E-Discovery Fitness Survey Results: Five Steps for Getting Your Program Into Better Shape
Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Time: 2pm ET | 11am PT
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How would you rate your company’s e-discovery fitness? And how does this compare to your competitors?
A clear standard for e-discovery fitness is beginning to emerge, and companies living up to this ideal share five traits. They are:
- Effectively handling “big data” volume, velocity and variety
- Adopting advanced technology, including analytics and predictive coding
- Efficiently re-using collected, processed and reviewed materials from previous matters
- Thinking and acting globally
- Budgeting with transparency and predictability
Attend this webcast to learn about:
- Fortune 1000 survey results on e-discovery fitness
- Benchmarking your own e-discovery program against the industry average fitness rates
- Actionable steps to improve your e-discovery fitness across these five key areas
- Raquel Tamez
- Deputy General Counsel - Litigation/e-Discovery
- Computer Sciences Corp.
Raquel Tamez is Deputy General Counsel of CSC, Inc., a Fortune 150, information technology, business process, and outsourcing services provider with 96,000 employees worldwide and $16 billion in annual revenue. In this role, she is responsible for the management of all litigation matters. Raquel also serves as the e-Discovery Counsel for the company managing all phases of the process including Preservation Orders, document review and production, and vendor relationships. Raquel is a frequent presenter on litigation management and e-discovery topics. Prior to joining CSC, Ms. Tamez was in private practice at a law firm in Dallas Texas, where she represented CSC as a client. Ms. Tamez received her Juris Doctorate from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas and her Bachelor of Arts from The University of Texas at Austin.
- Ari Kaplan
- Ari Kaplan Advisors
The New York Law Journal called Ari Kaplan’s first book, The Opportunity Maker: Strategies for Inspiring Your Legal Career Through Creative Networking and Business Development (Thomson-West, 2008), a “must-have treasure box of marketing ideas,” and CEOs have described his new book, Reinventing Professional Services: Building Your Business in the Digital Marketplace (Wiley, 2011), as “an essential guide” that “expertly showcases the multitude of opportunities the digital age has brought to the professional services market.” After nearly nine years practicing with large law firms in Manhattan, Kaplan, named to the inaugural Fastcase 50 list of innovators in the law, has become the leading copywriter and industry analyst in the legal community. He was the keynote speaker for the 2010 ABA Techshow, and has shared ideas with students and professionals throughout North America and the United Kingdom. The author of over 200 articles, Kaplan received Apex Awards in 2010, 2008 and 2007 for feature writing. He has been recognized in the Wall Street Journal’s Law Blog, the Chicago Tribune, the Miami Herald, the New York Post, the ABA Journal, Above the Law, the National Jurist, the Chicago Lawyer, and the California Recorder, among other publications. He also served as a legal commentator for CNET Radio and has been interviewed on CNN, WGN-TV Chicago and Good Morning San Diego. Named a “Law Star” by LawCrossing, Kaplan provides law-related ghostwriting for a number of companies, firms and individuals in the legal industry. He also provides consulting to individuals and organizations interested in creating deeper connections with law students, lawyers, legal administrators, and other legal professionals.
- Mike Kinnaman
- Senior Managing Director
- FTI Technology
Mike Kinnaman is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Technology, overseeing the practice’s product marketing efforts. He is an active participant in e-discovery industry groups including the Sedona Conference Vendor Council and the Electronic Data Reference Model (EDRM) project. Mike graduated from the University of Kansas with a bachelor of science in journalism.