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Strategic Uses for E-Discovery Analytics: Part 1 - E-Discovery, Information Governance & Cyber Security Section News

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E-Discovery, Information Governance & Cyber Security Section News

Posted on: Feb 21, 2019

By Helen Geib, QDiscovery

Analytics tools for e-discovery are powerful, proven and readily available. They serve a number of critical strategic purposes. These include improved review efficiency, minimizing human review to cut costs and more effective review for substantive issues in the case.

Despite their proven value, e-discovery analytics tools remain widely underutilized. One of the biggest barriers to greater adoption of analytics is a misplaced emphasis on what instead of why. Too often the discussion focuses on how the tools work instead of how they help.

Part one of this article offers two strategic reasons – and a bonus reason – why you should use e-discovery analytics. Part two will discuss two more reasons to use analytics. The use case examples are meant to be illustrative only. Most analytics tools can be deployed to serve a variety of ends.

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