Category Archives: OpenText

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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Links to articles on technology-assisted review and on court acceptance of technology

Conference season is here, and by mid-October I will have spent 15 out 30 days at, or travelling to and from, foreign conferences. That inevitably reduces the number of articles I can write. It may be helpful, however, if I … Continue reading

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Topics of interest at UK and EU eDiscovery / eDisclosure events so far in 2018

As the world pushes off for the summer, it is perhaps worth summarising the subjects which have proved of interest to those attending eDiscovery events so far this year. The attention in this article is on those I have attended, … Continue reading

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Interview: Anthony Di Bello of OpenText on the positive effects of the GDPR on corporate IG

Anthony Di Bello is Senior Director, Market Development, at OpenText. I knew him at Guidance Software before that, and OpenText’s acquisition of Guidance Software is the first topic covered in this interview, recorded at Legaltech in New York in February … Continue reading

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OpenText webinar on 26 June: Prevent GDPR breaches with 360° security for every endpoint

OpenText is giving a webinar on Tuesday 26 June at 15:00 BST with the title Prevent GDPR breaches  with 360° security for every endpoint. Its theme is that data security does not stop at the perimeter and that compliance, privacy … Continue reading

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Growing awareness of the importance of social media in civil and criminal courts

The importance of social media, including pictures, video, audio and  and the increasing volume of potential evidence created on phones and tablets, has been properly receiving much attention recently. It brings with it questions of costs, cuts, and proportionality as … Continue reading

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Chairing the IICE eDiscovery Forum in London on 26 and 27 June

The IICE eDiscovery Forum takes place at Lord’s Cricket Ground on 26 to 27 June 2018. IICE stands for Information Governance, Investigations, Compliance and eDiscovery. This is the event which has for years been known to most of us as … Continue reading

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OpenText provides Canada with real-time G7 theme analytics

Canada holds the G7 presidency from 1 January to 31 December 2018 and is the host for the G7 summit in Québec on 8 to 9 June. The G7 is obviously concerned with overarching political and economic political, economic and … Continue reading

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The UK Serious Fraud Office takes OpenText Axcelerate

The UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has an investigative role which is rather different from that of most regulators or law firms. It is investigator and prosecutor, taking on only seven to ten new cases each year, each of which … Continue reading

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Interviewed by Doug Austin of CloudNine, I rant about GDPR marketing

Among the out-takes on the virtual floor of our virtual video editing room are several clips of me interrupting interviews when people talk about the GDPR fines of up to 4% of global turnover. They are, I have to say, … Continue reading

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Interview: Hal Marcus of OpenText on managing risk and uncovering value in data

I have been interviewing Hal Marcus since his Recommind days, always getting useful insights into current topics on eDiscovery and analytics. Recommind is now owned by OpenText and, more recently, OpenText has acquired Guidance Software. Catching up with Hal Marcus … Continue reading

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BLP claims a win for predictive coding after the BCA Trading trial

I use the term “predictive coding” in this article because that is the term used a) in the relevant judgment, b) by BLP whose successful use of the technology is the subject of the article, and c) by FTI Consulting, … Continue reading

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James Comey is keynote speaker at OpenText Enfuse 2018

With its acquisition of Guidance Software, OpenText has inherited the annual Enfuse conference which Guidance Software ran successfully for many years, originally with the name CEIC. I was a speaker there for many years and always learnt something and always … Continue reading

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Opentext: Brexit – how do you prepare for the unknown?

The most helpful articles and blog posts by providers and suppliers are those which convey useful information or suggestions without overtly ramming product down your throat. Those who, like OpenText, are confident about their products and their place in the … Continue reading

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OpenText article on challenges to TAR process in SDNY

Adam Kuhn of OpenText reports in an article headed SDNY Rejects Challenges to TAR Process Despite Missteps, Upholds Reasonableness Standard on a case in the Southern District of New York whose focus is on the transparency required from a party using … Continue reading

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Eversheds Sutherland sees revenues increase from its investment in litigation technology

An article in LegalWeek tells of the tangible benefits which Eversheds Sutherland is deriving from its investment in OpenText eDiscovery software, in skilled people and in training. I published an article in August called Thinking through the management of eDisclosure … Continue reading

