Editor’s Note: Data is valuable for the purposes of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) when it is voluminous, organized, and standardized. Provided in this short reference post published, with the permission of Element AI, are considerations that may be helpful in developing a common framework for data licensing. This reasonable first step toward data standardization may increase the accessibility, usability, and value of data being used in the fields of AI and…
Beginning to plan for the coming year? This working list of 2020 eDiscovery-related events and conferences might be of interest as it provides a non-all inclusive starting point for considering education, awareness, and demand generation opportunities for data and legal professionals. If your organization has events you would like considered for addition to this working list, please click here and forward an email with the following information: Event Name Date (Month/Dates) Location (City and State)…
Press Announcement Merlin Legal Open Source Foundation Launches Improving access to justice through the use of open source software. John Tredennick, longtime trial lawyer and former CEO and founder of award-winning Catalyst Repository Systems, today [October 16, 2019] announced the formation of the Merlin Legal Open Source Foundation. The Merlin Foundation is a nonprofit corporation in the process of registering as a 501(c)(3). Its simple mission is to improve access to justice and make legal…
Getting to know Kristin is like making a friend in college. She’s a great partner in business who analyzes problems and brings thoughtful reflection to every challenge. Yet, in the same breath she also brings unwavering enthusiasm to her team and the customers she supports.    What is your role at Hanzo? My role at Hanzo is that of Business Analyst. In this role, my purpose in life is to take the strategic vision of…
FBI Public Service Announcement  (I-091019-PSA) Business Email Compromise: The $26 Billion Scam Definition Business Email Compromise/Email Account Compromise (BEC/EAC) is a sophisticated scam that targets both businesses and individuals who perform legitimate transfer-of-funds requests. The scam is frequently carried out when a subject compromises legitimate business or personal email accounts through social engineering or computer intrusion to conduct unauthorized transfers of funds. The scam is not always associated with a transfer-of-funds request. One variation involves…
FBI Public Service Announcement  (I-100219-PSA) High-Impact Ransomware Attacks Threaten U.S. Businesses and Organizations This Public Service Announcement (PSA) is an update and companion to Ransomware PSA I-091516-PSA posted on www.ic3.gov. This PSA contains updated information about the ransomware threat. What is Ransomware? Ransomware is a form of malware that encrypts files on a victim’s computer or server, making them unusable. Cybercriminals demand a ransom in exchange for providing a key to decrypt the victim’s…
Editor’s Note: As an avid reader of organizational behavior and leadership studies, I am a great fan of writings on organizational effectiveness and semi-regularly write and highlight articles on areas around this topic. Today’s post shares extracts from three articles that address organizational behavior and leadership challenges through the lens of culture, marginalization, and innovation. These challenges are relevant to those in any work environment, including the eDiscovery ecosystem, as they can adversely impact the…