Switching to blockchain could eliminate inefficient processes and unnecessary costs, but the digital transformation comes with risks.
Blockchain is a foundational technology that has the potential to create new foundations for our economic and social systems. Blockchain is not a “disruptive” technology, which can attack a traditional business model with a lower-cost solution and overtake incumbent firms quickly.
E-Discovery Day was started in 2015 as a way for the e-discovery industry to come together to celebrate the vital and growing role that e-discovery plays in the legal process. It is an industry-wide, vendor-neutral celebration that includes in-person educational and networking events, online webinars, CLE opportunities, white papers, social media conversation, and more.
Unstructured experimentation of blockchain solutions without strategic evaluation of the value at stake or the feasibility of capturing it means that many companies will not see a return on their investments.
Epiq, a global leader in the legal services industry, today [July 9, 2018] announced that it acquired a majority interest in Controle, LLC, a leader in information governance services and solutions.
While security (network security, IoT security, application-security) is a critical piece in privacy, privacy regulations like GDPR have additional elements like policy enforcement, monitoring, control and reporting, to flag and control a rogue IT administrator as an example, or someone internally casually looking at a customer’s private data. So a business can be secure, but still be non-GDPR compliant. And an insecure firm, is most definitely non-GDPR compliant.
Exterro today announced the release of the 2018 State of E-Discovery Report. Unlike any other report in the industry, the State of E-Discovery Report pulls from multiple industry-leading sources giving readers a unique, comprehensive assessment of the e-discovery industry.
This systematic and thoughtful study by legal technology expert researchers from the Blickstein Group and Exterro provides an interesting, insightful, and in-depth look into the state of legal spend management through the eyes of 59 in-house legal decision makers.
Packaged services may help legal technology service providers bridge the gap between traditional hourly consulting offerings and fully managed services. They may also provide a strong opportunity to create additional sales entry points and potential new revenue streams by making access to current consulting offerings easier to understand, easier to evaluate, and easier to purchase.
“While the legal industry has been an early adopter of analytics in eDiscovery, we are still in the early stages of exploration when it comes to the value that can be derived from legal data. By focusing this new investment in data science on emerging areas such as legal process improvement and risk analysis, we will be prepared to deliver incredible value to our clients,” said Cliff Dutton, chief innovation officer of Epiq.