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Recommind | OpenText webinar on 28 September: 3 Key dashboards for eDiscovery success

OpenText Discovery, the new guise of Recommind and its flagship eDiscovery product Axcelerate, are presenting a webinar on 28 September called 3 key dashboards for eDiscovery success. The webinar’s aim is to go beyond the mechanics of eDiscovery and to … Continue reading

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Thinking through the management of eDisclosure services – Eversheds Sutherland and OpenText

Back in June, I wrote about the agreement by Eversheds Sutherland to take OpenText’s Axcelerate to enable the firm to take control of its eDisclosure management without having to be responsible for the software and infrastructure. An opportunity arose shortly … Continue reading

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OpenText extends its reach again with the acquisition of Guidance Software

The once-straitforward business of eDiscovery has extended its reach, its software and its skills into related areas, embracing ever-wider concepts of information management. As it has done so, the market has seen increasing consolidation as bigger companies buy smaller ones … Continue reading

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Hear OpenText and Eversheds Sutherland on bringing eDiscovery in-house in London on 6 July

I wrote recently about Eversheds Sutherland’s decision to take OpenText’s hosted Axcelerate Cloud solution to manage eDisclosure in-house There is an opportunity this week to hear more about this from OpenText and Eversheds Sutherlands themselves at a discussion on Thursday … Continue reading

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Eversheds Sutherland take OpenText Discovery in the cloud

The story underlying this article is that OpenText Discovery, has sold cloud licences to Eversheds Sutherland in London, enabling the firm to take control of the management of eDisclosure without having to be responsible for the software and infrastructure. There … Continue reading

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OpenText Discovery webinar on 1 June: Predictive coding is for every matter

The title of OpenText’s webinar, Predictive coding is for every matter, is almost enough on its own to tell you what it is about. Its main theme is that machine learning is not just for discovery but as an extension … Continue reading

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ACEDS webinar with OpenText on 17 May: Day in the Life: Discovery Professional Services

ACEDS and OpenText are organising a webinar on 17 May called Day in the Life: Discovery Professional Services. Brian Shaw, Walker Hartz and Adam Kuhn of OpenText Discovery will talk about their own experiences, including their most memorable product projects, … Continue reading

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A roundup of eDisclosure developments in England and Wales – Introduction

I went recently with Recommind (now OpenText) to talk to a City law firm about developments in eDisclosure in England and Wales. I have done a few of these with Recommind over the years, where we divide an hour between … Continue reading

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Hal Marcus of OpenText on AI and the increasing take-up of predictive coding by lawyers

Hal Marcus is Director of Product Marketing at Recommind, an OpenText company. He is one of the more eloquent proponents of the use of predictive coding, not just as a technical matter, but as a significant advance on the way … Continue reading

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In government as in business, having no institutional memory means waste and lost opportunity

A Twitter thread from George Peretz QC draws attention to an article from the Institute for Government called Policy reinvention leads to huge waste and little progress. In a series of tweets, Peretz laments the lack of institutional memory in … Continue reading

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OpenText on using discovery analytics to solve GDPR challenges

In talking about the pending General Data Protection Regulation, I always take the opportunity to suggest that GDPR requirements might be the spur to the amorphous concept of information governance, providing the return on investment which companies have hitherto sought … Continue reading

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Data protection, TAR and data security dominate my corner of Legaltech

I have already written short holding post about Legaltech (Not yet my Legaltech report) which includes links to posts by others. This article focuses on my own small corner of this vast event. Oh, and yes, I know it was … Continue reading

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OpenText and Information Governance Initiative webinar today: IG and eDiscovery trends

This is short notice, but this webinar looks interesting. OpenText and the Information Governance Initiative join forces to deliver a webinar called Moving from concept to execution today at 1:00pm EDT. The speakers are Bennett Borden of Drinker Biddle, Barclay … Continue reading

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Interview: Hal Marcus talks about the benefits of OpenText’s acquisition of Recommind

Towards the end of last year, I interviewed Hal Marcus, Director of Product Marketing at Recommind, an OpenText company, and asked him to explain the benefits of OpenText’s acquisition of Recommind earlier last year. Hal Marcus said that the acquisition … Continue reading

