Posts Tagged ‘governance’

2nd Annual Legal Spend Management Study Released

2nd Annual Legal Spend Management Study Released

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. 


Information Governance and eDiscovery Packaged Services: Six Example Offerings

Information Governance and eDiscovery Packaged Services: Six Example Offerings

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.


Epiq Announces New Data Products Group

Epiq Announces New Data Products Group

“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.


Lighthouse Expands, Acquires Forexus

Lighthouse Expands, Acquires Forexus

Lighthouse today [March 29, 2018] announced that it has acquired Forexus, a rapidly growing provider of consulting services and chat processing software located in Zürich, Switzerland.


Shamrock Capital Exits Investment in eDiscovery Leader, Consilio

Shamrock Capital Exits Investment in eDiscovery Leader, Consilio

Shamrock Capital announced today that it has sold its ownership stake in Consilio to private equity firm, GI Partners. As part of the transaction, Consilio announced a definitive agreement to combine its operations with Advanced Discovery,


New Study Accentuates Challenge of Enterprise Data Protection

New Study Accentuates Challenge of Enterprise Data Protection

The study explores how issues of data security and privacy impact in-house legal teams at Fortune 1000 corporations and reveals the top concerns and emerging best practices across three key and intersecting topics: the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), IG and data security and remediation.


CertaTech Solutions Acquires Clearwater Legal

CertaTech Solutions Acquires Clearwater Legal

Acquiring Clearwater Legal continues CertaTech’s recent pattern of growth. The addition of document review services overall and consulting resources in the Washington, D.C., market, along with Clearwater’s legal staffing expertise, is a strategic step in CertaTech’s ongoing expansion.


[Opinion] Ensuring that Email Data is Compliant with GDPR Regulations

[Opinion] Ensuring that Email Data is Compliant with GDPR Regulations

The countdown is on. With less than four months until the General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect, time is ticking for businesses to get their email security and archive solutions ready.


Positioning Points: Considering Legaltech® New York 2018

Positioning Points: Considering Legaltech® New York 2018

In reflecting on this year’s Legaltech event, several things did stand out to me as positioning points of note. 


Driven Inc. Acquires Staffing Provider Update Legal

Driven Inc. Acquires Staffing Provider Update Legal

Driven, Inc., an end-to-end eDiscovery and data management solutions provider, is proud to announce the acquisition of Update Legal, a legal staffing company founded in 1970.


KLDiscovery Announces Growth Equity Investment from WestView Capital Partners

KLDiscovery Announces Growth Equity Investment from WestView Capital Partners

KLDiscovery (KLD) today announced that it has received a significant growth equity investment from WestView Capital Partners, with participation from its existing backers The Carlyle Group and Revolution Growth.


Estonia, the Digital Republic

Estonia, the Digital Republic

E-Estonia is the most ambitious project in technological statecraft today, for it includes all members of the government, and alters citizens’ daily lives. The normal services that government is involved with—legislation, voting, education, justice, health care, banking, taxes, policing, and so on—have been digitally linked across one platform, wiring up the nation.


Businesses Must Limit Data To Manage Litigation Costs Better

Businesses Must Limit Data To Manage Litigation Costs Better

Managing eDiscovery in the age of distributed data, mobile devices, and explosive data growth is complicated. But companies can take steps to minimise their data, cutting costs and making litigation more efficient.


A Running Start: The Short List of 2018 eDiscovery Events

A Running Start: The Short List of 2018 eDiscovery Events

A short list of eDiscovery-related industry events for 2018. The non-comprehensive planning list is based on research and tracking by ComplexDiscovery.


Emerging Industries In Legal Recruitment

Emerging Industries In Legal Recruitment

“We found the blockchain practice area to be one of the most challenging sectors in legal recruitment. Evan Fox, director of recruiting at Audrey Golden, explains: “We are seeing a very high demand for FinTech attorneys in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space.”


The Great ESI Sales Exodus

The Great ESI Sales Exodus

In order to understand how to transition successfully, or why a cybersecurity provider might want to hire an ESI sales representative, it is essential to understand why there is an ESI sales exodus, who stands to gain from this trend and what the cyber sales landscape looks like currently in comparison to the world of e-discovery.


Counsel On Call Acquires DSicovery, LLC

Counsel On Call Acquires DSicovery, LLC

Counsel On Call, a leading alternative legal solutions provider of technology-enabled managed legal and secondment services, has acquired DSicovery, LLC (“DSi”), a renowned eDiscovery, digital forensics and data management company.


5 Experts Share Advice on Preparing for GDPR

5 Experts Share Advice on Preparing for GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a great example of change taking place in one part of the world — the European Union — that will have global impact.


Top 10 Steps to Operationalize the GDPR

Top 10 Steps to Operationalize the GDPR

Being GDPR ready is a task which extends beyond the privacy or compliance team and requires the involvement and cooperation of the entire organization to take compliance with the GDPR from theory to practice. 


Key Considerations for Adopting Ephemeral Communications Tools

Key Considerations for Adopting Ephemeral Communications Tools

As with the adoption of any emerging technology in the workplace (email, electronic signatures, etc.), the use of ephemeral communication tools by an organization requires a risk-versus-reward analysis. 


This PIG – Predictive Information Governance – Is Starting to Fly

This PIG – Predictive Information Governance – Is Starting to Fly

As the name implies, unsupervised machine learning – computers teaching themselves – removes the human factor. And once the error rates are low enough, truly automated predictive information governance is realized. The system can now automatically collect, categorize, store, protect, safeguard access, and apply retention/disposal rules.


Merger and Acquisition Due Diligence: Incorporating Privacy, Security, eDiscovery, and Information Governance into Due Diligence

Merger and Acquisition Due Diligence: Incorporating Privacy, Security, eDiscovery, and Information Governance into Due Diligence

Modern M&A practices are just now beginning to catch-up to new technologies by including data privacy (“DP”), information security (“IS”), e-Discovery, and information governance (“IG”) concerns as discrete issues within the traditional due diligence paradigm.


NCT Ventures and Bridge Investments Join JumpStart in $1.8M Fundraising Round for Heureka Software

NCT Ventures and Bridge Investments Join JumpStart in $1.8M Fundraising Round for Heureka Software

Today, Heureka Software announced the company has added new funding from Columbus-based NCT Ventures and Chicago’s Bridge Investments. Combined with previous funding from Cleveland Venture Development Organization JumpStart Inc. and other angels, this increases Heureka’s current fundraising round to $1.8 million.


Congruity, KNJ Merge To Form Data Management Channel Powerhouse

Congruity, KNJ Merge To Form Data Management Channel Powerhouse

Congruity360 formed from the merger of Congruity, a solution provider and MSP with a storage focus, and KNJ, a provider of electronic discovery consulting and services, said Brian Davidson, co-founder of Congruity and managing partner of Pembroke, Mass.-based Congruity360.