Category Archives: E-Discovery Suppliers

RelativityOne data migration services from FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting has been one of the Relativity’s most active partners in the use of Relativity’s SaaS platform RelativityOne. Some of the benefits of that are described in my most recent interview with Wendy King of FTI on the subject. … Continue reading

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AccessData webinar on 22 August: Accelerate incident response through automation

AccessData is giving a webinar on 22 August called Accelerate incident response through automation. Its subject is the need to react very quickly to data breaches, and the ability to do so by the automation of incident response using AccessData’s … Continue reading

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Funding and development news from iCONECT

iCONECT has been developing document review software for 20 years. Its iCONECT-XERA document review platform gives clients access to a secure central repository, giving worldwide access to very large volumes of documents through an interface consciously designed to make life … Continue reading

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Interview with SullivanStrickler: Unstructured data – tape, vaulting, privacy and discovery

This is the first part of an extended interview which I did with Brendan Sullivan, CEO of archiving specialist SullivanStrickler and Fred Moore, President of Horison Information Strategies, Inc. SullivanStrickler’s tagline is “Providing access to the world’s legacy data”. Over the … Continue reading

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Nuix Ringtail becomes Nuix Discover

Nearly a year has passed since Nuix acquired Ringtail from FTI. The development and marketing focus since then has, rightly, been on continuity and on expansion – continuity in the sense that development continued without a break, and expansion in … Continue reading

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Interview: Christina Zachariasen of Allen & Overy on A&O’s uses for RelativityOne

At Relativity Fest in London I interviewed Christina Zachariasen of Allen & Overy. What benefits, I asked, do A&O and its clients and get from using Relativity and RelativityOne? Christina Zachariasen said that Relativity was a leading review platform. The … Continue reading

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FTI Consulting on building a global IG and discovery program

A recent article in Corporate Disputes Magazine looks at some of the factors – notably leadership and strategy – involved in building a global information governance and discovery programme. It includes input from Craig Earnshaw and Sonia Cheng of FTI … Continue reading

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Interview: Wendy King of FTI Consulting on managing international eDiscovery with RelativityOne

At Relativity Fest in London, I spoke to Wendy King of FTI Consulting’s Technology segment about FTI’s use of RelativityOne. FTI is a global consultancy, offering Relativity across four continents. Most of its matters span multiple jurisdictions, Wendy King said, and … Continue reading

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Picking the best of recent OpenText announcements and articles

It has been quite difficult to keep up with the spate of announcements and other output from OpenText. It is a big company, which reaches into almost every corner of Enterprise Information Management (a subtle but important change from the … Continue reading

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Interview: Jon Chan of Anexsys on “cloud-first” strategy and the use of RelativityOne

Jon Chan is Director of Technical Services at Anexsys. I spoke to him at Relativity Fest in London about Anexsys’s partnership with Relativity and specifically in relation to its use of Relativity’s SaaS product, RelativityOne. Jon Chan said that Anexsys … Continue reading

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ACEDS London event on 2 October: Disclosure Pilot – 10 Months in

The UK chapter of ACEDS (the Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists) is running an event in London on 2 October called Disclosure pilot – 10 months in. The title is self-explanatory – by the beginning of October, the disclosure pilot … Continue reading

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Interview: David Horrigan of Relativity reviews Relativity Fest London 2019

As Relativity Fest in London drew to a close, I interviewed David Horrigan, eDiscovery Counsel and Legal Education Director at Relativity, about the event. Writing up that interview gives me an excuse to summarise some of the points which seemed … Continue reading

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Interview: Ed Crosse of Simmons & Simmons on the Disclosure Review Document and the importance of issues in disclosure

Ed Crosse of Simmons & Simmons is one of the members of the working party which drafted the draft eDisclosure rule now being piloted. At Relativity Fest in London in May, he gave a lively interview on stage with David Horrigan … Continue reading

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Interview: Susanna Blancke of NightOwl Discovery on foreign language discovery

Susanna Blancke is Associate Director, Litigation and Client Services at NightOwl Discovery. At Relativity Fest in London I talked to her about different types of eDiscovery projects and, in particular, about multilingual eDiscovery. There is, Susanna Blancke said, no such … Continue reading

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Nuix on-demand webinar: Nine ways to comply and get ahead

Brian Tuemmler is Information Governance Solution Manager at Nuix. He and I recently recorded a webinar called 9 ways to comply and get ahead. Its theme is that organisations face increasing requirements from all sides and in all jurisdictions, with … Continue reading

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OpenText on-demand webinar: Is TAR 1.0 Dead?

