Intelligent Document Management

The volume of documents and other records relevant to dispute resolution, and to assorted types of investigation, has grown exponentially. It is now almost impossible, and certainly never recommended, to manage any case without relying on some form of electronic document management platform.

Electronic document management systems – also known as E-disclosure Platforms – allow data of all kinds and in all formats to be interrogated, searched and analysed. Commonly used for disclosure purposes, intelligent document management has become an essential tool for allowing parties to deal with the document review process.

Honeycomb uses a wide range of document review and e-disclosure platforms. When we join with them in litigation on behalf of clients, this also extends to dispute resolution teams. These e-disclosure options save our clients time and money by providing the best tools to organise and interpret large volumes of documents: essential and invaluable for managing disclosure exercises.

Alternatively, they can be used simply to access, organise and make sense of large amounts of paperwork. This provides an added benefit: allowing the use of sophisticated search protocols, including predictive coding.

Case Studies in Intelligent Document Management

Global Natural Resources Company Data Retrival

Honeycomb was instructed by the receivers over a global natural resources business to attend a number of locations internationally to capture, retrieve and image huge volumes of data held on servers, PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones. The data included documents, spreadsheets, images, texts, WhatsApps and emails. We were then tasked with reviewing and organising the information so that the flow of communications and digital conversations could be mapped and followed. This work enabled the receivers to comply with their statutory duties and to manage an investigation into the circumstances by which the business came to fail. The business was also involved in litigation and our work assisted lawyers deal with evidence and disclosure.

Bribery and Corruption Investigation Data Caption

Honeycomb was instructed to capture all data relevant to a bribery and corruption investigation. This meant retrieving archive material from old servers where the software was no longer supported, and capturing data on the PCs and other devices of past and current employees. The enquiry collected more than 1.5 million emails together with many thousands of other digital records.

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