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Recommind webinar today: analysing emails in three easy steps

Recommind (now OpenText) is presenting a 30 minute webinar today, 18 January, at 10am PST / 1:00pm EST to show the use of its Axcelerate discovery programme to analyse emails in three key steps. The speakers are Alexis Mitchell, Principal Data … Continue reading

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Recommind: a confident tone as the OpenText acquisition beds down

In October I interviewed Simon Price, UK managing director of Recommind, when he sounded a confident note both about the benefits of Recommind’s acquisition by OpenText and about the wider context of cloud adoption of software for eDiscovery and for … Continue reading

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Interview with Simon Price of Recommind: the benefits of cloud adoption for eDiscovery

eDiscovery providers are increasingly putting clients’ data in the cloud. I went to see Simon Price, UK Managing Director of Recommind, an OpenText company, to ask him to summarise the benefits of cloud adoption for clients and their lawyers. Simon … Continue reading

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Interview: Hal Marcus of Recommind on predictive coding after Pyrrho

Hal Marcus is Discovery Attorney and Director of Product Marketing at Recommind (now OpenText). I caught up with him in London in May, after the publication of the judgment in Pyrrho by which the English court approved the use of … Continue reading

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Reviewing the year so far: February to April – New York, Hong Kong and London

August may seem a strange time to review the year, but it is quite a good standpoint for me before the eDiscovery events from February to May recede into a jumble of airports and slide sets, and as I pause … Continue reading

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Judge Peck declines to order a party to use TAR. What would an English judge have done?

US Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck has just declined to order an unwilling party to use technology-assisted review in a case called Hyles v New York City. I think that an English court would have made the order in analogous circumstances. I … Continue reading

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A disputed predictive coding case from the UK – BCA Trading

We were a long time waiting for the publication of the judgment in Brown v BCA Trading and others, the first occasion, publicly at least, where the use of predictive coding was ordered by the court in the face of … Continue reading

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Recommind is now OpenText

An article by Mark Barrenechea, CEO and CTO of OpenText, with the heading OpenText Expands eDiscovery, Content Analytics, and Cloud with Recommind Acquisition marks the completion of OpenText’s acquisition of Recommind. OpenText is already a leading provider of Enterprise Information Management … Continue reading

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No surprises on either side as OpenText acquires Recommind

If I say that OpenText’s acquisition of Recommind, announced yesterday, is unsurprising, that does not make it uninteresting or unimportant. There have been rumours of an acquisition by the one and of the other for some time, although the names … Continue reading

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Now we have a contested predictive coding application succeeding in the UK

Yesterday morning, I moderated a panel at the IICE Summit on the subject of Pyrrho and predictive coding. Even as we were talking, the court was delivering a judgment in another case in favour of a party seeking to use … Continue reading

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Information management, investigations, compliance and eDiscovery in London on 18 to 19 May

The conference brand previously known as Information Governance and eDiscovery or, more colloquially, just “IQPC”, is this year called IICE – Information Management. Investigations. Compliance. EDiscovery. It takes place in London on 18 and 19 May and, as its predecessors … Continue reading

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Recommind video: predictive coding and life after Pyrrho

Earlier this year, Recommind organised a panel session in the Crypt of St Paul’s to discuss the predictive coding judgment in Pyrrho Investments Ltd v MWB Property Ltd & Ors. I was one of the participants, and I wrote at … Continue reading

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Interview: Hal Marcus of Recommind talks about Axcelerate Cloud

Shortly before LegalTech 2016, Recommind announced Axcelerate Cloud, the latest version of its subscription-based SaaS eDiscovery product using its Axcelerate platform. The press release describes the benefits to clients of this including security, visibility, scalability and predictability. I took the … Continue reading

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The case of the missing week

Looking at this week’s output, you wouldn’t know I spent almost the whole of last weekend drafting stuff for publication. The biggest of the resulting articles (because it has a long-term purpose) was my account of Recommind’s panel session Predictive … Continue reading

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Recommind panel session: predictive coding and life after Pyrrho

The judgment in Pyrrho Investments Ltd v MWB Property Ltd & Ors was delivered on 16 February, and Recommind was quick off the mark to get a discussion panel organised for 15 March. The crypt of St Paul’s was packed … Continue reading

