Did you miss the live online class we offered a couple of months ago? No worries, it’s now available on-demand.
AGENDA TOPICS INCLUDE:
•Project Management Methodologies: Which will work for your next e-discovery project?
•Role of a Project Manager
•What does it take to transition from senior paralegal to e-discovery project manager?
•What Should Be in Your Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)
•Outline of Best Practices for Each Phase of Your SOP
•EDPM Responsibility Matrix, Planning Resources and Budgeting
This course is only 90 minutes and can be completed on your lunch hour.
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Need to distinguish between process improvement and LPM. Ideally, firms would improve processes before focusing on project management. But in reality, many firms have gotten on the LPM bandwagon first. Hypothesis is that LPM is less culturally challenging than is process improvement. But LPM does not in and of itself lead to efficient execution of matters – to achieve this require legal process improvement.
via Strategic Legal Technology :: Legal Project Management (LPM) Overview [Live Blog Post].
One of the ways you can ensure success for any type of project (including an e-discovery project) is by making sure that you have the right people doing the tasks that they are best suited to do and do well.
via Succesful Role Definition in EDPM « Electronic Discovery Project Management.
e-Discovery Project Planning — Slaw.
This article provides a good starting point for drafting an e-discovery plan
EDRM Jobs Guide « The Electronic Discovery Reference Model.
This guide provides a reference for developing a litigation support / e-discovery project team. You may wish to share this guide with your hiring managers and human resources team who are assisting you with the hiring process for qualified litigation support professionals and e-discovery project managers. If you are a litigation support manager, this guide will provide you with tools and resources for expanding your team and/or retaining your top talent.
Succesful Role Definition in EDPM « Electronic Discovery Project Management.
When managing your e-discovery projects, it is important that everyone on your team understands their role in order to ensure success.
Key points include:
- identifying what roles & responsibilities are needed for your project
- understanding that everyone on your team may not be employed by the same organization
- understanding the importance of communicating strengths as well as weakness in order make sure you have the best fit