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Information Governance vs. eDiscovery

I have a new post up on Greg Buckles’ eDJ Blog on the intersection of information governance and eDiscovery.

Thanks, Greg, for the forum!


Drinking From A Fire Hose

Ralph Losey has written a 10,000-word essay on the best practice (note the singular use of the word) for culling irrelevant documents from a deduplicated, de-NISTed data corpus. 176 more words


Can You Be a "Salesman" and Still Be Part of the Solution?

I had a job interview by telephone last week. The position’s job posting read as though it had been lifted from my career bucket list; everything I want my career to be, and all the experience I have obtained, meshed perfectly with the contents of the job description. 319 more words

My $0.02

Tracking Duplicates with MATCH, INDEX, and COUNTIF

Today’s post is about a powerful Excel formula for tracking duplicates in a large set of email metadata.  This routine is not for the faint of heart, but if you are managing a document production, supervising a redaction project, or creating a privilege log, this method will save you many hours of time and reduce the likelihood of mistakes.  714 more words


It's Worth The Reminder

If you have done one of these published “Q&A” things before, as I have, you know that the author not only provides the A, but also the Q. 126 more words

Industry Standards

Chain Chain Chain ...

Here’s a worthy reminder from Amy Bowser-Rollins of the need to maintain chain of custody logs while collecting eDiscovery. With all the emphasis these days on TAR, it’s nice to be reminded of the fundamentals every once in a while. 19 more words

Industry Standards

Reviewing Native Excel Files, Part 1: Detecting Inconsistent Formulas

This is the first in a series of posts about reviewing native Excel files produced by parties in litigation.  We’ve finally reached a tipping point in litigation where the production of native Excel files (rather than inscrutable thousand-page printouts) is the rule rather than the exception.  459 more words