Feb 21 12:00am CloudNine
When I interviewed George Socha for the seventh annual Legaltech thought leader interview series (which we will publish tomorrow), one thing he mentioned was the EDRM is rolling out a new web site. Last week, the new site was officially rolled out and the logo reflects EDRM’s new home at Duke Law. The post EDRM Rolls Out a New Website: eDiscovery Trends appeared first on CloudNine.
Feb 20 12:00am CloudNine
Today’s thought leader is Mary Mack of ACEDS. Mary is the Executive Director of the Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS). E-discovery luminary and recipient of the Masters Conference Educator of the Year 2016, Mary provides ACEDS and its membership more than a decade of strong credibility and sound leadership within the e-discovery community. Mary is the author of A Process of Illumination: The Practical Guide to Electronic Discovery, considered by many to be the first popular book on e-discovery. She is the co-editor of the Thomson Reuters West treatise, eDiscovery for Corporate Counsel. The post Mary Mack of ACEDS: eDiscovery Trends appeared first on CloudNine.
Feb 17 2:14pm Electronic Discovery RSS Feed | JD Supra Law News
Conceptually eDiscovery isn’t that hard to grasp. In practice, it’s a different story. In all but the smallest matters, it’s an intricate web of people, processes, and technology. No wonder some lawyers would still rather not deal with it if they can...By: Conduent...
Feb 17 12:00am CloudNine
Today’s thought leader is David Horrigan of kCura, the developers of Relativity. David is the E-Discovery Counsel and Legal Content Director at kCura. An attorney, law school guest lecturer, e-discovery industry analyst, and award-winning journalist, David has served as counsel at the Entertainment Software Association, reporter and assistant editor at The National Law Journal, and analyst and counsel at 451 Research. He serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of Legaltech News and the Data Law Board of Advisors at the Yeshiva University Cardozo Law School. David holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Florida, and he studied international law at Universiteit Leiden in the Netherlands. He’s licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia. The post David Horrigan of kCura: eDiscovery Trends appeared first on CloudNine.
Feb 16 6:24pm General Digital
General Digital’s new re-configurable smart display line could save up to 75\% of a company’s software and display costs. The NEW VueSim™ / Mi-HMI™ smart design and display line are versatile, highly-configurable systems designed to provide easy-to-use, complete display solutions for simulator manufacturers. With VueSim / Mi-HMI, you design your screens, download them to the smart display and [...]...
Feb 16 12:00am CloudNine
In Scott v. United States Postal Service, Louisiana Magistrate Judge Erin Wilder-Doomes granted the defendant’s Motion to Compel Discovery in part, ordering the plaintiff to provide complete responses to the defendant’s interrogatory and request for production, but only after she limited the scope of both requests, determining them to be “overly broad”. The post Court Defines Narrowed Scope for Requests for Social Media Data: eDiscovery Case Law appeared first on CloudNine.
Feb 15 5:41pm Electronic Discovery RSS Feed | JD Supra Law News
The Federal Rules are undergoing more changes! And, effective December 1, 2017, there will be two new Federal Rules of Evidence (Rules 902, ) that will directly impact e-discovery in the federal courts. These Rule changes are critical...By: Farrell Fritz, P.C.
Feb 15 3:05pm Electronic Discovery RSS Feed | JD Supra Law News
Perspective One: David Yerich, Esq. Director of E-Discovery, UnitedHealth Group - Cooperation is critical for life. It is how individuals overcome personal limits and underpins all human achievements. It is the bedrock of society, allowing...By: Exterro, Inc.
Feb 15 11:36am BeyondRecognition
Psychologist Dr. Paul Ekman summarized his decades of ground-breaking research on nonverbal communication in his 2016 book, Nonverbal Messages: Cracking the Code. He spent years demonstrating that basic human emotions are displayed with the same facial expressions literally around the world, and his approach to cataloging individual expressions that can reinforce or contradict what a […] The post 5 ECM Lessons from a Nonverbal Communication Expert appeared first on BeyondRecognition.
Feb 15 12:00am CloudNine
Today’s thought leader is Brad Jenkins of CloudNine™. Brad has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur, as well as 15 years leading customer focused companies in the litigation technology arena. Brad also has authored several articles on document management and litigation support issues, and has appeared as a speaker before national audiences on document management practices and solutions. He’s also my boss! :-) The post Brad Jenkins of CloudNine: eDiscovery Trends appeared first on CloudNine.
Feb 14 9:00pm @ComplexD
Winter 2017 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey Extract: Almost everyone still expects eDiscovery business conditions to be as good or better six months from now. The post Are We More Confident in eDiscovery Business Than We Were a Year Ago? appeared first on @ComplexD.
