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Doug Austin

Editor at eDiscovery Today

Doug Austin is an established eDiscovery thought leader with over 30 years of experience providing eDiscovery best practices, legal technology consulting, software product management and technical project management services to numerous commercial and government clients.

September 1, 2022

Authentication Cases Are on the Rise, Here’s Why

Authentication cases are increasing. Automate data collection to demonstrate to the courts that collected evidence is authentic.

August 10, 2022

The Evolution of Data and Assessments in the EDA process

The definition of “early” in Early Data Assessment (EDA) has evolved over the years. In a similar way, the “DA” has changed as well, and…

July 28, 2022

Information Governance is a Big Part of the Reason for the Emergence of Legal Ops

Written by Doug Austin, Editor of eDiscovery Today Much of the focus historically on legal technology has been project based. A great example of that…

July 21, 2022

State and Local Government Agencies Are Often Forgotten, But They Have Needs Too

Written by Doug Austin, Editor of eDiscovery Today When people write about organizations that have a need for eDiscovery solutions, we think of law firms,…

July 14, 2022

Cross-Border Discovery and the Battle Between Relevancy and Data Privacy Concerns

Multiple eDiscovery cases involve disputes over whether potentially responsive data from custodians in foreign jurisdictions is protected through data privacy laws.

July 7, 2022

Differentiating Between ECA and EDA–and How the “E” Has Evolved

Written by Doug Austin, Editor of eDiscovery Today Many people in eDiscovery easily swap the terms Early Case Assessment (ECA) and Early Data Assessment (EDA)…

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