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An Educational Update: The EDI Distance Learning Initiative

The Electronic Discovery Institute’s (EDI) Distance Learning Initiative is an online, educational endeavor designed to engage practitioners and students to meet their ethical obligation of maintaining requisite knowledge and skill in the ever-evolving world of legal technology.

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The eDisclosure Systems Buyers Guide – 2020 Edition (Andrew Haslam)

Authored by industry expert Andrew Haslam, the eDisclosure Buyers Guide continues to be the most comprehensive and definitive resource available for data discovery and legal discovery professionals seeking to understand and evaluate eDisclosure-related services and products.

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The European Data Protection Supervisor and the 2019 EDPS Annual Report

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) is the European Union’s independent data protection authority, tasked with ensuring that the institutions and bodies of the EU respect data protection law. The following update shares an overview of the EDPS and presents the 2019 EDPS Annual Report.

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COVID-19 Constrained? The Impact of Six Issues on the Business of eDiscovery

In the spring of 2020, 51.2% of respondents viewed budgetary constraints as potentially having the greatest business impact on their business in the next six months. This percentage is the highest of all concerns represented in the survey and also is the highest rating for any business performance concern since the inception of the survey. This is also the tenth time in eighteen surveys that the issue of budgetary constraints has been the top concern or tied for the top concern by survey respondents.

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A Cause to Pause? eDiscovery Operational Metrics in the Spring of 2020

In the spring of 2020, 150 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey participants chose to answer at least one of the optional business operational metric survey questions in the quarterly survey. Exactly 26% of survey respondents reported Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR) as decreasing in the spring of 2020. This is a significant increase from the 10% reporting MRR as decreasing in the winter of 2020 and is the highest percentage of respondents reporting MRR as decreasing since the introduction of business operational metric questions to the eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey in the winter of 2019.

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Five Great Reads on eDiscovery for April 2020

From business confidence to the boom of Zoom, the April 2020 edition of the Five Great Reads on eDiscovery newsletter provides a selection of recent and relevant articles and research shared to update legal, information technology, and business professionals on the art and science of eDiscovery.

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Blown Away? eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey Results – Spring 2020

This is the eighteenth quarterly eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey conducted by ComplexDiscovery. It is also the first time the survey has been conducted in a time of worldwide crisis such as today’s current global coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. 2,089 individual responses have been received from legal, business, and technology professionals across the eDiscovery ecosystem since the inception of the survey in early 2016. 172 respondents shared their opinions as part of the spring 2020 survey.

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The Boom of Zoom? Careful Considerations for eDiscovery Professionals

According to Michael Finnegan of Computerworld, the challenges facing Zoom continue to mount, as the company now faces investor lawsuits and as more organizations ban the use of the video meeting app due to privacy and security concerns. Whether your company is currently evaluating vendors, or has already rolled out remote working technology solutions, now is the time to think about these issues.