eDiscovery and FOIA

eDiscovery costs continue to escalate. The legal industry is waiting for artificial intelligence to change the game. They may all be retired by then. FOIA is on-going and actually most agencies do well, what are the tricks of the trade they use to work more productively?

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Intelligent Migration

90 Percent of Your Content is Forlorn and Ignored – Be Tough and Get Rid of It

Current predictions claim that 95 percent of your content is unstructured. Wow. Yet, it is probably the most mismanaged asset your organization owns. I can never figure that out.

Of that 95 percent, how much is garbage?…

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Hybrid

Cloud First – Oops, Hybrid First is the Reality

The current Microsoft motto is ‘hybrid first’, and it appears that they have finally got it right. Based on the results of our SharePoint and Office 365 State of the Market Survey, it appears that SharePoint customers are leaving their core business applications to be on-premises.…

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content opimization toolkit 1 - The Digital Workplace and a Toolkit – I Really Don’t See the Connection

The Digital Workplace and a Toolkit – I Really Don’t See the Connection

We have many clients with large document sets in excess of 30 million. Checking to see if the auto-classification was spot-on for each and every document could be a doomed exercise. If done manually, it would probably eliminate the global unemployment problem.…

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Concept Searching Sponsor of DocPoint Solutions and QAI’s Annual User Conference, June 23

Concept Searching is pleased to be sponsoring DocPoint Solutions and QAI’s 7th Annual User Conference, to be held on June 23, at the Governor Calvert House in Annapolis, Maryland.

An ideal opportunity to benefit from insightful industry expertise and a first-hand look at cutting-edge technology, the event will bring together 150 partners, clients, and colleagues to learn about the latest trends, best practices, and newest innovations in content management.…

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eDiscovery and Search – a $42.1 Billion Problem

According to Robert Hilson, Director at Logikull, a discovery automation platform company, in his recent blog, ‘How much does eDiscovery cost the US every year? He calculated the costs of eDiscovery, and the result is mind boggling.…

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Who is responsible for this mess? eDiscovery at its worst.

The average Fortune 500 companies have 125 lawsuits at any given point. The average cost of eDiscovery per lawsuit is now creeping upwards of $3 million.

According to a recent AIIM presentation, Are You Prepared for Digital Disruption 2015 Predictions:

  • 47% of organizations feel universal search and compliant eDiscovery is becoming near impossible
  • 53% of organizations admit their legal discovery procedures are “ad hoc, manual, disruptive, and expensive”
  • 24% of organizations have had a compliance issue around litigation and discovery within the last two years

Not really good news if you happen to be in the midst of a lawsuit.…

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Will predictive analytics become the hero in eDiscovery?

eDiscovery is an expensive business problem. I recently did some research on analytics and what I found was that predictive analytics is being touted as the next ‘breakthrough’ technology to solve eDiscovery.…

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Not Confident in eDiscovery? Neither is Anyone Else

Ok, we are picking on government today. It seems that most federal agencies are not confident in their ability to handle eDiscovery. I would argue that many organizations are also unable to handle the challenges associated with it.…

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Reduce Cost, Time, and Risk – eDiscovery and Records Management in SharePoint Webinar Sponsored by Concept Searching and C/D/H

Reduce Cost, Time, and Risk – eDiscovery and Records Management in SharePoint Webinar Sponsored by Concept Searching and C/D/H

Concept Searching is pleased to announce a webinar hosted jointly with C/D/H, entitled ‘Reduce Cost, Time, and Risk – eDiscovery and Records Management in SharePoint’, taking place on September 10th.…

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Costs for eDiscovery – that’s your problem.

In a recent blog I spoke about the need to save all content generated by any type of social media application for litigation purposes. I recently read another article about a lawsuit where the party that produces documents in a lawsuit must pay the costs of eDiscovery even when it requires expensive retrieval of electronic documentation, an appeals court stated.…

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