Information abundance requires us to invert our understanding of what “information technologies” do: rather than overcoming barriers in the world, they increasingly exist to help us put barriers in place.
TAR is not meant to replace standard review processes and protocols, but instead to help streamline those processes so that review can be more targeted, fruitful and efficient.
The requirement to have a lawful basis in order to process personal data is not new. It replaces and mirrors the previous requirement to satisfy one of the ‘conditions for processing’ under the Data Protection Act 1998 (the 1998 Act). However, the GDPR places more emphasis on being accountable for and transparent about your lawful basis for processing.
Exterro® Inc., the preferred provider of software specifically designed for in-house legal and IT teams at Global 2000 and AmLaw 200 organizations, today [May 23, 2018] announced a strategic investment from Leeds Equity Partners, a sector-focused private equity firm with a two-decade history of investing in the knowledge industries. The investment will enable Exterro to accelerate development of its market-leading orchestrated e-discovery solution and continue to strengthen the resources required to deliver world-class support to its customers.
The fourth Gartner Market Guide for File Analysis Software (G00317005) highlights software that scans, maps and manages unstructured data stores, enabling data and analytics leaders to make better data management decisions for unstructured data, which in turn reduces risk and lowers costs associated with data.
At best, mergers and acquisitions (M&A’s) have a 50/50 chance of reaching their intended results. Study after study puts the failure rate closer to 70-90%. Why is the failure rate so high? Repeatedly, research cites the human factor as the leading reason why mergers and acquisitions fail.
EDRM and the Bolch Judicial Institute at Duke Law are seeking comments from the bench, bar, and public on a preliminary draft of Technology Assisted Review (TAR) Guidelines.
A selection of five articles shared regularly to inform and update legal and information technology professionals on the art and science of data discovery and legal discovery.
Technology-Assisted Review (TAR) is a concept-based method of document coding that leverages machine-learning techniques with the input of human reviewers to automate the review process.
The legal technology space has exploded, bringing unprecedented disruption to the $600 billion global legal services market. Each month dozens of companies burst onto the scene promising to transform daily legal tasks, and the pace of transformation is only accelerating. Funding of companies has increased. Consolidation and acquisitions are continuing. Meanwhile, adoption of the latest technology among in-house lawyers has become mainstream. The In-House Counsel’s Legal Tech Buyer’s Guide 2018 reflects these major developments.