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Relativity Pivot as a Review Quality Control Measure

Published Fri, May 28, 2010 by Debora Motyka Jones, Esq.

Following up on my last few blogs, you can also create various charts in Pivot to show you what your reviewers are doing, including how they are tagging documents, and quickly identify any possible quality issues. As you can see below, you can use Pivot’s bar graph capabilities to identify that one reviewer is disproportionately tagging documents as “Not Responsive.” You can link to the documents he or she has tagged as non-responsive to take a closer look and find out whether it is a quality issue, or merely that they have received several...

The Power of Relativity Pivot on Case Strategy

Published Thu, May 27, 2010 by Debora Motyka Jones, Esq.

I can just go on and on about Relativity’s Pivot feature. I have already bragged about its early case assessment potential (see earlier blog posting) but there is more…it can also help you get an overview of the issues in your case. For example, you can run a pie chart of the “issues” coding by custodian. As you can see in the example below, taken from a sales demo database, most of the documents related to the “Shady Investments” issue involve a custodian named Paul Allen, and to a lesser extent, a custodian named Eric Bass. Using this...

The Power of Relativity Pivot in Early Case Assessment

Published Wed, May 26, 2010 by Debora Motyka Jones, Esq.

When kCura released Relativity Version Six earlier this month, I was skeptical of its improvements. Many times, new software releases include minor upgrades or backend tweaks that do not affect my day-to-day life. Boy did kCura prove me wrong on this one. Though a few of the upgrades were the usual “boring” tweaks, the addition of Pivot was enough to blow me away. Pivot is a new analysis tool that allows users to get an overview of their case in a visual format. Not only does it step up Relativity’s visual appeal, but it is also useful for...

Collections: Top 5 Questions

Published Fri, May 14, 2010 by Debora Motyka Jones, Esq.

Co-authored by David Rostov

There is a fair amount of confusion regarding collections of client data.  To help guide your approach to collections, we have provided an overview of the top five questions and their answers.

Top Five Questions to Ask When Choosing an eDiscovery Vendor

Published Thu, February 25, 2010 by Debora Motyka Jones, Esq.

Co-authored by David Rostov

We often get questions from our clients about how best to select an electronic discovery vendor.  Important considerations in this process are what questions to ask, how best to compare vendors and what are the important issues that are typically missed in the selection process.  In particular, our clients often tell us that they sometimes struggle in the vendor selection phase to be able to best assess the quality and capabilities of a vendor.  Given the challenges of choosing the right vendor, we often hear...

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