As the eDiscovery industry has evolved, the difference between skill sets of service provider technologists and law firm litigation support analysts has been blurred.
Thought Leadership and Industry Trends
Law firms and corporations have come to expect certain professional service levels from their eDiscovery providers…The challenge for firms and companies is to find a service provider who strikes the right balance between client-centric flexibility and process-driven support.
The increasing amount of electronically stored information created during everyday business processes poses many challenges to corporations of all sizes. Between concerns over data security, increasing IT infrastructure costs, and the need to comply with electronic discovery requests, corporate legal departments have been required to dedicate greater attention and resources to managing their electronic information.
A consistent theme in our posts is explaining the benefits of technology when used properly. The key is to understand what technology can and cannot do and how lawyers and technologists can work together to achieve the best results.
By Regina Chepalis, Managing Director CDS Mid-Atlantic — One of the main trends in the world of litigation is companies and law firms analyzing their approach to managing eDiscovery. They are evaluating what services to keep or move in-house versus outsourcing.