Technology-assisted review is by now established as an appropriate way to meet discovery requirements for litigation and regulatory purposes in most jurisdictions. As with predecessor technologies, TAR has incited debate, filled conference schedules, and appeared in court judgments and opinions. … Continue reading

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Interview: Paul Mankoo of Inventus on truly international discovery

The Inventus website shows 11 US office locations, plus one in the UK, two in Germany, one in Japan and one in Taiwan. Judging solely by the preponderance of US offices, one might expect it to have a US CEO … Continue reading

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The Nuix User Exchange at Huntington Beach – the word “Exchange” is deliberately chosen

The annual Nuix User Exchange takes place at Huntington Beach in California from 15 to 17 September. In a blog post called 2019 Nuix User Exchange – Focus on Community and Growing Together, Andrew Nester of Nuix writes about the … Continue reading

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Interview: Brian Stuart and Glenn Barden of FTI Consulting on the uses of Relativity Trace

At Relativity Fest in London, I spoke to Brian Stuart and Glenn Barden of FTI Consulting about FTI’s use of Relativity Trace on behalf of clients. I began by asking what Relativity Trace is. Brian Stuart said that Relativity Trace … Continue reading

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Interview: Dera Nevin on helping lawyers to choose and use legal technology

I am very lucky in the panels I am asked to moderate. The speakers are either people I know already, or are experts whose reputation has gone before them so that I know to expect interesting things from them. Dera … Continue reading

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Interview: Al Park of Control Risks on the use of Relativity and RelativityOne for investigations

At Legaltech in New York, I interviewed Al Park, Global Technology Consulting Leader at Control Risks. Control Risks is a major Relativity partner and, Al Park said, often has several investigations running concurrently. It needs the stability and security which … Continue reading

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Appointment of new CEO at Relativity allows Andrew Sieja to go back to his roots

I was away speaking at a discovery event when the news broke that Relativity has appointed a new CEO and that Andrew Sieja is moving up to be executive chairman. Since I have no aspirations to be a first-with-the-news journalist, … Continue reading

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Integreon blog post on innovation as a warm-up for our Bristol eDiscovery panel on 26 June

As I have reported more than once (most recently here), I am taking part in a panel in Bristol with Integreon on Wednesday called eDiscovery, technology and the judiciary. Its theme may be deduced from the title. Those responsible for … Continue reading

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Hot crime scenes, Snowballs and the cloud – AccessData on the collection of evidence anywhere

AccessData has been collecting data for criminal and civil purposes for decades. A lot has changed over that time – not just volumes, and the types and sources of data, but the urgency with which it must be collected and … Continue reading

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Inventus webinar and articles on multilingual eDisclosure

Inventus is producing a webinar on 16 July called Accelerating International eDiscovery: The Challenges of Multilingual Litigation. The speakers are Dominic Piernot, eDiscovery Consultant Germany/France at Inventus, John Tinsley, CEO of Iconic Translation Machines, and Jérôme Torres-Lozano, Director of Professional Services … Continue reading

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Interview: Rishi Khullar of Heretik on Heretik Forge and its use with RelativityOne

Rishi Khullar is Director of Product Management at Heretik. I interviewed him at Relativity Fest in London about Heretik’s new product, Heretik Forge, because Heretik Forge uses RelativityOne.   Rishi Khullar said that Heretik Forge is the first solution for … Continue reading

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Reminder: Integreon eDiscovery / eDisclosure panel in Bristol on 26 June

I wrote recently about a discussion panel which Integreon is putting on in Bristol on 26 June. That is now just over a week away. Although we will be looking at the new discovery rule, the focus is much more on … Continue reading

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Interview: Matt Brunnquell of OpenText on the growing importance of document security

eDiscovery, originally the main focus of this blog, has properly become seen as a subset of wider document management functions. OpenText’s roots lie in document management, and it has met the changing market by acquiring eDiscovery and forensics companies (notably … Continue reading

