Enhancing Credibility and Validity? Triangulation in Research

Validity in research basically establishes how correctly a particular approach measures something and how closely findings are to actual values or concepts being examined. It indicates whether findings from particular research can be trusted. Achieving validity is very important to ensure that findings from research can be correctly used and interpreted in such a way that stakeholders of the study are able to make informed appropriate decisions based on research findings. According to this new paper, research triangulation can significant support the quest of researchers to achieve validity and credibility in research efforts.

Revisiting the Wild West? The eDiscovery Medicine Show

Just as bloodletting came to be considered unreasonable in the face of mounting scientific evidence, so too should certain common eDiscovery practices. According to information retrieval experts Maura Grossman, J.D., Ph.D., and Gordon Cormack, Ph.D., this situation will end only when eDiscovery technologies and tools are subject to testing using the methods of information retrieval.

Facing the Facts? The Many Faces of Abstracting: An Overview

According to author and educator Tibor Koltay, professional summarizing is not a simple task that anyone can do without previous education, but requires knowledge of specific techniques and methodology and extensive practice. In general, it requires intelligence, imagination, independence, and the ability to work in an organized fashion. Rigor, accuracy, consistency, and constancy are also needed.

The New Way to Start 2021? EDRM ExpoCom 2021 Announced

“Our ExpoCom offers a guaranteed opportunity to renew relationships with far-flung friends and clients and to create new meaningful connections and brand awareness in the midst of our virtual pandemic world”, said Mary Mack, CISSP, CEO, and chief legal technologist at EDRM. “We are humbled and excited by the immediate support and enthusiasm of our partners and sponsors, like Hal Brooks and HaystackID and Doug Austin. Great partners make the magic happen for the entire community and we are very grateful.”

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.

[E-Discovery Day Educational Webcast] Advanced Legal Hold Tips: Taking Your Preservation Process to the Next Level

In this eDiscovery Day educational panel led by industry experts to include Tanya Cohen (University of Colorado), Gary Soliman (State Compensation Insurance Fund), and David Rohde (Epiq), presenters will share how legal professionals are leveraging new techniques and technology to automate, scope and track preservation activities, empowering them to know more sooner and reduce e-discovery expenditures.

[E-Discovery Day Educational Webcast] The State of E-Discovery 2019

In this eDiscovery Day educational panel with eDiscovery experts including US Judge Michelle Childs (District of S.C.), Deana Uhl (FTI Technology), and Nishad Shevde (Exterro), presenters will take a comprehensive look back at the last year in eDiscovery and share best practices for managing eDiscovery processes in an effective and efficient manner throughout your legal department.

Opening the Black Box? A New E-Discovery Processing Primer by Craig Ball

Recently eDiscovery expert Craig Ball published a thorough and thoughtful primer that seeks to describe and demystify many of the “black box” tasks that constitute eDiscovery processing. From bits and bytes to hashing and deduplication, Craig’s new primer is a concise and cogent guide that will benefit anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the important eDiscovery phase of processing.

Joint Cybersecurity Advisory from the CISA, FBI, and NSA on BlackMatter Ransomware

This Joint Cybersecurity Advisory from the CISA, FBI, and NSA provides...

Keeping Secrets? Ransomware Trends in Bank Secrecy Act Data Between January 2021 and June 2021

According to a recently published report, the U.S. Treasury's Financial Crimes...

A Geographical Depiction: Ransomware Attacks in the United States Between 2018 and Today

Published by Comparitech, a pro-consumer website providing information, tools, reviews, and...

Recommendations for Mitigating the Risk of Software Vulnerabilities: NIST Secure Software Development Framework

This draft document from NIST on a proposed secure software development...

Consilio Completes Acquisition of Legal Consulting and eDiscovery Business Units of Special Counsel from Adecco

According to Andy Macdonald, CEO of Consilio, “Consilio’s acquisition of D4...

Cellebrite to Acquire Digital Clues

According to Cellebrite CEO Yossi Carmil, “We are pleased to announce...

iCONECT Acquires Ayfie Inspector Artificial Intelligence Codebase

According to Ian Campbell, CEO of iCONECT, “Direct access to the...

eDiscovery Mergers, Acquisitions, and Investments in Q3 2021

From Ipro and Disco to Nuix and Lighthouse, the following findings,...

A New Era in eDiscovery? Framing Market Growth Through the Lens of Six Eras

There are many excellent resources for considering chronological and historiographical approaches...

An eDiscovery Market Size Mashup: 2020-2025 Worldwide Software and Services Overview

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

Resetting the Baseline? eDiscovery Market Size Adjustments for 2020

An unanticipated pandemeconomic-driven retraction in eDiscovery spending during 2020 has resulted...

Home or Away? New eDiscovery Collection Market Sizing and Pricing Considerations

One of the key home (onsite) or away (remote) decisions that...

Five Great Reads on Cyber, Data, and Legal Discovery for September 2021

From countering ransomware to predictive coding and packaged services, the September...

Five Great Reads on Cyber, Data, and Legal Discovery for August 2021

From the interplay of digital forensics in eDiscovery to collecting online...

Five Great Reads on Cyber, Data, and Legal Discovery for July 2021

From considerations for cyber insurance and malware to eDiscovery business confidence...

Five Great Reads on eDiscovery for June 2021

From remediating cyberattacks to eDiscovery pricing, the June 2021 edition of...

Harvest Time? eDiscovery Operational Metrics in the Fall of 2021

In the fall of 2021, 67 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey participants...

Unseasonably Hot? Fall 2021 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey Results

Since January 2016, 2,595 individual responses to twenty-four quarterly eDiscovery Business...

More Keepers? Predictive Coding Technologies and Protocols Survey – Fall 2021 Results

From the most prevalent predictive coding platforms to the least commonly...

Glowing Expectations? Eighteen Observations on eDiscovery Business Confidence in the Summer of 2021

In the summer of 2021, 63.3% of survey respondents felt that...