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  • EDRM Publishes eDiscovery Maturity Self-Assessment Test September 23, 2014 Tool is designed to help organizations measure and improve their e-discovery processes SAINT PAUL, Minn. – September 24, 2014 – EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announced today the release of the EDRM eDiscovery Maturity Self-Assessment Test (eMSAT-1), the first self-assessment resource to help organizations measure their e-discovery maturity. eMSAT-1 is a downloadable ...
  • Article about UF Law/EDRM Conference April 22, 2014 For a good re-cap of the second annual University of Florida E-Discovery/EDRM Conference for the Small and Medium Case, go to Babs Deacon’s article, “E-Discovery: It’s the Story, Stupid,” just published in Law Technology News. (Note – registration required to view article.)
  • Reminder: Annual Spring Kick-Off Meeting April 4, 2014 Be part of the solution! Register today to attend the EDRM Annual Spring Kick-Off Meeting being held April 23-24, 2014 in St. Paul, MN. Join an international group of e-discovery professionals as EDRM celebrates the start of its 10th year. Get the latest updates on current projects and frameworks, and help determine priorities and direction for the ...
  • EDRM Announces Spring Event Schedule February 26, 2014 Organization will co-sponsor March educational conference and begin its 10th year with the annual spring kick-off meeting in April Saint Paul, Minnesota—February 26, 2014—EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announced today two important upcoming events: Second Annual Electronic Discovery Conference Co-hosted by EDRM and University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law March 14, 2014 Gainesville, ...
  • EDRM Introduces Updated Privacy & Security Risk Reduction Model February 14, 2014 Saint Paul, Minnesota—February 13, 2014—EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announces the reintroduction and refinement of its Privacy & Security Risk Reduction Model (PSRRM). Initially introduced in September 2013 and developed by EDRM’s Data Set group, the model provides a process for reducing the volume of private, protected and risky data by ...
  • EDRM Releases Budget Calculators November 21, 2013 Saint Paul, Minnesota—November 21, 2013—EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announced today the release of a set of budget calculators available on the EDRM website. Budget Calculators were provided by EDRM members to be used as resources for others developing their own budget calculators, or as templates for those wanting to ...
  • EDRM Publishes Metrics Glossary November 12, 2013 Saint Paul, Minnesota—November 12, 2013—EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announced today the publishing of a new metrics glossary. The glossary contains definitions for 90 terms used in connection with the updated EDRM Metrics Model published in June 2013 and is available on the resources page of the EDRM website.
  • EDRM Releases Collection Standards October 30, 2013 Saint Paul, Minnesota—October 30, 2013—EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announces the introduction of Collection Standards for electronically stored information (ESI). A draft of the EDRM Collection Standards is available for review and comment on the EDRM website. The public comment period extends through November 15, 2013.
  • EDRM Hosts Successful Midyear Meeting; Announces Organizational Change for 2014 October 21, 2013 Members participate in networking and productive work sessions; chart path for future Saint Paul, Minnesota—October 21, 2013—EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, held its annual fall meeting on October 9-11. The meeting was a remarkable success with several notable outcomes emerging from the event. In addition to progress achieved on current key projects, ...
  • EDRM Announces 2013 Mid-Year Meeting October 1, 2013 Saint Paul, Minnesota—October 1, 2013—EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announces its upcoming mid-year meeting scheduled for October 9-11, 2013, in St. Paul, Minnesota. The event begins with a reception the evening of Wednesday, October 9, and is followed by one and a half days of in-person working meetings.
  • EDRM Announces 2013 Fall Events Schedule September 26, 2013 Saint Paul, Minnesota—September 26, 2013—EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announces the addition of several new webinars to its fall events schedule. All EDRM educational events including the currently scheduled webinars are open to all.
  • EDRM Unveils Privacy Risk Reduction Model September 23, 2013 Model offers a process for cutting the volume of sensitive data for e-discovery Saint Paul, Minnesota—September 23, 2013 — EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announces the introduction of its new Privacy Risk Reduction Model. Developed by EDRM’s Data Set group, the model is a process for reducing the volume of private, protected ...
  • “The EDRM Metrics Model From Cubism to Modernism” Published in LTN September 9, 2013 September 9, 2013 – The EDRM Metrics Model From Cubism to Modernism, an article about the updated EDRM Metrics Model, was published today in Law Technology News.
  • EDRM’s New Computer Assisted Review Reference Model (CARRM)—Beyond the Test Drive August 19, 2013 In late 2012, EDRM published its Computer Assisted Review Reference Model (CARRM) framework diagram. Like the EDRM framework, the CARRM framework is intended as a useful reference for e-discovery practitioners who are venturing into this brave new world of TAR, CAR, ETC.