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Interview: Sean Lynch of Ricoh on the mutual dependence of AI and human input

At Legaltech in New York I spoke to Sean Lynch, who is is Director, Review Services, at Ricoh eDiscovery in Canada. One of the most discussed topics at Legaltech was artificial intelligence, and I asked Sean Lynch what was happening … Continue reading

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Integreon panel in Bristol on 26 June: eDiscovery, technology and the judiciary

Integreon has assembled a panel to visit Bristol on 26 June to talk about technology and effective resourcing, primarily in the context of the disclosure pilot scheme. The focus will be on practical things – on getting the disclosure job … Continue reading

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Ricoh webinar series starting on 5 June – Intelligent Information Management

Ricoh is running a set of webinars in June under the general title Techtalks Webinar Series on the theme Intelligent Information Management. This consists of four one-hour webinars about solutions for managing unstructured data, contract analysis, compliance and digital transaction … Continue reading

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Interview: David Lapresi of Phillips Lytle on the need for lawyers to adopt technology

David Lapresi is eDiscovery and Litigation Support Manager at Phillips Lytle. I interviewed him at Legaltech in New York at the suggestion of OpenText and asked him if he was optimistic about lawyers’ use of technology like OpenText’s Axcelerate. David … Continue reading

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Interview: Roger Miller of Consilio on investigations and the new imperatives in global eDiscovery

At Legaltech in New York, I interviewed Roger Miller, Senior Vice President leading the compliance and investigations group at Consilio. Our subject was the use of technology in investigations and about the growing and changing imperatives in global eDiscovery. The … Continue reading

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Some pictures from Relativity Fest London 2019

Here are some pictures from Relativity Fest London which occupied large premises in Houndsditch, and (pleasurably) a large amount of my time, earlier this week. Bigger and better than ever, was the general view. Relativity CEO Andrew Sieja opens the … Continue reading

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Interview: Michael Conner of NightOwl Discovery on the relationship between client and eDiscovery provider

Michael Conner is Director of Global Business Development at NightOwl Discovery. I interviewed him at Legaltech in New York and asked him to explain what actually happens when NightOwl wins a new client. NightOwl Discovery’s main clients are corporations. The usual … Continue reading

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The Nuix Insider Conference 2019 – showing what a conference is for

What is the right format for discovery and legal technology conferences? The fashion is to criticise them, with their purpose, speakers, agendas, venue, room layout, and food all sneeringly dismissed because they don’t match some notional ideal – an ideal … Continue reading

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Relativity Fest London: data privacy and DSARs – the GDPR’s slow-burning threat

When I wrote recently about the agenda for Relativity Fest London, taking place on 21 May, I neglected to mention that I am taking part in one of its panels. It is called Whose data is it anyway? Data Privacy … Continue reading

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Trading ideas with the millennials: Inventus sponsors the Junior LSLA summer party

The Junior London Solicitors Litigation Association is a sub-group of the London Solicitors Litigation Association (LSLA), open to litigators with up to 8 years post -qualification experience. They are holding a summer party at the Sky Bar at Leonardo Royal … Continue reading

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Interview: Kris Wasserman of D4 / Special Counsel on adding high-value services to RelativityOne

Kris Wasserman is Regional Vice President at D4 / Special Counsel. I interviewed him at Relativity Fest in Chicago and asked him first about D4’s use of RelativityOne. D4 was an early adopter of RelativityOne and, Kris Wasserman said, had … Continue reading

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Interview: Scott Sterkel of NightOwl Discovery on how corporate legal departments procure discovery services

At Legaltech in New York, I interviewed Scott Sterkel, Director of Sales at NightOwl Discovery. I asked him if he was seeing differences in how corporate legal departments procure services. Scott Sterkel said that there are now more people involved … Continue reading

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Interview: Paul Mankoo of Inventus on working together to deliver legal services

This is the third in a series of interviews which I did with Paul Mankoo, CEO of Inventus, at Legaltech in New York. The subject of this short segment is the changes in the way organisations are spending money on … Continue reading

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Interview: Adam Rubinger of NightOwl Discovery on improving the client experience

At Legaltech in New York, I interviewed Adam Rubinger, whose role at NightOwl Discovery is Chief Client Officer. What, I asked, does that role cover? Adam Rubinger said that that his role is to ensure that clients have the best … Continue reading

