This is the third entry in a series examining legal and e-discovery cost metrics. As explained in prior articles, tracking legal spending is a good way to manage costs, lower legal bills and help prepare accurate budget forecasts.
Tracking e-discovery metrics also promotes e-discovery proportionality and fosters informed negotiations with opposing counsel. Knowing the volume of electronically stored information (ESI) from prior cases is good information to have when negotiating the terms of an e-discovery agreement or protocol with your adversary.
In this installment, via the infographic below, we look at metrics to consider tracking for e-discovery custodians.