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

Your house knows you better than your significant other

By: Christopher Wooten, Senior Forensic Examiner In every relationship it takes time and moments together to create a bond. Once that bond is established, we begin to feel comfortable enough to share personal information about ourselves with another person. However, we tend to skip the “getting to know you phase” and start divulging all of our personal information with our … Read More

Is Remote Work Increasing Data Hoarding?

By: Clint Modesitt, Manager of Digital Forensics Many companies have been forced to rapidly pivot to remote work, often with suboptimal preparation on the part of both employers and employees. This can lead to a number of problems for IT, but one which is seldom mentioned is the increase in data hoarding. What is Data Hoarding and Why is it … Read More

The Ever-Changing World of Legal Technology

By: Bryan Campbell, Chief Operations Officer When it comes to innovative and cutting-edge technology in the legal field, the world changes very quickly. Here are a few important things to know about the impact of technology on the future of legal research and eDiscovery. Law Firms Automated McKinsey Analytics says that 23% of the work performed by lawyers could be … Read More

How to Stop File Corruption when Migrating Data

By: Nate Latessa, VP of Corporate Services Data corruption can severely disrupt business processes. In the worst case, it isn’t noticed for a long time, and a broken file is copied to multiple locations. By the time anyone realizes there is a problem, recovering the lost data may be difficult or impossible. Adhering to data management best practices should minimize … Read More

Bridging the Gap Between Legal and Technology Communication During Complex eDiscovery Matters

By: Andrew Dorsey, Senior Project Manager eDiscovery matters require expertise from both the legal and technical fields, two disciplines that can often speak different languages, leaving the potential for communication gaps and disjointed work products. Moreover, experts in forensics, data services, hosting platforms, and managed review must precisely navigate client specifications in order to meet fast-paced and time-sensitive deadlines. While … Read More

What Does Google Know About You?

By: Chris VanAernam, Senior Forensic Consultant You may not realize it and it is especially true if you use an Android device, but Google is constantly collecting data about your actions and location. From your morning commute, to your afternoon run and that time you asked Google how to make the perfect steak the company is recording what you say … Read More

Managing Mobile Collections and Other Non-Traditional Data Types

By: Clint Modesitt, Manager, Digital Forensics On April 29, 2020, Innovative Discovery hosted a webinar: Managing Mobile Collections and Other Non-Traditional Data Types. The blog post below is a summary written by Clint Modesitt, the manager of digital forensics at ID, and a panelist on the webinar. It’s an interesting time in digital forensics and eDiscovery, as rapidly evolving technology … Read More

Remote Collections are Not the New Normal – They are the Standard

by: Nate Latessa, Vice President of Corporate Services To say that we’ve found ourselves in a drastically different world is an understatement.  Just a month ago, most of us had never heard the term “social distancing.”  Fast forward to today, and you can’t go a few minutes without hearing it on TV or reading it in a headline.  As the … Read More