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Relativity Fest London is on 21 May and the agenda has been published

Relativity Fest London takes place on 21 May, and the agenda has been published. As always, it offers a wide range of subjects, covering both Relativity’s technology and the context in which it is used. Registration is free and the … Continue reading

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Vince Neicho of Integreon writes about the other kind of AI – actual intelligence

Integreon’s business is document review, for litigation, regulation and other purposes, including litigation content management, and compliance due diligence. Its business involves using a mixture of technology, human skills and well-honed processes to deliver document review services as quickly and cost … Continue reading

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OpenText recorded webinar: Data Subject Access Requests

OpenText has published a webinar which I moderated for them recently on Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs). The speakers were Catrina Smith and David Wilkins of Norton Rose Fulbright. Catrina Smith is a partner in the employment department at Norton … Continue reading

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FTI Consulting and the increasing cross-over between information governance, privacy and security

In the beginning was eDiscovery and, alongside it, the barely-regarded business of records management. EDiscovery brought obvious risk – of losing a case or, in the US, of being sanctioned for non-compliance with a court rule. Records management appeared to … Continue reading

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Interview: Adam Kuhn of OpenText on new technologies and their practical applications

Adam Kuhn is Director, Product Marketing, at OpenText Discovery. I interviewed him at Legaltech in New York, where we talked first about the wide range of technologies which OpenText has collected for the legal market, and then about how they … Continue reading

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Interview: JR Jenkins of Nuix on the success of the integration between Nuix and Ringtail

I have known JR Jenkins, now at Nuix with the rest of Ringtail, for many years. We have had long discussions over that time once or twice a year, talking not only about Ringtail but also about the developments in … Continue reading

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Interview: Ashley Legel of NightOwl Discovery on the interaction between law, business and technology

At Legaltech in New York, I interviewed Ashley Legel, Enterprise Account Executive at NightOwl Discovery. Our subject was changes in the way law, business and technology interact and, sometimes, pull in different directions. I was interested to hear what changes … Continue reading

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Consilio survey: increasing corporate investment in detecting bad behaviour

Consilio’s business was founded on electronic discovery, the (usually retrospective) collection, analysis and production of documents and data required for litigation or for regulatory investigations. Discovery remains important, of course, but it has become increasingly important also to identify behaviour … Continue reading

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Interview: Matthew Geaghan of Nuix on using total data intelligence for compliance and HR purposes

I have had several conversations over the years with Matthew Geaghan of Nuix about the cross-over between eDiscovery tools and skills and other areas beyond eDiscovery. I interviewed him again at Legaltech in New York and asked him where we … Continue reading

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Interview: Paul Mankoo of Inventus – Why Inventus? We’re nice people

I recently published an interview with Paul Mankoo, CEO of Inventus, in which he talked about the race to the top for talent – how a company’s people are a differentiator between it and its rivals, and specifically in the context … Continue reading

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Interview: Matt Lan of icourts on the advance of analytics and technology-assisted review in Australia

icourts is an Australian company offering forensic investigations, data processing, eDiscovery, and related services. It has long been a Relativity partner. At Relativity Fest, I interviewed Matt Lan of icourts and asked him first about the uptake of analytics in … Continue reading

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Previewing the Nuix 2019 Insider Conference in London

As I have reported earlier, the 2019 Nuix Insider Conference takes place at County Hall, Westminster Bridge in London, on 4 April. There is also a Ringtail Nuix User Group meeting and a Partner Summit on 3 April. Jonathan Rees, … Continue reading

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Interview: James Neath on Morae Global’s eDiscovery consulting practice and its use of RelativityOne

At Relativity Fest, I interviewed James Neath, president of the Information Management and Discovery market team at Morae Global. Morae Global has been using Relativity for a long time – Relativity is its platform of choice and it has many … Continue reading

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Ricoh and Venio Systems webinar on 19 March: how self-service is redefining eDiscovery

On Tuesday 19 March, Ricoh and Venio Systems are presenting a joint webinar called How self-service is redefining eDiscovery. The subject is the value which the VenioOne OnDemand self-service interface has brought to the Ricoh team, and the major benefit … Continue reading

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A broad agenda at the Nuix Insider Conference in London on 4 April