  • EDRM Launches Membership Drive August 13, 2013 Saint Paul, Minnesota—August 13, 2013—EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announces its fall campaign for new members. EDRM is offering memberships to individuals and organizations that wish to contribute to the overall improvement of the electronic discovery process by participating in the development and delivery of guidelines, standards, and new resources to ...
  • EDRM 2013-2014 Mid-Year Meeting Update August 12, 2013 The EDRM Mid-Year Meeting (aka The October Meeting) is scheduled for October 10 and 11, 2013. At the mid-year meeting, members meet in person to pursue two goals: Members meet as a committee of the whole to examine how far we have come since the last kickoff meeting and to chart a course to take us ...
  • EDRM Introduces New Marketing Opportunities and Sponsorship Programs July 30, 2013 Saint Paul, Minnesota – July 30, 2013 – EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announces several new marketing and sponsorship opportunities for organizations seeking to reach the growing audience of professionals involved in the e-discovery industry. All opportunities are available to both member and non-member organizations. Since its inception, EDRM has comprised more ...
  • EDRM Talent Task Matrix defines e-discovery roles July 17, 2013 Saint Paul, Minnesota – July 17, 2013 – The EDRM Talent Task Matrix, collaboratively developed by EDRM’s Jobs Project Team, is a tool designed to help hiring managers better understand the responsibilities associated with common e-discovery roles. The Matrix maps responsibilities to the EDRM framework, so e-discovery duties associated can be assigned to the appropriate ...
  • Proposing ENF, a New Standard for Managing Native Files July 11, 2013 July 11, 2013 – In a pair of white papers published today, EDRM member Wade Peterson, writing on behalf of the EDRM Native Files Project, proposes the creation and adoption of a new ENF (encapsulated native file) standard for the production of native files.
  • EDRM Publishes New Metrics Model June 24, 2013 PRLog (Press Release) – Jun. 24, 2013 – ST. PAUL, Minn. — Today EDRM published a new Metrics Model that replaces the iconic Metrics Cube originally published in January 2010. The EDRM Metrics Model provides a framework for planning, preparation, execution and follow-up of e-discovery matters and projects by showing the relationship between the e-discovery ...
  • EDRM Adds Updated DLA Piper’s “Data Protection Laws for the World” Handbook May 30, 2013 May 30, 2013 – We are pleased to announce that EDRM has added the 2013 updated edition of DLA Piper’s “Data Protection Laws of the World” Handbook to the resources available at edrm.net.
  • EDRM 2013-2014 Kickoff Meeting Update May 10, 2013 Thanks to everyone who made our EDRM 2013-2014 Kickoff Meeting a great success! For reports on the proceedings, go to…
  • E-Discovery Summer Immersion Program Now Available for Law School Students April 23, 2013 April 22, 2013 – The University of Florida, EDRM, and Bryan University have joined forces to offer an innovative E-Discovery Software & Applied Skills Summer Immersion program specifically tailored to law students and offered fully online. The program will run from June 3, 2013 to June 27, 2013 and virtual classes will be held Monday to ...
  • EDRM Adds BakerHostetler’s International Compendium of Data Privacy Laws March 16, 2013 March 16, 2013 – We are pleased to announce that EDRM has added the first edition of BakerHostetler’s International Compendium of Data Privacy Laws to the resources available at edrm.net. Prepared by the law firm of BakerHostetler, this compendium offers a reference guide that outlines the basic requirements in place when dealing with international data breaches. BakerHostetler’s ...
  • EDRM Launches Talent Task Matrix January 28, 2013 January 28, 2013 –St. Paul, MN – The Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announced today the release of the EDRM Talent Task Matrix diagram and spreadsheet. The Matrix, collaboratively developed by EDRM’s Jobs Project Team, is a tool designed to help hiring managers better understand the responsibilities ...
  • UF Law and EDRM to host new innovative E-Discovery Conference January 24, 2013 GAINESVILLE, Fla. January 24, 2013 – With electronic discovery increasingly becoming a fact of life for all litigators, the University of Florida Levin College of Law and the Electronic Discovery Reference Model are offering a first-of-its-kind conference on this rapidly growing area of law.
  • Updated Grossman-Cormack TAR Glossary Now on EDRM January 24, 2013 January 24, 2012 – We are pleased to announce that the updated Grossman-Cormack Glossary of Technology Assisted Review, with foreword by John M. Facciola, U.S. Magistrate Judge, is now available at edrm.net. Developed by Maura Grossman of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and Gordon Cormack of the University of Waterloo, the glossary contains definitions for over ...
