ICYMI: Monthly News Round-Up for July 2017

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 “In Case You Missed It,” XDD’s monthly news round-up.  In these posts, we gather together interesting articles, new publications, noteworthy cases, and XDD materials from the preceding month.  This post gathers items of interest from July 2017.

Industry News Stories

Interesting news stories from July include the growing frequency of text message discovery, industry-wide cybersecurity concerns, and a new corporate data-sharing initiative to evaluate law firm relationships:

Notable Cases

New eDiscovery cases identified in July include:

Useful Publications

New industry publications released in July include:

XDD Materials

XDD published four new blog articles, one new White Paper, and one new educational webinar in July:

  • White Paper
    • Gone Viral: Social Media in eDiscovery – This 24-page guidance document provides an overview of each aspect of social media in eDiscovery, including: source materials; acquisition options; case law; procedural rules; ethical issues; and, more.

As always, we welcome your input regarding future topics for our webinars, articles, and white papers.  Share your interests with us here.

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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