Category Archives: Equivio

The run-up to LegalTech 2015 in New York

Apart from the big story of last week, Microsoft’s acquisition of Equivio, most of my output in the last few days has been about events planned for LegalTech 2015 which takes place in New York from 3 to 5 February. … Continue reading

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Launch of the Information Governance Initiative

The most interesting topic of discussion at LegalTech 2014 was not some new technology nor the proposed revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, but the launch of the Information Governance Initiative. That is certainly not to dismiss the … Continue reading

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Washington and New York to Mitchell via privacy, Singapore and Lobachevsky

The problem with running a website which offers news and updates is that people notice when it lies silent – the essence of news is that it is new. In fact, I have never aspired to timeliness and, as I … Continue reading

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Welcome to Iris Data Services as a sponsor of the eDisclosure Information Project

IRIS Data Services, a Kansas-based eDiscovery services provider with a world-wide footprint, has now opened in London. I am very pleased to welcome Iris as the latest sponsor of the eDisclosure Information Project. IRIS was established in 2007 by President … Continue reading

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Talking and listening in Hong Kong with Epiq and Consilio

I was back in Hong Kong recently, my third trip there in recent months. The primary purpose of this visit was to deliver a talk to the Hong Kong Academy of Law in the company of Epiq Systems. I went … Continue reading

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Predictive coding at DESI V, the Oracle-EDI Study and other TAR sources

The Fifth DESI Workshop on Standards for Using Predictive Coding, Machine Learning, and Other Advanced Search and Review Methods in E‐Discovery takes place in Rome on 14 June. The Oracle-EDI Study on Predictive Coding will be published at the EDI … Continue reading

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Blog posts on eDiscovery | eDisclosure in January 2013

Here is a list of the 58 blog posts published in January 2013 on my Commentary Blog and Updates Blog. They got 9,464 page views between them. As mentioned in a recent post, the web site has been smartened up … Continue reading

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Reed Smith: 6 reasons to Insource Litigation Support

A lot of what I write suggests to law firms that their clients’ interests and, indeed, their own, may lie in delegating much of their eDiscovery / eDisclosure function to others. I usually link this to Professor Richard Susskind’s observation … Continue reading

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Some predictive coding resources useful for UK lawyers

I am increasingly being asked to talk about predictive coding in the UK, and the subject warrants an article of its own. I will come to that shortly, but meanwhile point you to two articles published in the last few … Continue reading

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Blog posts on eDiscovery | eDisclosure in December 2012

Here is a list of my blog posts of December 2012 on eDiscovery / eDisclosure and related matters. After several months of experiments, I have abandoned my Google Plus page for my short eDiscovery posts in favour of a second … Continue reading

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Short eDiscovery Updates to end November 2012

This post summarises the posts on my Google Plus page during November 2012. I gave up on Google Plus after that for reasons given in my post here, and set up a new updates blog. A different form of index … Continue reading

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A Hong Kong eDiscovery snapshot in the company of Epiq Systems

On the surface, my area of professional interest looks pretty narrow. When I launched the eDisclosure Information Project, its proposed scope was implied by the word “eDisclosure” – only the civil jurisdiction of England and Wales uses the term “disclosure”, and … Continue reading

Posted in Data privacy, Data Protection, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Epiq Systems, Equivio, Hong Kong, iCONECT, KCura, Singapore | Leave a comment

The use of technology in regulatory investigations

Hobs Legal Docs was the sponsor of an interesting article in The Lawyer recently which emphasised the need to use technology to respond quickly to regulatory demands. Those who find themselves overwhelmed by the timetables for eDisclosure / eDiscovery in … Continue reading

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Short eDiscovery updates to 29 September

I was at a Washington conference for much of the week ending 22 September and the updates for that week are correspondingly reduced in number. This selection covers two weeks’ of my Google+ updates. Some of them relate to webinars … Continue reading

Posted in Applied Discovery, CEIC, Clearwell, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Epiq Systems, Equivio, First Advantage, FTI Technology, Guidance Software, Huron Legal, KCura, Nuix, Recommind, Symantec, Technology Assisted Review, Thomson Reuters, Thomson Reuters | Leave a comment

Short eDiscovery Updates to 9 September 2012

This adopts my experimental new format which bundles my Google Plus posts for a period (not necessarily a fixed period) and makes their text available here, together with links to the G+ posts, to the source and to some of … Continue reading

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Proportionality and a choice of technology from Hobs Legal Docs

Recent posts by Hobs Legal Docs remind us that the problems raised by e-Disclosure are resolved by adherence to principles like proportionality as well as by the selection of appropriate technology. You don’t need scientific proof (though it exists, apparently) … Continue reading

