Extract from George Socha’s article “7 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your eDiscovery Solution”
In recent years, the amount of electronically stored information (ESI) reviewed in legal cases has skyrocketed, and there’s no reason to believe this will change. Companies and law firms have switched to electronic documents, making eDiscovery technology more relevant than ever. If your law firm or legal department is still living in the dark ages and hasn’t made the shift to an efficient, all-in-one eDiscovery solution, we’re here to help.
What is Electronic Discovery?
Electronic discovery, or eDiscovery, refers to how legal departments, law firms, and service providers collect and process digital evidence for a case. Attorneys and allied professionals conduct eDiscovery, starting at the earliest stages of a lawsuit or investigation and continuing to its ultimate conclusion. They follow various eDiscovery processes, ideally ones tailored to meet their specific needs. To accomplish these things, they rely on eDiscovery solutions: litigation support software used in the data discovery process.