eDiscovery is rife with risk. Multiple parties, multiple jurisdictions, multiple ESI formats, multiple technologies and multiple vendors are all elements that can contribute to potential risk in an eDiscovery matter. With the prevalence of risk in eDiscovery, it is important that eDiscovery decision makers fully consider vendor viability during the vendor selection process.
Provided as a listing of key eDisclosure and eDiscovery providers as noted in two recent research reports, the following “aggregated list” highlights 80 providers that are listed in the vendor directory of at least one of the recent reports by either Allvision or 451 Research.
Provided for your consideration and use are the in-progress results of the Predictive Coding and Provider Survey launched by ComplexDiscovery on 2/10/13. The in-progress results consist of survey answers harvested directly from the online survey form as completed by provider representatives.
With the growing awareness and use of the technology-assisted review feature of predictive coding in the legal arena today, it is increasingly difficult to determine the origin and approach of the actual predictive coding technologies used by leading eDiscovery providers in their offerings.
Updated 4/4/13: Provided as a non-comprehensive overview of over 100 key and publicly announced eDiscovery related mergers, acquisitions and investments since 2002, the following listing highlights key industry activities through the lens of announcement date, acquired company, acquiring or investing company and acquisition amount (if known).
The Basic eDiscovery Offering Framework is designed to help eDiscovery professionals cohesively consider how to share and compare service and product information as it relates to the conduct of eDiscovery regardless of the steps, model or best practices used by practitioners.
As one considers the growing number of electronic discovery products and services and the corresponding features available in each of these offerings, it is increasingly important for product developers/manufacturers and service providers to understand the balance between providing clients the right amount of functionality choice and providing clients too much functionality choice.
Designed to help legal professionals in “rule of thumb” electronic discovery data reduction and pricing planning, the Electronic Discovery Pricing Estimator uses a combination of generally accepted industry assumptions and user determined pricing entries to provide users with a quick reference planning tool.
Designed to help legal professionals in “rule of thumb” data volume planning for electronic discovery, the Electronically Stored Information (ESI) Planning Calculator uses a combination of generally accepted industry assumptions to provide users with a quick reference planning tool that can help in the estimation of print-to-digital and digital-to-print data volume.