Press Releases

EDRM press releases:

  • EDRM Update – October 2014 November 4, 2014 Issue 14 – October 2014 Welcome to the October 2014 issue of EDRM Update! Thank you to all EDRM members who joined us last week for the annual Fall Workshop. As always we enjoyed two days of excellent networking and productivity as our working groups progressed on their current projects. EDRM continues to welcome an influx of new ...
  • EDRM Announces Fall Events Schedule October 15, 2014 Upcoming events include annual Fall Workshop and several webinars SAINT PAUL, Minn. – October 16, 2014 – EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, is preparing for a busy schedule of events this season. In addition to its annual Fall Workshop being held October 30-31, EDRM is hosting several upcoming webinars. The EDRM Fall Workshop, ...
  • EDRM Update – September 2014 September 30, 2014 Issue 13 – September 2014 Welcome to the September 2014 issue of EDRM Update! Earlier this month EDRM announced a new fee structure for corporations, government entities, and academic institutions. We hope this will encourage greater participation among consumer organizations, which are both valued contributors and the primary beneficiaries of EDRM’s work product. As a result of ...
  • 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 ...
  • EDRM Revises Membership Fees September 10, 2014 Corporations, government and academic institutions may now join EDRM free of charge SAINT PAUL, Minn. – September 10, 2014 – EDRM, the leading standards organization for the electronic discovery market, today announced a revised membership fee structure. Effective immediately, consumer organizations – corporations, governmental entities and academic institutions – may join EDRM and enjoy full membership ...
  • EDRM Update – August 2014 September 2, 2014 Welcome to the August 2014 issue of EDRM Update! This month marks a sad time for the EDRM community as we grieve the loss of our dear friend, Browning Marean, who passed away on August 23. Browning was an enthusiastic champion of legal technology, an ardent educator, and a relentless pursuer of the best of e-discovery. Speaking ...
  • EDRM Update – July 2014 July 31, 2014 Welcome to the July 2014 issue of EDRM Update! Issue 11 – July 2014 Greetings! Welcome to the July issue of EDRM Update! It’s been another busy month for EDRM members who are working on several exciting initiatives. On the heels of publishing EDRM’s most popular whitepaper ever, the IGRM team has already started another – this one focused ...
  • EDRM Update – June 2014 June 30, 2014 Welcome to the June 2014 issue of EDRM Update! Issue 10 – June 2014 Greetings! We hope your summer is off to a great start. EDRM members were busy this month, and among their achievements was the completion of the new EDRM Search Intent Framework. Recognizing that the term “search” has varying degrees of legal impact depending on ...
  • EDRM Introduces Search Intent Framework June 30, 2014 Model defines different classes of search intent that comprise the EDRM SAINT PAUL, Minn. – June 30, 2014 – EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announces the release of the EDRM Search Intent Framework. The term “search” is used interchangeably in records management, archiving and e-discovery, but not all searches are similar as ...
  • EDRM Update – May 2014 May 30, 2014 Welcome to the May 2014 issue of EDRM Update! Issue 9 – May 2014 Greetings! Earlier this month EDRM announced a new model diagram is now available. The updated model reflects the evolution of our understanding of the overall discovery process, and in particular, the importance of information governance both as the starting point and throughout any e-discovery ...
  • New EDRM Diagram Emphasizes Information Governance May 19, 2014 SAINT PAUL, Minn. – May 19, 2014 – EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, today announced the release of Version 3 of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) diagram. Originally published in 2006, the framework is a popular tool used by legal professionals and others involved in e-discovery to help clarify processes ...
  • EDRM Update – April 2014 May 9, 2014 Welcome to the April 2014 issue of EDRM Update! Issue 8 – April 2014 April was an exciting month for EDRM. We published a new whitepaper authored by leaders of EDRM’s IGRM team in collaboration with the CGOC titled, “Disposing of Digital Debris – Information Governance Strategy and Practice in Action.” The paper discusses strategy and practice ...
  • EDRM Publishes IGRM White Paper April 22, 2014 SAINT PAUL, Minn. – April 22, 2014 – EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, today announced the release of a white paper, “Disposing of Digital Debris – Information Governance Strategy and Practice in Action.” The paper, authored by leaders of EDRM’s IGRM (Information Governance Reference Model) team in collaboration with the Compliance, ...
  • EDRM Update – March 2014 March 31, 2014 Welcome to the March 2014 issue of EDRM Update! Issue 7 – March 2014 This month we’re excited to share a recap of the second annual e-discovery conference that EDRM co-sponsored with the University of Florida Levin College of Law on March 14th. The event was held in person and streamed online, and included great discussions and ...
  • EDRM Update – February 2014 February 28, 2014 Welcome to the February 2014 issue of EDRM Update! Issue 6 – February 2014 February is always a great month for EDRM. With LegalTech New York held each year at the beginning of the month, many members reconnect with one another and recommit to their projects with renewed interest and momentum. This month we announced the reintroduction and ...
  • 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 Update – January 2014 February 14, 2014 Welcome to the January 2014 issue of EDRM Update! Issue 5 – January 2014 2014 is in full swing and the EDRM community is as busy as ever. An updated Collections Standards was released this month, and we’ll soon be announcing an updated Privacy and Security Risk Reduction Model as well. Thank you to the working groups who ...
  • EDRM Update – December 2013 January 2, 2014 Welcome to the December issue of EDRM Update! Issue 4 – December 2013 Happy New Year! This is an exciting time for EDRM as we reflect on all that our members accomplished in 2013 and as we look forward to 2014.
