Mar. 12, 2019 – Eagan, MN – Leading global eDiscovery education and certification provider the Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS), a BARBRI professional association, is pleased to announce that OpenText Discovery™ is the association’s newest premier “Diamond Level” affiliate partner.
This prestigious status allows OpenText Discovery to leverage and contribute to the full breadth of ACEDS education, marketing, training and professional development resources to enhance the overall electronic discovery skills and capabilities of eDiscovery practitioners.
“With ACEDS global growth into new communities, we are thrilled to have the global giant OpenText Discovery join us as a Diamond partner,” said Mary Mack, ACEDS executive director. “OpenText is partnering with us to certify their teams, support and expand our chapter network beyond the U.S. border, and deliver thoughtful, insightful education to our community. We could not be more pleased.”
Among the ACEDS opportunities and resources available to OpenText Discovery and other members are leading-edge job tools, networking forums and opportunities through a global chapter network and events, a best-practice-oriented community of professionals, and the exclusive preparation and exam for the career-enhancing CEDS™ professional certification, as well as ACEDS’ new eDiscovery Executive Certificate Program.
“We’re thrilled to partner with ACEDS,” said OpenText Vice President of Product Marketing Stephen Ludlow. “Certification of our eDiscovery professionals is critical to advancing individuals’ careers and providing our clients the peace of mind that their teams are trained to the highest standards. Additionally, ACEDS is an important partner for us in facilitating the exchange of ideas and best practices in the eDiscovery community.”
About OpenText Discovery
OpenText, The Information Company™, enables organizations to gain insight through market leading information management solutions, on premises or in the cloud. For more information about OpenText (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTEX) visit opentext.com.
The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), part of leading legal education provider The BARBRI Group, is a global membership association committed to promoting and verifying eDiscovery skills and competence for organizations and individuals through training, certification, and supported by ACEDS chapters around the world. The association’s goal is to help professionals and organizations reduce the costs and risks associated with eDiscovery, and realize the advantages of performing it effectively. ACEDS awards the Certified E-Discovery Specialist (CEDS) credential, which is held by practitioners at AmLaw 200 firms, government agencies, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and United Nations and some of the largest multinational corporations in the world.