Posts Tagged ‘electronic discovery’

IG and Digital Debris Edition: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

IG and Digital Debris Edition: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

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.


Automation, SaaS, and Self-Service: Quick Thoughts on LegalTech® 2016

Automation, SaaS, and Self-Service: Quick Thoughts on LegalTech® 2016

The annual LegalTech® gathering in New York continues to be an important ‘validation’ opportunity for participants to both hear and see how others feel about the latest trends and tools in the discipline of discovery.


Ghomeshi Emails Reveal Growing Importance of ‘Digital Debris’ to Trials, Experts Say

Ghomeshi Emails Reveal Growing Importance of 'Digital Debris' to Trials, Experts Say

The unearthing of 13-year-old emails in an attempt to discredit a woman accusing Jian Ghomeshi of sexual assault underscores the growing importance of “digital debris” in criminal and civil trials, experts say.


The 2015 ABA TechReport: Cloud Computing

The 2015 ABA TechReport: Cloud Computing

The 2015 Survey indicates that, for a significant number of lawyers and firms, cloud services are part of the IT equation, but we are seeing a pause or a plateau. The continuing lack of actual attention to confidentiality, security, and due diligence issues is a significant concern, especially with the growth in mobile apps running on cloud services.


Questions Corporate Counsel Should Ask to Get Maximum Value from E-Discovery

Questions Corporate Counsel Should Ask to Get Maximum Value from E-Discovery

To maximize the value of the e-discovery process, corporate counsel should ask how outside counsel plans to efficiently analyze ESI and reduce the expenses associated with e-discovery.


Legal Applications of KM Trend Toward Flexibility, Simplicity

Legal Applications of KM Trend Toward Flexibility, Simplicity

Knowledge management software solutions tailored to the legal profession are becoming more common and lawyers more receptive to them. In addition, e-discovery capabilities are moving out of the IT department and into the user domain, as they become simpler to use and more collaborative.


#LTNY16 Edition: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

#LTNY16 Edition: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

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.


#LTNY16 | Live News Feed

#LTNY16 | Live News Feed

The #LTNY16 Live News Feed provides legal and information technology professionals with quick reference to Legaltech® specific news via short headlines and link addresses, presented by Twitter under the hashtag #LTNY16.


Twitter, the Drone Selfie and Charting a Course for New Technology

Twitter, the Drone Selfie and Charting a Course for New Technology

A recently published patent application filed by Twitter provides a possible glimpse into the future of social media and selfies—and it’s a future arriving on the wings of that poster child of modern technology, the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), or drone.


Thoughts on eDiscovery: ACEDS Podcast with Joe Bartolo and Brad Schaffel

Thoughts on eDiscovery: ACEDS Podcast with Joe Bartolo and Brad Schaffel

Hosted by Joe Bartolo of Kiersted Systems and Bradley Schaffel of Wilmer Hale, this latest edition of the ACEDS New York Metro Area podcast series highlights thoughts on eDiscovery with Rob Robinson, managing partner of ComplexDiscovery.


OmniVere Acquires Kiersted Systems

OmniVere Acquires Kiersted Systems

OmniVere LLC, a global services firm responding to data risk management challenges, today announced that it has acquired Kiersted Systems LP, a leader in electronic discovery and legal technology consulting.


Vendor Qualification Edition: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

Vendor Qualification Edition: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

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.


ESI and Social Media Drives Growth of E-Discovery Market: Survey

ESI and Social Media Drives Growth of E-Discovery Market: Survey

As litigation increases, and e-discovery technology improves and becomes more integrated into the legal world, the e-discovery market will continue to grow exponentially.


Concept Drift and Consistency: Two Keys To Document Review Quality (Part Two)

Concept Drift and Consistency: Two Keys To Document Review Quality (Part Two)

In most complex review projects the understanding of relevance evolves over time, especially at the beginning of a project. This is concept drift. It evolves as the lawyers’ understanding evolves.


Concept Drift and Consistency: Two Keys To Document Review Quality (Part One)

Concept Drift and Consistency: Two Keys To Document Review Quality (Part One)

High quality effective legal search, by which I mean a document review project that is high in recall, precision and efficiency, and proportionally low in cost, is the holy grail of e-discovery.


Amended Federal Rules on Discovery to Impact Environmental Litigation

Amended Federal Rules on Discovery to Impact Environmental Litigation

In environmental and national resource litigation, abusive discovery conduct typically results from parties without any real evidence looking for some (fishing expeditions), deep-pocketed parties trying to overwhelm their adversaries under a pile of documents and/or multiple and lengthy depositions, or parties who have no real idea what they were doing and are trying to figure it out along the way.


Meeting with Vendors: Three Quick Qualification Questions

Meeting with Vendors: Three Quick Qualification Questions

Before organizational leaders begin to apply valuable resources to evaluating the impact of new technology or the value of a new service, it is important they have a feel for the ability of the technology or service to be delivered, managed, and supported over time. Many vendors and integrators champion their ability to solve a problem with a new technology or service but fall short of providing convincing evidence that they can support that problem solving over time and at volume.


E-Discovery CEO After Merger: “We’re Going to Continue to Acquire”

E-Discovery CEO After Merger: “We’re Going to Continue to Acquire”

The e-Discovery merger frenzy continued apace as one of the oldest players in the game, Kansas-based Xact Data Discovery, also known as XDD, announced it will expand its West Coast presence through the acquisition of Salt Lake City-based Orange Legal Technologies.


Big Data Edition: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

Big Data Edition: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

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.


The Automation Paradox

The Automation Paradox

While electronic discovery software has become a billion-dollar business since the late 1990s, jobs for paralegals and legal-support workers actually grew faster than the labor force as a whole, adding over 50,000 jobs since 2000, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau.


How to Authenticate a Social Media Post

How to Authenticate a Social Media Post

Despite its relationship to new technologies, electronic evidence, including social media evidence, is actually treated the same as traditional forms of evidence in terms of admissibility. You can’t get it in without proper authentication. Here’s how it’s done with social media posts.


Court Orders Sanctions Against Defendant for Spoliation of Emails and Other Documents

Court Orders Sanctions Against Defendant for Spoliation of Emails and Other Documents

Determining that the defendant had spoliated data, the Court found that the plaintiff had not demonstrated sufficient facts to warrant striking the defendant’s affirmative defenses, but opted to order an adverse inference instruction and also ordered the defendant to pay the plaintiff’s attorneys’ fees and costs in preparing the instant motion for sanctions.


Applying ‘Moneyball’ to the Legal Department

Applying ‘Moneyball’ to the Legal Department

The confluence of powerful technology and Big Data is revolutionizing every facet of our lives, and it has transformed an institution so stodgy so as to be known as America’s Pastime. It is time for legal to embrace what it has long avoided. Leveraging data wisely can’t ensure success, but ignoring it will secure failure.


Everlaw Lands An $8.1M Investment From Silicon Valley Mega-Fund Andreessen Horowitz

Everlaw Lands An $8.1M Investment From Silicon Valley Mega-Fund Andreessen Horowitz

Today Berkley-based ediscovery platform Everlaw announced that it has closed an $8.1 million Series A round from Andreessen Horowitz, one of Silicon Valley’s blue-chip funds whose portfolio includes Facebook, Twitter, and Salesforce, just to name a few.