Extract from Helen Geib’s article “Strategic Uses for eDiscovery Analytics: Part 2”
Using eDiscovery analytics is a win-win scenario: higher-quality review at lower cost. Part one of this article described how analytics can be used strategically to improve review efficiency by grouping related documents and cut costs by leveraging technology to cull non-responsive documents. In part two, I give two more strategic reasons to use analytics.
Reason #3: Prioritize and assign documents for review
The third reason to use eDiscovery analytics is to make the most efficient staffing assignments. Reviewers aren’t interchangeable. Variables include document review experience, subject matter knowledge, availability, billable rate and more.