The Final Countdown, Production Fundamentals Series Part 1
A multi-part series on the fundamentals eDiscovery practitioners need to know about the preparation and production of ESI
by Matthew Verga, JD, Xact Data Discovery
So far, in our five Fundamentals Series, we have covered the fundamentals of identification and preservation, of collection, of processing, of early case assessment, and of review. We turn our attention now to the final pre-trial phase of an electronic discovery effort: production.
The Importance of Production
The final thing eDiscovery practitioners must be able to do during discovery is to produce ESI effectively. This is a requirement that is almost always fulfilled in collaboration with an internal expert or an external service provider, but it is important for practitioners to understand the range of possibilities and their differing requirements, limitations, and implications.