analytics (early case assessment)

OneO Analytics

Orange Legal Technologies’ analytics services help identify and eliminate irrelevant document sets early in the audit, investigation, or litigation process.  This capability is provided by our internally developed, best-of-breed technology.

Our Analytics Services include:

  • Data Preparation and Indexing (Ingestion/Normalization/Indexing)
  • Data Reduction and Organization (Culling/Filtering of Indexed Data)
  • Early Case Assessment (Cost Estimation/Meet and Confer Planning)
  • Rapid Processing and Review Services (Integrated Platform)

We support these services with:

  • Secure Hosted Repositories
  • Intuitive Web Based User Access
  • Integrated Collaboration/Workflow
  • Extensive/Customizable Reporting

By helping decrease document set sizes early in the process, we provide legal and economic value that helps you maximize your time and money as you seek to best serve your clients.

To determine how we can help you with your specific analytics requests, contact us and we can immediately help you translate your requirements into action.

Analytics

What is “analysis” in relation to electronic discovery?

Analysis, also known as “Analytics” in the realm of electronic discovery, is the leveraging of data through the use of a particular functional process to enable context-specific insight that is actionable.*

Why is analysis important?

Case preparation by senior level attorneys is the part of the electronic discovery process that begins to translate relevant electronic information into organized and prioritized evidence to support a client’s legal position. With the advent of advanced search technologies, these senior legal professionals have been able to improve their efficiency in organizing evidence as they build their respective cases. However, as the proliferation of electronic communications continues, these same professionals need even more capability to rapidly and accurately evaluate large volumes of relevant information discovered during review. With the introduction of analytics into the electronic discovery process, senior level attorneys can now move beyond advanced search in their case preparation and can begin to organize, understand, and prioritize information and information patterns to make even quicker and more efficient case decisions.  This early organization, understanding, and prioritization of information also helps decrease the size of data sets that are to be fully processed, reviewed, and produced, thus decreasing costs throughout downstream processes.

What are some of the key tasks in “analysis”?

  • Locating of data to be analyzed.
  • Indexing of located data.
  • Searching of indexed data.

What are some of the key ways in which data can be located prior to analysis?

  • Automated Network Discovery Of Devices/Repositories
  • Online/Inline Accessibility To Workstations, Email Servers, File Servers, and Associated Archives
  • Tape Restoration (Non-Native)

Key indexing features for analyzing data are more powerful than ever and include such capabilities as indexing by :

  • Data Clusters
  • Discussion Threads
  • Communication Groups
  • Topic Classifications
  • File Receivers

Key search features for analyzing indexed data are rapidly increasing in sophistication and include searching by:

  • Boolean Operators
  • Concepts
  • Fuzzy Logic
  • Macros
  • Numeric Ranges
  • Phrases
  • Phonics
  • Proximity (And Directed Proximity)
  • Stemming
  • Synonym Searching
  • Thesaurus Searching
  • Wildcards

To learn more, contact us.

* Gartner Research version of Analytics definition adjusted for electronic discovery specific activities.

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