The Nuix Insider Conference is a one-day event in London covering all aspects of working with data, including forensic investigations, eDiscovery, incident response, and governance. This year it takes place on 4 April at County Hall by Westminster Bridge. The … Continue reading

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Interview: Roland von Borstel of Ricoh on the increasing take-up of technology-assisted review

Roland von Borstel is Director, Discovery Solutions, at Ricoh in Canada. I spoke to him at Relativity Fest in Chicago and asked him about the take-up of discovery analytics in Canada. Roland von Borstel said that Canada is embracing analytics. Analytics … Continue reading

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Interview: Paul Mankoo of Inventus – the race to the top for talent

While in New York for Legaltech, I interviewed Paul Mankoo, CEO of Inventus, on a range of eDiscovery subjects. I first met Paul Mankoo about 20 years ago, and his present position as CEO of a global eDiscovery company gives … Continue reading

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eDiscovery training at the White House from ACEDS, Ricoh and FTI

Behind the headlines and the high politics, the White House is a government department whose Executive Office must deal with information governance, records management and IT like any other department. ACEDS (the Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists) recently took a … Continue reading

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Interview: Grant Whiteley of KordaMentha on the take-up of technology-assisted review in Australia

At Relativity Fest in Chicago, I interviewed Grant Whiteley of Australian advisory and forensics provider KordaMentha. Shortly after that interview, Relativity and KordaMentha announced that KordaMentha had become Australia’s first RelativityOne certified partner. My interview was not about that yet-to-be-announced … Continue reading

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Interview: Thomas Sely of FTI Consulting on the growing need for FTI’s eDiscovery services in France

Thomas Sely is Senior Director – eDiscovery and Forensic Technologies at FTI Consulting in Paris. I interviewed him in London recently, interested to know more about the demand for forensic technology in France, where FTI has been expanding its technology … Continue reading

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Interview: Andrew Peck of DLA Piper on cross-border discovery and technology-assisted review

I have been interviewing former Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck for several years now, and doing panels with him for even longer. Now retired from the bench, he is senior counsel with DLA Piper. I took the opportunity to interview him … Continue reading

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Interview: Danny Chan of Ricoh on a case study involving Relativity Analytics

At Relativity Fest in Chicago, I interviewed Danny Chan of Ricoh to ask him about a matter he had worked on involving the use of Relativity Analytics. Danny Chan said that the client was already out of time in dealing … Continue reading

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Interview: Joy Murao of Practice Aligned Resources, winner of Relativity’s Stellar Women in eDiscovery Award

At Relativity Fest in Chicago, Relativity gave a series of awards to individuals for their contribution to eDiscovery and its related subjects. One of those awards was the Relativity Stellar Woman in eDiscovery award. The winner was Joy Murao of … Continue reading

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Interview: Chris Hatfield of FTI Consulting on changing trends in forensic data collections

Christopher Hatfield is an expert in digital forensics, cyber and eDiscovery at FTI Consulting in London. I spoke to him recently about changing trends in forensic data collections.   Chris Hatfield said that Google and Microsoft now have discovery interfaces … Continue reading

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Interview: Tessa Jacob of Husch Blackwell, Relativity Attorney Tech Evangelist of the Year

At Relativity’s big annual event, Relativity Fest, Relativity gave awards to various people whose contribution is making a difference to the take-up and use of technology in law. The award for Attorney Tech Evangelist of the Year went to Tessa … Continue reading

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Interview: Nicola Harrison of Nuix on the benefits of Nuix’s Ringtail acquisition plus forthcoming Nuix webinars

The video interview has become my preferred form of output, giving the opportunity to learn at first hand from people engaged in different parts of the eDiscovery world. We do a lot of them, and it is great when, as here, … Continue reading

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Interview: Xavier Diokno of Consilio talks about helping clients with the use of analytics in eDiscovery

It is still true to say that many lawyers do not understand the value of analytics nor the value which an external consultant can bring to their use. Xavier Diokno is Senior Director, Data Analytics at Consilio. In this interview, … Continue reading

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Brunch in Central Park on Sunday 27th January before Legaltech

For many years, the late Nigel Murray organised a brunch on the Sunday before Legaltech in New York. Consilio, Nuix and APT Search are continuing the tradition. The brunch will take place at the Tavern on the Green (Nigel Murray’s usual … Continue reading