Feb 14 12:00am CloudNine
Earlier this month, federal jurors awarded nearly $8 million to the former general counsel of a company who says he was fired because he blew the whistle on his company's potential violation of a foreign bribery law. That award will increase to $10.8 million because the Dodd-Frank Act authorizes the doubling of back pay for whistleblower retaliation. The post Metadata Plays Key Role in $10.8 Million Whistleblower Lawsuit Verdict: eDiscovery Case Law appeared first on CloudNine.
Feb 13 9:00pm @ComplexD
The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed a grant of summary judgment, holding that the plaintiff provided insufficient evidence to find that relevant consumers were likely to confuse the sources of his and the defendant’s products or that defendant diluted the plaintiff’s mark. The post Sixth Circuit Drops the Beat: Social Media Relevant in Determining Likelihood of Confusion appeared first on @ComplexD.
Feb 13 12:29pm Electronic Discovery RSS Feed | JD Supra Law News
This is the third in a series of posts summarizing the 6 most important eDiscovery cases in Delaware in 2015. Pfizer, Inc. v. Amgen Fremont Inc., C.A. No. 10667-VCL, Hearing on Cross Motions to Compel and Rulings of the Court, July 6, 2015. In...By: Morris James LLP...
Feb 13 12:00am CloudNine
The annual appearance of the dancing light bulb can only mean one thing – it’s time for another thought leader series! Over our nearly 6 1/2 years of our existence, eDiscovery Daily has published several thought leader interviews from various thought leaders throughout the eDiscovery community, including an annual series of interviews at LegalTech New York (LTNY), aka LegalWeek. For the seventh(!) consecutive year, we’re pleased to introduce the schedule for this year’s series, which will begin Wednesday, February 15. The post Announcing Seventh Annual LTNY Thought Leader Series!: eDiscovery Trends appeared first on CloudNine.
Feb 12 9:00pm @ComplexD
Organic growth in the e-discovery sector remains robust, with increased litigation activity, heightened regulatory scrutiny and data proliferation driving that expansion. The post Is Consolidation the New “Name of the Game” for E-Discovery? appeared first on @ComplexD.
Feb 11 2:41pm Electronic Discovery RSS Feed | JD Supra Law News
Magistrate Judge R. Steven Whalen agreed with UPS that it did not have to spend six months and $120,000 to recover data stored on backup tapes that may not be relevant to the case if UPS prevails in its efforts to limit the scope of the putative...By: Jackson Lewis P.C.
Feb 10 6:14pm Electronic Discovery RSS Feed | JD Supra Law News
I was recently reminded that it has been over a year since my last ESI-related blog. My excuse is that I wanted to allow the new Federal Rules of Civil Procedure addressing ESI to percolate before writing on the repercussions. In my defense, I did...By: Butler Snow LLP...
Feb 10 5:36pm The Kennedy-Mighell Report
Sometimes, technology just doesn’t work. Whether it’s files not downloading correctly or the internet crashing, technology issues can interrupt the flow of your law firm or business. In this episode of the Kennedy-Mighell Report, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss troubleshooting, including their own four step approach to fixing technology problems. They also talk about the importance of backing up your files and what to do when absolutely nothing else works. In their second segment, they answer an audience question about artificial intelligence and its potential in the professional world. This episode’s parting shots include the call to listen to the Note to Self podcast, specifically their privacy initiative entitled the Privacy Paradox, and a list of the top ten ways to extend your laptop’s battery life. Special thanks to our sponsor, ServeNow.
Feb 10 1:50pm Electronic Discovery RSS Feed | JD Supra Law News
My guess is that anyone who was alive in the 1980's has chosen their own adventure at least a few times. The Choose Your Own Adventure books were some of my favorites as a kid, an affordable and portable interactive fantasy game in the days before...By: Exterro, Inc.
Feb 10 12:00am CloudNine
It must be our week for surveys. Yesterday, we covered the Complex Discovery Winter 2017 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey results. Here’s another set of surveys that look at critical trends for AmLaw 200 law firms and Fortune 500 corporations. The post I Don’t Mean to Be Critical, But Here are Some Critical Trends: eDiscovery Trends appeared first on CloudNine.
Feb 9 9:00pm @ComplexD
This week's newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals. The post Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery: From AI to GDPR Edition appeared first on @ComplexD.
Feb 9 12:00am CloudNine
The results are in from the Complex Discovery Winter 2017 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey, which has just concluded and the results are published on Rob Robinson’s terrific Complex Discovery site. How confident are individuals working in the eDiscovery ecosystem in the business of eDiscovery? Let’s see. The post Are We More Confident in eDiscovery Business Than We Were a Year Ago?: eDiscovery Trends appeared first on CloudNine.
