Press Announcement ayfie has Raised $10 Million in Funding to Accelerate Growth and Vertical Expansion “Best-in-class” text analytics software company ayfie gets aggressive on growth in the North American Legal Tech and Financial Tech markets, with expanded applications of its product suite. ayfie Group, a leading provider for advanced big text analytics solutions, today [August 15, 2019] announced a funding round to accelerate its growth and extend its product offerings building on its reach in…
Five Great Reads on Data Discovery and Legal Discovery is a subscription newsletter regularly highlighting at least five articles to inform and update legal and information technology professionals on the art and science of data discovery1 and legal discovery2. Click here to read the complete newsletter of the latest Five Great Reads Click here to subscribe to Five Great Reads Update Individuals and Organizations Highlighted in the August Edition include: Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) Chambers and Partners EDRM…
Lawyers know the ethical obligations they owe clients require them to supervise the people that help them (like paralegals, clerks and vendors). But what about “the robots”? Do lawyers have an ethical duty to supervise artificial intelligence (AI) if they use it? Indeed they do. In fact, this month the American Bar Association Science and Technology Section unveiled a resolution addressing the various ethical implications lawyers face when using AI. The stated purpose of…
Typically used to highlight a span of time for purposes of chronology or historiography, the word era (1) is defined by the Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary as a period identified by some prominent figure or characteristic feature. (2) In researching data points on the size of the eDiscovery market from its inception through the reasonably forecastable future, it appears to be clear that, at best, the market can generally be described as one that has experienced an…
Overview of a new report from IDC. The Report: IDC MarketScape: Worldwide eDiscovery SaaS Review Software Assessment Published on August 12, 2019, by the research and analyst firm IDC, the new IDC MarketScape: Worldwide eDiscovery SaaS Review Software Assessment report (Doc #US44752919) shares information and insight on the eDiscovery software market through the lens of software delivered via SaaS public cloud implementations. This information may be useful for legal, business, and IT professionals seeking to…
Article by Rob Robinson The Kinetics of Three eDiscovery Business Metrics 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. The survey consists of nine core multiple-choice questions focused on factors related to the creation, delivery, and consumption of eDiscovery products and services. Additionally, the survey includes the following three optional questions focused on the business operational metrics…
Editor’s Note: Provided with permission from Chambers and Partners, Chambers Litigation Support is an objective guide that presents an independent assessment of leading litigation support services providers. Published annually, the guide may be beneficial for individuals seeking to assess the credibility and capability of leading litigation support services providers and advisers. Chambers Litigation Support 2019  Chamber Litigation Support is a comprehensive guide to the leading professional services providers in key markets worldwide. Compiled by researchers and…
Editor’s Note: With the growing concerns and challenges associated with data security in mind, the following four extracts on the insidious cyberattack technique called “worshipping” provide an explanation and describe the egregious nature of this attack to infiltrate corporate networks. The extracts and corresponding complete articles may be beneficial for developing a basic knowledge of this evolutionary tactic and helpful in understanding how to spot and protect against warshipping attacks. Black Hat USA 2019: IBM…
This month I had the distinct pleasure to interview Dan Spaide. It’s fitting that such a nice family guy lives near the city of brotherly love, and he brings that concern for community to the work he does for Hanzo.   Tell me about your role at Hanzo? Dan: I am the Partner Manager for Hanzo. It is my great privilege to manage the Hanzo Partner Program and cultivate relationships with complementary technologies and service…
Press Announcement iCONECT Secures Strategic Capital Funding Helping Lawyers tell ‘Their Winning Story’ iCONECT, a privately held 20-year industry leader in legal technology / ediscovery and makers of the award-winning XERA document review platform, today [August 8, 2019] announced a deal with NewField Capital Partners, a strategic partner who will fund continual growth and innovation for the company. NewField Capital Partners saw a strategic fit with iCONECT in a growing industry and are looking to…