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Searching For The Smoking Gun With Text Analytics

Searching For The Smoking Gun With Text Analytics

The use of computerized mathematical and linguistic methods to analyze written language is known as “text analytics.” These techniques are most often used summarize text, to identify common themes or attitudes expressed in words. Searching for surprise in text is a relatively new and active development in text analytics.


Information Governance Is Key to Big Data’s Value

Information Governance Is Key to Big Data's Value

Information Governance Many companies don’t benefit from big data because of the gap between those who manage the data and those who apply it. The solution is information governance.


93% of Cloud Services in Healthcare Are Medium to High Risk

93% of Cloud Services in Healthcare Are Medium to High Risk

Healthcare organizations have come under fire as the targets of an increasing number of criminal hacks in the past year. The number of healthcare records exposed in the last 12 months now totals 94 million, led by blockbuster breaches at Anthem and CHS.


The Four Horsemen: Amazon/Apple/Facebook & Google–Who Wins/Loses

The Four Horsemen: Amazon/Apple/Facebook & Google--Who Wins/Loses

Many factors come into play when you want to win a horserace. Next to the fastest horse, there’s a need for the best team, perfect daily condition, an extraordinary rider and sometimes also a big bunch of luck. Passionate trademark analyst and L2 founder Scott Galloway highlights this race in regards to Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google and shares the race’s ramifications in his short 15 minute presentation.


Big Law Firms Spending More on Technology, Experts Say

Big Law Firms Spending More on Technology, Experts Say

About half of the 281 law firms that participated in a 2014 survey by International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) and InsideLegal said they had increased their technology spending budgets that year, six percent more than the year before. More recently, legal software companies have reported an increase in business from big law firms.


What America can Learn from E-Discovery in Australia

What America can Learn from E-Discovery in Australia

In contrast to our British cousins–who are content to cede e-lunacy to the Yanks–Australians aspire to the American e-discovery experience.


Social Media as Unstructured Data? The Week’s Five Great Reads

Social Media as Unstructured Data? The Week's Five Great Reads

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


Abstracts, Mashups, and eDiscovery Software (Cartoon and Clip)

Abstracts, Mashups, and eDiscovery Software  (Cartoon and Clip)

As part of the eDiscovery process, legal professionals typically use a combination of talent, technology, and techniques to do tasks ranging from preservation to production of electronically stored information. Many of the most often used technologies in this process come in the form of eDiscovery software.


EU/Swiss-U.S. Safe Harbor: More Scrutiny by the FTC?

EU/Swiss-U.S. Safe Harbor: More Scrutiny by the FTC?

Companies that want to avoid procedural (and now substantive) scrutiny into their Safe Harbor-based personal data transfers do have other options. Fairly popular are the so-called EU Model Clauses.


Inventus Solutions Inc. Acquires UK-Based Project Management Software Development Company Kooby

Inventus Solutions Inc. Acquires UK-Based Project Management Software Development Company Kooby

Inventus Solutions, Inc., a top-tier international legal process outsourcing (“LPO”) services provider to Fortune 1000 corporations, global law firms and government agencies, today announced it has acquired Kooby LLP


An eDiscovery Market Size Mashup: 2014-2019 Worldwide Software Overview

An eDiscovery Market Size Mashup:  2014-2019 Worldwide Software Overview

Taken from a combination of public market sizing estimations as shared in leading electronic discovery reports, publications and posts over time, the following eDiscovery Market Size Mashup shares general worldwide market sizing considerations for software in the electronic discovery market for the years between 2014 and 2019.


EU Court Rules that Website is Liable for Anonymous Comments

EU Court Rules that Website is Liable for Anonymous Comments

In spite of the fact that Estonian news site Delfi took down anonymous offensive and “allegedly defamatory” comments from its readers, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg ruled that Delfi was liable for those comments.


US Court Allows Google Earth Image as Evidence

US Court Allows Google Earth Image as Evidence

Google Earth and GPS coordinates were used to prove that a person was arrested after illegal reentry into the U.S.


Finding the ‘Big Data’ Balance

Finding the ‘Big Data’ Balance

How UK organisations can apply a data-centric approach to cybersecurity, privacy and other enterprise information challenges.


Why Social Media Matters

Why Social Media Matters

The Internet changed everything; Social Media has changed the Internet, and therefore everything.


Finding Your Way with BYOA

Finding Your Way with BYOA

With the now emerging BYOA (Bring Your Own App) trend, users feel similarly empowered to build their own app solutions for business problems the same way they may employ apps at home for personal use.


Technology to Help Lawyers Negotiate a Minefield of Data

Technology to Help Lawyers Negotiate a Minefield of Data

Forensic technologist Craig Ball says advances in e-discovery systems will eliminate much of the waste when lawyers sift through irrelevant information.


Survey: Big Data Systems Need Tighter Security Controls

Survey: Big Data Systems Need Tighter Security Controls

[Big Data] systems are home to sensitive data, with 73 percent containing personally identifiable information, 72 percent containing business information and 83 percent needing to meet a certain level of compliance, according to the survey.


E-Discovery Metrics: Measuring to Predict

E-Discovery Metrics: Measuring to Predict

Lawyers will never be statisticians. But those who embrace the important role metrics have in the legal process, most notably during e-discovery, often find themselves in a much better position to make important case decisions much more quickly and decisively than their number-fearing peers.


Records Manager Edition: The Week’s Five Great Reads

Records Manager Edition: The Week's Five Great Reads

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


Technology Commercialization: 5 Definitions (Cartoon and Clip)

Technology Commercialization: 5 Definitions  (Cartoon and Clip)

Emerging technologies often represent new and innovative approaches to solving difficult problems. They also may have a significantly positive impact on the time, money, and resources required to complete previously daunting tasks. Yet until emerging technologies are effectively commercialized, they may offer users as much peril as promise.


‘Go Where the Puck Will Be’: Snowden Team Leader

‘Go Where the Puck Will Be’: Snowden Team Leader

Many organisations do not know where they house their critical data, who has access to that data and what they do with the information once they have access to it.


Vendors in Educational Clothing?

Vendors in Educational Clothing?

Some for-profit providers effectively cloak their true nature and revenue source by presenting themselves as ‘organizations’, ‘associations’, ‘reference models’, ‘institutes’ or other labels intended to convey academic authority.


Facial Recognition Technology is everywhere. It may not be Legal.

Facial Recognition Technology is everywhere. It may not be Legal.

Being anonymous in public might be a thing of the past. Facial recognition technology is already being deployed to let brick-and-mortar stores scan the face of every shopper, identify returning customers and offer them individualized pricing — or find “pre-identified shoplifters” and “known litigious individuals.”