David Horrigan, eDiscovery counsel and Legal Content Director for Relativity, is interviewed here by Chris Dale. They talk about Relativity Fest, and particularly the international and TAR panels, and about Relativity One, now available in the UK. Read more
There is new and enhanced machine learning in Brainspace 6 along with dynamic visual analytics. "Powerful extensions to eDiscovery tools are “reinventing the art of the possible in complex investigations” says Umang Paw of PwC. Read more
Andrew King's LawFest is limbering up for 2018, bringing eDiscovery and legal technology awareness of New Zealand. And David Harvey brings us news (and his views) of the New Zealand Electronic Courts and Tribunal Act 2016. Read more
The Nuix User Exchange, the big annual event for users of Nuix, takes place at Huntington Beach from 17 to 20 September. Cyber security, discovery, incident response, investigations and mobile investigations are on the agenda. Read more.
Technology In Practice is an eDiscovery conference in Toronto from 8 to 10 November run by Commonwealth Legal and Ricoh. One of the many sessions is called TAR trends around the world, moderated by Chris Dale with US Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck and Maura Grossman. Read more.
An iCONECT webinar on 14 September will consider the importance of multi-media data and look at ways of collecting and reviewing it. Read more
The International Legal Technology Association had its big annual show, ILTACON 2017, in Las Vegas. The event prompted a commentary on the format for major events like this as well as some news from ILTACON. Read more
kCura has changed its corporate name to match that of its flagship product, Relativity. The change prompts reminiscence of kCura's early days as an eDiscovery software provider. Read more
A new partnership between FTI Consulting and Relativity means that FTI can now offer Relativity to its clients alongside FTI's own Ringtail. Read more.
Eversheds Sutherland have an agreement with OpenText which leaves responsibility for software and infrastructure with OpenText while Eversheds Sutherland handles its own eDisclosure management. Read more
FTI Consulting sponsored The Lawyer’s Global Litigation 50 2017 which has a strong emphasis on the use of technology in the management of litigation and other disputes. Read more
eDiscovery provider Ricoh, owner of Commonwealth Legal in Canada, has become a sponsor of the eDisclosure Information Project. Read more
60,000 bodies lie in the way of HS2, now in the hands of failed minister Chris Grayling. The history of the Ministry of Justice is littered with the bodies of Grayling policies which failed. The most recent is UNISON's success over Employment Tribunal fees. Read more
Fresh from its acquisition of eDiscovery and analytics company Recommind, OpenText has announced an agreement to acquire Guidance Software, makers of EnCase forensic and security tools. Read more
A webinar from NightOwl Discovery and EDRM gives practical tips on how to run a successful first TAR project. Read more
Detail of the Cloth Hall at Ypres after restoration (a project not completed until 1967). On Instagram.
Many videos show disasters-in-the-making ending with the foreseen disaster actually taking lace. Most of us see Brexit as an obvious potential disaster - indeed, its malign effects are being felt already. This video from a construction site provides a good parallel. Read more
An article called How the general counsel can shape information governance by Jake Frazier and Sonia Cheng of FTI Consulting focuses less on the IT, data security and regulatory aspects of IG and more on that often-overlooked aspect, reputational risk and ethical duties. Read more
I will shortly be going to Las Vegas for ILTACON2017, the big annual event of the International Legal Technology Association. I am doing a panel there, interviewing people, and just soaking up the gossip. Read more
Tired of Brexit, I turn to the story of the little girl fined for selling lemonade in Tower Hamlets. It reminds me of stories I wrote years ago about “small-minded officials with powers disproportionate to their intelligence”. Read more
I interview Max Cockerill of Blackdot Solutions about the integration between Blackdot's software and kCura's Relativity. Read more.
A judge in Ohio rules that data from a heart pacemaker is admissible in a criminal trial of a man accused of arson. The data was at odds with his assertions about the events. New data sources are appearing all the time. Read more.
A webinar discussion between Mary Mack of ACEDS and David Greetham of Ricoh covers recruitment and employment in eDiscovery as well as the value of conferences and other sources of information. Read more
Nuix brings together the disciplines of investigations, eDiscovery, cyber security and information governance, all of which involve extracting and managing useful information from data. The latest upgrades to Nuix Insight bring improved user tools and enhanced ability to deal with data as it evolves for cybersecurity or investigations purposes. Read more
Lawyers hold confidential data for their clients - indeed, the data collected by lawyers is often the most important data, already filtered down to those which are most significant. eDiscovery and information management company Consilio invites you to consider how secure data is in the hands of a law firm. Read more