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The Masters Conference comes to London on 5 April

The Masters Conference has long been a source of timely and relevant information for those interested in any aspect of eDiscovery / eDisclosure. It takes place in various locations, mainly in the US, and on 5 April it comes to … Continue reading

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Recommind breakfast seminar in London on 15 March: Predictive Coding and life after Pyrrho

Master Matthews’ predictive coding judgment in Pyrrho Investments Ltd v MWB Property Ltd & Ors has, quite rightly, caused enormous interest, and not just in the UK. I wrote about it here. While the judgment is an important encouragement for litigation … Continue reading

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Bob Tennant of Recommind: it’s about finding the documents that matter

It is of course a good thing that the eDiscovery software market offers competing solutions to clients. Competition means choice; it also means that software providers must strive to keep invention up and costs down. It is equally true that … Continue reading

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2015 eDiscovery year in review from Recommind

Adam Kuhn of Recommind has written an eDiscovery review of 2015 by reference largely to Recommind’s own posts during the year. I do not know if he ranked them by order of perceived importance, but I agree with putting the … Continue reading

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Hal Marcus of Recommind talks about Recommind’s chat solution

Hal Marcus is Director of Product Marketing at Recommind. I caught up with him at ILTA in September and asked him about Recommind’s latest release of its eDiscovery application Axcelerate. One of the additions, Hal Marcus says, is a set … Continue reading

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Ari Kaplan survey with Recommind: Reinventing corporate legal with cloud consolidation

Ari Kaplan has established a reputation for conducting first-hand surveys of those who influence decision-making in eDiscovery and related areas. He recently teamed up with Recommind to conduct a survey of 25 large corporations for the 2015 Corporate Legal Operations … Continue reading

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Recommind webinar on 20 October: No Safe Harbor – 5 strategies for cross-border eDiscovery

Recommind is presenting a webinar on 20 October (that is, TODAY) with the name No Safe Harbor – 5 strategies for cross-border eDiscovery. The subject, of course, is the transfer of data from the EU to the US following the … Continue reading

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Recommind webinar on 23 September: Complete Communications Analysis for eDiscovery

Recommind is giving a webinar on 23 September at 8:00am Pacific  /  11:00am Eastern  /  4:00pm BST  / called Chat is the New Email: Complete Communications Analysis for eDiscovery. Recommind’s Axcelerate 5.5 includes new Smart Processing technology which lets you analyze and review chat and recorded data such as Bloomberg Chat and Skype. In this … Continue reading

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The importance of instant messaging data for eDiscovery – advanced analytics for IM data from Recommind

Recommind has announced that Axcelerate 5.5 includes advanced analysis of instant messaging data which can be used for the discovery of platforms such as Instant Bloomberg, Skype and Google Chat. Whilst Bloomberg data is relevant only to the financial industry, … Continue reading

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The Information Governance Conference 2015 – #InfoGovCon2015

The Information Governance Conference 2015, or #InfoGovCon2015, takes place in Hartford, CT from 29 September to 1 October with the subtitle Take the IG Journey. The agenda is here and the speaker list is here. That would normally be enough to entice me … Continue reading

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Philip Favro of Recommind interviews English barrister Gordon Exall

It is easy for eDiscovery people to treat the management of litigation documents as an end in itself, overlooking or ignoring the fact that discovery is one of many components of litigation. It is also easy (I get eloquent about … Continue reading

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Iris, Nuix and Recommind are winners at ALM Legaltech LTN Innovation Awards

I was preparing to go away when news broke of the award winners in ALM’s 2015 LTN Innovation awards, and so come to them rather late. IRIS Data Services won the award for Best eDiscovery Managed Services Provider with it’s … Continue reading

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Recommind eDisclosure webinar: powering through investigations from LIBOR to FIFA

Those whose work consists only of litigation, of whatever size, generally think that the eDisclosure burdens placed on them are onerous. Those burdens, and in particular the timelines, can look pretty relaxed when compared with what has to be done, … Continue reading

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Bob Tennant of Recommind on a Bloomberg panel: What does the future of work look like?