Feb 8 9:15pm @ComplexD
Many US companies may not realize that they might also have to comply with this new EU data security regulation. That’s because the GDPR applies to any business that holds data about, or which markets to individuals within the EU. The post Why US Companies Must Prepare for the EU’s New Data Security Laws appeared first on @ComplexD.
Feb 8 9:00pm @ComplexD
Machine learning, adaptive intelligence, and massive data models that can spot hacking much faster than any human are here to help. The post How AI is Stopping Criminal Hacking in Real Time appeared first on @ComplexD.
Feb 8 12:06pm Next Gen eDiscovery Law & Tech Blog
Under our ongoing effort to monitor legal developments concerning social media evidence, we again searched online legal databases of state and federal court decisions across the United States — this time to identify the number of cases in January 2017 … Continue reading →...
Feb 8 8:50am Prism Legal
I report here on a recent, privately conducted knowledge management survey of large law firms. Mary Abraham, Oz Benamram and I conduct this survey in preparation for a meeting of KM professionals in February. Learning about current KM priorities and interests inform our agenda. We share detailed survey results with respondents and I blog a subset of the results. 1 About this Survey 1.1 The Questions Asked and Chart Labels At the end of each year, we ask three primary questions; the quoted text in parentheses corresponds to chart labels that appear later in this report. What are your top priorities for 2017? (“2017 Priority”) What did you focus on in 2016? (“2016 Focus”) What would you like to discuss with the group in 2017? (“2017 Discuss”) 1.2 Survey Demographics and Caveats about Interpreting It I share here survey details so that rea...
Feb 8 8:41am CloudNine
A short demo of the filtering function within the SaaS-delivered eDiscovery automation software from CloudNine. CloudNine simplifies litigation, investigations, and audits for legal, compliance, and security pros by allowing them to upload, review, and produce documents from one platform within minutes. For a free trial, visit eDiscovery.co. The post Webcast: Filtering in CloudNine – A Short Demonstration appeared first on CloudNine.
Feb 8 8:03am @ComplexD
Recently TCG completed two salient surveys that highlight eDiscovery Critical Trends for both law firms and corporations. These reports are provided for your review by permission from TCG. The post eDiscovery Critical Trends: Two New Surveys from The Cowen Group appeared first on @ComplexD.
Feb 8 12:00am CloudNine
Another LegalTech New York (LTNY) – or “LegalWeek” as they now like to call the event – is in the books. What did attendees at the conference think about this year’s show? Let’s take a look. The post Thoughts About LegalTech New York 2017: eDiscovery Trends appeared first on CloudNine.
Feb 7 11:58pm Electronic Discovery RSS Feed | JD Supra Law News
Last week, in In re Search Warrants Nos. 16-960-M-01and 16-1061-M to Google, a federal magistrate judge in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania ordered Google to comply with three search warrants to turn over users’ electronic data stored outside the...By: Fenwick & West LLP...
Feb 7 2:22pm BeyondRecognition
Law firms are coming under increasing scrutiny for potentially lax security measures. Here are five easy-to-check security items, some physical, some electronic. These types of concerns will grow as the Internet of Things grows. Skype Network Connections. Skype and other VoIP (Voice Over Internet) phones are connected to computer networks using Ethernet connectors. Unless there […] The post 5 Easy-to-Check Law Firm Security Risks appeared first on BeyondRecognition.
Feb 7 12:03pm @ComplexD
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 post A New Year with New Confidence? eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey – Winter 2017 Results appeared first on @ComplexD.
Feb 7 12:00am CloudNine
With all of the hype surrounding Technology Assisted Review, many wonder if keyword search still has a place in eDiscovery. Perhaps it does, if it’s conducted properly. The post Is Keyword Searching Dead? Find Out Here: eDiscovery Best Practices appeared first on CloudNine.
Feb 6 4:17pm Electronic Discovery RSS Feed | JD Supra Law News
At last week’s Legalweek show. in New York City, one of the salient themes was how law firms and corporate legal departments are preparing for the future, developing tools and techniques for operational efficiencies and effectiveness. In his keynote,...By: Conduent...
Feb 6 3:15pm Electronic Discovery RSS Feed | JD Supra Law News
On December 12, 2016 the US Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division implemented an updated Model Second Request (Model), containing new guidance on the use of Technology Assisted Review (TAR) in responding to DOJ requests. The new guidance...By: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP...
