Process Your Data – Electronic Discovery Services

CloudNine Discovery assists with following Electronic Discovery services.

Early Data Assessment

Early on in the litigation, lawyers need to understand the potential volume of potentially relevant electronic discovery and the realistic costs to process and review the data.  This early data assessment helps prepare the client for the bill, negotiate cost sharing or cost burden arguments in the Meet and Confer, and to create a better discovery production strategy.

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Culling & De-duplication

The process of reducing the volume of electronically stored data using sorting and filtering of various information such as source, file types, dates, key words and concepts.  Each file is identified by a unique MD5 hash value and given a production name. The hash value is used throughout the process to provide an intelligent and defensible chain-of-custody.

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Electronic Discovery Processing

Converting electronically stored information to various formats, such as native, Tiff, PDF, HTML or XML, for review or production purposes.

First, Files are flattened into component parts. PST and NSF are flattened into individual emails. Zip style files are flattened into individual files. Microsoft files are reviewed for embedded files, and these embeds are flattened into individual files.

For each file discovered within another file an MD5 hash is calculated. Parent / child relationship is recorded using a very simple human readable decimal. File metadata is extracted and recorded.

  • Original file name
  • Original file path
  • To / From / cc for email
  • Author / last printed / last edit etc.
  • Dates and times
  • Fully searchable text

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Native Review & Analysis

Evaluating collected electronically stored information (ESI) for relevance and privilege, while determining relevant summary information, such as key topics of the case, important people, specific vocabulary and important individual documents.

Native file review leads to a significant reduction in the number of relevant documents. Once these documents are identified they can be tagged for production and further review.

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Document Clustering for eDiscovery Review

How the documents are organized for review can make a BIG difference in the efficiency of review, not only saving costs, but also improving accuracy by assigning similar documents to the same reviewer.  Clustering software examines the text in your documents, determines which documents are related to each other, and groups them into clusters.  Clustering makes it easy to explore and categorize large sets of documents, bringing efficiency to the electronic discovery process.

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Document Production

Delivering ESI to various recipients such as a law firm or corporate legal department for further use or ongoing management of the electronic data. Production needs vary, therefore the output is flexible.

Production sets can be produced as any combination of the following TIFF, JPEG, HTML, PDF, native or all of the above. Production sets may also be Bates numbered and endorsed according to custom specifications.

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