Whether you’re planning on implementing a full blown e-discovery solution, or simply looking for an easy way to find out what digital assets your company has, we can definitely help guide you through an information discovery process.
Estimating the amount of investment required to build an enterprise search solution can be difficult. This estimation process can be made much more difficult if the nature of the content that is to be made searchable is not fully known. Determining various aspects of your content (file types, quantity, size, location, security level, quality, etc.) in advance of implementing an enterprise search system, can dramatically improve the solution put in place, and the quality of your search results. Through the use of a data mining process, we can provide you with a detailed report of what your data really looks like. Through this process of data mining, we will not only show you what your digital assets look like, but will also highlight early potential problems you might encounter trying to have an enterprise search system reach your data. Probing your data repositories during the early stages of your search project will help you understand the changes that need to be put in place to implement an effective search solution.
Some examples of useful information we can help derive through a data mining process include:
- Total number of documents
- Total and average document sizes
- Breakdown of documents by file types (PDF, X/HTML, XML, Word, Excel, Images, etc.)
- Documents missing your mandatory meta data (to help fix them)
- Documents containing terms or patterns of your choice
- Documents broken down by (see below)
- Many more
The information listed in the above examples can be further broken down into categories of your choice. For example, when planning on how to make your content searchable, you might want to know the total number of documents or file types you have, broken down by department, database, website, author, date, etc.
Norconex provides consulting services for various forms of electronic data discovery, otherwise known as e-discovery. Through our extensive knowledge of how to effectively find data and make sure that it’s searchable, we can help your organization unveil all the structured and unstructured data related to your business. Our search specialists have experience using the best data discovery technologies available, to search, discover and locate various forms of electronic information. We can help discover content ranging in format from simple text files all the way to video, stored across one or many data repositories, whether those repositories are public or highly secure. The e-discovery process we can help implement can be used in civil and/or criminal court cases.
As organizations become more and more reliant on digital systems and processes, it is becoming much easier for critical information to be lost, forgotten or simply made hard to retrieve. This undiscovered or forgotten about information could have been critical in serving as evidence in a legal trial. Norconex can help make sure that you are always able to find your data, and help you put in place a system to generate dynamic e-discovery reports outlining your digital assets. Whether your data consists of text files, images, large databases, complex office documents, emails, or something completely different, we can make sure you never lose track of your data, and that you’re able to effectively report on what your data really looks like.
Norconex can help organizations approach e-discovery in whatever manner is most beneficial to them. We recognize that putting in place a full blown e-discovery solution for a court case can be quite expensive. Norconex specialists can architect a custom e-discovery solution tailored to your exact needs, and can take into consideration the re-use of existing enterprise class infrastructure components you already have. For example, an existing enterprise search engine and environment could be leveraged, to reduce cost and help you get the most value out of your existing investment.