December 05, 2014 11:00 ET

EDRM Publishes Statistical Sampling Applied to Electronic Discovery, Release 2

New Release Is Available for Public Comment Until January 9, 2015

SAINT PAUL, MN--(Marketwired - Dec 5, 2014) - EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announced today the release of an updated Statistical Sampling Applied to Electronic Discovery. The release, published on the EDRM website, is open for public comment. At the conclusion of the public comment period on January 9, 2015, input will be reviewed and considered for incorporation before the updated materials are finalized.

The updated materials provide guidance regarding the use of statistical sampling in e-discovery. Much of the information is definitional and conceptual and intended for a broad audience. Other materials (including an accompanying spreadsheet) provide additional information, particularly technical information, for e-discovery practitioners who are responsible for developing further expertise in this area.

Release 2 of Statistical Sampling Applied to Electronic Discovery was developed by a team of dedicated EDRM members. That team includes:

The EDRM community thanks these members for their active participation in this important initiative. The new statistical sampling content is an enhancement of materials that were originally developed and posted on the EDRM website in 2012.

About EDRM
EDRM creates practical resources to improve e-discovery and information governance. Launched in May 2005, EDRM was established to address the lack of standards and guidelines in the e-discovery market. In January 2006, EDRM published the Electronic Discovery Reference Model, followed by additional resources such as IGRM, CARRM and the Talent Task Matrix. Since its launch, EDRM has comprised 304 organizations, including 182 service and software providers, 70 law firms, 40 corporations, 5 governmental entities, 3 industry groups and 4 educational institutions involved with e-discovery and information governance.

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