  • EDRM Adds DLA Piper’s “Data Protection Laws for the World” Handbook December 17, 2012 December 17, 2012 – We are pleased to announce that EDRM has added the first edition of DLA Piper’s “Data Protection Laws of the World” Handbook to the resources available at edrm.net. Prepared by the law firm of DLA Piper, this handbook offers a high-level snapshot of selected features of national data protection laws in 58 ...
  • EDRM Publishes CARRM Framework December 12, 2012 December 12, 2012 – Today EDRM published its Computer Assisted Review Reference Model (CARRM) framework diagram….
  • EDRM Adds Grossman-Cormack TAR Glossary December 11, 2012 December 11, 2012 – We are please to announce that EDRM has added The Grossman-Cormack Glossary of Technology Assisted Review to the resources available at edrm.net.
  • Please Join Us for the Nov. 1 CGOC/IGRM Webinar October 29, 2012 Please join us for “IGRM v3.0 Update: Privacy and Security Officers as Stakeholders,” a webinar featuring guest speakers George J. Socha Jr., Esq, Co-founder of EDRM and President of Socha Consulting LLC, and Deidre Paknad, CGOC Founder and VP of ILG Solutions Business at IBM.
  • EDRM Continues to Advance E-Discovery Standards and Practices October 24, 2012 The Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), the leading standards organization for the e-discovery community, today announced the newest advancements stemming from the organization’s mid-year meeting that took place last week. E-Discovery practitioners from law firms, corporations and service providers gathered in St. Paul, Minn., to discuss the latest e-discovery industry trends and standards needed for ...
  • EDRM Model Code of Conduct July 20, 2012 EDRM is proud to announce the official publication of the EDRM Model Code of Conduct (MCoC), which sets ethical guidelines for business conduct between providers and consumers of electronic discovery services and products. The MCoC was drafted by members of the EDRM MCoC Project and reflects years of exhaustive dialogue and a wide array of ...
  • EDRM Projects Advance E-Discovery Industry Standards January 24, 2012 The Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, today provided formal updates from five of the EDRM projects.
  • ARMA International and EDRM Jointly Release White Paper to Provide Guidance on Information Governance December 20, 2011 ARMA International and the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) announced today the publication of a jointly developed white paper entitled, How the Information Governance Reference Model (IGRM) Complements ARMA International’s Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles (GARP). This white paper is the result of the collaboration between EDRM and ARMA International, which began this past September.
  • EDRM Releases XML 1.2 to Streamline Data Exchange Systems September 26, 2011 PRLog (Press Release) – Sep 25, 2011 – St. Paul, MN – September 26, 2011– As part of EDRM’s mission to streamline e-discovery proceses, EDRM announces the release of version 1.2 of the EDRM XML schema, a specification designed to reduce time and risk involved with data exchange between parties and systems. This iterative release ...
  • ARMA International and EDRM Join Forces to Focus on Information Governance in the eDiscovery Industry September 6, 2011 Press Release – Overland Park, KS and St. Paul, MN – Month XX, 2011 – ARMA International and the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) announced today the formation of an alliance to focus on helping organizations understand the importance of overall information governance, the benefits it provides and how to begin the process of achieving ...
  • 2011-2012 EDRM Kickoff Meeting Update May 16, 2011 Thanks to all who made the EDRM kickoff meeting a great success! About 75 participants gathered in St. Paul, MN on May 11 and 12 for our most productive kickoff meeting ever.
  • EDRM Legal Tech-NY Meet & Greet and Prize Entry January 24, 2011 January 21, 2011 – This year EDRM (the Electronic Discovery Reference Model) is holding an informal “Meet & Greet” at the Hilton Lobby Bar on Monday January 31, 2011 from 4:30pm to 6:00pm EST.
  • EDRM Shifts to Anniversary Pricing Model August 26, 2010 August 26, 2010 – In response to participant requests, effective today we are revising the EDRM participation fee structure to offer a new anniversary pricing model. Here is how it works: Participants join for a one-year period (for example, Sept. 1, 2010 – Aug. 31, 2011, Jan. 15, 2011 – Jan. 14, 2012). Participants may join EDRM at ...
  • EDRM Model Code of Conduct: Moving eDiscovery Out of the Wild, Wild West June 29, 2010 When it comes to acceptable boundaries of ethical business practices within the eDiscovery service industry, are we still in the time of spurs, six guns and saddles? Join us at high noon as industry experts discuss developing Model Code of Conduct guidelines and their relevance to both companies and legal technology providers.
