If you’ve ever taken one of the classes I taught back when I worked for eDiscovery software companies, there’s a fairly good chance you’ve seen me get up on my proverbial soapbox about this.
“The process involves utilizing various techniques in tandem to remove as many documents as possible from a collection before processing the data and embarking on the costly and time consuming task of reviewing the data. Its value lies in saving both time and money. “
Bottom line, as I’ve said from my soapbox, is that collecting too much data leads to all kinds of bad things. The sooner in the process you can cull the data to just the stuff that matters, the better!