EDT

It is with great enthusiasm that we welcome industry luminary, Dr Paul Hunter as EDT’s new Chief Data Scientist. Dr Hunter will drive innovation at EDT in the areas of Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Natural Language Processing. He will also deliver expert testimony and strategic advisory services for EDT clients. Working for the last two decades in commercial software development and much of the last ten years in eDiscovery, Dr Hunter has applied both…
This is a brief interview with Chris Dale and Jo Sherman regarding EDT’s AI lab projects. Working closely with partners, Jo explains that EDT is looking at AI in a whole new way.  For example, one project involves profanity detection to identify flagrant communications and it’s delivering some really promising results.  The team are also working on a new approach to machine learning to hone into the kernels of conversations rather than just documents (focusing…
  In Henry VI, Part 2. Shakespeare famously said, The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.” Are computers doing just that? In June of 2012, the Wall Street Journal ran a now watershed article entitled Why Hire a Lawyer? Computers Are Cheaper, which reported on the extensive use of computers for pretrial document review in the Landow Aviation hangar rooftop collapses litigation. Specifically, the judge in that case permitted the use of…
2019 eDiscovery BUYERS GUIDE: A SOLO TO MIDSIZED LAW FIRM SHOPPER’S HANDBOOK FOR eDISCOVERY TOOLS & SERVICES EDT: COMPLETE EDISCOVERY MANAGEMENT FOR LITIGATION MATTERS & INVESTIGATIONS EMPLOYING A SHARED DATABASE & OFFERING MULTIPLE OPTIONS FOR DEPLOYMENT BOTH ON-PREMISE & IN THE CLOUD “eDiscovery doesn’t need to be complicated” is the mantra you’ll hear from EDT. They develop their software around the straightforward idea that it should be easy-to-use and fully integrated into a single platform.”…
David Clark is the IT Director at the Utah Bar and active in ILTA at both the local and national levels. He has been in technology since 1985 where he worked for one of the first Novell Distributors and became one of the first CNE’s and the very first CNI from Novell. David has been supporting law firms and legal entities since 1989. He has been involved with document management systems since 1990 when SoftSolutions…
  HOW ILTACON19 WAS LIKE NEW ORLEANS I spent last week at the ILTACON19 conference in Orlando with Team Zebra of #EDT software. Prior to the show, I had written a blog about what I was looking forward to this year and it seems to me now that most of my post was accurate. But rather than do a point by point comparison, I thought I’d use this blog to highlight the main features…
  It’s July and that can mean only one thing. Okay, besides the celebration of America’s independence, the baseball All Star game as well as hurricane season in New Orleans, it means ILTACON is just around the corner. ILTACON19 is being held this year from Aug 18th through the 22nd at the Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida. Four days of peace and music…no, wait, that was Woodstock. This is four days of…
  I’ve noted in several blog posts recently that much of my consulting practice involves asymmetrical cases where one side, typically corporate defendants, has the vast majority of discovery. And since my experience is not untypical, what we see in eDiscovery practice is a heavy focus in the eDiscovery world on defense strategy, both in actual practice and educational conferences. Often left out of the discussion is any concept of a strategy for the Plaintiff’s…