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Epiq Systems: document review in Hong Kong, Zoom from Equivio and covered in eDJ

eDiscovery provider Epiq Systems seems to be popping up all over the place at the moment. Grouping the various sources together has the benefit, for me as well as for them, that those new to this subject can see how … Continue reading

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Far from the Black Box: explaining Equivio Relevance to Lawyers

The latest addition to Equivio‘s comprehensive set of resources on its smart new website is a paper by me called Far from the Black Box: explaining Equivio Relevance to Lawyers. I am developing a deep dislike of the expression “black … Continue reading

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Hobs Legal Docs takes Relativity and makes a senior appointment

London-based litigation and document management provider Hobs Legal Docs has made two significant announcements whilst I have been on my travels. The first was the appointment of Patrick Rowan as Sales Director and as a Board Director of Hobs Legal Docs Ltd. … Continue reading

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Reed Smith chooses Equivio Zoom for Predictive Coding and Analytics and Relativity for Review

Since both Equivio and Relativity sponsor the work of the eDisclosure Information Project, I am necessarily interested in reports of their big sales. I do not, however, write about every success on the part of those who fund what I … Continue reading

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Greg Wildisen of Epiq Systems on Predictive Coding in UK eDisclosure

The Society for Computers and Law has published on its website an article by Greg Wildisen, International Managing Director at Epiq Systems with the title E-disclosure: Training Technology. Epiq offers predictive coding through the integration of Equivio’s Relevance product into Epiq’s … Continue reading

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Equivio spells out predictive coding basics on ESIBytes podcast

Yet again, I find myself pointing to one of Karl Schieneman’s ESIBytes podcasts as a source of timely and coherent explanations of topical eDiscovery issues. Predictive coding inevitably dominates at the moment, thanks to the coincidence of the Da Silva … Continue reading

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Appearances count for Equivio and iCONECT

The two companies named in my heading, iCONECT and Equivio, are in fact related in that there is a partnership between them which appears from both their web sites. That is a coincidence so far as this article is concerned. … Continue reading

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Epiq Insights – an eDisclosure newsletter from Epiq Systems in the UK

Relatively few of the eDisclosure / eDiscovery newsletters focus on the UK, so it is good to welcome Epiq Insights from Epiq Systems which is now available as a web page as well as by subscribing to an e-mail. The current edition … Continue reading

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Judge Peck’s Predictive Coding Opinion – reporting the reaction

It needed no great prescience to anticipate a flood of articles about US Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck’s opinion in the Da Silva Moore predictive coding case (Monique Da Silva Moore, et al., v. Publicis Groupe & MSL Group, Civ. No. … Continue reading

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Forbes article: Technology assisted eDiscovery and the role of humans

I bring a fairly jaundiced eye to some of the marketing by those who sell technology solutions to lawyers. This is not so much to do with the quality of the marketing materials themselves but more to do with their … Continue reading

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Equivio near duplicate and e-mail threads integrated into Relativity

Equivio and kCura have got in ahead of the LegalTech announcements flurry by launching an Equivio tab In Relativity. “Integration” means just that – Relativity users access Equivio’s analytic functionality without either they or the data leaving Relativity. The words … Continue reading

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LDM Global launches processing and hosting managed services

LDM Global is offering legal discovery processing, hosting and support services in fixed-price blocks payable by monthly, quarterly or annual subscriptions. The press release is here. The scheme allows access to LDM Global’s processing, storage, and backup, together with project … Continue reading

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Two predictive coding case studies emphasise time and cost savings

I referred a while back to two case studies about the use of the technology known variously as “predictive coding”, “computer-assisted coding” or, more recently, “technology assisted review” or TAR. One of them involved Epiq Systems and the other Millnet. … Continue reading

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Equivio adds Applied Discovery, LDM Global and others to a growing list

It can be quite difficult keeping up with those who sponsor the eDisclosure Information Project, quite apart from the wider eDiscovery/eDisclosure market. Some of them seem to assume that I pick up news by some magical process; others broadcast little … Continue reading

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More on Software-Assisted Review as Applied Discovery and KMPG add Equivio>Relevance

Electronic discovery company Applied Discovery and KPMG are amongst those who have recently partnered with Equivio to integrate Equivio>Relevance into their existing eDiscovery applications. These two recent announcements give me an opportunity to return to the subject of software-assisted document review … Continue reading

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ILTA 2011 – the end of the beginning? We’re just getting going

I am back from the annual conference of ILTA, the International Litigation Technology Association, in Nashville, Tennessee.  The original draft of this post said that I was “just back” but (as more than one correspondent has reminded me) time has … Continue reading

