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ILTACON 2018 Wrap-up

Posted by Stephen Ehrlich on September 4, 2018

I was excited to go to ILTACON this year, especially given that I hadn’t been in a couple years. I planned to spend my time attending sessions, networking with other participants on new technology in the marketplace and going to some meetings with the media in attendance.

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Topics: eDiscovery

Utilizing Digital X-rays to Enhance Your Medical Records Review

Posted by Stephen Ehrlich on August 13, 2018

Medical records are integral to many types of legal cases, from personal injury lawsuits to complex class actions. While retrieving traditional medical records and files is often a rather straightforward process, sophisticated scans like X-rays and MRIs can add unforeseen complications and slow down your case.

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E-Discovery Tools – AbleBits: Excel Add-In – Part 2 in a 3 Part Series

Posted by Stephen Ehrlich on July 2, 2018

Part 2 of our three-part series on litigation support tools expands on the commonly used Microsoft Excel. I know all of you MS Access fans out there are very comfortable moving data in and out of your databases, but Excel has certainly come a long way over the last 5 or 10 years, and the add-in by AbleBits puts Excel into another stratosphere as it relates to manipulating data in the litigation support world.

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Topics: eDiscovery

Smarter Document Review with Relativity Analytics Tools

Posted by Stephen Ehrlich on June 28, 2018

Document review is one of the most time-consuming yet important tasks in the practice of law. When faced with huge volumes of unstructured data to review, and very tight timeframes in which to review it, many law departments turn to experts like The MCS Group to find practices and tools that can help streamline the process and more easily bring the most crucial information to light.

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Topics: eDiscovery

Features to Consider for an ED Project Management Tool

Posted by Stephen Ehrlich on June 21, 2018

Anyone who undertakes eDiscovery knows the challenges that can be involved in keeping track of all the moving parts that are involved in these complex projects. A good eDiscovery project management tool that tracks the progress of your matters from inception to conclusion can go a long way toward making sure that things run smoothly and reducing the potential for error.

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Topics: eDiscovery, Project Management

E-Discovery Tools – ReadySuite – Part 1 in a 3 Part Series

Posted by Stephen Ehrlich on June 18, 2018

One of the things I truly enjoy about technology is the different paths that people take to solve problems. In the world of e-discovery, there is no shortage of need when it comes to dealing with different types of data and special kinds of problems. That’s why it’s important to know about all the tools available. This blog series is a way for me to share a few of my favorites!

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Topics: eDiscovery, Data Security

The MCS Group Expert Attends CLOC

Posted by Stephen Ehrlich on April 20, 2018

The MCS Group will have a company representative at the CLOC (Corporate Legal Operations Consortium) Institute taking place April 22-25 in Las Vegas. The CLOC Institute is the largest gathering of corporate legal professionals in the world focused on optimizing the delivery of legal services to businesses.

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Topics: Relativity Hosting, eDiscovery

MCS Group Receives Relativity’s Blue-Level Best-in-Service Provider Certification for the Second Consecutive Year

Posted by Stephen Ehrlich on March 5, 2018

Finding an efficient and cost-effective way to manage the burdensome yet crucial task of eDiscovery is one of the most important things any law department can do. For more than 30 years, MCS Group has helped law firms, corporations, educational institutions, and government agencies find the cutting-edge technology and eDiscovery solutions they need to increase productivity and reduce operating costs by offering superior tools for all stages of the EDRM.

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Topics: Relativity Hosting, eDiscovery, Managed Services

eDiscovery goes Mobile

Posted by Stephen Ehrlich on December 19, 2017

Today’s lawyer is a mobile lawyer. Gone are the days when attorneys sat behind desks in offices for hours on end. In the digital era, lawyers need the ability to access their work from anywhere, at any time. Document review and eDiscovery are no exception.

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The Use of Audio and Video in Document Reviews

Posted by Stephen Ehrlich on December 11, 2017

Anyone who’s ever been involved in large-scale eDiscovery knows all too well that it can require producing or reviewing hundreds of thousands files of all different types. Gone are the days when company records consisted solely of paper or electronic documents. In today’s digital world, companies big and small routinely use audio and video files, among other things, in the standard course of doing business.

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