Extract from Helen Geib's article "eDiscovery Review in Review"
Good planning is the common denominator of successful eDiscovery review projects. Planning builds on the work done during the identification, processing and analysis stages. Clear goals must be set at the outset. Finally, you need to assign the right people to the review team.
eDiscovery review builds on what’s come before
Each successive stage of the EDRM builds on the preceding stages. Nowhere is this truer than review. The full universe of the client’s ESI is the starting point of every eDiscovery project. By the review stage, that ESI has been repeatedly assessed and filtered.
Identification locates potentially relevant ESI for review and production. Collection copies the identified ESI for processing and review. Both identification and collection aim to limit copying non-relevant files to the extent possible to minimize unnecessary review.
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