GoldFynch Blog

Production Log and Converting Tags To 'Quick Codings'

28 September 2017 by Anith Mathai
A Production Log is an itemized record of the produced documents. This article details this new feature, in addition to the ability to convert tags to 'quick codings'.

How to Find Emails When You’ve Forgotten the Date They Were Sent.

16 August 2017 by Anith Mathai
That’s two separate searches. One search to find emails from that client. And the other to narrow down those emails to the ones from last month. GoldFynch’s *Intelligent Search* feature helps combine these two searches and save time. Here’s how:

Ediscovery 101: The Basics of Ediscovery for Small Law Firms

15 August 2017 by Anith Mathai
Ediscovery (i.e. ‘electronic’ discovery) is the process of collecting, sharing, and searching electronically stored information (ESI).

Ediscovery Basics: Has Your Small Law Firm Been Making This Mistake When Sharing ‘Productions’?

08 August 2017 by Anith Mathai
Most small law firms download and mail/email their finished ‘productions.’ But this isn’t the best (or safest) way to do things. Here’s why you need to find an ediscovery app that lets you share productions from within the app itself.

The Magic of Advanced Searches: Useful eDiscovery Tips for Small Law Firms

01 August 2017 by Anith Mathai
One of the most powerful features of electronic discovery (e-discovery or eDiscovery) is the ‘advanced search.’ Here, we explore how advanced searches work and how you can make the most of them.

How to Share Productions in GoldFynch

26 July 2017 by Anith Mathai
When you finish working on a case and produce it, GoldFynch creates a zip file of that production. And now it’s super easy to share this file, right from the GoldFynch interface. No need to waste time downloading and emailing it.

What Are PST Files? As a Small Law Firm’s What do I need to do to Be Able to Handle Them?

24 July 2017 by Anith Mathai
Businesses today talk to each other through email. So, your clients are bound to come to you with PST files. What are they? And what do you do with them? Read on to find out.

Ferrari vs Corvette Ediscovery: Fast Cars Teach Small Law Firms a Valuable Lesson

19 July 2017 by Anith Mathai
How much should your small law firm be spending on ediscovery? In this article, we look at the the difference between the Ferrari and the Chevrolet Corvette, and what it can teach us about choosing ediscovery software.

4 Essential Advanced Search Features Your Small Law Firm Needs for Email eDiscovery

01 July 2017 by Anith Mathai
Advanced’ searching is about making a highly specific search. So, is your eDiscovery software's search engine 1) Able to handle complex searches, 2) Easy to use, 3) Fast, 4) Able to save/share searches

Searching for File Types (with Extensions and MIME Types)

27 June 2017 by John Ding
With our most recent update to GoldFynch, the ability to search by file extension has been added! In addition, improvements have been made to filetype searching.

What Ediscovery Software Should I Buy? Ask These 4 Questions to Save Your Small Law Firm Time and Money.

07 June 2017 by Anith Mathai
Ediscovery is becoming affordable. But deciding which software to use is still tough. Ask yourself these 4 questions and save your small law firm time and money

Is Your Clients’ Data Safe? Cloud Computing to the Rescue for Small Law Firms.

06 June 2017 by Anith Mathai
Is your firm using cloud-computing? If not, here’s why it’s the safest way to store your clients’ data.

Can Ediscovery Tools Make You a Better Lawyer?

30 May 2017 by Anith Mathai
As a lawyer in a small firm, ediscovery can give you tools to improve your performance in 4 key ways.

Ediscovery: How it Works, and Why It Will Help Keep Your Small Law Firm Relevant

26 May 2017 by Anith Mathai
Don’t know about ediscovery? It’s the next big thing for small law firms. Here’s how it works and why you need it.

Announcing New Case Plans! Here’s What That Means and How It Will Save You Money.

25 May 2017 by Anith Mathai
Perfect for small law firms: Get flexible ediscovery and still know exactly how much you’ll be paying every month.

How to Land a Big Case as a Small Law Firm

16 May 2017 by Anith Mathai
Landing big cases is a challenge for small and solo law firms. Here are some useful tips on how to get your next big client.

GoldFynch moves to Google Cloud

10 April 2017 by Anith Mathai
We’ve switched over to Google Cloud Storage. Performance benefits improve uploading, downloading and file processing speeds. Google Cloud Storage provides us more security and auditing capabilities.

Codings' and Our Improved Tagging System

24 February 2017 by Anith Mathai
Tags and codings are user defined labels to help organize files. This article explains how to use tags and codes in GoldFynch for review.

How to Change Your GoldFynch Case Plan

17 January 2017 by Anith Mathai
If you don't need all the storage your plan provides. GoldFynch, billing is prorated, so pay only what you use by upgrading and downgrading your case.

Why Your Small Firm Needs E-Discovery, and Where to Get It

17 January 2017 by Anith Mathai
Unlike other ediscovery software, GoldFynch scales for large and small firms. Your firm can now use affordable ediscovery software for any case.

