Category Litigation Preparedness

Mobile Phone Forensics: The 360-Degree Management Approach

by Michael D. Sarlo, EnCE, RCA, CBE, CCLO, CCPA There is no denying that mobile phone collections and forensics are becoming more common centerpieces of modern litigation. There is also no denying that many corporations, in-house legal departments, and law firms are simply not prepared for the eDiscovery implications of this trend. With eDiscovery costs […]

eCTD Deadline: Are you prepared?

by Michael D. Sarlo, EnCE, RCA, CBE, CCLO, CCPA Starting this Friday, May 5th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will only accept New Drug Applications (NDAs), Abbreviated NDAs (ANDAs), and Biologics License Applications (BLAs) in the Electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD) format. One year from that date, or May 5th, 2018, the eCTD submission […]

Q&A: HAYSTACKID Managing Director Larry Lieb Discusses the Art of Custodianship – Pt. 2

In the first part of this Q&A, HAYSTACKID Managing Director Larry Lieb discussed general concepts related to the Art of Custodianship, as well as how smartphones and other advanced technologies have transformed relevant procedures. Now, he explains what makes HAYSTACKID’s approach to custodial processes and collections different from others in the field, as well as […]

Q&A: HAYSTACKID Managing Director Larry Lieb Discusses the Art of Custodianship – Pt. 1

The evolution of technology and rapid transition away from paper-based records management to digital systems have had profound impacts on evidence custodianship. From individual employees acting as custodians of devices and custodial interviews conducted during collections, to the preservation of files and beyond, the game has changed immensely in the past 10 years. Larry Lieb, […]

App-alling Risk: Preparing for Complex Data Discovery

by John Mielitz The explosive growth of data volumes has forced enterprises to re-evaluate their preservation and governance models, but perhaps not as intensely as the expanding diversity of information sources. Not so long ago, personal computers were the biggest source of corporate data, and the number of applications generating, storing, sharing, and managing information […]

I, (Ain’t No) Robot: Automation’s Role in Lit Support

by Andy Parrish, HAYSTACKID Director of Client Services Automation is an increasingly powerful and pervasive force in the public and private sectors. Now, in a debate that has raged on for decades and spanned virtually every industry, the argument regarding whether automation and robotic technologies will replace human employees has made its way into litigation […]

Chain of Custody: An Interview with HAYSTACKID CTO Jeff Stevens – Pt. 3

This is the third and final segment of our interview with HAYSTACKID CTO Jefferey Stevens on modern chain of custody management. In the first part, we discussed some of the basics, while the second segment took a deep dive into third party responsibilities and the technologies used to handle the chain today. In today’s piece, […]

Chain of Custody: An Interview with HAYSTACKID CTO Jeff Stevens – Pt. 2

In the first segment of this three-part series, Chief Technology Officer Jefferey Stevens explained some of the chain of custody basics, as well as the way it has evolved over the past two decades. We left off with a brief note on how third parties are beginning to impact chain of custody management in the […]

Chain of Custody: An Interview with HAYSTACKID CTO Jeff Stevens – Pt. 1

The chain of custody has long been a sacred element of litigation. In this age of mass digitization, though, suffice it to say that each stage of the chain – and even the creation of evidence – is a bit different today than in the past. HAYSTACKID Chief Technology Officer Jefferey Stevens has been working […]

HAYSTACKID Project Manager Spotlight: Vinh Huynh – Pt. 2

In the first segment of this two-part Project Manager Spotlight, HAYSTACKID’s Vinh Huynh discussed his past as a student and professional, as well as how he arrived at his current position. Now, he takes us through some of the technological trends he is watching blossom, as well as what it’s like to be a Project […]