Author: Tim Brady, CEO, Colligo eDiscovery is a massive challenge for businesses today. As fines and non-compliance penalties continue to increase, eDiscovery should be a top agenda item for almost every organization. However, proactive eDiscovery and other legal compliance activities should not be partitioned off and exist in a silo, but rather as part of a well-functioning business strategy across legal and IT, enabling better teamwork and collaboration.
What is eDiscovery?
eDiscovery, sometimes referred to as electronic discovery or document discovery, is the process of discovery in litigation that is carried out in electronic formats; eDiscovery encompasses what most often is referred to as electronically stored information (ESI). Emails, messages, documents, accounting records and databases, CAD files, websites, and many other pieces of content could be relevant as part of electronic discovery.
Why is it a problem?
eDiscovery is expensive. Costs primarily occur at the review and processing stage of the cycle. According to AIIM, 30-70% of the eDiscovery ...