Posts Tagged ‘electronic discovery’

On-Demand Continuing Legal Education: Best Practices for eDiscovery Searching

On-Demand Continuing Legal Education: Best Practices for eDiscovery Searching

Best Practices for eDiscovery Searching: A Continuing Legal Education (CLE) On-Demand Presentation (1.0 Hour) prepared and presented by CloudNine. This CLE-approved webcast session will cover goals for effective searching, what to consider prior to collecting ESI that will be subject to search, mechanisms for culling prior to searching, mechanisms for improving search recall and precision, challenges to effective searching and recommended best practices for searching and validating your search results to ensure effective search results.


An Abridged Look at the Business of eDiscovery: Mergers, Acquisitions, and Investments

An Abridged Look at the Business of eDiscovery: Mergers, Acquisitions, and Investments

An abridged look at the business of eDiscovery mergers, acquisitions, and investments. The presented listing highlights key industry business moves by sharing the announcement date, acquired company, acquiring or investing company, and acquisition amount (if known) of significant eDiscovery-related mergers, acquisitions, and investments.


A.I. Is Doing Legal Work. But It Won’t Replace Lawyers, Yet.

A.I. Is Doing Legal Work. But It Won’t Replace Lawyers, Yet.

Impressive advances in artificial intelligence technology tailored for legal work have led some lawyers to worry that their profession may be Silicon Valley’s next victim. But recent research and even the people working on the software meant to automate legal work say the adoption of A.I. in law firms will be a slow, task-by-task process.


The Lucrative Days of Document Review are Over

The Lucrative Days of Document Review are Over

Document review was just the beginning. In the past few years, corporate clients have shot dead another law-firm cash cow: the due diligence phase of a merger or acquisition.


Court Rejects Overly Broad Request For Forensic Imaging Of Plaintiff’s Personal Computers

Court Rejects Overly Broad Request For Forensic Imaging Of Plaintiff’s Personal Computers

The takeaway from this case – which surveys a number of cases from other jurisdictions – is that blanket requests for forensic imaging probably will not be approved without very specific parameters that describe the relevance of the information, the precise method for obtaining it, and the reason that the information cannot be obtained elsewhere.


Judge Peck: Follow the Rules when Objecting to Requests for Production

Judge Peck: Follow the Rules when Objecting to Requests for Production

The December 1, 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure are now
15 months old. It is time for all counsel to learn the now-current Rules and update their “form” files. From now on in cases before this Court, any discovery response that does not comply with Rule 34’s requirement to state objections with specificity (and to clearly indicate whether responsive material is being withheld on the basis of objection) will be deemed a waiver of all objections (except as to
privilege).


An eDiscovery Market Size Mashup: 2016-2021 Worldwide Software and Services Overview

An eDiscovery Market Size Mashup: 2016-2021 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 2016 and 2021.


Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery for March 2017

Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery for March 2017

This edition of the newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


Simplifying Communication of Location: What3Words

Simplifying Communication of Location:  What3Words

Using words means non-technical people can find any location accurately and communicate it more quickly, more easily and with less ambiguity than any other system like street addresses, postcodes, latitude & longitude or mobile short-links.


Technology Standards and the New EDRM

Technology Standards and the New EDRM

With this acquisition and transfer of ownership and operational leadership of the EDRM to Duke Law, it might be an appropriate time to pause and reflect on the promise and progress of the EDRM as it moves into a new stage of existence.


Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery: From AI to GDPR Edition

Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery: From AI to GDPR Edition

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.


5 Hot Takes on Future of E-Discovery in Legal Industry

5 Hot Takes on Future of E-Discovery in Legal Industry

With the vast expanse of data streams available, Francis predicted that attorneys will be likely to start bringing new kinds of data to the table in litigation. That said, without the sophistication to do cost-effective e-discovery tools to new kinds of data, the average cost of getting through relevant data is likely to trend upward.


Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery: eDiscovery Strategy Edition

Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery: eDiscovery Strategy Edition

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.


A New Source of ESI: Slack and the Enterprise Grid

A New Source of ESI: Slack and the Enterprise Grid

Enterprise Grid adapts to the way large companies are organized. A company in Grid can spin up an unlimited number of “workspaces,” which can be structured around the unique setup of their business.


eDiscovery Vendor Viability: Comparisons Beyond Technology and Talent

eDiscovery Vendor Viability: Comparisons Beyond Technology and Talent

Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Google+ Email A photo posted by Rob Robinson (@complexdiscovery) on Jan 29, 2017 at 8:44am PST Vendor Viability:  Comparisons Beyond Technology and Talent Definition: Viable – capable of success or continuing effectiveness. (The Free Dictionary) eDiscovery is rife with risk.  Multiple parties, multiple jurisdictions, multiple ESI formats, multiple technologies and multiple vendors are […]


Leveraging Social Media? Reach, Inform, Engage, and Encourage

Leveraging Social Media? Reach, Inform, Engage, and Encourage

In today’s “sound-bite” environment in which professional organizations compete for client attention through a variety of communications conduits, it is increasingly important to consider and evaluate the potentially powerful benefits of new social media tools. However, to properly leverage their benefits, one must also understand that these new tools are just that –– tools.


Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery: eDiscovery Survey Edition

Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery: eDiscovery Survey Edition

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.


On-Demand Continuing Legal Education: What Every Attorney Should Know About eDiscovery in 2017

On-Demand Continuing Legal Education: What Every Attorney Should Know About eDiscovery in 2017

What Every Attorney Should Know About eDiscovery in 2017: A Continuing Legal Education (CLE) On-Demand Presentation (1.0 Hour) prepared and presented by CloudNine. This webcast session will cover key terms, rules, duties, and case law to give you the tools and resources necessary to efficiently and effectively meet the challenging discovery obligations that attorneys will face in 2017.


Lawyers’ Job Security in a Near Future World of AI

Lawyers’ Job Security in a Near Future World of AI

Does the inevitable triumph of AI robots over human reason and logic mean that the legal profession is doomed? Will Watson be the next generation’s lawyer of choice? Ralph Losey does not think so and shares his thoughts on this important topic.


Comparing eDiscovery Providers: Where to Start?

Comparing eDiscovery Providers: Where to Start?

Understanding that a provider’s organizational character is made up of more than capabilities, it seems reasonable that a common set of descriptive elements for competency, attributes, and distribution frameworks might be beneficial for the provider comparison process.


Slack: The New Platform for Business Communications…and ESI

Slack: The New Platform for Business Communications…and ESI

To collect ESI held within Slack, Slack has created an easy way for users, supervisors, and legal teams to extract data held within its platform.


Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery: From Cloud Security to Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield

Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery: From Cloud Security to Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield

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.


A Running List: Top 100+ eDiscovery Providers

A Running List: Top 100+ eDiscovery Providers

Based on a compilation of research from analyst firms and industry expert reports in the electronic discovery arena, the following “Top 100+Provider” list provides a short listing that may be useful in the consideration of eDiscovery providers. This listing is taken primarily from eDiscovery provider mentions in selected key formal industry reports and surveys published between August 2011 and today.


2016 Year-End E-Discovery Update

2016 Year-End E-Discovery Update

On the e-discovery vendor front, the pace of consolidation of large service providers in 2016 was unprecedented compared to prior years.