Electronic Data Is Out Of Control, And This Yeti Doesn’t Like It—Not One Byte

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As we’ve continued to grow in 2014, we’ve expanded our team and services—all to better serve our clients with the singular focus to help them take control of their electronically stored information.

And with that growth, we’re excited to announce a brand-spanking-new website that’s on it’s way, featuring new videos and expertly-crafted content about e-discovery, archiving and defensible deletion, among other things.

The Yeti watching over our new HQ in Chicago

The Yeti watching over our new HQ in Chicago

Oh, and did we mention an unofficial mascot? One with a mysteriously elusive past and prickly disposition toward anything out of control? He may be fierce. But he’ll be your friend when it comes to taking control of your ESI.

eDiscovery Technology Without a Business Process Is Like a Boat Without Water

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A couple of years back at a conference, an attorney friend of mine mentioned that her Fortune 500 corporation was about to implement a new eDiscovery solution. My first question: “Have you worked out who is going to care and feed for that?” They hadn’t.

The next year I saw her at the same conference and asked her how she was liking her eDiscovery tool: Not so much. Even the best eDiscovery tool is still just a tool. Without a proper methodology, and an entire business process that covers the full range of the EDRM spectrum, a tool simply cannot solve your whole problem. Read More

For More Effective eDiscovery Search Term Construction, The Technology Matters

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One of the most common requests I get from clients is “how can I refine my search terms?” It is a real issue for companies as they take on more of the eDiscovery roles traditionally performed by outside counsel.

Outside counsel is not incentivized to get creative with search term construction to minimize results and avoid false positives. They simply run the search of the terms they are given or create and then begin a linear review, charging the client (i.e. you) on an hourly basis. Read More

Migrating Data To A New Platform? Why And How You Should Clean Up First

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My colleagues and I have noticed that we were receiving a lot of feedback from companies that are migrating or transferring segments of data or all of their electronic data to new NAS and sometimes cloud systems.

During migrations, we’ve observed that migrating data to a new NAS device or moving data to the cloud is not as simple as solely picking the data up and dropping it off. Most companies want to clean up, organizing and optimizing their data as a part of their data relocation efforts. Read More