The Supply Chain of Custody: Project & Process Management in the eDiscovery Workflow

51 mins

Using the Electronic Discovery Reference Model as a framework, this course outlines the key elements of project and process management in eDiscovery. The faculty discuss key considerations in building an effective eDiscovery team at various stages of the EDRM, and provide insights into effective project management as well as tracking eDiscovery spend.

Class Outline:
  • Supply Chain of Custody: Project & Process Management in the eDiscovery Workflow 51 mins
    • The "Electronic Discovery Reference Model" Process
    • The Stages of the EDRM
    • Work-Product in the Discovery Process
    • Key Players & Skills in the EDRM Process
    • Legal Process Management
    • Integrating Skills in Legal Process Management
    • Project Management
    • Monitoring Costs
    • Understanding the Data
    • Identifying Process Experts
    • Tracking in a Discovery Plan
    • Tracking Billing & Spend
Class Readings:
  • Supply Chain of Custody - Project & Process Management in the eDiscovery Workflow.pdf
Course Comments
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Sarah Hackenmueller   |   03/27/2017

Excellent session, one of my favorites so far. Great explanation of what project and process management entails in the eDiscovery workflow. Collaboration with stakeholders, working with experts, and accountability to clients are critical pieces to matter success.

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Andrea Simanson   |   03/15/2017

I appreciate the perspective on the importance of stakeholders buying into the e-discovery process. It's important to step back and communicate the benefits of "getting it right" as well as the risks of "not doing it right." This is excellent information. Thank you!

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