Learn About Managing E-Discovery Risk

Managing risk in your e-discovery projects requires both an understanding of traditional project management concepts as well as the ability to apply them in an e-discovery or litigation environment. I’ve found a few resources that I think will help you get started with learning about managing e-discovery risk. Have fun!

 

Podcast 

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I like what this article says about project risk… although I’m not the biggest fan of MSProject for litigation matters.

All projects have risks. The key to managing a project is not to avoid risks, but to understand them.

 

 

A pretty thorough but long presentation on managing project risk in general (115 slides)

Will Agile Project Management Practices Reduce the Risk on Your e-Discovery Project? « Electronic Discovery Project Management

What are the risks for every project? The folks at Project Smart list six common risks for any sort of project:

  1. Unrealistic Customer Expectations and Developer Gold-Plating
  2. Insufficient Customer Involvement
  3. Poor Impact Analysis
  4. Scope Creep
  5. Defective Requirements
  6. New Processes and Tools

How would we manage these risks within the context of electronic discovery?

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