Extract from Doug Austin’s article “ACEDS Shows Why You Need Those Stinking Badges: eDiscovery Trends”
If you love classic comedy movies like me, you probably love the classic Mel Brooks comedy Blazing Saddles. My favorite quote from that movie is when the bandido says “Badges? We don’t need no stinking badges!” Well, the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) is showing that you do, in fact, need those stinking badges to prove you’re CEDS certified.
According to Legaltech News (ACEDS New Digital Badge Aims to End E-Discovery Credential Fraud, written by Frank Ready), ACEDS has released a new digital badge that members can post to social media platforms, signature lines or LinkedIn to make it easier to have their credentials validated with a single click to their social media pages, online résumé or signature line and prevent fraud.