Feb 6 1:13pm Electronic Discovery RSS Feed | JD Supra Law News
Tired of hearing about metadata? Here’s one case where it made a difference. In Singh v. Hancock Natural Res. Group, Inc., et al., 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 179974 (E.D. Cal. Dec. 29, 2016), the parties had agreed to produce single-page TIFFs,...By: McGuireWoods LLP...
Feb 6 12:00am CloudNine
In Archer et. al. v. York City School District, et. al., Pennsylvania District Judge John E. Jones, III ruled that the plaintiffs had presented no evidence showing that the defendants acted with intent when they deleted the email account of the former Assistant Superintendent, nor had a duty to preserve arose prior to the deletion of the account. The post With No Intent or Duty to Preserve, Court Finds No Spoliation Occurred: eDiscovery Case Law appeared first on CloudNine.
Feb 5 11:55pm @ComplexD
Throughout its history, Legaltech has been an excellent event that orients, energizes, and focuses legal technologists at the beginning of each new year on the issues, opportunities, and players in the arena of legal technology. Legaltech 2017 continued this fine tradition and delivered a combination of content and community that will positively impact attendees and the industry in 2017. The post From Cake to Cost: On and Around eDiscovery at Legaltech 2017 appeared first on @ComplexD.
Feb 3 9:12am @ComplexD
Legal is the ultimate HiPPO [Highest Paid Person's Opinion] industry — it’s based on an expertise model. The post HiPPOs, Geeks & Decision-Making in the Legal Services Industry appeared first on @ComplexD.
Feb 3 12:00am CloudNine
In Singh et. al. v. Hancock Natural Resources Group, Inc. et. al., California Magistrate Judge Jennifer L. Thurston granted the defendants’ motion to compel (in part), ordering the plaintiffs’ to “produce all emails and other documents sought by the defendants in the format demanded with the accompanying metadata from the native computer”. The post Court Orders Plaintiff to Produce Emails with Original Metadata: eDiscovery Case Law appeared first on CloudNine.
Feb 2 9:15pm @ComplexD
This week's newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals. The post Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery: eDiscovery Strategy Edition appeared first on @ComplexD.
Feb 2 3:09pm Electronic Discovery RSS Feed | JD Supra Law News
The Sedona Conference recently announced the release of its Technology Assisted Review (TAR) Case Law Primer. While this final version of the primer will be published in the Summer 2017 Sedona Conference Journal. Why is this primer needed? As...By: BakerHostetler...
Feb 2 10:17am Prism Legal
I report here on the panel The Changing Legal Ecosystem from a private meeting of large law firm knowledge management professionals. The panelists are two founders of AI companies, a founder of managed legal services provider, and one in-house counsel. The moderator is a CKO. This is a live post so please forgive typos or misunderstandings of meanings. Ground rules of this conference preclude identifying speakers or audience member.s Intro: When we met one year ago, no one expected Brexit or Trump. Why? We did not have good information and we had a bias in one direction. This panel will focus on legal: what you hope does not matter, you have to deal with reality. AI Co-Founder. As a new lawyer, I was taken to meet the firm’s biggest client. At the time, a very big financial institution had ONE in-house counsel, the GC. The firm worked on a problem for 9 months. Then, lead partner...
Feb 2 1:46am @ComplexD
Enterprise Grid adapts to the way large companies are organized. A company in Grid can spin up an unlimited number of “workspaces,” which can be structured around the unique setup of their business. The post A New Source of ESI: Slack and the Enterprise Grid appeared first on @ComplexD.
Feb 2 12:37am Electronic Discovery RSS Feed | JD Supra Law News
Armstrong Pump, Inc. v. Hartman, No. 10-CV-446S, 2016 WL 7208753 (W.D.N.Y. Dec. 13, 2016) - In this case, pending before the Court was a motion by Armstrong Pump Inc. (“Armstrong”) to compel formal production of certain documents that defendant...By: Farrell Fritz, P.C.
Feb 2 12:00am CloudNine
As noted yesterday and Tuesday, LegalWeek 2017 – which includes of course the marquee event LegalTech® New York (LTNY) – is happening this week and eDiscovery Daily is here to report about the latest eDiscovery trends being discussed at the show. Today's the last day to check out the show if you’re in the New York area with a number of sessions (both paid and free) available and at least 182 exhibitors providing information on their products and services. Here are some of the sessions related to eDiscovery and Information Governance today. The post Thursday LTNY 2017 Sessions: eDiscovery Trends appeared first on CloudNine.
Feb 1 6:25pm Electronic Discovery RSS Feed | JD Supra Law News
Today Exterro announced the results of the Third Annual Federal Judges Survey: E-Discovery Advice for Becoming a Better Attorney. Twenty-two (22) Federal Judges completed this year’s survey, conducted by Exterro, answering 25 questions about the...By: Exterro, Inc.
