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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 (Presenter) HaystackID is a specialized eDiscovery services firm that helps corporations and law firms find, listen,…
The eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey 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 contains three optional questions focused on the business operational metrics of days sales outstanding (DSO), monthly recurring revenue…
Definition: Viable – capable of success or continuing effectiveness. (The Free Dictionary) eDiscovery is rife with risk. Multiple parties, many jurisdictions, numerous ESI formats, various technologies, and competing vendors are all elements that can contribute to potential risk in an eDiscovery matter. With the inherent risk of eDiscovery influenced by these elements, it is essential that organizational eDiscovery decision makers both understand the risk of these elements and seek to mitigate as much risk as possible…
Don’t Acquire a Company Until You Evaluate Its Data Security Extract from an article by Chirantan Chatterjee and D. Daniel Sokol as published by Harvard Business Review In any transaction between an acquiring company and a target company (seller), there is asymmetric information about the target’s quality.  While managers have long understood this concept, recent events shed light on an emerging nuance in M&A — that of the data lemon. That is, a target’s quality…
Press Announcement Congruity360, a leading data management provider, further grows its portfolio of data governance solutions to include an automated litigation hold platform with its latest acquisition of SaGo.ai Inc, developer of next-generation software solutions for smarter compliance and information governance. Hold360 (formerly Legal Hold), SaGo’s proprietary litigation hold solution, reduces timelines and cost associated with litigation hold workflows while reducing legal teams’ reliance on IT departments by way of a simple, user-friendly platform. A…
Extract from an article by Song Ma, Assistant Professor of Finance at the Yale University School of Management Recent decades have witnessed non-financial firms’ forays into venture capital by creating Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) divisions. Specifically, firms create corporate-affiliated VC divisions to make systematic minority equity investments in innovative startups. CVC has become a common form of corporate investment adopted by hundreds of firms and has emerged as an important source of entrepreneurial capital. CVC’s…
Editor’s Note: This in-progress overview of three important business metric trajectories is provided as a precursor to the final results of the fourteenth quarterly eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey currently being conducted by ComplexDiscovery. Since January 2016, more than 1,268 individual responses to quarterly eDiscovery Business Confidence Surveys have been received from legal, business, and technology professionals across the eDiscovery ecosystem. The role makeup of responders in the fourteen surveys, to include those in this in-progress…
Extract from an article by Nicholas McQuire To stay relevant in today’s world of instant customer satisfaction and growing competition from tech-savvy upstarts, more and more established enterprises are fully embracing cloud technologies. Almost 60% of large organizations in our latest survey of IT decision-makers, for example, stated that migrating key applications and services to the cloud is their top IT priority in 2019. However, much of the discussion about cloud services remains focused on…
Editor’s Note: The recent article, Seven Questions Lawyers Should Ask Vendors About Their AI Products, authored by Maura Grossman and Rees Morrison, provides a must-read overview of questions and considerations for lawyers to examine as they move from “asking about” artificial intelligence to “asking for it” as part of vendor products and services.  Seven Questions Lawyers Should Ask Vendors About Their AI Products An extract from an article by Maura Grossman and Rees Morrison…
Press Announcement Arbor Ridge Partners is pleased to announce that our client, H&A eDiscovery, has been acquired by Epiq. H&A is a leading Canadian eDiscovery and litigation support firm that provides expertise and consulting across the EDRM from identification, collection, processing, hosting, filtering and project management. “This is a tremendous opportunity for our employees and our clients,” stated Oleh Hrycko, H&A eDiscovery President. “Arbor Ridge Partners’ experience and knowledge of the Litigation Support and eDiscovery…