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Three Tips for Successful Data Migration to RelativityOne

Data migration can be very exciting – when it goes wrong! There is enough excitement in the world (global pandemic, stock market roller coaster, US Presidential election, hazmat Santa’s, etc.) so let's avoid the unnecessary excitement of a failed data migration. We have migrated hundreds of projects from a variety of platforms to RelativityOne. As [...]

By |2020-12-08T09:00:00+00:00December 8th, 2020|eDiscovery, eDiscovery & Technology, Legal Consulting, Legal Technology|Comments Off on Three Tips for Successful Data Migration to RelativityOne

Relativity Fest 2020 Takeaways

While we weren’t able to attend in person this year, as the event was virtual, RelFest 2020 delivered a full agenda of informative sessions and lively discussions. Here are the top 5 takeaways we think are the RelFest Best: AERO – Simply powerful brand-new modern User Interface speeds you through review Relativity’s new Aero UI [...]

By |2020-10-15T13:00:00+00:00October 15th, 2020|eDiscovery, eDiscovery & Technology|Comments Off on Relativity Fest 2020 Takeaways

Automation in the Legal Industry

The Corporate Legal Operations Consortium's (CLOC) 2nd Annual State of the Industry Survey shows a growing trend. More than half (53 percent) of respondents to the survey say they now use at least one alternative legal service provider. This growth is driven by more than one in three respondents who said they increased their use [...]

By |2019-12-19T13:29:34+00:00December 19th, 2019|eDiscovery & Technology|Comments Off on Automation in the Legal Industry

“The Best, Of the Best, Of the Best, Sir”: Special Counsel And eDiscovery Platforms

A recurring theme in modern litigation is the speed of technological growth and how it will benefit (or hurt) a legal case. This technological growth inspires a variety of companies to tout their discovery software, each claiming it offers the best on the market, making the discovery process easier. But best at what? For what? [...]

By |2019-11-26T14:00:40+00:00November 26th, 2019|eDiscovery & Technology|Comments Off on “The Best, Of the Best, Of the Best, Sir”: Special Counsel And eDiscovery Platforms

Relativity Fest 2019: Beyond Traditional ESI

Quick Highlights: Community hunger for knowledge surrounding mobile data and discovery is as strong as ever.Ephemeral and quasi-ephemeral data presents many implications for collection and information governance.Relativity’s Short Message Format may be the first step towards a standard for mobile data discovery.Relativity’s interface API enhancements will greatly simplify custom viewer solutions for developers. For the [...]

By |2019-11-12T15:28:51+00:00November 12th, 2019|eDiscovery & Technology|Comments Off on Relativity Fest 2019: Beyond Traditional ESI

Key Industry Trend Takeaways from Relativity Fest 2019

After attending the many engaging and informative sessions at the 2019 Relativity Fest, it became evident to me there were two clearly developing technology trends in the industry: Trend #1: Cloud-Based Workflows Leveraging repository workspaces for ECA and multiple projects, cloud-based workflows are gaining prevalence. However, one of the newest and most impactful cloud-based workflows [...]

By |2019-11-05T16:00:06+00:00November 5th, 2019|eDiscovery & Technology|Comments Off on Key Industry Trend Takeaways from Relativity Fest 2019

Best Managing Practices for a TAR Review

What is TAR? Technology Assisted Review (TAR) essentially predicts the relevancy of a given document based upon coding decisions and preferences made by reviewers on documents within the same document set. As more and more documents are completed, the TAR software better understands the patterns, features, and characteristics of the review to predict which of [...]

By |2019-10-10T11:00:09+00:00October 10th, 2019|eDiscovery & Technology|Comments Off on Best Managing Practices for a TAR Review

The Future of E-Discovery and the Cloud

What is cloud computing, exactly? The rise of cloud computing and storage has been a growing trend in both enterprise business and in e-discovery. Simply put, cloud computing is a method of using remote servers on the internet (as opposed to on-premise servers) to process, manage, and store data. According to some sources, up to [...]