Why Your E-Discovery Software Needs To Have OCR

20 December 2016 by John Ding
OCR (Optical Character Recognition) is software that converts scanned documents into text files for searching. GoldFynch has OCR built in, unlimited and included in all plans.

What Is Ediscovery (Or E-Discovery)?

06 December 2016 by John Ding
Ediscovery (electronic discovery) is collecting, sharing, and searching electronically stored information (ESI) – e.g. Word files, PDFs, emails, etc.

New Upload Status Bar: Track Your Uploads Easily

11 October 2016 by Ross Johnson
GoldFynch handles a large range of file types; the uploads progress window shows the upload status of files sent to GoldFynch.

Document Production In GoldFynch

20 September 2016 by Ross Johnson
Ediscovery production of files in GoldFynch is designed to be simple. It is handled by a production wizard that will walk you through all the steps.

New Issues Page for Error Alerts

09 September 2016 by John Ding
We’ve created an Issues page to show error alerts.

Calendar Items (.Ical) And Contact Information (.Vcf) In Goldfynch

24 August 2016 by John Ding
iCalendar files (iCALs) and Virtual Contact Files (VCFs): now supported by GoldFynch.

Use a Password List to Save Time

18 August 2016 by Anith Mathai
Use our password list to enter passwords for restricted files and GoldFynch will automatically find and use the right one when needed.

How to Pay Your GoldFynch Invoice

20 July 2016 by Anith Mathai
Learn how to pay your monthly GoldFynch invoice in 3 easy steps.

Should I Use Cloud-Based Services? A Quick Guide

13 July 2016 by Anith Mathai
Many firms are shifting towards the cloud. Follow security best practices when using the Cloud.

Search by Email Properties

13 July 2016 by John Ding
Learn more about how Goldfynch lets you search for emails using the ‘subject’, ‘to’, ‘cc’ or ‘bcc’ email fields (email meta data).

Case Sharing Across Multiple Accounts in GoldFynch

25 June 2016 by Ross Johnson
With Case Sharing, you now have the ability to open a case in one account and share it with another user in a different account.

Search By Date Range

01 May 2016 by John Ding
Take advantage of GoldFynch's date identification capabilities to search for documents via date ranges. It can identify many different date formats.

Next / Previous files in Files View and Search View for Quick Document Review

19 April 2016 by Anith Mathai
Documents can be reviewed quickly by clicking Next Document or Previous Document while in Doc View.

Redaction in GoldFynch

13 April 2016 by John Ding
Redaction in GoldFynch refers to the process of removing sensitive information from a document prior to production. GoldFynch has multiple ways to redact.

File Support Updates - HTML, TXT

06 April 2016 by Anith Mathai
We’ve added HTML and TXT file formats to our existing arsenal of supported file formats.

Paying Bills and Viewing Invoices

01 April 2016 by Anith Mathai
Pay for your GoldFynch cases securely with our Stripe credit card payment integration. Calculation of case billing is prorated on an hourly basis.

Load files: What are they? And do we still need them?

29 March 2016 by Ross Johnson
Simply put, a load file is a really well organized text file. Load files are used by older software that still utilize legacy relational databases.

Exporting emails from Gmail

13 March 2016 by Ross Johnson
This article shows you how to export email from GMail.

Big Data

01 March 2016 by Anith Mathai
Structured Data is what we imagine big data is: rows of columns filled with values in a spreadsheet. Big data is also unstructured like in PDFs, Word, blogs, emails etc.

Exact Duplicate Detection a.k.a Identical File Detection

29 February 2016 by Anith Mathai
Our duplicate file detection system detects exact file duplicates already uploaded.

GoldFynch Updates

29 February 2016 by Anith Mathai
Latest updates to GoldFynch. Including duplicate detection, upload improvements and bulk tagging.

Search Within Search Results

22 February 2016 by John Ding
Compare the GoldFynch search experience to Google. When you search in GoldFynch, you can search within results.

Uploading Zip or Compressed Files in GoldFynch

21 February 2016 by John Ding
If you have a .zip file you need to send to GoldFynch, drag and drop your .zip file into GoldFynch. It will unzip the file, and process all the files.

Tagging Files

15 February 2016 by John Ding
Tags are short labels for files. Tags are useful for file review and production in GoldFynch.

Refine Your Search Using 'Snippets'

07 February 2016 by Ross Johnson
“Snippets” are brief excerpts of a file that show up below the search results. The purpose is to provide context for your results within each document.

Uploading Folders

29 January 2016 by John Ding
To upload whole folders to GoldFynch, drag ‘n drop the folder from your Windows explorer or Finder (Mac) window onto the files view in GoldFynch.

e-Discovery and Document Review: An Introduction

22 January 2016 by Anith Mathai
E-Discovery or document review , are broad terms used to describe the collection of documents in an electronic format followed by a search for information within those documents.