eDiscovery Daily Blog

In addition to its software and professional services, CloudNine also provides extensive education to eDiscovery practitioners as highlighted by its publication of the eDiscovery Daily Blog. The eDiscovery Daily is the go-to resource for thousands of eDiscovery and eDisclosure professionals seeking to keep up with the latest news and case law in the world of digital discovery.
TIFFs, PDFs, or Neither: How to Select the Best Production Format
TIFFs, PDFs, or Neither: How to Select the Best Production Format 500 334 CloudNine

Since there are multiple types of ESI, it’s hard to definitively say that one format type is superior. Arguably, any form is acceptable so long as it facilitates “orderly, efficient, and cost-effective discovery.” Requesting parties may ask for ESI to be produced in native, PDF, TIFF, or paper files. Determinations typically consider the production software’s capabilities as well as the resources accessible to the responding party.

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Spoliation Sanctions and Prevention Strategies
Spoliation Sanctions and Prevention Strategies 500 322 CloudNine

Spoliation refers to the failure to preserve relevant information during contemplated or pending litigation. According to the FRCP, intentional spoliation may result in dismissal of action, default judgment, or court/jury presumption that the missing information was unfavorable to the responsible party. If unintentional, the court may impose measures no greater than necessary to cure the prejudice.

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Ready, Set, Recover: Attain eDiscovery Cost Recovery with CloudNine
Ready, Set, Recover: Attain eDiscovery Cost Recovery with CloudNine 400 350 CloudNine

Learn what’s driving the rising cost of legal data collection and review and how to address your cost recovery model for greater efficiency and profitability .

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Getting the Most out of Your Keyword Searches
Getting the Most out of Your Keyword Searches 600 400 CloudNine

Though a more basic searching technique, keyword searches allow professionals to identify one or two specific words from multiple documents. Nowadays, keyword searches are considered inferior to the successor, predictive coding (TAR). In comparison to TAR, the “outdated” search method is more expensive and time-consuming. Keyword searches are also less predictable; when filtering through the…

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What Happens When You Don’t Have a Modern Data Solution?
What Happens When You Don’t Have a Modern Data Solution? 400 400 CloudNine

There’s always more behind the story but, can your legal review collect the data needed to tell the complete story? Learn how modern data is reshaping eDiscovery by combining traditional and modern data, in one unified eDiscovery platform.

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Four Tips for Successful Meet and Confers
Four Tips for Successful Meet and Confers 600 350 CloudNine

When approaching any challenge or goal, it’s often best to start with the big picture before narrowing things down. By working backwards, you can identify the steps needed to achieve the desired result. This type of thinking can be applied to Rule 26(f) conferences (also known as meet and confers). As mandated by Rule 26(f)…

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Increasing Your Technological Competence, Part 2
Increasing Your Technological Competence, Part 2 800 400 CloudNine

Collaboration apps, forensic tools, and discovery software are just a few technologies that an attorney must juggle regularly. As old technologies update and new ones emerge, will you adapt or fall behind? At first, keeping up with these changes may seem impossible, but there are multiple steps you can take. Brush up on your knowledge…

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Increasing Your Technological Competence, Part 1
Increasing Your Technological Competence, Part 1 800 400 CloudNine

From the CloudNine family to yours, we wish you a wonderful holiday season! As a gift of knowledge, this article will focus on defining and maintaining high levels of technological competence. To effectively represent their clients, a lawyer must actively update their knowledge on legislative changes. The American Bar Association referred to this skill in…

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Need a Data Retention Policy? Here’s How to Build One
Need a Data Retention Policy? Here’s How to Build One 650 350 CloudNine

Now that most industries are going paperless, companies must create a comprehensive data retention policy. The purpose of a data retention policy is to establish procedures for labeling, storing, and deleting electronic (and physical) records. [1]  Most companies acknowledge the need for a retention policy, but they don’t commit to creating one. A 2000 ABA…

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Remote eDiscovery: Uncovering eDiscovery Best Practices From Home
Remote eDiscovery: Uncovering eDiscovery Best Practices From Home 600 300 CloudNine

As personnel dispersed during COVID-19, eDiscovery data also transitioned to become more centralized to the cloud, largely from the remote work performed by legal service providers (LSPs). Secured cloud environments allowed for a more efficient and effective workflow to collect, process, host, review and produce critical data.  Statistics on remote work environments indicate a large and growing preference toward …

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