Classifying File Share Documents by Leveraging ECM Document Classifications

A recent AIIM survey report, “Information Governance — records, risks and retention in the litigation age.” highlights issues faced by organizations in trying to manage their documents:

Dealing effectively with Big Data...automatic document classification and effective culling

One of my colleagues forwarded this link this morning. It is a thoughtful discussion of Big Data:

Tim Dix on the Quintessential Human Endeavor of Sorting "Stuff"

Human beings spend their whole lives sorting ‘stuff’. It is in our nature, and it is highly useful as we are able to discard the irrelevant and act upon or use the relevant. The challenge of Big Data is to sort through millions and millions of documents that, in many cases, have been stored with all the forethought of “Fibber McGee’s Closet ”.

Review of Text + Graphics — A Whole New World

 Successfully processing text, images, forms and
 spreadsheets as part of the same process — the
 real paradox of content review.

 Tim Dix, Xpriori's CEO, explains ...

Are Corporations Ready To Be Transparent And Share Irrelevant Documents With Opposing Counsel To Obtain Substantial Cost Savings

The discovery process does not require a producing party to produce irrelevant documents in response to a request for production under Fed. R. Civ. P. 34. To the contrary, the scope of discovery is expressly limited to discovery that is relevant to any party’s claim or defense, or if good cause is shown, to the subject matter of the case. Fed. R. Civ. Pro. 26(b)(1). The purpose of discovery is to provide a mechanism for making relevant information available to the litigants. See 1983 Advisory Committee Notes to Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(b)(1).

Bringing e-discovery inside: 12 tips for in-house counsel

Source: Canadian Lawyer InHouse
Author: Jim Middlemiss

Cowen Group Forecasts Surge in Managed Services at Law Firms

Hold on to your hats -- the electronic data discovery/compliance/Big Data terrain is about to experience another hurricane, and you can name it "Managed Services."

How to Get Court Approval for Predictive Coding

This article was written by Peter Buckley and Scott Vernick for Law Technology News.Predictive coding (aka technology assisted review) involves the use of e-discovery software that helps document reviewers "train" the software to identify relevant documents, using mathematical algorithms. The goal is to minimize the review and production of irrelevant data.

On the Road to Judicial Acceptance of Predictive Coding

Source: Gregory A. Markel and Erika B. Engelson - New York Law Journal - May 30, 2012

There have been two important decisions within the last month concerning courts' acceptance of a new technology that may help reduce the costs associated with, and increase the efficiency of, processing and reviewing electronically stored information in e-discovery.

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