Vendor-Added Metadata

Definition(s)

  • Data created and maintained by the electronic discovery vendor as a result of processing the document. While some vendor-added metadata has direct value to customers, much of it is used for process reporting, chain of custody, and data accountability. Contrast with customer-added metadata.

Notes

  1. Fios, E-Discovery Glossaryhttp://discoveryresources.org/01_electronic_discovery_glossary.html 
  2. Vinson & Elkins LLP Practice Support, EDD Glossary.
  3. RSI, Glossary.
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