A picture is worth a thousand words, but the metadata often helps illuminate whether those words are fact or faction.
Ari Kaplan recently posted results of his 6th Annual eDiscovery Unfiltered Survey, which deals with legal technology vendors and industry trends.
As we move toward launching our Proteus re-brand, I wanted to take time to comment on the findings, specifically as they relate to in-house legal teams.
In a post-COVID world, more data is being generated than ever before. Microsoft O365, and its Teams platform, has been a huge winner in the shift to working from home. In April 2020, Microsoft reported 258 million O365 users – a 21% jump from the 2019.
eDiscovery Project Managers (PMs) work in an environment where “I’m on vacation,” “It’s Christmas,” or “I just woke up after open heart surgery” are rarely suitable reasons to tell a client no.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally altered how most individuals and businesses are conducting their daily affairs. Chief among these adjustments has been a newfound dependence on remote technology.
So, your organization is engaged in, or reasonably anticipates:
- Litigation defense
- Regulatory investigation (especially if you're held to GDPR or CCPA)
- Or other legal dispute
State and federal statutes, court rules, and government regulations each promulgate, frame, and define an organization’s obligations to identify relevant electronically stored information (“ESI”) when such conflicts arise. Identification is arguably among the most important responsibilities an...