Ricoh's Intelligent eDiscovery Blog

Boolean Searches 201: Connectors and Wildcards

Jul 13, 2021 4:11:00 PM | Michael Truelove

When we first launched our Tuesday Tip series, I wrote the introductory post Boolean Searches 101: How to Locate the Documents You Actually Need. Today, I’m taking it a step further and sharing how connectors and wildcards can be used in text searches to get optimal results for your search queries. These principles apply to all programs including Relativity, Eclipse, eCapture and Nuix.

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Topics: Tuesday's Tip, Michael Truelove

How Do Conceptual Analytics Work in eDiscovery?

Jun 15, 2021 12:57:18 PM | Esther Labindao

In today’s Tuesday Tip, I will be addressing the second installment of our two-part series on review analytics. In case you missed it, you can find the first part on Structured Analytics here.

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Topics: Tuesday's Tip, eDiscovery Solutions, Esther Labindao

Structured Analytics in eDiscovery

May 25, 2021 3:03:17 PM | Esther Labindao

There’s a lot of promotion around using analytics in eDiscovery. But, what exactly do they do? Today, as part of a two-part series, I’m breaking down the basics of Structured Analytics and how, when applied correctly, they can contribute towards an effective and efficient review. In our next Tuesday Tip, I will share the basics of Conceptual Analytics and how they differ.

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Topics: Tuesday's Tip, eDiscovery Solutions, Esther Labindao

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

What's your backup plan?

Mar 31, 2021 9:03:30 AM | Michael Truelove

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on March 31, 2020. 

Today is World Backup Day an annual reminder to backup all your critical data. You likely know how important it is to routinely back up all your devices; it’s a trusty way to mitigate risk, anticipate unexpected events and align your work and your organization’s continuity plan. However, as someone who’s worked with data collection for litigation for over a decade, I can tell you one thing with certainty: not all backups are equally useful.

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Topics: Tuesday's Tip, Michael Truelove, Unstructured File Analysis

How Targeted Collections Can Save You Time and Money

Mar 16, 2021 9:31:37 AM | Laura Clewley

The thought of performing an entire collection of your (or your client’s) data can be overwhelming — and understandably so. When companies do not have an effective data strategy in place, you can find yourself sifting through years’ worth of information.

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Topics: Tuesday's Tip

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

Legal Hold 101: What you need to know about preserving your records

Jan 19, 2021 12:34:54 PM | Marketing

Also known as a litigation hold, a legal hold is a preservation order that ensures records are protected and left untouched should a litigation or investigation arise — a critical step in the eDiscovery process.

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Topics: Tuesday's Tip, Unstructured File Analysis, eDiscovery Solutions

How to Find User Data on Windows Operating Systems

Nov 17, 2020 4:48:17 PM | Michael Truelove

Whether you're given a client’s computer to obtain forensic images or to collect records, it can be difficult to find the correct user data without getting mixed up in all the system files, programs and other data that isn't of value for your legal review. In today’s Tuesday Tip, I'm sharing the easiest way to find this user data, plus a few unusual places to look that also contain useful information.

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Topics: Tuesday's Tip

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