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.
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.
“It’s now recognized that systems aren’t unbiased. They can actually amplify existing bias because of the historical data the systems train on,” said Ellen Voorhees, a NIST computer scientist. “The systems are going to learn that bias and recommend you take an action that reflects it.”
In this eDiscovery Day educational panel with eDiscovery experts Geoffrey Klingsporn (City and County of Denver) and David Cohen (Reed Smith), presenters will discuss technology “must-haves” for attorneys.
In this eDiscovery Day educational panel led by industry experts to include EDRM CEO Mary Mack, presenters will highlight and share insight from the Exterro and EDRM/Duke Law E-Discovery Maturity Quiz. With responses from 300 in-house legal professionals, the survey results portray the e-discovery maturity of organizations in a variety of industries and sizes.
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.
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.
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.
The Court of Justice of the European Union decides that the consent which a website user must give to the storage of and access to cookies on his or her equipment is not validly constituted by way of a prechecked checkbox which that user must deselect to refuse his or her consent.
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.