Posts Tagged ‘research’

How Big Data Is Disrupting Law Firms And The Legal Profession

How Big Data Is Disrupting Law Firms And The Legal Profession

Digitization and Big Data can undoubtedly bring big benefits to the legal profession. Some are obvious, such as freeing up space formerly needed to keep mountains of case files in filing cabinets, to the less obvious such as finding unexpected judgments or decisions which could swing a case in favor of a data- savvy lawyer.


$110 Billion Cloud Market Growing 28% Annually

$110 Billion Cloud Market Growing 28% Annually

The cloud computing market is growing by leaps and bounds, and the outlook is just as bright.


From Startup to Stalker: eDiscovery Mergers, Acquisitions and Investments in 2015

From Startup to Stalker: eDiscovery Mergers, Acquisitions and Investments in 2015

Provided as a non-comprehensive overview of over key and publicly announced eDiscovery related mergers, acquisitions and investments in 2016, the following listing highlights key industry activities through the lens of announcement date, acquired company, acquiring or investing company and acquisition amount (if known).


A Learning Advance in Artificial Intelligence Rivals Human Abilities

A Learning Advance in Artificial Intelligence Rivals Human Abilities

Computer researchers reported artificial-intelligence advances on Thursday that surpassed human capabilities for a narrow set of vision-related tasks.


Critical eDiscovery Software Capabilities: A New Gartner Report

Critical eDiscovery Software Capabilities: A New Gartner Report

Published on October 6, 2015, by the research and analyst firm Gartner, the new Critical Capabilities for E-Discovery Software report provides information technology leaders and legal counsel with an overview of critical capabilities, use cases, and eDiscovery software offerings suitable for eDiscovery needs.


A Short List of Information Governance Enablers

A Short List of Information Governance Enablers

Based on a compilation of research from analyst firms and industry expert reports in the information governance arena, the following short list of enablers highlights companies and firms that may be useful in the consideration of information governance products and services.


The Need for Speed? The Impact of eDiscovery Training (Cartoon and Clip)

The Need for Speed? The Impact of eDiscovery Training  (Cartoon and Clip)

This week our cartoon and clip highlights one impact of training on the practice of eDiscovery (cartoon). It also provides a link to one of the most comprehensive eDiscovery training programs available to eDiscovery practitioners (clip).


eDiscovery Efficiency: Two (Power) Points of View (Cartoon and Clip)

eDiscovery Efficiency: Two (Power) Points of View (Cartoon and Clip)

Regularly we read, see, and hear about the challenges and costs associated with the discipline of eDiscovery. From pragmatic challenges to considerate considerations, experts and commentators alike have cogent views on efficiency in eDiscovery. These experts and commentators are also quite active in persuading and dissuading others in regard to their point view.


eDiscovery: A Hot Investment? (Cartoon and Clip)

eDiscovery: A Hot Investment? (Cartoon and Clip)

Provided as a non-comprehensive overview of over 100 key and publicly announced eDiscovery related mergers, acquisitions and investments since 2001, the following listing highlights key industry activities through the lens of announcement date, acquired company, acquiring or investing company and acquisition amount (if known).


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

An eDiscovery Market Size Mashup: 2014-2019 Worldwide Software and Services 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 and services in the electronic discovery market for the years between 2014 and 2019.


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

An eDiscovery Market Size Mashup:  2014-2019 Worldwide Services 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 services in the electronic discovery market for the years between 2014 and 2019.


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.


Five Years of Magic: The Gartner Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery Software

Five Years of Magic: The Gartner Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery Software

Published annually by Gartner, the Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery Software is a concise research report that highlights key market developments and dynamics in the field of eDiscovery and provides a comparative evaluation of leading eDiscovery software vendors. An aggregation from public domain sources of eDiscovery vendors who have been selected and evaluated as part of the annual Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery Software since 2011 is provided for your review and consideration.