  • Scarab Unites with the Founders of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model for July 9 Webinar June 29, 2010 Scarab Consulting, a premier provider of litigation support and electronic discovery services for law firms and corporations, announced today that it has united with the founders of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model for a July 9th webinar titled, “EDRM Model Code of Conduct: Moving E-Discovery Out of the Wild, Wild West.”
  • CaseCentral and StoredIQ Announce Strategic eDiscovery Alliance October 19, 2009 CaseCentral, the leader in secure, on-demand eDiscovery software for corporate counsel and law firms looking to simplify and take control of eDiscovery, and StoredIQ, a leading provider of Intelligent Information Management and eDiscovery technologies, today announced a strategic partnership to provide an integrated eDiscovery offering that ranges from identification, preservation, collection and processing of electronically ...
  • Catalyst Announces Support for EDRM Working Group XML Standard for Electronic Discovery Exchange November 28, 2007 Denver, Colorado, November 28, 2007—Catalyst Repository Systems today announced full support for the Electronic Discovery Reference Model’s recently enacted XML-based standards designed to facilitate the transfer of electronically stored information to and from applications involved in different phases of the discovery process. The new standards were set last month by the EDRM industry group, of ...
  • Exterro adopts Electronic Discovery Reference Model XML Standard for e-Discovery Management Workflow and Legal Hold Processes November 26, 2007 Lake Oswego, OR—November 19, 2007—Exterro, a leading provider of advanced workflow technology to the legal industry, announced that it has adopted the Electronic Discovery Reference Model’s (EDRM) recently developed Extensible Markup Language (XML) standard. The standard helps quickly and easily convert and transfer electronically stored information (ESI) between applications and IT systems during the e-Discovery ...
  • ONSITE3 Announces Support of EDRM XML Standard for Flexible Transfer of Electronic Evidence November 26, 2007 Arlington, Virginia (November 26, 2007) — ONSITE3(TM), a leading global provider of electronic discovery solutions for law firms and corporations, today announced support of an Extensible Markup Language (XML) standard developed by the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) for the flexible transfer of electronically stored information (ESI) throughout all phases of the discovery process. The ...
  • Mapping Technology and Vendors to the Electronic Discovery Reference Model November 12, 2007 On November 9, 2007, Gartner issued a research document, “Mapping Technology and Vendors to the Electronic Discovery Reference Model,” by Debra Logan, that draws on the EDRM framework:
  • iCONECT Lends XML Expertise to EDRM’s Creation of an XML Standard November 12, 2007 Press release: Los Angeles, CA (November 9, 2007) – iCONECT was one of the first litigation software companies to implement an XML standard for its products, and has contributed its XML expertise to the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) project to develop an industry-wide Extensible Markup Language (XML) standard to facilitate easy transfer of ...
  • eMag Solutions adopts EDRM XML Standard November 6, 2007 Atlanta, GA – November 6, 2007 – eMag Solutions, LLC, a leading international electronic discovery company, today announced its adoption of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model’s (EDRM) recently developed Extensible Markup Language (XML) standard for the easy transfer of electronically stored information (ESI) to and from different applications engaged in various phases of the ...
  • Daticon Participates in Development of New XML Standard through the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) Project November 1, 2007 Press release: NORWICH, CT – November 1, 2007 – Daticon LLC, a leading provider of electronic discovery and litigation support services for nearly 15 years, announced its support for the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) project and its development of an Extensible Markup Language (XML) standard facilitating easy transfer of electronically stored information (ESI) ...
  • CaseCentral Announces Support for New XML Standard to Ease eDiscovery Data Transfers October 31, 2007 Press release: SAN FRANCISCO – October 31, 2007 – CaseCentral, a leader in hosted discovery lifecycle management solutions for FORTUNE 1000 corporations and the law firms that serve them, today announced its support of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model’s (EDRM) recently announced Extensible Markup Language (XML) standard. This new industry-wide capability will make it ...
  • Attenex Announces Support for EDRM XML Standard for E-Discovery October 26, 2007 Press release: EDRM Founding Company Takes Leadership Position in Developing New Standard for Greater Interoperability and Data Transfer throughout Discovery Process SEATTLE —Oct. 25, 2007 — Attenex Corp., a leading e-discovery software provider, today announced support for a new Extensible Markup Language (XML) standard, developed by the Electronic Data Reference Model (EDRM) group. This standard ...
  • Recommind Announces Support for New XML Standard for eDiscovery October 26, 2007 Press release: Enterprise Search and Categorization Innovator Amongst Industry Leaders Addressing Prevalent eDiscovery Challenges SAN FRANCISCO, October 24, 2007– Recommind, a leading provider of enterprise search, automatic categorization and eDiscovery systems for law firms and enterprises, today announced support for a new Extensible Markup Language (XML) standard for eDiscovery developed by the Electronic Discovery Reference ...
