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  • Using predictive coding to your e-discovery advantage

    The big data explosion creates numerous information management and legal concerns for modern organizations. Technology is beginning to catch up, however: E-discovery techniques such as predictive coding are increasingly popular, and organizations are... 

  • Guide to managing the e-discovery process

    Although e-discovery can be complicated, time-consuming and expensive – it is necessary in order to avoid the costly fines associated with non-compliance. In this expert e-book, gain further insight into the process of e-discovery and learn how to ea... 

  • Email retention: Standards and practices

    Electronic records are as real as paper documents, and require a strong retention management strategy. In this SearchCompliance.com e-book, you'll learn the importance of having a records retention policy and how to properly manage the data for e-dis... 

  • EDRM (electronic discovery reference model)

    The Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) is a framework that outlines standards for the recovery and discovery and of digital data. 

  • fruit of a poisonous tree

    Fruit of the poisonous tree is a legal doctrine according to which any secondary evidence obtained from a source accessed through through illicit means is inadmissible in court. Examples of such sources include evidence gained through a coercive inte... 

  • electronically stored information (ESI)

    Electronically stored information (ESI) is data created, altered, communicated and stored in digital form. 

  • discoverability

    Discoverability is the capacity of something to be found. The term is used in many different contexts in IT (information technology). 

  • predictive coding

    Predictive coding is technology that uses techniques such as keyword searches, filtering and sampling to automate portions of an e-discovery document review. The goal of predictive coding is to reduce the number of irrelevant and non-responsive docum... 

  • data governance policy

    A data governance policy is an organization’s set of information management processes that are designed to assist business administration and protect company assets. 

  • records information management (RIM)

    Records information management (RIM) is a corporate area of endeavor involving the administration of all business records through their life cycle. 

  • compliance

    Compliance is a state in which someone or something is in accordance with established guidelines, specifications, or legislation. Software, for example, may be developed in compliance with specifications created by some industry body, such as the IET... 

  • enterprise document management (EDM)

    Enterprise document management is a strategy for overseeing an organization's paper and electronic documents so they can be easily retrieved in the event of a compliance audit or subpoena. 

  • Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA)

    The Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) is a United States federal statute that prohibits a third party from intercepting or disclosing communications without authorization. 

About E-discovery and compliance

Electronic data discovery (e-discovery) regulations require organizations be ready to produce documents for use in litigation. Learn how to stay in compliance with e-discovery requirements through our news, advice, commentary and best practices related to information preservation and retention and federal rules of civil procedure for e-discovery.