Bob Tennant, CEO of Recommind, was one of the panel members at a discussion at the recent Bloomberg Technology Conference. Whether one likes it or not, technology is increasingly performing functions with the potential to replace humans, and the subject … Continue reading

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Lawyer competence tops the bill at the 10th eDiscovery and IG Summit in London

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As I reached home after the second day of IQPC’s 10th eDiscovery and Information Governance Summit, cold, soaked through, and knackered after two days in which I had sat down only to eat or moderate panels, an email arrived…. I … Continue reading

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Recommind presentations: Investigations at Warp Speed: Strategies for Hyper-Efficient Review

Recommind is running a series of presentations at major US cities at the beginning of June with the title Investigations at Warp Speed: Strategies for Hyper-Efficient Review. The agenda includes a presentation from Bennett Borden of Drinker Biddle & Reath … Continue reading

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Information Governance and eDiscovery Summit in London on 12-14 May

This year sees the 10th anniversary of the Information Governance and eDiscovery Summit, to be held at the Waldorf Hilton in London between 12 and 14 May. This event is, by a wide margin, the biggest event in the UK … Continue reading

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Taking a breather from eDiscovery events

Apart from a couple of webinars and the occasional lunchtime event in London, I am gratefully back at my desk for most of the time between now and mid-May. That is deliberate, and I need it, not just to keep … Continue reading

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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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Career variety: energy risk, litigation budgets and Irish eDiscovery in three days

The scene: a dark cobbled lane, with dim lamps redolent of Dickens’ London, by an arch leading to a small alley. I am on the phone to my wife. Todd Horst, the US-based marketing director of eDiscovery / eDisclosure provider Consilio … Continue reading

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Keeping one’s eye on the ball

The scene: the eye clinic at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. The time: 9.00am. The plan: a quick inspection following a referral from my optician, then back to my desk. The outcome: “Nothing to worry about, but we’ll just put you into … 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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EDiscovery leaders and career opportunities highlighted by US legal publications

Electronic Discovery / eDisclosure is a new discipline. It has passed the Wild West stage but it is still new enough and small enough that the contribution of its founding members can be recognised with the perspective of time. Three … Continue reading

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LexisNexis Counsel to Counsel Forum – lawyers staying close to the business and its information

My title reflects two themes of interest (that is, they interested me) at the LexisNexis Counsel to Counsel Forum 2013 which took place in Brighton in November. One was about lawyers (whether internal or external) understanding the business for which … Continue reading

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Information Governance: the way the wind is blowing

eDiscovery for litigation is important, but is only a part of the value which lawyers and eDiscovery providers can bring to corporate clients. The skills and technology developed to meet eDiscovery challenges can be applied to wider issues, some of … Continue reading

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Supplement in The Times encourages legal efficiency

The recent Raconteur supplement to the Times  was called Legal Efficiency 2013, and I was asked to contribute an article about the Jackson reforms. It was given the title Efficiency reform of legal process, reflecting my message that there is … Continue reading

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A representative selection of sessions at the IQPC London Information Governance and eDisclosure Summit

I avoid lists, on the whole. Apart from the fact that one can sense the readers bleeding away, there is always the risk of omitting somebody or something, or of appearing to give an unintended priority to one thing rather … Continue reading

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DOJ eDiscovery Director speaking in London this week

Amongst the many interesting contributors to the IQPC Information Governance and eDisclosure Summit taking place in London from 14 to 16 May is Allison Stanton, Director of eDiscovery, FOIA and Records for the Civil Division of the US Department of … Continue reading

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UK judges and predictive coding – open to any proportionate suggestion

Charles Christian’s Legal IT Insider has been hosting a discussion about the likely reaction of case managing judges to the proposed use of technology like predictive coding. The starting point is a thoughtful article by Drew Lewis, eDiscovery Counsel of … 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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Standing back from the Delaware predictive coding case

The Delaware Hooters case promotes not just predictive coding specifically but the idea that lawyers must consider all appropriate tools and techniques to reduce the burden of eDiscovery / eDisclosure. That approach will be required in Engalnd and Wales by … Continue reading

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Short eDiscovery updates to 27 October 2012

This is a summary of the posts about eDiscovery / eDisclosure on my Google Plus page between 21 and 28 October 2012. Those which relate to webinars etc which have now passed may lead to blind links. Where I know … Continue reading

