Peg Duncan

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IT Project Management for eDiscovery

 
Discovery of electronic information has a well deserved reputation for sticker shock. Without discovery planning and the use of proportionality, it's possible for the cost of the discovery to exceed the amount in dispute. IT and eDiscovery applies project management processes like cost estimation, risk analysis, task management and monitoring to help the client make the decisions needed to control cost. 
 
 
 

Recent Updates

January 25-26, 2011 Obtaining, Producing and Presenting Electronic Evidence
Peg spoke on E-Record Management and Retention: A Checklist for Managing Compliance and Minimizing Risk.
 
January 28, 2011 Interview in Lawyers Weekly
Drowning in Data
 
Jan 31-Feb 2, 2011 LegalTech® New York 2011
LegalTech® website with schedule.
 
May 4-5, 2011 The Canadian Institute's Forum on Document Management and Retention

Peg is a panel member on Learning How to be Effi cient and Cut
Costs When Faced with Litigation.

 
May 17-18, 2011 Infonex Conference on E-Discovery Readiness for The Public Sector
Peg's topics: E-discovery in Canada Today: What’s Changed, and What Do You Need to Prepare For?
View from the Bench: What Do the Courts Consider Reasonable?

 
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About Project Management ...

 

Project Initiation: definition of the scope, which, in the case of electronic discovery, includes event time frames, players, issues in the dispute, and where all the information is located. Also includes identification of the Project Manager, and who makes decisions for the client

Project Planning: work breakdown structure, time and cost estimates, risk analysis and mitigation approaches, team roles and responsibilities, schedules, internal resources (firm and client), external resources (contractors), acquisition plan for external resources and/or tools/solutions, documentation requirements, process control requirements, quality assurance processes, team communications and progress reporting

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