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8 Problems of Keyword Search in E-Discovery - A Guide for Fortune 1000 Companies
With data collections growing at an epic pace, legal teams must sift quickly through documents and e-mail at rates that would have seemed unrealistic just 5 years ago. Megabytes of data grew quickly to gigabytes which have grown into terabytes – the typical matter now contains millions of documents and e-mail messages driving the average cost of a matter to more than 2 million dollars. The ability to reduce and review these documents within agreed upon timeframes have placed incredible pressure on legal teams. While advances in search technologies have benefited many, the legal review space finds itself using outmoded tools and methods to analyze, review, and tag documents within a collection. Simply put, keyword search strategies break when thrown against the mountains of data which define today’s legal matters.