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Short eDiscovery updates to 20 October

Here is a summary of the (relatively few) eDiscovery updates posted on my Google Plus page between 14 and 20 October. ______________________________ Xerox adds streamlined redaction to its upgraded Omnix 5.4 discovery platform The headline feature in the new release … 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

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Short eDiscovery updates to 15 September 2012

This continues my new practice of summarising posts, mainly about eDiscovery, which have appeared on my Google Plus page recently. There are 26 of them in this summary, which points to a busy week (now two weeks ago) of announcements … Continue reading

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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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LawTech Europe Congress in Prague on 12 November

My series of articles on future eDisclosure/eDiscovery conferences keeps being interrupted by my attendance at current conferences, most recently by a week at ILTA 2012 in Washington D.C. The conference season now seems to last all year, at least for … Continue reading

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My Google Plus eDiscovery posts to 14 August

A longer list than usual, partly because many interesting things came along and partly because I was called away for over a week before I had the chance to list them. Law Society Gazette – No replacement yet for £10m … Continue reading

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Recommind and Fulbright panel debunks predictive coding myths

I have already linked once to Monica Bay’s article Panel Debunks Predictive Coding Myths reporting on a panel discussion between Howard Sklar of Recommind and David Kessler of Fulbright & Jaworski. Both of them were discussing similar points at the Carmel … Continue reading

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Recent posts on Google+ on eDiscovery and other legal subjects

Being away, and with only random access to the Internet, focuses one’s mind on the most efficient way of capturing interesting articles as Twitter (my main source) dishes them up. Whatever its other virtues, Twitter is no good as an … Continue reading

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Predictive coding on the move

“The move” in my article’s title maybe taken to refer to the advances in the take-up of predictive coding in the last few months. In fact it is me who is moving– I am on a California road trip with … Continue reading

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Seeing rather too much of London this week

Fate is usually kind enough to give me spaces between the big events and time enough to write them up before the next one. Fate has not been so kind this week: with two major events yet unreported (Hong Kong … Continue reading

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Predictive Coding: video interview with Master Whitaker and an SCL article

Recommind has published a video in which I interview Senior Master Whitaker and Computers & Law has published a related article which I wrote to accompany the video. I try and keep a rough balance in these pages between subjects … Continue reading

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Notes from Hong Kong: Opening dialogue – Barry Murphy of eDJ Group and Craig Carpenter of Recommind

This is a continuation of a series of roughly chronological mini-posts following my recent visit to Hong Kong. And so to the conference itself, in two rooms overlooking the water.   Many events like this take place in gloomy basements, … Continue reading

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Something for everyone at IQPC’s Information Governance and eDisclosure Summit

If you want a rounded account of IQPC’s successful Information Governance and eDisclosure Summit in London this week, this is not the place to find it. I was involved in five events over the three days and spent most of … Continue reading

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Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong claiming eDiscovery attention

Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong only look close together when viewed from a long way away. They all have a common law eDiscovery tradition, but it is coincidence of timing rather than any specific commonality which groups them together … Continue reading

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OrcaTec’s Herb Roitblat gets the measure of the Da Silva Moore Plaintiffs

If you are not yet familiar with the plaintiffs’ arguments about predictive coding (I use the word “about” in its broadest sense, since much of the argument appears to be about some completely different agenda) in Da Silva Moore v. … Continue reading

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Recent eDiscovery Posts on Google Plus

Arguments continue as to the value of Google Plus as a FaceBook rival. I don’t much care about that, only about its ability to attract wider audiences. It is working for me (well, something is) and I continue to put … 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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Predictive Coding’s Silver Blaze: the dogs who didn’t bark in the night-time

Perhaps the only person who will understand my heading instantly is the judge whose Opinion in Da Silva Moore v Publicis Groupe is at the centre of eDiscovery attention this week.  US Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck is as much an … Continue reading

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Recommind keeps the good news coming

It is barely a fortnight since I reported on Recommind‘s coup in appointing Nick Patience as Director of Product Marketing and Strategy. Since then, Recommind’s name has turned up more often than I can keep pace with.  I put it … Continue reading

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