EDRM Update – September 2015

EDRM Update
Issue 25 – September 2015

Our Fall Meeting will be next week at Relativity Fest, which will take place from October 11-14, 2015 in Chicago.  Join us Monday for our traditional working group meeting; and Tuesday for two education sessions, one on the eMSAT and the other on budget calculators.

Can’t make it to our Fall Meeting? Join us for upcoming webinars on October 27th and November 3rd, 12th and 27th, and at the Legal Learning Series 5th Annual eDiscovery Leadership Conference, Technology in Practice, the 2015 East Coast eDiscovery & IG Retreat, and Avansic’s 7th Annual End of Year CLE. See below for more information.

Coming soon! Our next EDRM Micro Dataset – a new, large test dataset for product testing and demonstration. A resource available only to EDRM members.


George Socha, Tom Gelbmann and Chris LaCour

September 2015 Highlights

Sept. 1: At ILTACON 2015 we moderated “20 EDiscovery Warnings in 60 Minutes” with a standing-room only crowd.  Thanks to our speakers – Doug Austin, Tom Barce, Doug Brush, Rodney Holaday, Janice Jaco, Alex Lubarsky, Hal Marcus, Brandon Mount, Scott Zimmerman and Josh Zylbershlag – and to our sponsor, RICOH! David Horrigan of kCura kept the tweets flying throughout the session. Check it out.

Sept. 16: We hosted the EDRM webinar, “Practical Pointers for Bringing Everyday eDiscovery Into Your Organization,” sponsored by LexisNexis, featuring EDRM member Meghan Brosnahan. View the recorded webinar here.

Sept. 22: We hosted the EDRM webinar, “Outsourcing Everyday eDiscovery:  Managed Services Providers Versus Outside Counsel,” sponsored by LexisNexis, featuring EDRM member David Yerich. View the recorded webinar here.

Sept. 24: We published a new budget calculator from Casey Flaherty. Read more about it or download the calculator.

Sept. 28: We participated in two sessions at Nuix User Exchange: “Email Archives and eDiscovery,” with EDRM member Michael Lappin; and “Tactical to Practical: Applying Best Practices to ECA Workflows,” with EDRM member Daniel Pelc.

Sept. 29-30: We participated in five sessions at the ACEDS 6th Annual E-Discovery Conference & Exhibition: “The EDRM eMSAT – eDiscovery Maturity Self Assessment Test,” with EDRM members Tiana Van Dyk and Evan Benjamin; “The Journey of 1000 Terabytes Begins with a Single Email: A Step-by-Step Guide to Applied Information Governance”; “Found Money: Raising E-Discovery Related Realization Rates,” with EDRM member Tom O’Connor; “Challenging Predictive Coding’s Assumptions, Claims, and Promises”; TED-Like Rants: Industry Experts Tell Us What’s On Their Mind. And We All React,” with EDRM member Tom O’Connor.

Oct. 6: We hosted the EDRM webinar, “A Practical Approach to Your in-house eDiscovery Collections,” sponsored by Pinpoint Labs. View the recorded webinar here.

Welcome New and Returning Members

Welcome to our newest EDRM members. We look forward to their participation and contributions.



For a complete list of organizational members, click here. For a complete list of individual members, click here.

Code of Conduct Subscribers

Welcome to our newest EDRM Model Code of Conduct subscriber, bringing the total number of subscribing organizations to 108:

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EDRM Events

We will be at the following events. Please join us!


Oct. 27, 2015, 11:00 am – noon CDT
Nuix webinar, “Early Case Assessment is Elementary, Dear Watson.”

Oct. 27, 2015, 1:00-2:00 pm CDT
EDRM webinar, “Proportionality and the New Rules,” sponsored by LexisNexis.

Nov. 3, 2015, 1:00-200 pm CDT
EDRM webinar, “What’s Next in eDiscovery: Automation,” sponsored by Ipro.

Nov. 12, 2015, 1:00-2:00 pm CDT
EDRM webinar, “What’s Next in eDiscovery: Data Streaming,” sponsored by Ipro.

Nov. 17, 2015, 1:00-2:00 pm CDT
EDRM webinar, sponsored by LexisNexis​.

Dec. 1, 2015
E-Discovery Day.

Meetings & Conferences

Oct. 11-14, 2015
Relativity Fest
EDRM Fall Workshop and Sessions
Session: “EDRM Fall Workshop”
Session: “Using the eMSAT-1 to Evaluate Internal Processes and Maximize Review Proficiency”
Session: “Strategies for Calculating: Using the EDRM’s Recently Released Data Calculator and Other Budgeting Tools to Estimate Project Costs”
Sponsored by kCura

Oct. 29, 2015
Legal Learning Series 5th Annual eDiscovery Leadership Conference
Sponsored by Digital WarRoom

Nov. 4-6, 2015
Technology in Practice
Sponsored by RICOH USA

Nov. 8-9, 2015
2015 East Coast eDiscovery & IG Retreat

Dec. 8-9, 2015
Avansic’s 7th Annual End of Year CLE

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