Press Announcement (December 11, 2019) Norton Rose Fulbright Releases 2019 Litigation Trends Annual Survey Survey Link (PDF) In global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright’s 2019 Litigation Trends Annual Survey, a majority of corporate counsel respondents said they foresee an economic downturn that will lead to a rise in disputes. Many companies, the survey found, have begun taking preventative steps to manage the increased risk posed by the growing number of disputes. Most survey respondents fear…
Most knowledge work these days demands some form of collaboration. You draft a document; your colleagues comment on it and make suggestions for how it could be better. You chat on Slack about how to incorporate those comments. You check off the task in your project management software and let your associate know that the project is ready for her to take over.  New solutions for collaboration are everywhere in modern business, including tools like…
Editor’s Note: In his recent article, “The Death of Legal Tech?” Hyperscale Group Limited Founder Derek Southall highlights how the use of technology by law firms and in-house legal teams has surged during the last three years. He also emphasizes that much of this surge has been based purely on infrastructure technology usage and not tied to technologies specifically designed and developed to accomplish tasks requiring legal expertise. He further shares that unless lawyers begin…
Editor’s Note: As highlighted by analytics professor Jonathan Choi, just because datasets may be small doesn’t mean that they are not valuable. In the age of big data influenced eDiscovery, we often neglect the power of small data. However, if considered and used effectively, even the smallest of datasets may provide great value. Contained in this post is a compilation of informational article extracts that may be helpful for those seeking to learn more about…
Overview of a new report from Gartner, Inc. The Report: Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving  Published on November 20, 2019, by the research and analyst firm Gartner, the new Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving (EIA) report (G00381129) shares information and insight on the EIA market and twelve vendors. This information and insight may be useful for infrastructure and operations leaders as they assess compliance, preservation, and discovery requirements and demands. Authored by industry…
Extract from AWS Machine Learning Press Announcement Amazon Kendra Reinvents Enterprise Search with Machine Learning Amazon Kendra reinvents enterprise search by using natural language processing and other machine learning techniques to unite multiple data silos inside an enterprise and consistently provide high-quality results to common queries instead of a random list of links in response to keyword queries. Despite many attempts over many years, internal search remains a vexing problem for today’s enterprises, and most…
E-Discovery Day is a vendor-agnostic initiative introduced five years ago by eDiscovery, privacy, and information governance software leader, Exterro, to help legal professionals learn from experts, advance their careers, network with peers, and get a glimpse of important industry trends and technologies. During the last five years, this annual day dedicated to eDiscovery has become a time where industry experts, supporters, and observers rest, refresh, and reconsider trends and trajectories undergirding the discipline of…