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Interview: Paul Rome of NightOwl Discovery on keeping clients updated about their matters

Paul Rome is Director of Technology Development at NightOwl Discovery. I spoke to him at Relativity Fest in Chicago about NightOwl’s development of applications designed to keep corporate clients informed about the progress of their matters.   Paul Rome said … Continue reading

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Interview: Bill Hamilton of University of Florida Levin College of Law on links with China

At Relativity Fest, I interviewed Bill Hamilton of the University of Florida Levin College of Law and heard from him about a new relationship between his university and Southeast University College School of Law in China. Bill Hamilton was just … Continue reading

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Interview: Brian Stuart of FTI Consulting on the opportunities to add value and new services with Relativity

It is noticeable that eDiscovery and the subjects which are grouped around it are becoming more interesting to those who work in it. I don’t mean merely that there is more work around, but that the participants are finding it … Continue reading

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Webinar: OpenText corporate legal ops survey with Ari Kaplan

Ari Kaplan’s reputation lies principally in the surveys which he conducts among corporate legal professionals. These are not tick-box affairs but extensive interviews from which comprehensive results are extracted, with a real value to those interested in the business of … Continue reading

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Relativity webinar today: 2018 Data Discovery Legal Year in Review

Relativity is presenting a webinar today, 13 December, with the title 2018 Data Discovery Legal Year in Review. 2018 has been an interesting year. The webinar will cover major cases like United States v. Microsoft and Carpenter v. United States. … Continue reading

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Interviews: Vince Neicho of Integreon on outsourcing document review

Earlier this year I interviewed Vince Neicho, old friend and companion in disclosure rules development, long time litigation support manager at Allen & Overy, and now VP – Legal Services at Integreon in London. Quite often, the interviews we do … Continue reading

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Drone drugs gang film themselves and deliver the results to the police

I wrote recently about the recovery of data from drones, using an example found on the AccessData website. That article, as you would expect from a leading forensics company, focused on the use of AccessData’s technology to recover and analyse … Continue reading

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Interview: Jordan Domash of Relativity on Relativity Trace

I wrote recently about Relativity Trace, an application built on Relativity whose purpose is to help organisations facing (as who does not) compliance and security risks. At Relativity Fest in Chicago, I interviewed Jordan Domash who has been largely responsible … Continue reading

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Interview: Adi Elliott of NightOwl Discovery on the importance of hiring people who work well together

In among the rules, the technology, and the stories of forensics or cyber security which dominate eDiscovery (and therefore this blog), are the many people who make it all work. They are employed in law firms, in service providers and … Continue reading

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Consilio webinar on 6 December: Riskcovery: Early investigation and ECA insights

Consilio is producing a webinar tomorrow, 6 December, in conjunction with DiscoverReady which it recently acquired (I wrote about that here). The webinar is called Riskcovery: Early investigation and ECA insights. It is about effective investigations and compliance workflows with … Continue reading

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ACEDS webinar with Ricoh today: Activating Active Learning

There is a webinar today, 5 December, at 1:00pm to 2:00pm ET given by ACEDS in conjunction with Ricoh and with the title Activating Active Learning. The speakers are Roland von Borstel, Danny Chan and Vincent Liu, all from Ricoh. … Continue reading

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Interview: Bryon Bratcher of Gravity Stack on the strategy and vision behind Gravity Stack

At Relativity Fest in Chicago, I interviewed Bryon Bratcher, Managing Director of Gravity Stack. The tagline on Gravity Stack’s website is “Delivering collective intelligence in law”; I knew there were connections with Reed Smith and with Relativity, but I knew … Continue reading

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Interview: Nina Bryant of FTI Consulting on privacy developments after the GDPR implementation date

I recently interviewed Nina Bryant of FTI Consulting to ask her what she was seeing six months after the implementation of the GDPR (the General Data Protection Regulation). It had been the cause of much nervous anticipation, and I was … Continue reading

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Interview: Charlie Connor of Heretik on contract review and uncovering value in data beyond ediscovery

One of the most successful recent uses of technology is contract review software. At Relativity Fest I spoke to Charlie Connor of Heretik. Heretik makes contract review software based on Relativity, a good example of eDiscovery skills and tools finding … Continue reading

