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A World of Difference: Technology-Assisted Review in the Fight Against COVID-19

Using Continuous Active Learning® (CAL®) Technology-Assisted Review (TAR) — a supervised machine learning approach that Professors Grossman and Cormack originally developed to expedite the review of documents in high-stakes legal cases — they have now applied this same method to automate literature searches in massive databases containing health-related studies for systematic reviews.

Seamless Security? Elevating Global Cyber Risk Management Through Interoperable Frameworks

“The Coalition to Reduce Cyber Risk (CR2) is calling for a global approach to cybersecurity risk management underpinned by interoperable frameworks,” said Alexander Niejelow, President of the CR2 Board of Directors and Senior Vice President of Cybersecurity Coordination and Advocacy for Mastercard. “Our companies recognize that good cybersecurity risk management rests on a common security baseline of practices as well as a common taxonomy and lexicon. By recognizing this common core as a global standard, companies can more effectively reduce risk as we work across multiple economies and sectors.”

Revisions and Decisions? New Considerations for eDiscovery Secure Remote Reviews

One of the key revision and decision areas that business, legal, and IT professionals in the eDiscovery ecosystem are currently having to consider is how they plan for and execute the core eDiscovery task of review in today’s new world. From review market sizing to remote review decisions, the following update provides context and considerations that may be helpful for eDiscovery decision-makers as they consider the critical eDiscovery task of review during 2020.

Considering Data Security for Controllers? An Irish Guidance Note

The following guidance, prepared and published by the Data Protection Commission (DPC) of Ireland, has been developed to aid data controllers and processors to ensure they meet their obligations with regard to the security of personal data they process.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

A Cybersecurity Self Check? Medical Facilities Best Practice Test Criteria for Article 32 GDPR

According to the publishers, this paper is an aid to quickly...

Classifications, Concerns, and Concepts: Reference Architectures and the Industrial Internet of Things

The expected disruptive developments collectively referred to as the Internet of...

A Matter of Pricing? A Running Update of Semi-Annual eDiscovery Pricing Survey Responses

First administered in December of 2018 and conducted four times during...

Five Great Reads on eDiscovery for May 2020

From review market sizing revisions to pandemeconomic pricing, the May 2020...

A Running List: Top 100+ eDiscovery Providers

Based on a compilation of research from analyst firms and industry...

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

Authored by industry expert Andrew Haslam, the eDisclosure Buyers Guide continues...

The Race to the Starting Line? Recent Secure Remote Review Announcements

Not all secure remote review offerings are equal as the apparent...

Enabling Remote eDiscovery? A Snapshot of DaaS

Desktop as a Service (DaaS) providers are becoming important contributors to...

Revisions and Decisions? New Considerations for eDiscovery Secure Remote Reviews

One of the key revision and decision areas that business, legal,...

A Macro Look at Past and Projected eDiscovery Market Size from 2012 to 2024

From a macro look at past estimations of eDiscovery market size...

An eDiscovery Market Size Mashup: 2019-2024 Worldwide Software and Services Overview

While the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) for worldwide eDiscovery software...

An eDiscovery Market Size Mashup: 2018-2023 Worldwide Software and Services Overview

The annual eDiscovery Market Size Mashup estimates the combined worldwide eDiscovery...

A Matter of Pricing? A Running Update of Semi-Annual eDiscovery Pricing Survey Responses

First administered in December of 2018 and conducted four times during...

A Pandemeconomic Indicator? Summer 2020 eDiscovery Pricing Survey Results

Based on the complexity of data and legal discovery, it is...

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...

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

In the spring of 2020, 150 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey participants...

eDiscovery Mergers, Acquisitions, and Investments in Q1 2020

From HaystackID and Everlaw to Cellebrite and Carbonite, ComplexDiscovery findings, data...

eDiscovery Technology Provider Everlaw Raises $62M

"Everlaw is changing the way legal teams uncover the truth buried...

OpenText Buys Secure Information Exchange and Unified Communications Leader XMedius

“We welcome XMedius’s customers, strong partner network and employees to OpenText,"...

TCDI Receives Private Equity Investment from Trivest Partners

“We are excited to partner with TCDI and Bill Johnson to...

Five Great Reads on eDiscovery for May 2020

From review market sizing revisions to pandemeconomic pricing, the May 2020...

Five Great Reads on eDiscovery for April 2020

From business confidence to the boom of Zoom, the April 2020...

Five Great Reads on Data Discovery and Legal Discovery for March 2020

From business continuity considerations to cybersecurity attacks, the March 2020 edition...

Five Great Reads on Data Discovery and Legal Discovery for February 2020

From cyber operations to pricing data points on eDiscovery, the February...