Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 02, 2011
BlueStar Case Solutions, Inc. (BlueStar), a national litigation support services provider and consultancy headquartered in Chicago, converted their popular eDiscovery phone application (app), EDDToolkit, into a web-based tool directly accessible through the company’s website.
Similarly to the phone app version, the web-based EDDToolkit features an eDiscovery Cost Estimator, Time Estimator, Conversion Table and Glossary. Originally available only for iPhone (including iPad), Android, Windows 7 and BlackBerry phones, the EDDToolkit is now available as a free resource to anyone with any device, including PCs, laptops, tablets, etc., and an internet connection.
“We wanted to put a set of tools into the hands of attorneys and litigation support personnel that work in the E-Discovery space to help answer common questions, “ says BlueStar’s Chief General Counsel, Matthew Minor. “E-Discovery practitioners can now get a good estimate of how much time and money exposure their client’s are subject to and advise them accordingly. BlueStar is pleased to assist our client firms and corporate counsels by putting such valuable information in a place so easily accessible – their PC.”
The EDDToolkit web-based version provides all the valuable reference resources as its phone app counterpart and it is easily accessible through BlueStar’s website. Users benefit from the convenience of quickly running eDiscovery calculations while locating additional information on the website pertaining to their discovery query.
EDDToolkit’s full list of features includes:
eDiscovery, and the costs associated with it are a large portion of a client’s litigation spend. Using industry averages, BlueStar’s EDDToolkit Cost Estimator estimates how much a user defined amount of data or number of documents for review could cost.
The Time Estimator will estimate how long the ESI (electronically stored information) processing and review steps may take in litigation, and also has the ability to calculate how long it can take to scan paper documents into an electronic format.
The Conversion Table calculates how many documents or pages may be found in a user defined amount of data. Broken down by common email and document formats, the user can easily estimate how much data exists in a tangible measurement, by the number of documents or pages.
eDiscovery terminology and jargon can be perplexing to paralegals, attorneys, and anyone involved in litigation support, therefore the Glossary feature provides definitions for most common eDiscovery related terms via a quickly accessible interface.
The EDDToolkit may be accessed on BlueStar’s website under “Resources” or by visiting the page directly at http://www.BlueStarCS.com/EDDToolkit .