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Interview: Craig Ball on how mobile data increases lawyers’ ability to uncover the truth

I wrote recently about an article by Craig Ball called Mobile to the Mainstream, part of Craig’s mission to make lawyers more aware of the prevalence and value of mobile data. At Relativity Fest, I had the opportunity to interview … Continue reading

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Interview: Geoffrey Sherman of RVM Enterprises on RVM developments which add value to Relativity

RVM Enterprises has been a partner with Relativity for about 10 years, one of the longest-serving Relativity partners. At Relativity Fest, I spoke to Geoffrey Sherman, Chief Technology Officer of RVM, and asked him how RVM adds value to Relativity. … Continue reading

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Practical compliance with Relativity Trace

Five years or so it began to be obvious that eDiscovery tools and skills would be applied to wider purposes. There were several reasons for this. The ability to handle ever-larger volumes of data and to present it usefully in … Continue reading

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Interview: Sam Farley of FTI Consulting on the changing eDisclosure expectations of corporate clients

Sam Farley is a Senior Consultant at FTI Consulting in London. I went to see him to find out how corporate clients are approaching the use of electronic disclosure tools and skills. The traditional model was that clients instructed lawyers … Continue reading

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AccessData: retrieving data from drones

An article by Sam Holt on the AccessData website is headed Drone attacks. How can we fight back? Its context is the growing threat of drones being used for criminal purposes – the transport of drugs, sending material into prisons … Continue reading

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Consilio’s search for differentiated solutions takes it to DiscoverReady

A little over half a year has passed since Consilio acquired Advanced Discovery. Now it has acquired DiscoverReady, bringing its presence to more than 70 offices, review centres and data centres in 11 countries. In the Consilio press release, Consilio … Continue reading

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Interview: Stephen Stewart of Nuix talking about Ringtail, and a Ringtail demo

I have recorded around 50 interviews recently, and only now get the opportunity to go back through them. One advantage of the interviews which I did with Nuix is that Nuix did the filming and editing. Chatting to interesting people … Continue reading

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Interview: Matthew Field of FTI Consulting on the growing use of technology-assisted review in the UK

Matthew Field is a Director at FTI Consulting in London. I interviewed him recently about the increase in the use of the technology which is known variously as technology-assisted review and predictive coding (and which I will call “TAR” for … Continue reading

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Interview: Paul Rome of NightOwl Discovery on helping with eDiscovery decision-making

Paul Rome is Director of Technology Development at NightOwl Discovery, responsible for the development of NightOwl’s own technology for supporting client needs. At the time of our interview (at Relativity Fest in 2017) NightOwl’s product DecisionCenter was a contender for … Continue reading

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Interview: Owen Bourke of Clayton Utz on growing awareness of legal technology in Australia

Owen Bourke is Director, Forensics & Technology at Clayton Utz, one of Australia’s largest law firms. My interview with him took place more than a year ago, at Relativity Fest 2017, but the points which he makes in it are … Continue reading

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AccessData announces AD eDiscovery for Relativity

AccessData has announced the launch of AD eDiscovery for Relativity, integrating AD’s data collection, preservation and forensic tools with Relativity’s review capabilities. The integration involves a new direct export option. AccessData users can manage collection, search, preservation, legal hold and … Continue reading

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Ricoh eDiscovery webinar on 30 October: Best practices to secure your data and protect your organisation

I am one of the participants in a webinar organised jointly by Ricoh and ACEDS on 30 October called Best practices to secure your data and protect your organisation. My co-presenter is Ricoh’s VP of Information Security, David Levine, and … Continue reading

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FTI Consulting expands its technology capabilities in the Middle East, UK and India

FTI Consulting has significantly expanded its services in forensic technology, data and analytics by appointing five senior managing directors in the Middle East, the UK and India. The five (pictured below) are Paul Walker, Amit Jaju, Andrew Pimlott, Muthmainur Rahman … Continue reading

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Ricoh eDiscovery webinar on 18 October: Activating Active Learning

At Relativity Fest in Chicago, Ricoh eDiscovery ran a session called Activating Active Learning in which they showed how the incorporation of technology like Active Learning can help lawyers perform more timely, cost-effective and streamlined document reviews. The session was … Continue reading

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