Interview: Mary Mack and Kaylee Walstad on their plans for EDRM

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I wrote recently about how Mary Mack and Kaylee Walstad had turned ACEDS into “an educational force to be reckoned with”. In the same article, I reported that they had acquired EDRM (the Electronic Discovery Reference Model). I had to wait until I saw them at Relativity Fest to find out what their plans are for EDRM.

EDRM is, as Mary Mack makes clear, much more than the model. It runs projects, including a GDPR project, and will be considering whether changes to the model itself are necessary or desirable. Another project is a community-sourced stop-words list.

EDRM crosses borders, both geographical borders and functional borders. One can join in from any jurisdiction, and from legal, IT, security or any other related discipline.

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