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Checklist for On-Site Forensic CollectionsPosted December 18, 2014
Being informed and prepared prior to scheduling a data collection can greatly reduce costs. Providing your collections consultant with the most information possible will ensure an efficient, thorough, and cost-effective collection. Here are some things to think about during the planning stages, before you have a consultant come on-site to collect data.1. Identify the custodians. Custodians are the people in the organization that create or access data that is potentially relevant to the matter at hand. Identify...
D4 Staff Achieves Several Relativity Certifications and Reaches Expert StatusPosted December 17, 2014
Tom Groom achieves Relativity Expert status, additional D4 professionals successfully pass kCura Relativity examinations, earn multiple elite certifications Rochester, NY – December 17, 2014 - D4, LLC, a national leader in providing managed services, litigation support and eDiscovery solutions to law firms and corporate legal departments, announced today that Tom Groom, VP and Senior Consultant, has achieved Relativity Expert status after earning four Relativity certifications administered by kCura Corporation. Additionally, three members of D4’s Technical Advisory Group (TAG) have successfully pass...
D4 Launches New Website and Branding – Powered by PeoplePosted December 11, 2014
Managed data and discovery services provider expands website functionality and content, focusing on the company's number one resource, its peopleROCHESTER, NY – December 11th, 2014 - D4, LLC, a national leader in providing managed services, litigation support and eDiscovery solutions to law firms and corporate legal departments, announced today the launch of their new website, logo and tagline. The website and new branding embody what D4 is all about and why the company is different – its people. “The new website features rich media...
Powered by Real People - 100% Homegrown DedicationPosted December 10, 2014
I start this blog by thinking that this is a very, very exciting time for D4 with the launch of our new website, but it goes much deeper than that. The thought and effort that went into the website and the people behind the scenes are what make d4discovery.com what it is today. I think this is pertinent because of the industry we work in and the constant evolution of the “ediscovery” space – consolidation, downsizing, vendor perceptions, etc....
10 Critical Things to Consider Before Bringing eDiscovery In-HousePosted December 10, 2014
There is little debate that eDiscovery can be a daunting and expensive endeavor. Even small matters can involve scouring through terabytes of data. For some companies, litigation is one of the many costs of doing business. That cost, and specifically eDiscovery costs, can be one area that companies look to reduce as budgets shrink and companies look to identify cost savings.Bringing a part or all of the eDiscovery process in-house is the right move for many organizations. There have...
3 Methods of Forensic ImagingPosted December 09, 2014
Clients often ask for a forensic image of a laptop or server. Usually the “forensic” request is more about process rather than how and what ESI is captured. The client wants to ensure the process is defensible and documented. This leads us to ask them if they want a physical, logical, or targeted image. The following will describe the differences between the three methods of imaging. Before I begin, I am going to provide my definition of imaging. Imaging is the...
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Georgetown eDiscovery Institute 2014 Update on Changes to FRCPPosted November 20, 2014
This morning, at the Georgetown Advanced eDiscovery Institute, we got an update on the current content and state of changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The panel consisted of Hon. David G. Campbell, Chair, Civil Rules Advisory Committee; Hon. John G. Koeltl, Hon. Paul Grimm, and was moderated by Tom Allmann, a luminary at The Sedona Conference and former general counsel at BASF. The panelists were primary drafters of the changes to the rules, using input from many...
Advantages of Implementing Rule 502 Orders and AgreementsPosted November 19, 2014
At least in federal courts, there appears to be a solution when privileged material is inadvertently produced. Federal Rule of Evidence 502 was enacted in 2008 and provides a consistent framework to prevent waiver of privilege on inadvertently produced documents. It ultimately provides greater protections against waiver than existing law otherwise did. Rule 502 is aimed at relieving some of the burden of document privilege review and therefore saves clients the costs of paying for such review.Prior to the Enactment...
The Fundamentals of Document Management [Infographic]Posted November 13, 2014
Document management and control can be a complicated and daunting process, but ignoring it is a bad idea. When creating a document management policy, follow these guidelines to ensure you have the fundamentals in place for a scalable policy. The Fundamentals of Document Management from D4