Best Practices: Getting the Most Out of Concept Search
Concept search is a powerful tool in the e-discovery arsenal. When properly utilized, concept search can be a valuable way to expand the scope of your review or to narrow its focus. However, concept searches are often misused because of the prevalence of the Boolean paradigm. This paper outlines best practices that will allow you to get the most out of concept searching.
The Advantages of PDF over TIFF
In order to conduct a successful document review, lawyers need to be able to quickly and effectively view documents in electronic format. Document database aside, review efficiency relies heavily on whether reviewers choose to use PDF files or TIFF files. PDF documents are more secure, smaller, more accessible, and more cost efficient than TIFF files. For good reason, the standard is trending towards use of PDF over TIFF.
Creating Effective Search Queries for Foreign-Language Documents
Use of effective search queries can save a significant amount of time and money in electronically-stored information (ESI) document processing and review, by culling huge collections down to a more manageable size. Crafting effective word-search queries, though, can be troublesome, especially when the documents to be searched are in a foreign and unfamiliar language.