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.
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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Understanding and Managing eDiscovery Costs
Understanding and Managing eDiscovery Costs 900 450 CloudNine

For a medium-sized lawsuit, eDiscovery costs can range anywhere from 2.5 to 3.5 million dollars. [1] This price has been exacerbated by the effects of COVID-19 on communication data. According to the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA), the pandemic has created a data explosion by encouraging frequent usage of chat applications. Meanwhile, the levels of…

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Document Review in a Remote World
Document Review in a Remote World 900 450 CloudNine

COVID-19 has transformed the document review process. Traditionally, document review was conducted in person by experts at review centers. As COVID-19 rates increased, fears for individual health and safety mandated the transition to remote review. Though remote review became a sudden necessity, it’s not a new concept. The transition began long before the pandemic at…

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How to Maintain eDiscovery Data Integrity
How to Maintain eDiscovery Data Integrity 500 332 CloudNine

As your eDiscovery team sorts, reviews, and analyzes confidential documents, it’s critical to maintain the integrity of your data not only for the privacy and protection of your clients, but to safeguard the integrity of your entire legal investigation.

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How Automation Complements the Human Side of eDiscovery Review
How Automation Complements the Human Side of eDiscovery Review 500 398 CloudNine

Change is inevitable and the legal world of eDiscovery certainly incurs it’s share but, they can also be among the last to embrace change. However, for those who adapt to change and seek new technologies to automate traditional processes find their eDiscovery program receives an immediate improvement.

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Assessing the Proportionality of Modern Data Types
Assessing the Proportionality of Modern Data Types 800 400 CloudNine

The Costs of eDiscovery As time passes, the definition of electronically stored information (ESI) must expand to accommodate emerging data types. As discussed in our recent article, (Don’t Get Spooked by Communication Applications!), these changes can be intimidating and uncomfortable for some legal teams. Since modern data types are unavoidable in eDiscovery, litigators must adapt…

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