Perspectives

Mobile device discovery and investigations

Through Discovery Insights, we help to break down the complexities of current discovery topics by answering the five questions you need to know about issue.

Analysis

2013 benchmarking study of eDiscovery practices for government agencies

Discovery Insights

​Since 2007, Deloitte has surveyed attorneys, paralegals, records managers and IT professionals within the federal government about their experience in eDiscovery. Over time, a picture of the challenges government agencies face has emerged as well as the varied ways government agencies are managing their eDiscovery workloads. Review our survey results here, and let us know what your experiences are in federal government eDiscovery.

Are you prepared to address eDiscovery?

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Seventh Annual Benchmarking Study of Electronic Discovery Practices for Government Agencies

Government legal professionals contend with increasing volumes of electronically stored information (ESI) during the discovery process, they recognize the value of eDiscovery technology to help manage that data volume. However, when it comes to the details associated with eDiscovery tools, processes and human support, there are gaps that are causing increased concern among attorneys.

For example, 80 percent of respondents feel somewhat or not at all confident that if challenged their agency could demonstrate that their ESI was “accurate, accessible, complete and trustworthy.” Moreover, 84 percent of respondents feel somewhat or not at all effective in their agency’s ability to deal with the challenges of eDiscovery. What is causing these concerns? Dowload our 2013 survey and infographic here.

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Meet the Leaders

Chris May

Chris May

Leader, Government Discovery Sector

Chris May, Deloitte Transactions and Business Anal...More

Patrick McColloch

Patrick McColloch

Leader | Government Discovery Sector

Pat is a director in Deloitte’s Government Discove...More

Chris Knox

Chris Knox

Leader, Government Discovery Sector

Chris Knox, Deloitte Transactions and Business Ana...More

Services

Mobile device discovery and investigations

As smartphones and tablets have become fixtures in our lives, the discovery landscape now includes collecting and processing data from mobile devices.

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Patrick McColloch

Leader | Government Discovery Sector

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