EDA 2.0 – 4 top tips for the next generation

If you’ve been following our blog, you’ll have noticed our recent focus on Early Data Assessment (EDA). Our last two articles covered some of the potential pitfalls to avoid, and the massive benefits offered by in-place EDA. Today, we’re turning our focus to the “early” part of Early Data Assessment. We’ll explore some of the […]

Benefits and common pitfalls of Early Data Assessment (EDA)

Early Data Assessment (EDA) has taken on an increasingly critical role as electronic data volumes continue to grow. Without effective EDA, the risk of over- or under-collection can be considerable, as can the escalation of eDiscovery overheads. Often confused with Early Case Assessment (which investigates the broader merits of the case at hand), EDA focusses […]

Discovery Risk Mitigation – Preservation

Data Preservation

Should It Stay or Should It Go? A terrible wordplay on The Clash’s 1981 classic perhaps, but to retain or dispose of data is a core theme in this, the last piece in our Discovery Risk Mitigation series of blogs. You’ll recall the previous discussion that Information Governance is increasingly both a critical aspect of […]

Discovery Risk Mitigation – Prevention

Information Governnance

Striving For the Ultimate Goal In previous articles in the Discovery Risk Mitigation series, we’ve firstly outlined the overall journey, then explored how to assess your current maturity from an eDiscovery and Information Governance perspective, and most recently, the parallel paths to remediate the situation. In this next blog, we outline what should be the […]

Discovery Risk Mitigation – Remediation


Improving preparedness to eDiscovery events In the previous article, we explored considerations when assessing your current eDiscovery and information governance maturity.  Having undertaken that exercise and established a benchmark, clearly, the next step is to implement a series of corrective measures. But where should you start? What demands your most immediate attention, and what can […]

eDiscovery Maturity Assessment

eDiscovery Maturity Assessment

Assessing your corporate capability to respond effectively to investigations and eDiscovery events. In an earlier post, I introduced Discovery Risk Mitigation, our structured journey-based approach to helping organisations reduce their exposure to the risks inherent within the ever-expanding data and governance landscapes in which we now work. Having understood why preparedness is a good thing […]

Discovery Risk Management

A worker using Salient Discovery's eDiscovery service

Mitigating the eDiscovery risks due to the explosion of electronic data in your business through a structured programme of preparedness. Being Prepared I’m sure most people are familiar with the expression “prevention is better than cure”. It sounds like generally sound advice to me and I’m sure most would probably agree. But in truth, to […]