By |2019-09-16T15:13:47+00:00September 16th, 2019|eDiscovery & Technology, Legal Technology|Comments Off on The Future of E-Discovery and the Cloud

Innovations: Litigation Hold Notices – Using Excel and OneDrive

As part of ongoing litigation reviews handled by Special Counsel, an end client requested our assistance with a Litigation Hold Review: we were tasked with drafting legal hold notices for individual cases. From the onset, the end client’s general counsel has been steadfast in his stance that the end client did not want to utilize Relativity [...]

By |2019-09-16T14:51:46+00:00September 16th, 2019|eDiscovery & Technology|Comments Off on Innovations: Litigation Hold Notices – Using Excel and OneDrive

The “Cirrus” Matter of Protecting Civil eDiscovery Information in a Changing Privacy Landscape

In a scene in the movie Creed, Sylvester Stallone’s character, Rocky Balboa, is writing out a workout plan for Apollo Creed II, the character played by Michael B. Jordan. When Rocky finishes writing, Apollo takes a picture of the handwritten instructions and starts to leave. Rocky, holding up the paper, says, “Hey! Don’t you need [...]

By |2019-09-13T11:24:02+00:00September 13th, 2019|eDiscovery & Technology, eDiscovery Law, Legal Technology|Comments Off on The “Cirrus” Matter of Protecting Civil eDiscovery Information in a Changing Privacy Landscape

Data Trends: Cloud Computing and E-Discovery

Cloud computing is a broad term that encompasses the practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the internet to store, manage, and process data as opposed to a local server or hard drive on a personal computer. These networks are hosted by third party providers in off-site locations. More companies are finding [...]

By |2019-09-11T18:01:03+00:00September 11th, 2019|eDiscovery & Technology|Comments Off on Data Trends: Cloud Computing and E-Discovery

Data Trends: The Evolving Role of the eDiscovery Project Manager

Project Management is the structured application of skill, knowledge, tools and techniques to organize activities and bring about a desired outcome that meets a project or business need. Emerging software platforms and new versions of ESI that change the way we review data are constantly changing. When the technology around us changes, it is important [...]

By |2019-07-29T08:18:15+00:00July 29th, 2019|eDiscovery, eDiscovery & Technology, Employment Trends|Comments Off on Data Trends: The Evolving Role of the eDiscovery Project Manager

E-Discovery Law: Defensibility of Alternative Workflows in E-Discovery

As technology continues to improve and individuals and business continue to rely on it, we create more data that becomes time-consuming to review in traditional ways. Linear review of huge amounts of data is not always cost-effective or efficient. On the other hand, because of improving technology, there are increasingly new and better ways to [...]

By |2019-07-25T10:22:40+00:00July 25th, 2019|eDiscovery & Technology|Comments Off on E-Discovery Law: Defensibility of Alternative Workflows in E-Discovery

Tech Trends: Trends in Data Breach

Data breach is on the rise According to the Identity Theft and Resource Center, there was a record high of 1,579 data breaches in 2017, and this number was an increase of 44.7 percent from the prior year. The majority of the breaches occur in the business category, followed closely by those in the Medical/Healthcare industry. While [...]

By |2019-05-17T14:47:24+00:00May 17th, 2019|Cybersecurity, eDiscovery & Technology|Comments Off on Tech Trends: Trends in Data Breach

Five Reasons Email Deduplication isn’t Comprehensive

In today’s typical enterprise environment, collection points expand far beyond an exchange server and a share drive. From the cloud and mobile data to social media and chat, collection points are incredibly diverse, leading to data related issues that result in over collection and the proliferation of duplicates records. Deduplication defined In 2019, I am sure [...]

By |2019-04-18T14:53:14+00:00April 18th, 2019|eDiscovery, eDiscovery & Technology|Comments Off on Five Reasons Email Deduplication isn’t Comprehensive

Self-Collection of ESI may not be Self-Authenticating

The Radicati group, a technology market research firm, estimates that 269 BILLION emails are sent daily and according to Forbes, there are 16 million text messages sent every MINUTE. With majority of communications conducted in a digital format...it's no wonder why electronically stored information (or ESI) has been so prevalent in civil litigation matters. From [...]

By |2019-02-21T11:00:30+00:00February 21st, 2019|eDiscovery & Technology|Comments Off on Self-Collection of ESI may not be Self-Authenticating
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