Ricoh's Intelligent eDiscovery Blog

Software Vendor vs. Service Provider: How Much Support Do You Require?

Mar 17, 2021 11:41:21 AM | Esther Labindao

When investing in a new eDiscovery solution, you might find yourself wondering whether you should engage with a service provider or go directly to a software vendor. The comparison between the two options does not come down to which option is ‘better’. Either option can be ideal given the right circumstances. Instead, ask yourself, “How much support does my team require?”

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Topics: Technology & Managed Services, Esther Labindao

How we #ChooseToChallenge on IWD

Mar 8, 2021 11:29:00 AM | Marketing

Today, women represent nearly half of the Canadian labour force — an increase of over 25 per cent from the late 70s. Despite some incredible progress, there is still a disproportionate representation of women across technology-based industries. For example, Canada has the fifth largest workforce in Artificial Intelligence (AI), but women make up less than 25 per cent of those employed in the sector.

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Topics: Ricoh, Tamara Porter, Events and Sponsorships, Natasha Doucas, Jessica Lockett, Laura Clewley, Andrea Williams, Esther Labindao

To host or not to host? That is the question.

Jan 27, 2021 2:51:49 PM | Esther Labindao

As the Director of Client Services at Ricoh eDiscovery, I consult with clients on the best method to manage their litigation databases. While each firm differs in how they operate (and with which tools), there is always one question that comes up: is it better to use a desktop or cloud solution?

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Topics: Technology & Managed Services, eDiscovery Solutions, Esther Labindao

Four Reasons Why an On-Demand eDiscovery Model Could Work for Your Firm

Sep 14, 2020 3:41:06 PM | Esther Labindao

For decades, firms have had to purchase the infrastructure and licenses for software to review their data and invested in robust software to process it. Smaller firms who were unable to purchase processing software would opt to outsource services such as the processing of electronic documents, unitizing and coding of documents. 

On-Demand eDiscovery is changing that.

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Topics: eDiscovery Solutions, Esther Labindao

eDiscovery 101: 5 Easy Ways to Plan a Successful eDiscovery Project

Aug 18, 2020 10:28:52 AM | Esther Labindao

Given our heavily technical world, most litigation cases result in an eDiscovery case. This means gathering any electronically stored information and extracting metadata (data about data) to gain insight and search documents. The traditional method of legal discoveries was to have a room filled with boxes of paper, in which people would review each single sheet and document and create a catalogue of any potentially relevant documents. As you can imagine, this was extremely time consuming and rather labour intensive. 

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Topics: Tuesday's Tip, Esther Labindao

5 Ways to Deal with Large Data Dumps

Apr 21, 2020 10:24:27 AM | Esther Labindao

“Help! I received 1 TB of data from my client and I don’t know what’s in there and what’s relevant!”

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Topics: Tuesday's Tip, Unstructured File Analysis, Esther Labindao