Analysis

Benefits of data reuse in discovery

How companies can create resource and cost efficiencies in future projects

​Increasingly affordable data storage has helped to decrease traditional unit costs for eDiscovery, yet the overall cost of eDiscovery often continues to grow for many organizations. In recent years, technology-assisted methods have been adopted to prioritize documents and to help reduce the amount of documents requiring review. However, one frequently overlooked method of reducing documents is simply to reuse and leverage prior reviews from outside counsel where issues and custodians were common.

Benefits of data reuse in discovery

Overall, organizations can transform expensive outside counsel review fees into a potent investment, by reusing the work product to inform future review and accelerate the building of case strategy. By using a central document repository, data can be preserved, analyzed, indexed, categorized–and most importantly–reused across multiple matters.

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