"How much will it Cost?" is not necessarily the Right Question to Ask: eDiscovery Best Practices by Doug Austin. Because eDiscovery costs can often make or break a project, they are paramount when selecting a vendor. However, without understanding the component costs of a budget or estimate, you may encounter surprises. Austin provides a short list of questions that will serve to better inform our understanding of cost.
Best Practices for Information Governance by Robert F. Smallwood. Referring to Information Governance (IG) as a “super-discipline,” Smallwood provides an incredibly helpful list of IG best practices that includes internal buy-in, records management, user restrictions, security and privacy.
A Stitch in Time: Making Proper Privilege Calls the First Time Around by Jessica D. Miller and Nina Rose. Assessing whether a document contains privileged content is often the most challenging part of a substantive review and it is critical for lawyers to have an exhaustive (to the extent possible) protocol for making privilege determinations. Miller and Rose do a great job of providing a framework for analyzing privilege in a document review setting.