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Content Assessment: Assessing Providers? The New Worldwide eDiscovery Services MarketScape from IDC

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A short percentage-based assessment of the qualitative benefit of the post highlighting the recently published IDC MarketScape Vendor Assessment on selected and qualifying eDiscovery service providers.

Overview of a new eDiscovery industry-centric report from IDC.*

The Report: IDC Marketscape: Worldwide eDiscovery Services 2021 Vendor Assessment

Published on February 17, 2021, by the research and analyst firm IDC, the new IDC MarketScape: Worldwide eDiscovery Services 2021 Vendor Assessment report (Doc #US46838220) shares information and insight on the eDiscovery services market through the lens of both quantitative and qualitative assessment of selected vendors as part of the IDC Marketscape model. This information may be useful for legal, business, and IT professionals seeking to better understand market demands and buyer needs for worldwide eDiscovery services.

Authored by industry analyst and eDiscovery expert Ryan O’Leary, the complete report is available for purchase from the IDC website ($15,000).

“The eDiscovery services market has long been dominated by large office-centric review providers that were able to quickly scale up review and solve problems by throwing bodies at it. This was changing before the pandemic. The pandemic kicked the change into overdrive. Services providers need to be able to provide full forensic collections without sending resources onsite,” says Ryan O’Leary, senior research analyst, Legal, Risk, and Compliance Solutions at IDC.

Areas Covered in the Report

Based on a review of the publicly available report description, table of contents, and lists of tables and figures from the IDC website, this new report covers areas to include:

  • IDC MarketScape Vendor Inclusion Criteria
  • Advice for Technology Buyers
  • Vendor Summary Profiles
  • Key Strategy Measures for Success
  • Key Capabilities Measures for Success

Vendors Covered in the Report

  • Consilio, LLC
  • Deloitte LLP
  • Epiq Systems, Inc.
  • Ernst & Young Global Limited
  • FTI Consulting
  • HaystackID, LLC
  • Kroll
  • Legility, LLC
  • Lighthouse Systems Ltd.
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • UnitedLex Corporation

About the Author

Ryan O’Leary is a Senior Research Analyst in IDC’s Legal, Risk, and Compliance research program.  In this role, Mr. O’Leary leverages his legal experience to provide perspective on changes in laws, shifting regulation, and other market forces that affect technology decision making today.  He also provides thought leadership that technology suppliers and technology buyers may use to develop effective strategy for the future.  Mr. O’Leary’s core research coverage includes the evolution of eDiscovery and legal technology. Mr. O’Leary’s research also includes an emphasis on governance, risk management, and compliance solutions.

* Report review taken from publicly available report information as shared on

IDC Report References

Additional Reading

Source: ComplexDiscovery


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