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Three new sponsors and HP buys Autonomy – all in a week’s work

This was never going to be a relaxing week, sandwiched as it was between a conference in Singapore and ILTA 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. At least I had written all my Singapore articles by the time I landed at Heathrow … Continue reading

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A Flock of Articles on Computer-Assisted Document Review

What tells the swallows to gather on the telegraph wires before starting their migration southwards? One has to ignore, I think, the possibility that the telegraph wires are part of their communications network. Perhaps the birds all use an avian version of … Continue reading

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A lull in the Predictive Coding battle

The role of a journalist in war, it is said, is to come down from the hills after the battle and bayonet the wounded. I will content myself with a tour of the battlefield. If this means nothing to you, … Continue reading

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Predictive Coding Wars: Recommind Contra Mundum

It is a novel experience to spend a whole Saturday writing a 4,330-word article whose conclusion is that none of its subject-matter is really very important to one’s readers, however much it means to the participants in the story. If … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Corporate Counsel interviews Equivio on Processing and Proskauer on Compliance

The only direct connection between the two articles referred to in my title are that they both appeared on the Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website yesterday. An interview with Warwick Sharp of Equivio is headed The processing mountain was blocking the … Continue reading

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Aggressive Transparency and Strategic Cooperation in Electronic Disclosure

Lieutenant Schrank: You hoodlums don’t own these streets. And I’ve had all the rough-house I can put up with around here. You want to kill each other? Kill each other, but you ain’t gonna do it on my beat. … … Continue reading

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Predictive coding and defensibility

An article called The Red Herring of Defensibility and Predictive Coding by Craig Carpenter of Recommind on the Inforiskawareness site draws attention again to the technology generally known as “Predictive Coding”. Craig can fight his own corner as to the … Continue reading

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Another London doorway to Equivio technology

Legastat is the latest London-based e-disclosure services provider to offer Equivio’s technology for speeding up the identification of redundant data and enabling early case assessment. It is not the only such provider, and the same technology is available as integrated … Continue reading

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Having the Acuity to determine Relevance with Predictive Coding

Many commentators have lighted on the paper Crash or Soar – Will the legal community accept “predictive coding?” by Anne Kershaw and Joe Howie, in which they explored whether lawyers will be willing to abide by the results of review … Continue reading

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ILTA 2010 wrap

This is my third (and last) article about ILTA 2010 Strategic Unity which closed in Las Vegas last week. My first article was a scene-setter, designed to give the flavour of the event and to explain why I thought it … Continue reading

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Getting in amongst the lawyers

I referred in my last post (see The Last Lap) to the  law firms which lie below the very biggest and which have the potential to be the standard-bearers for a new approach to managing litigation. Many of their lawyers … Continue reading

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Keeping up with Equivio

Equivio illustrates the maxim “less is more” in ways which go beyond the purpose of its software, which is “the management of data redundancy in content-centric business processes” . There is something appropriate in the way that a company whose … Continue reading

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Australian ediscovery round-up

My conclusion after my recent visit to Sydney was that every jurisdiction which engages in ediscovery thinks that it is behind the others. This is certainly not true of Australia, and  Master Whitaker and I were not merely being polite … Continue reading

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Far and wide eDiscovery at the Chilli IQ conference in Sydney

Sometimes an unconscious theme develops during conferences. Appropriately, perhaps, given the “IQ” element in the organiser’s name, the point which recurred in Sydney was the use of human intelligence in parallel with the processing power and clever technology to get … Continue reading

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Free use of Equivio Early Case Assessment Software for up to one million documents

Equivio is offering to make its early case assessment application Equivio>Relevance available to a limited number of participants in what they call the Equivio>Relevance Challenge – see the press release and sign-up page for details. Most lawyers can understand the … Continue reading

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Some statistics from Equivio>Relevance

I have recently written a white paper about Equivio>Relevance and was subsequently interviewed about it by Metropolitan Corporate Counsel – both if these can be found on Equivio’s publications page. A recent article by Marisa Peacock on CMSWire called Equivio … Continue reading

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Interview with Metropolitan Corporate Counsel about Equivio>Relevance

Metropolitan Corporate Counsel has published an interview based on a long conversation which I had with them before Christmas. The title is Trainable E-Discovery Software Offers Cost Savings and the subject is Equivio>Relevance. The main theme of the interview was … Continue reading

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Equivio->Relevance brings prioritisation to Epiq Systems’ DocuMatrix

Regular readers will know that I find Equivio’s value proposition to be extremely attractive, notwithstanding that the user – the lawyer or his client – does not always get to see it directly. That is because Equivio’s products are bought … Continue reading

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