  • EDRM Update – November 2013 November 27, 2013 It’s been another busy month of activity for EDRM members, in particular the Metrics team who published both a glossary of terms and a set of metrics calculators. Lots of other projects are progressing well and we expect to see several completed before the end of 2013. Plans are also continuing for next year’s transition ...
  • 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 Updates 2013 Fall Webinar Schedule November 5, 2013 Saint Paul, Minnesota—November 5, 2013—EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announced today 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 Update – October 2013 November 3, 2013 It’s been a busy and exciting month, so we have lots of important news to share… Earlier this week marked the release of the EDRM Collection Standards, which offer guidance for developing reasonable collection strategies. The standards are posted on the EDRM website for review and comment until November 15th, after which they will be finalized. ...
  • 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 Update – September 2013 September 24, 2013 To help our growing community of members, sponsors and other followers stay informed of recent news and events, EDRM Update will arrive in your inbox each month. The newsletter will share highlights of the latest updates to the many frameworks, standards, resources and projects actively being worked on, member profiles, EDRM news and upcoming events, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • AccessData sponsors free EDRM Apersee webinar, “Why Aren’t You Using Technology Assisted Review Yet?” August 8, 2013 Join us on Tuesday, August 13 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm Central when we present the free EDRM Apersee webinar, “Why Aren’t You Using Technology Assisted Review Yet?” – sponsored by AccessData.
  • 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.
  • Nuix and EDRM republish Enron data set cleansed of more than 10,000 items containing private, health and financial information May 15, 2013 SAN FRANCISCO, CA – May 15, 2013 — Nuix, a worldwide provider of information management technologies, and EDRM, the leading standards organization for the eDiscovery and information governance market, have today republished the EDRM Enron PST Data Set after cleansing it of private, health and personal financial information. Nuix and EDRM have also published the ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • IGRM v3.0 Update: Privacy & Security Officers As Stakeholders October 9, 2012 The Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) Project, through its Information Governance Reference Model (IGRM) working group, announced today a significant update to its IGRM model, IGRM v3.0. The update underlines the importance of Privacy and Security stakeholders in the Information Governance journey to reduce cost and risk created by information volume growth. The work includes ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 and ZL Technologies Launch New Enron Email Data Set November 15, 2010 The Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) and ZL Technologies today announced the launch of Version 2 of the EDRM Enron Email Data Set. This version offers the largest and richest set of publically available, general-purpose corporate email to date.
  • 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.”
  • Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) Announces Public Comment Period for All E-Discovery Projects February 23, 2010 ST. PAUL, Minn. – February 23, 2010 – The Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) project teams announced today announced the beginning of the public comment period for new work product drafts posted on the EDRM website.
  • EDRM Approaches Mid-Year Meeting With New Website and Significant Project Advancements October 17, 2009 The Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) project today announced that it is now easier for users to find the valuable research and standards created by the leading e-discovery industry group via a completely re-designed website, www.edrm.net. In addition, the EDRM leaders, Tom Gelbmann and George Socha, have provided updates to all of the working projects ...
  • What’s New at EDRM September 11, 2009 Great strides have been taken over the past two years to flesh out and further define the EDRM model. Over the next few months, you will be seeing two years worth of active collaboration, refinement and modeling being added to the EDRM website. As part of that process, we are re-building the site to provide ...
  • Socha-Gelbmann to Lead 5th EDRM Kick-Off Meeting in May May 10, 2009 ST. PAUL, Minn. – April 23, 2009 – The Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), an industry group created to develop and establish practical guidelines and standards for electronic discovery, is holding its 5th EDRM Kick-Off Meeting in St. Paul, Minn., on May 13 and 14, 2009. At this meeting, EDRM participants will meet to:
  • EDRM Luncheon at LegalTech New York Conference to Address Key E-Discovery Issues January 29, 2009 St. Paul, MN (January 28, 2009) – The Electronic Discovery Reference Model (“EDRM”), an industry group created to develop and establish practical guidelines and standards for electronic discovery, today announces: WHAT: An EDRM “Lunch and Learn” featuring George Socha, Tom Gelbmann and other industry leaders for a presentation on the key trends impacting e-discovery professionals, including ...
  • EDRM Launches New E-Discovery XML Standard and Presents Web Seminar on Use Cases, Benefits December 3, 2007 St. Paul, MN (December 3, 2007) – The Electronic Discovery Reference Model (“EDRM”), an industry group created to develop and establish practical guidelines and standards for electronic discovery, today launches its Extensible Markup Language (XML) standard, now available for download at the EDRM Website (www.edrm.net). The standard allows for the easy transfer of electronically stored ...
  • EDRM Announces XML Standard for E-Discovery Industry October 23, 2007 St. Paul, MN (Oct. 23, 2007) – The Electronic Discovery Reference Model (“EDRM”), an industry group created to develop and establish practical guidelines and standards for electronic discovery, today announced that it has developed an Extensible Markup Language (XML) standard for the easy transfer of electronically stored information (ESI) to and from applications involved in ...
  • Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) Project Appoints Advisory Committee February 8, 2007 St. Paul, MN (February 8, 2007) – The Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), designed to develop and establish practical guidelines and standards for electronic discovery, today announced the establishment of an advisory committee to advise on the future direction of EDRM projects. In order to provide a balanced viewpoint, representatives from corporate legal, law firm ...
  • Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) Outlines 2007-2008 Projects January 16, 2007 St. Paul, MN (January 16, 2007) – The Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), designed to develop and establish practical guidelines and standards for ediscovery, today announced its primary projects for 2007-2008: the EDRM Code of Conduct, Evergreen, Metrics 2 and XML 2 projects. All projects are aimed at improving consumers’ and providers’ ability to monitor ...