There is little debate that eDiscovery can be a daunting and expensive endeavor. Even small matters can involve scouring through terabytes of data. For some companies, litigation is one of the many costs of doing business. That cost, and specifically eDiscovery costs, can be one area that companies look to reduce as budgets shrink and companies look to identify cost savings.
Bringing a part or all of the eDiscovery process in-house is the right move for many organizations. There have been incredible advances in eDiscovery technology in the past few years. The industry has also created many talented individuals that can run and manage the process. However, it’s not a quick and easy decision.
This whitepaper discusses common factors associated with bringing eDiscovery in-house, including:
- Hidden and unexpected costs;
- Staffing and training challenges;
- Implementation and time investment, and;
- Ten critical things you should consider before making your final decision.