Posts Tagged ‘business’

New York Federal Judge Declines to Enforce Employee Non-Solicit Clause

New York Federal Judge Declines to Enforce Employee Non-Solicit Clause

In a very thorough analysis following a 3 day Preliminary Injunction hearing Judge Jed Rakoff declined to issue injunctive relief to a former employer seeking to enjoin four former employees and their new employer from competing or from soliciting clients or employees.


Is Revenue Raining Out of Your Cloud?

Is Revenue Raining Out of Your Cloud?

Traditional technology hardware and software companies are seeing a significant share of their growth from the cloud. With legacy revenue streams declining – and in some cases declining rapidly – it is imperative that companies make the transition to cloud effectively. This is no simple task.


Pop-Up eDiscovery? The Pop-Up Employer in Today’s Workplace

Pop-Up eDiscovery? The Pop-Up Employer in Today's Workplace

“Computation, we think, has an opportunity to dramatically shift several costs in a way that traditional organizations haven’t realized,” Mr. Bernstein said. “It’s way easier to search for people, bargain and contract with them.”


Esquify Secures Venture Capital Funding

Esquify Secures Venture Capital Funding

Esquify, the breakthrough legal technology for human document review, has secured a $710,000 seed round of funding to aggressively accelerate growth. Network Ventures led the investment round with participation from existing and new investors including Foley Ventures, the investment arm of national law firm Foley & Lardner LLP, and Bridge Investments, a Chicago-based venture capital firm.


Revenue Expansion or Erosion? The Summer 2017 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey

Revenue Expansion or Erosion? The Summer 2017 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey

The Summer 2017 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey is a non-scientific survey designed to provide insight into the business confidence level of individuals working in the eDiscovery ecosystem.


From Data to Dachau: Putting a Face on Data Privacy

From Data to Dachau: Putting a Face on Data Privacy

with the advent of data tools and technologies ranging from autoclassification to automation, it is more important now than ever that legal and information technology professionals consider not only the positive things that can be accomplished with data-centric technology, but that they also consider the potential misuse of data technology.


Partnering for Success: The Role of the Partnership in Legal Tech

Partnering for Success: The Role of the Partnership in Legal Tech

For legal technology companies working with law firms, success seems to be less a matter of having the very best, most efficient product on the market, and more a matter of establishing networks and relationships with law firm leaders and consultants.


The Business Reasons to Take a Vacation – Journal of Accountancy

The Business Reasons to Take a Vacation - Journal of Accountancy

What some organizations are starting to understand is this: Taking time off is better for business in the long run. Here are six business reasons employees—from the C-suite to the assembly line, from managing partner to entry-level accountant—should take regular vacations.


Strategy Matters: Aligning Innovation Strategy with Business Strategy

Strategy Matters: Aligning Innovation Strategy with Business Strategy

Companies should not be investing in a random collection of unrelated projects. There has to be some connection between our innovation strategy and the company’s overall business strategy.


What Makes a Legal Tech Company Exciting to a Venture Capitalist?

What Makes a Legal Tech Company Exciting to a Venture Capitalist?

What’s super-interesting about the legal field is that it is very technology-centric in what it needs, and the problems are very complicated. In fact, the whole business of software is being reinvented right now by cloud computing.


Activity Patterns for eDiscovery Mergers, Acquisitions, and Investments (2001-2017)

Activity Patterns for eDiscovery Mergers, Acquisitions, and Investments (2001-2017)

Since beginning to track the number of publicly highlighted merger, acquisition, and investment (M&A+I) events in the eDiscovery ecosystem, ComplexDiscovery has noted more than 300 M&A+I events between November 2001 and today. The following article highlights the pattern of these activities on an annual and monthly basis.


Packaged Services: An Underutilized Approach To Growing Revenue

Packaged Services: An Underutilized Approach To Growing Revenue

Packaged services may help legal technology providers bridge the gap between traditional hourly consulting offerings and fully managed services. They may also provide a strong opportunity to create additional sales entry points and potential new revenue streams by making access to current consulting offerings easier to understand, easier to evaluate, and easier to purchase.


Ongoing Impact: Six Issues That Affect eDiscovery Business Performance

Ongoing Impact: Six Issues That Affect eDiscovery Business Performance

In the Spring of 2017, over 40% of eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey respondents viewed the lack of resources (budgetary constraints and lack of personnel) as potentially having the greatest business impact on their business in the next six months.


Discovia Merges with Lighthouse

Discovia Merges with Lighthouse

Lighthouse eDiscovery, a leader in technology-enabled ediscovery and consulting services, today announced that it has combined forces with Discover, a rapidly growing ediscovery company.


An eDiscovery Challenge: Pricing Consistency and Transparency

An eDiscovery Challenge: Pricing Consistency and Transparency

Given the fact that budgetary constraints are one of the leading elements impacting the conduct of discovery, by publicly publishing pricing eDiscovery vendors can help simplify the decision-making process by removing one of the most common concerns early in the evaluation process. That concern being “how much is this going to cost.”


Climate Change? Four Findings about the Business Climate of eDiscovery

Climate Change? Four Findings about the Business Climate of eDiscovery

eDiscovery Confidence: Survey respondents have a more positive view of the current business climate this quarter (Spring 2017) than they did last quarter. However, it is not viewed as positive as it was in the Spring of 2016.


Do We Have a Confidence “Spring” in Our Step in 2017?

Do We Have a Confidence “Spring” in Our Step in 2017?

Almost everyone still expects eDiscovery business conditions to be as good or better six months from now according to the Spring 2017 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey.


New Initiative Seeks to Establish Common Language for Legal Matters

New Initiative Seeks to Establish Common Language for Legal Matters

Standards for the Legal Industry (SALI) is behind an initiative to create “matter standards” that in-house legal departments, law firms, and business partners can use.


A Bump or Slump from Trump? eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey – Spring 2017 Results

A Bump or Slump from Trump? eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey - Spring 2017 Results

The eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey is a non-scientific quarterly survey designed to provide insight into the business confidence level of individuals working in the eDiscovery ecosystem.


Can ALM Keep Up with Law Blogs on WordPress? (Extract and Editor’s Note)

Can ALM Keep Up with Law Blogs on WordPress? (Extract and Editor's Note)

Legal moves slow. Lawyers hold on to what they’ve had in the past. Legal PR often looks for “earned media” versus more the more influential commentary that moves across blogs and social media.


A Bump or Slump from Trump? The Spring 2017 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey

A Bump or Slump from Trump? The Spring 2017 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey

The eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey is a non-scientific quarterly survey designed to provide insight into the business confidence level of individuals working in the eDiscovery ecosystem.


Are We More Confident in eDiscovery Business Than We Were a Year Ago?

Are We More Confident in eDiscovery Business Than We Were a Year Ago?

Winter 2017 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey Extract: Almost everyone still expects eDiscovery business conditions to be as good or better six months from now.


Is Consolidation the New “Name of the Game” for E-Discovery?

Is Consolidation the New “Name of the Game” for E-Discovery?

Organic growth in the e-discovery sector remains robust, with increased litigation activity, heightened regulatory scrutiny and data proliferation driving that expansion.


A New Year with New Confidence? eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey – Winter 2017 Results

A New Year with New Confidence? eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey - Winter 2017 Results

The eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey is a non-scientific quarterly survey designed to provide insight into the business confidence level of individuals working in the eDiscovery ecosystem.