Why (and how) in-place Early Data Assessment is a gamechanger

One of the biggest challenges for modern eDiscovery is the sheer volume of Electronically Stored Information (ESI) most organisations have in play. This volume has made the traditional method of Early Data Assessment (EDA) – whereby custodians are first identified, and all their data collected and ingested into a review platform before EDA begins – […]

What is Cognitive Analytics and how is it applied in eDiscovery?

In generic terms, cognitive analytics is the process of applying human-like intelligence to unstructured data in order to enrich the value we can extract from it. It’s inspired by the way the human brain processes information, using a combination of experience-driven instinct and learning to join the dots and draw meaningful conclusions. In eDiscovery terms, […]

Unlocking the evidentiary potential of mobile devices

As smartphones have become more and more deeply ingrained in daily life, so too have they become more critical to investigations.   These outwardly innocuous devices hold a wealth of potentially revealing and discoverable information, including call histories, contact lists, text messages, chat conversations, multimedia messages, photos, videos, recordings, calendar items, reminders, notes, data files, GPS […]

Does legal counsel care about your Microsoft licence choices?

For most organisations, checking in with legal counsel before choosing a Microsoft licence package sounds absurd. For those dealing with regular litigation, internal investigations or Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs), however, the right licence – used to its fullest – can make a very real difference to the corporate legal bottom-line.   Over the last few […]

Reducing your eDiscovery burden and costs with Microsoft Purview

FREE 30 minutes webinar | 21 Sept 22 | 12pm BST We’re joining up with Cloud Essentials for a feature presentation about our specialist subject, eDiscovery, in their Expert Insights webinar series. We’ll focus on how Microsoft Purview eDiscovery capability and other technologies can be used to drive down the cost of eDiscovery in your […]

Salient announces collaboration with Baker Tilly

We’re delighted to announce that we will be providing Baker Tilly with eDiscovery services to support their clients. Our combined expertise, experience and application of AI-powered technology from Reveal allows Baker Tilly, an internationally renowned global advisory firm, to assist their clients to scale investigations for today’s data volumes and requirement for agility. Baker Tilly […]

Weathering the COVID-19 Storm

We all know that Cloud computing, be it Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as Service (PaaS) or Software as a Service (SaaS), has been around for a good number of years now, accompanied throughout that time by often vociferous debate regarding its merits, cost and security when compared with the traditional on-premises alternatives (like […]

Is Advanced eDiscovery becoming a viable in-house option?

Last week, members of the Salient team met with Rachi Messing, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft and former Vice President of Customer Solutions at Equivio. Rachi gave us a personally-guided deep dive into Office 365’s Advanced eDiscovery – a particularly interesting area for us – especially after seeing the demand for compliance, information governance and […]