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 […]

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 […]

Salient’s New Utility Unlocks Tech-Assisted Bank Statement Analytics

bank statement analytics

Technology has a gone a long way towards streamlining investigations, but one particular area of evidence has consistently flown under the radar of all the usual forensic tools: bank statements. “Following the money” using these transactional documents is often a pivotal part of investigations, and yet it has remained an arduous manual process that guzzles […]

Using Cognitive Analytics to Expose Leading Indicators and Build Fact Patterns

Using Cognitive Analytics to Expose Leading Indicators and Build Fact Patterns

It is generally accepted that the single largest cost in addressing any eDiscovery exercise is neither the technology nor the litigation support teams employed, but rather it is the cost of lawyer review time. And that makes perfect sense. After all, you are paying for the lawyers’ understanding of the law and experience of its […]

Information Analytics: Embracing Information Anarchy


In today’s world of plentiful analytics capability, embracing information anarchy would sound a complete anathema to most people. But the problem is that planning strategic data warehousing and dashboarding solutions often involve many stakeholders and can take several months to design and complete. While that remains a commendable longer-term approach to information analytics, there is […]

Cut Your Outsourcing Costs by Arming Your In-house Legal Counsel with the Right Technology


With the ever-constant pressure on budgets, a trend has emerged throughout 2019 for companies’ in-house legal counsel to provide services which previously might have been outsourced, a pattern which looks set to continue into 2020. This does not mean that in-house legal counsels are expanding but rather that often, corporates are following the adage about doing more […]