Five Tips for Building a Database That Meets Your E-Discovery Needs

 
 
By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2015-04-30
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

In terms of e-discovery, the electronic exchange of documents between parties during litigation, an organized database makes all the difference. But no two companies' database needs are alike. Needs can differ based on industry, company size, case flow and more. Without an organized and flexible database, companies are at risk of missing out on cost and time savings, or worse, sharing privileged documents with the opposition. In the most extreme circumstances, this can hurt the outcome of a case altogether, as both parties will shift their focus to arguing over which documents to exchange or reproducing documents, instead of what really matters—winning the case. In the end, it all comes down to planning, according to eWEEK reporting and conversations with kCura, which offers several tips and best practices for building an optimal database for an organization's e-discovery needs. The biggest mistake companies and law firms make is diving into the database without building and implementing a process.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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