Updates on Two E-Discovery Sites

Updates to two of the sites I discussed in my recent two-part article, “Discovering E-Discovery on the Web” (Part One, Part Two):

First, I wrote in the article that DiscoveryResources.org “may be the leading e-discovery portal” and that its Sound Evidence blog, written by e-discovery expert Mary Mack, is “one of the best known e-discovery blogs.” Tomorrow, the site will be relaunched with a number of updates and improvements. According to Mack, changes to the site will include:

  • New navigation for tracking e-discovery best practices and case law.
  • New “From the Experts” articles on current e-discovery issues and trends.
  • A new “Bookstore” featuring the latest books on e-discovery issues.
  • RSS feeds for tracking the latest news and information.
  • Updated links to industry resources and judicial opinions.
  • A newly designed monthly newsletter.
  • Links to industry blogs and other e-discovery community resources.

Meanwhile, one of the blogs I discussed in the article, Information Governance Engagement Area, has been discontinued in favor of a more ambitious project. Its author, Rob Robinson, a marketing veteran who has worked with several e-discovery companies, has just launched Complex Discovery, which he describes as a source for “information, tools and tactics relevant to the growing discovery market.” The site is organized around key e-discovery stages, including collection, processing, review and production, and already has a number of useful resources. In addition to the “standard” articles, news items, guidelines and the like, Robinson has incorporated several innovative features:

Robinson invites suggestions of relevant RSS feeds to add to his Yahoo! Pipes aggregator.

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  • Anonymous

    Complex Discovery looks like it has good content, but it’s impossible to read with the white text on a pale grey background.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11543639411820745571 Benjamin Wright

    Robert:
    E-discovery reflects the natural collision of technology and legal practice. As an enterprise creates an ever-growing mountain of records, adversaries of course want access to it. Knowing that litigation and e-discovery are inevitable, I argue an enterprise can use technology proactively to make records more benign. What do you think? –Ben http://hack-igations.blogspot.com/2008/05/nix-smoking-gun-e-discovery.html