  • Encore Legal Solutions Helps Create New XML Standard Under Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) Initiative October 25, 2007 Press release: Electronic Discovery Services Provider Will Adopt Standard Immediately PHOENIX, AZ–(Marketwire – October 24, 2007) – Encore Legal Solutions, a leading national provider of electronic discovery and related services, supported the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (“EDRM”) in its development of an Extensible Markup Language (XML) standard for the easy transfer of electronically stored information ...
  • MetaLINCS Adopts EDRM XML Standard for E-Discovery October 24, 2007 Press release: XML Interchange Standard Extends Industry’s Leading Enterprise Software Platform for Open and Scalable E-Discovery Processes SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MetaLINCS™, inventors of the industry’s first enterprise software for intelligent E-Discovery, today announced its adoption of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model’s (EDRM) recently announced Extensible Markup Language (XML) standard. This new capability makes it easier ...
  • Clearwell Plays Leading Role in Development of EDRM Project XML Standard October 24, 2007 Press release: Support of E-Discovery Industry Working Group Results in Increased Efficiencies for Enterprise and Law Firm Customers SANTA CLARA, Calif.—October 24, 2007—Clearwell Systems, Inc., a leader in Intelligent E-Discovery, today announced its involvement in and adoption of the newly released Extensible Markup Language (XML) standard from the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) Project. The ...
  • PSS Systems Announces Support for the EDRM XML Standard to Improve the Entire e-Discovery Process October 24, 2007 Press release: New Generally-Accepted Schema Facilitates Movement of Electronic Data Among Process Steps, Applications and Organizations MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PSS Systems, pioneer of the legal holds and enterprise retention management software market, today announced its support for the new Extensible Markup Language (XML) standard created by the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) Project. PSS Systems ...
  • Autonomy ZANTAZ Announces Support of EDRM Program’s New XML Standard for Electronic Discovery Processes October 24, 2007 Press release: Company’s Proactive Information Risk Management Platform Provides the First and Only Complete Solution to Address the Full Spectrum of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model Cambridge, UK and Pleasanton, Calif. – October 23, 2007 – ZANTAZ, an Autonomy company (LSE: AU. or AU.L) and the leader in the archiving, eDiscovery and Proactive Information Risk ...
  • Group creates standard to ease e-discovery data transfer October 23, 2007 Article by Brian Fonseca posted on Computerworld, October 23, 2007: October 23, 2007 (Computerworld) — The Electronic Discovery Reference Model standards group today unveiled an XML-based standard that it says will allow documents transfer through the systems of multiple vendors during the various stages of e-discovery. The new standard defines metadata of e-mail and files for ...
  • EDRM Spotlight Episode 2 – Translating Vision Into Action: EDRM Initiatives May 4, 2007 ONSITE3 Podcast: Launched in May 2005, the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) Project was created to address the lack of standards and guidelines in the electronic discovery market – a problem identified in the 2003 and 2004 Socha-Gelbmann Electronic Discovery surveys as a major concern for vendors and consumers alike (http://www.edrm.net/). In EDRM Spotlight Episode 2, ...
  • EDRM Spotlight Episode 1 – An Overview Of EDRM: Current Vision and Vantage Point May 4, 2007 ONSITE3 Podcast: Launched in May 2005, the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) Project was created to address the lack of standards and guidelines in the electronic discovery market – a problem identified in the 2003 and 2004 Socha-Gelbmann Electronic Discovery surveys as a major concern for vendors and consumers alike (http://www.edrm.net). In EDRM Spotlight Episode 1, ...
  • East Coast Association of Litigation Support Managers (ECALSM) builds meetings around EDRM framework May 3, 2007 ECALSM Meeting: On May 8, 2007, ECALSM will put on the second in a series of roundtable discussions that follow the e-discovery lifecycle laid out in the Electronic Discovery Reference Model. See: East Coast Association of Litigation Support Managers (ECALSM) Meeting Notice: Perspectives on Electronic Data Processing
  • Law.com Adopts Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) Framework into E-Discovery Road Map November 15, 2006 Press release, Nov. 15, 2006: EDRM Project Promotes Standards in E-Discovery Industry ST. PAUL, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) project, designed to develop and establish practical guidelines and standards for e-discovery, recently had its EDRM framework adopted by ALM Media Inc.’s Law.com as the primary graphical element of its E-Discovery Road Map. The EDRM ...