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Is Legal Tech Dead? Considering the Law Element of Legal Technology

In his excellent overview on the state of the legal technology industry, Hyperscale Group Limited Founder Derek Southall shares that unless lawyers begin to focus on the element of law in the development of legal technologies, they may miss an opportunity to capitalize on their legal expertise and cease being the driving forces in the development of technologies to support their legal efforts.

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Size Does Matter: Considering the Great Value of Small Data

As highlighted by analytics professor Jonathan Choi, just because datasets may be small doesn’t mean that they are not valuable. In the age of big data influenced eDiscovery, we often neglect the power of small data. However, if considered and used effectively, even the smallest of datasets may provide great value.

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Data Lakes: An Important Technological Approach for Data and Legal Discovery

As highlighted by Jennifer Zaino in BizTech, a data lake is an architecture for storing high-volume, high-velocity, high-variety, as-is data in a centralized repository for Big Data and real-time analytics. And the technology is an attention-getter: The global data lakes market is expected to grow at a rate of 28 percent between 2017 and 2023.

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[Legal Education Webcast] New Data Types and eDiscovery: From Social Media and Slack to the Cloud

From the expanding universe of social media applications such as Twitter and Tic-Tok to modern productivity tools ranging from Slack to Office 365, eDiscovery professionals continually are challenged with identifying and understanding new types of data. In this expert presentation, computer forensics and eDiscovery authorities Michael Sarlo and John Wilson will share an overview of critical considerations, proven protocols, and best practices for discovering and dealing with new types of data.

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[E-Discovery Day Educational Webcast] Pro Bono and Diversity in the eDiscovery Industry

In this eDiscovery Day educational panel, industry experts will outline opportunities for eDiscovery professionals to utilize their skills to serve indigent clients, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies. The expert panel will also describe concrete actions that eDiscovery professionals can pursue to promote diversity in their teams and the teams that they work with. This webcast will be of particular interest to professionals having a desire to give back to their communities.

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[Legal Education Webcast] Debunking the Top Ten Myths of Document Review (ILTA Update)

One of the challenges in developing a plan for a document review is the use of proper assumptions and facts in the planning process. This expert presentation highlights ten common myths associated with document reviews and present approaches for avoiding planning decisions based on incorrect assumptions and facts.