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Editor’s Note: From time to time ComplexDiscovery highlights publicly available educational content for readers of its blog. While ComplexDiscovery highlights this content, it does not assume any responsibility for content assertions or educational requirement tracking (e.g. continuing legal education tracking). To submit recommendations for inclusion in ComplexDiscovery’s educational content, click here. A Legal Education Presentation prepared and presented by HaystackID.     About HaystackID  HaystackID is a specialized eDiscovery services firm that helps corporations and law…
Editor’s Note: Designed to help provide a general understanding of predictive coding use by eDiscovery professionals, the semi-annual Predictive Coding Technologies and Protocols Survey has been conducted three times by ComplexDiscovery and has 171 individual respondent submissions since the fall of 2018. One of the informational areas contained in the survey is the request for respondents to share their primary predictive coding platform. Provided in this short overview are the aggregate results of that informational…
An article by Rob Robinson Based on the transformation of communication approaches and technologies since the advent of the Internet, email, and social media, historically accepted principles of marketing communication require continuous and considerable evaluation in light of the available new conduits to communicate with others. With past marketing communication principles in mind, the following enhanced marketing communication principles are provided for your consideration in shaping communications strategy and tactics. These principles have been adapted…
Editor’s Note: While not directly tracked as part of the eDiscovery ecosystem, the announced investment in Axiom from Permira, a global private equity firm, highlights the continued interest and affinity for investment into the legal services sector and into alternative legal service provider (ALSP) organizations, many of which offer eDiscovery offerings as part of their portfolio of legal services. Axiom Announces Strategic Investment from the Permira Funds Press Announcement Axiom, the global leader in specialized…
Editor’s Note: This is the third Predictive Coding and Technologies and Protocols survey conducted by ComplexDiscovery. Initiated in the fall of 2018 and refreshed semi-annually, this iteration of the survey was graciously distributed and reviewed by the leadership team* at the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) and had the highest responder rate of any predictive coding survey to date with 100 data and legal discovery professionals sharing their understanding and experience as part of…
Press Announcement XDD Acquires Beyond IT Forensics to Expand Services Offering in South Central US Xact Data Discovery (XDD), a leading international provider of eDiscovery, data management and managed review services for law firms and corporations, announces [September 4, 2019] the acquisition of Beyond IT forensics.  Beyond IT, a cybersecurity and digital forensics company based in Houston, TX, will lead the XDD forensics team under the XDD brand. Bob Polus, XDD President and CEO states,…
Editor’s Note: While not directly tracked as part of the eDiscovery ecosystem, Clio’s announced investment of $250 million from TCV and JMI Equity will undoubtedly indirectly impact the eDiscovery software market and potentially directly impact that market as the company seeks to solve some of the biggest pain points for the legal profession. Press Announcement Cloud Technology Leader Clio Announces $250 Million Investment from TCV and JMI to Transform the Legal Industry Clio, the…
Editor’s Note: Annually after the Labor Day break in the United States companies begin to deeply evaluate all aspects of their business with the goals of both improving business performance in the last four months of the year and of initiating the preparation of budgetary and resourcing plans for the upcoming calendar year. One of the areas of evaluation that typically comes under increased scrutiny during this reenergized time of focus is the function of…
Editor’s Note: Using a novel approach to simplifying the communication of precise geographical places by reducing the globe to 3m x 3m location squares and assigning each square a unique three-word address, this interesting technology may have potential applications for legal technology professionals seeking to communicate physical locations in precise, standardized, and easily understood terms. From server and storage locations within data centers to company booths and meeting rooms at tradeshows, what3words offers an interesting…
In 1982, Inc. began showcasing 500 of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States and publishing them as part of an Inc. 500 listing. Twenty-five years later the showcase list was expanded to include 5,000 companies and rechristened as the Inc. 5000. This year’s Inc. 5000 contains a variety of national businesses to include legal service providers, eDiscovery providers, and law firms. The following list provides a quick, non-all inclusive look at some of…