Quality Control


  • Ongoing methods to ensure, during a search or review effort, that reasonable results are being achieved. 1
  • Any process used to check the accuracy and consistency of information coded into a database. 2
  • The process of ensuring the highest level of results in a given task. In document management processes, this includes image quality (resolution, skew, speckle, legibility); data quality (correct information in appropriate fields, validated data for dates, addresses, names/issues lists). 3


  1. Maura R. Grossman and Gordon V. Cormack, EDRM page & The Grossman-Cormack Glossary of Technology-Assisted Review, with Foreword by John M. Facciola, U.S. Magistrate Judge2013 Fed. Cts. L. Rev. 7 (January 2013).
  2. Legal Electronic Document Institute, Basic Principles of Automated Litigation Support (2005).
  3. Formerly American Document Management, Glossary of Terms, now 5i Solutions Glossary.
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