Because You Need to Know: Monthly News Round-Up for June 2018

A monthly round-up of industry news stories, useful publications, and notable cases of which you should be aware from the preceding month

Welcome to “Because You Need to Know,” XDD’s monthly news round-up.  In these posts, we gather together interesting articles, noteworthy cases, new publications, and XDD materials from the preceding month.  This post gathers items of interest from June 2018.

Industry News Stories

Interesting topics in the news from June include a proposed change to a deposition rule, the closing of an avenue of iPhone access, ongoing GDPR adaptation struggles, and more cryptocurrency developments:

Notable Cases

New eDiscovery cases discussed in June include:

XDD Materials

XDD published one new blog article and one new educational webinar in June:

  • Educational Webinar
    • Taking the Bull by the Horns: eDiscovery Program Management – Beginning proactive management of your overall eDiscovery program can lead to significant increases in efficiency, reductions in cost, and improvements in defensibility. In this free webinar, XDD Director of Education Matthew Verga, JD, discusses a range of program management considerations, including: evaluating and improving readiness; evaluating needs and resources; insourcing, outsourcing, and service models; evaluating potential service providers; useful metrics to track; and, ongoing program maintenance and improvement.

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About the Author

Matthew Verga

Director of Education

Matthew Verga is an electronic discovery expert proficient at leveraging his legal experience as an attorney, his technical knowledge as a practitioner, and his skills as a communicator to make complex eDiscovery topics accessible to diverse audiences. A fourteen-year industry veteran, Matthew has worked across every phase of the EDRM and at every level from the project trenches to enterprise program design. He leverages this background to produce engaging educational content to empower practitioners at all levels with knowledge they can use to improve their projects, their careers, and their organizations.

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