Feb 1 7:34am BeyondRecognition
The objective of supply chain integration is to make better decisions with less risk by receiving timely information about supply and demand factors occurring up and down-stream. Ideally, this would involve IT system-level integration of companies with all their suppliers and customers for real time access to data in both directions. Unfortunately, multiple significant barriers often […] The post Benefits of Info-Push Supply Chain “Integrations” appeared first on BeyondRecognition.
Feb 1 12:00am CloudNine
As noted yesterday, LegalWeek 2017 – which includes of course the marquee event LegalTech® New York (LTNY) – is happening this week and eDiscovery Daily is here to report about the latest eDiscovery trends being discussed at the show. There’s still time to check out the show if you’re in the New York area with a number of sessions (both paid and free) available and at least 182 exhibitors providing information on their products and services. Here are some of the sessions related to eDiscovery and Information Governance today. The post Wednesday LTNY 2017 Sessions: eDiscovery Trends appeared first on CloudNine.
Jan 31 9:00pm @ComplexD
For the first time since the financial crisis, a majority of law firm leaders are projecting that demand for their firm’s services will increase, according to a new survey. The post Law Firm Leaders Feeling Good About 2017 appeared first on @ComplexD.
Jan 31 12:00am CloudNine
Today is the start of LegalWeek 2017 – which includes of course the marquee event LegalTech® New York (LTNY) – and, for the seventh(!) year in a row, eDiscovery Daily is here to report about the latest eDiscovery trends being discussed at the show. Over the next three days, we will provide a description each day of some of the sessions related to eDiscovery to give you a sense of the topics being covered. Here is a look at today's sessions. The post Welcome to LegalTech New York 2017!: eDiscovery Trends appeared first on CloudNine.
Jan 30 9:15pm @ComplexD
In a world where less than one-in-one-hundred cases are tried, discovery strategy, particularly e-discovery strategy, is more often vital than trial strategy. Yet, strategic use of e-discovery garners little attention, perhaps because the fundamentals demand so much focus, there’s little room for flourishes. The post A Dozen E-Discovery Strategies for Requesting and Producing Parties appeared first on @ComplexD.
Jan 30 12:15pm Electronic Discovery RSS Feed | JD Supra Law News
The scope of discovery may be more limited than you think. The Cole’s Wexford opinion provides a thorough dissection of the history and past iterations of Rule 26 and a clear explanation of the status of the current rule as amended in 2015. Judge...By: BakerHostetler...
Jan 30 3:59am Just IT Hardware Blog
There was an article written by Dave Raffo, the senior news director, posted on Tech Target that talks about the top enterprise storage vendors to keep an eye on in 2017. The top enterprise storage vendors include (in no particular order): Dell EMC, Nutanix, Pure Storage, Veritas, Broadcom, Seagate, Western Digital, NetApp, Hewlett Packard Enterprises, […]...
Jan 30 12:00am CloudNine
For many people (including me), today is a travel day for LegalTech New York (LTNY), er, LegalWeek. On a day like today, it helps me to have an easy topic to write about. So, thanks to InsideLegal for a great LegalTech observation! The post At LegalTech, Word Clouds are the Word: eDiscovery Trends appeared first on CloudNine.
Jan 29 9:00pm @ComplexD
A photo posted by Rob Robinson (@complexdiscovery) on Jan 29, 2017 at 8:44am PST Vendor Viability: Comparisons Beyond Technology and Talent Definition: Viable – capable of success or continuing effectiveness. (The Free Dictionary) eDiscovery is rife with risk. Multiple parties, multiple jurisdictions, multiple ESI formats, multiple technologies and multiple vendors are all elements that can contribute […] The post eDiscovery Vendor Viability: Comparisons Beyond Technology and Talent appeared first on @ComplexD.
Jan 28 10:09am CloudNine
CloudNine’s eDiscovery automation integration provides Relativity users with a tool that accelerates the upload, processing, and ingestion of electronically stored information (ESI). This complementary capability allows Relativity users to immediately ingest ESI directly from their desktops and automatically move ESI into Relativity. The post Webcast: Outpost for Relativity from CloudNine Demonstration appeared first on CloudNine.
Jan 27 10:16pm Electronic Discovery RSS Feed | JD Supra Law News
I have noted many times on this blog that emails often prove shareholder oppression cases. It can be fairly easy for majority shareholders who are careful, and seek legal advise beforehand, to mask their true intent when attempting to “freeze out” a...By: Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A.