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George Socha Podcast EDRM
17 Jan

EDRM (Electronic Discovery Reference Model)/Duke Law podcast series, launched in 2018, recently had the pleasure of including special guest, co-Founder of the EDRM, George Socha, Managing Director in BDO’s Technology and Business Transformation Services practice.  George’s remarks regarding the need for eDiscovery education and the continued relevance (...)

Excluding Auto saved Messages Saves Valuable eDiscovery Time
05 Oct

When writing and sending e-mails via a Webmail service, an auto-saving function can be a real lifesaver. In the world of eDiscovery, however, auto-saved e-mails can prove a costly and time-consuming burden.

Auto-saving does exactly what it sounds like — automatically saves drafts of your e-mail messages as you type them, with data regularly moved from your Web browser to the provider’s s (...)

Safeguards For Closing A Matter Database
07 Jun

The closure of an eDiscovery database is a milestone in litigation that should be carefully contemplated, regardless of whether the plan involves permanent or indefinite closure. With the current emphasis on reusability of data and the long duration of litigation proceedings, every database closure should be done with consideration given to the possibility of the future need for the same electronically stored information (ESI) with its corresponding work product. (...)