Building a Production is Like Baking a Cake

What You Need to Know about Building and Changing Productions Finally! The review is done and the production is built, but WAIT! One more person wants to run “a few searches as a quick QC”. And now everyone involved in finalizing and building the production holds their breath hoping nothing changes. Why? Review and production… Read More

Simple Tips to Avoid Headaches and Delays in Document Productions

You’ve collected the data, you’ve reviewed the data, you’re ready to make a production, but your vendor or litigation support department keeps hounding you with questions. “Just produce it!” you want to scream, but you can’t. Here’s a primer on how to avoid the back and forth and back and forth so your production gets… Read More

How Your Requests for Production Are Inadequate – And You May Not Even Know It

Proactive Discovery Series | Requests for Productions By Jeremy Applebaum Technology is changing rapidly and the days of simply requesting emails and documents, however thoughtfully and broadly defined, are long gone. When requesting “documents,” what you are really requesting are communications. So if “documents” are all that you are asking for in your Requests for Production… Read More

The First Place to Check with Production Received Problems

Proactive Discovery Series | Productions Received Explainer   A long-awaited production lands on your desk. You hand it off to the tech team for loading and analysis, but when the data are released for review, you notice that something isn’t right. Emails with attachments don’t seem to have any document family, or there are no Custodian values… Read More

Light it Up! Understanding the Format and Specifications of a Production

Proactive Discovery Series | Productions Received | Part 1 Document and data exchange in discovery is typically a two-way street: both sides are obligated to produce records to each other. Yet most eDiscovery blog posts, help articles and industry-marketing attention have focused on the processes used by the producing party to sift through massive amounts… Read More