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Understanding the Importance of a Structured Data Agreement in eDiscovery

By: Ken Baldesi, Vice President, Client Services A structured data agreement is a type of contract that formalizes the relationship between the parties involved in an eDiscovery process. It has three main purposes: to outline how data should be collected, processed, and preserved; it defines the time frames for disclosure and production as well as address any other issues related … Read More

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Lessons Learned for 2022: Spotlighting Five eDiscovery Trends from 2021

By: Philip Favro, Consultant, IG and eDiscovery With the New Year upon us, it is worth looking back at some of the top eDiscovery cases and trends from 2021 and exploring the lessons they offer going forward in 2022. 1. Frame the Issues with an Effective Preservation Demand Letter Cases: Gomez v. Metro. Gov’t of Nashville, 2021 WL 3406687 (M.D. … Read More

What Litigants Should Know About New Court Decisions on Categorical Privilege Logs

By: Philip Favro, Consultant, IG and eDiscovery Parties are turning to privilege log alternatives like metadata logs, categorical logs, and logs reflecting samples of privileged documents to ameliorate the burdens of preparing document-by-document logs. As they do so, courts have in turn issued several recent opinions that provide guidance for how parties should handle the development of these logs, particularly categorical logs. That guidance … Read More

The Most Dangerous Threat to Your Business May Be Your Coworker

By: Nate Latessa, Vice President of Corporate Services Intellectual property theft results mostly from insider threats or employees who feel entitled to information, which they maliciously sell to other corporations. They use their legitimate access to the organization’s network, database, and application to source the information. Common culprits for such thefts include current employees, third parties like partners, contractors, temporary … Read More

Innovative Discovery Introduces AnalyzID, an Intellectual Property Theft Detection Tool

[Arlington, VA, August 5, 2021] – Innovative Discovery (ID), data experts serving law firms, corporations, and government agencies through the information lifecycle, is proud to announce the launch of its one-of-a-kind intellectual property theft detection kit, AnalyzID. AnalyzID provides a quick and in-depth forensic analysis of departed employees’ computers and automatically flags suspicious activity. The analysis focuses on three main areas: evidence of … Read More

Trends Shaping the Future of eDiscovery

By: Ken Baldesi, Vice President, Client Services 2020 caused numerous changes in the legal and information governance industries. Legal professionals had no choice but to adapt to the new norm to continue running their day-to-day activities. These events have made it essential to stay updated on the trends that will impact eDiscovery.  So, what are the trends shaping the future … Read More

Process FOIA Requests More Efficiently

By James Perkins, Chief Client Officer Processing a Freedom of Information Act request is a complex and time-consuming task. Federal agencies struggle to keep up with the workload, and the lack of adequate technology often holds them back. As the number of requests and the amount of information to search increase every year, better techniques are necessary. An agency receiving … Read More

Trends and Tools for eDiscovery – a webinar recap

By: Savannah Aaron, Marketing Manager The world of legal technology and eDiscovery tools has always evolved at a fast pace. The emergence of the global pandemic earlier this year, however, transformed the way we work, communicate, and create new data, resulting in a highly dynamic eDiscovery landscape and trends we never could have predicted. A panel of experts gave their … Read More

What Is the Information Lifecycle?

by: Kim Taylor, CEO Here at Innovative Discovery, we say that we partner with law firms, corporations, and government agencies to provide service, guidance, and consultation throughout the information lifecycle. It makes perfect sense to us, but for some, it may raise the question, “what exactly IS the information lifecycle?” In short, managed information goes through a natural process from … Read More

Why the Right PM Team Makes All of the Difference

By: Ken Baldesi, VP, Client Services Taking on an eDiscovery project might sound a like a formidable task considering how many electronic records exist nowadays. The amount of evidence and other pertinent information that needs to be organized is usually enormous. How this information is pulled together will greatly impact the eDiscovery and litigation process. Being able to call up … Read More