorney David Lender outline the top ten e-discovery issues.
In “10 E-Discovery Issues in 2011: Expert Insight to Manage Successfully,” Peck and Lender note [...]
As we mentioned previously, cloud computing is rising in popularity and can provide many benefits to corporations and law firms. A well-maintained, private cloud can be extremely secure, stable and isn’t influenced by other outages in the cloud. However, the recent Amazon cloud collapse, which affected major companies such as Forsquare and Reddit, shows what [...]
As data processing methodologies are constantly in flux, the recent Sedona Conference session “Database Principles: Addressing the Preservation and Production of Databases and Database Information in Civil Litigation” helped to outline some current viewpoints about database preservation, processing and production.
The two hour session, led by legal and e-discovery experts, began with an explanation of the [...]
Late last year, Google announced the release of Google Refine, a free data-cleaning tool described by Google as “…a power tool for working with messy data.” In the litigation support industry, data oftentimes needs to be converted, filtered, or modified and, at first glance, Google Refine seems a perfect tool for data processing. Upon closer [...]
Earlier this year, the U.S. Chief Information Officer released the “Federal Cloud Computing Strategy,” which outlines the benefits of cloud computing. Defining cloud computing is a difficult task, since its definition can be as amorphous as its namesake. However, Vivek Kundra’s document helps outline exactly what comprises cloud computing, as well as its benefits.
Kundra outlines [...]
The earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan have clearly impacted the lives of countless individuals worldwide. And now, its shockwaves have rippled over to the legal system as well. Due to communication and travel issues in Japan, a large litigation (comprised of about 200 lawsuits) against Toyota Motor Corporation is largely on hold.
The on-hold suit [...]