Norton Rose Fulbright releases 2015 Litigation Trends Annual Survey

Norton Rose Fulbright releases 2015 Litigation Trends Annual Survey

Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright today released its 2015 Litigation Trends Annual Survey. This year’s survey is the 11th overall and the most extensive in its history, polling more than 800 corporate counsel representing companies across 26 countries on disputes-related issues and concerns. Survey respondents – primarily general counsel – indicated that the increasing number of class action lawsuits and a more litigious business environment were the most important issues impacting their companies.


Predictive Coding: A Non All Inclusive Working List of Technologies

Predictive Coding: A Non All Inclusive Working List of Technologies

With the growing use of predictive coding in the legal arena today, it appears that it is increasingly more important for eDiscovery professionals to have a general understanding of the potential algorithm approaches that may be implemented by eDiscovery providers to enable predictive coding.


Now How Do You Influence Customer Behavior? Emotions and Logic

Now How Do You Influence Customer Behavior?  Emotions and Logic

In order to influence a customer, it is prudent to first become familiar with the components of customer behavior. There are both emotional and logical elements to client decisions –– and the impact of these elements changes over time.


The eDisclosure Systems Buyers Guide – 2015 Edition

The eDisclosure Systems Buyers Guide - 2015 Edition

Authored by litigation support expert Andrew Haslam of U.K. based Allvision Computing, the The eDisclosure Systems Buyers Guide – 2015 Edition, provides an overview of key technology considerations, industry approaches and vendor capabilities regarding the discipline of eDisclosure (eDiscovery). Covering topics from the EDRM Model to vendor service and software analysis, the guide provides a complete and credible resource for legal and IT professionals seeking to understand and apply eDisclosure (eDiscovery) concepts, processes, techniques and tools.


Docker And The Rise of Open Source

Docker And The Rise of Open Source

There’s never been a phenomenon like Docker . Eighteen months ago, the company took its core technology, which enables IT people to move software easily between different machines by enclosing it in “containers”, and made it open source.


New Survey Shows eDiscovery Workload, Predictive Coding Use Increasing

New Survey Shows eDiscovery Workload, Predictive Coding Use Increasing

eDiscovery workload, the use of predictive coding and projected rate of adoption of technically assisted review are all up significantly, according to a new report by recruiting and staffing firm The Cowen Group.


An eDiscovery Market Size Mashup: 2013-2018 Worldwide Software and Services Overview

An eDiscovery Market Size Mashup:  2013-2018 Worldwide Software and Services 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 both the software and service areas of the electronic discovery market for the years between 2013 and 2018.


The Legal Technology Future Horizons Report

The Legal Technology Future Horizons Report

International Legal Technology Association: “Released in May 2014, Legal Technology Future Horizons (LTFH) is a report that provides insights and practical ideas to inform the development of future business and IT strategies for law firms, law departments and legal technology vendors. The research, analysis and interpretation of the findings were undertaken by Fast Future Research and led by Rohit Talwar.


Four Years of Magic: The Gartner Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery Software

Four Years of Magic: The Gartner Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery Software

Published annually by Gartner, the Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery Software is a concise research report that highlights key market developments and dynamics in the field of eDiscovery and provides an comparative evaluation of leading eDiscovery software vendors. An aggregation from public domain sources of eDiscovery vendors who have been selected and evaluated as part of the annual Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery Software since 2011 is provided for your review and consideration.


A Short Comment on the Technology-Assisted Review Problem

A Short Comment on the Technology-Assisted Review Problem

Provided for your review is a short but important comment from a recent LinkedIn Group discussion on the evaluation of machine learning protocols for technology-assisted review (TAR).  The comment introduced a problems with TAR in the fact that it is limited text.


Got Information Governance? A Short List of Enablers

Got Information Governance? A Short List of Enablers

Based on a compilation of research from analyst firms and industry expert reports in the information governance arena, the following short list of enablers highlights companies and firms that may be useful in the consideration of information governance products and services.