Ricoh's Intelligent eDiscovery Blog

The Top Six Most Common Sources to Consider Prior to a Data Collection

Apr 13, 2021 9:55:55 AM | Laura Clewley

With the rise of remote work, employees are communicating online in more ways than ever before. This means companies have a lot of places to look for data during a collection.

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Topics: Tuesday's Tip, Laura Clewley, Forensic Data Collection

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

Self-Collection, Assisted Collection and Full Forensic Collection: What's the Difference?

Feb 16, 2021 10:49:22 AM | Laura Clewley

One of the earliest steps after identifying a potential matter is collecting any data that may be relevant to the case, whether or not a legal hold has been placed. There are three options to choose from when it comes to data collection: self, assisted and full forensic.

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Topics: Tuesday's Tip, Laura Clewley, Forensic Data Collection

Five Things to Consider When Preparing for Productions

Oct 20, 2020 4:04:56 PM | Laura Clewley

Once you've preserved, collected and reviewed your documents, you've reached the final, and crucial, stage of production. Ensure a successful process from start to finish by asking yourself the following five questions to help build a proper plan from the onset.

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Topics: Tuesday's Tip, Laura Clewley

Capturing PDF and Printed Emails: 7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Getting Started

Jul 21, 2020 2:24:39 PM | Laura Clewley

For clients who may be new to electronic review, sending PDFs or printing emails, one at a time, might seem like the easiest way to share content. Unfortunately, this slows down the entire review process, resulting in unnecessary time and money spent.

While we always recommend working with emails via MSG or within a mail store (such as a PST file), sometimes processing PDF and printed documents cannot be avoided during a review. If you find yourself in this situation, remember the importance of establishing proper document collection protocols from the start. Today I'm sharing the top seven questions to ask yourself to avoid redundancy and frustration in these situations, based on a decade of experience in the industry.

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Topics: Tuesday's Tip, Laura Clewley

Everything You Need to Know About Production Protocols

Feb 25, 2020 9:32:28 AM | Laura Clewley

Whether you know it as a production protocol, discovery plan or exchange guideline, establishing a formal method of exchanging documents is essential when it comes to a seamless case production. For the sake of continuity, we’ll refer to them as “production protocols” in this blog.

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Topics: Tuesday's Tip, Laura Clewley

Why is it Important to Track Custodians?

Jan 21, 2020 1:01:23 PM | Laura Clewley

Imagine you’re working with a file that has a collection of over twenty custodians. In the midst of processing and culling the data, further information is found. If the custodian information had been tracked up to this point, it’s a quick and easy job to include the new documents. If the custodian information hasn’t been tracked, segregating specific custodians could be a timely process – especially if the collection is actively being processed by a team. Today we're sharing why it’s important to track custodians, along with the secret to guaranteeing they're tracked with every document review. 

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Topics: Tuesday's Tip, Laura Clewley

CEDS Spotlight: Laura Clemence

Nov 24, 2017 2:28:03 PM | Marketing

Laura Clemence, Project Manager at Commonwealth Legal, shares the benefits and insider tips on completing her ACEDs certification training in this month's CEDS Spotlight.

This post was originally published on ACEDs and has been republished here with permission.


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Topics: Ricoh, Laura Clewley