Category Archives: ILTA

Attend ILTA Conference 2015 in Las Vegas on a Browning Marean scholarship

ILTA is the International Legal Technology Association. It works throughout the year, and in an increasing number of jurisdictions, to help lawyers make the best use of technology in their practices. Its main event of the year is a big … Continue reading

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ILTA in Nashville in August 2014

ILTA’s big show took place at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville in August 2014. Somewhat belatedly, here are some of the pictures which I took then, partly as encouragement to those who might want to go … Continue reading

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LegalTech Hong Kong on 2 March – a video introduction

The third Legaltech Hong Kong takes place on 2 March at the JW Marriott in Hong Kong. As always, the agenda is broad, running across a wide range of the challenges which face lawyers in the Asia-Pacific region. I recently bumped … Continue reading

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ILTA 2014: Big Data analytics for lawyers

This is one of a set of posts about the content and the discussion at ILTA 2014 in Nashville. Originally intended as a single post, the result was too long for that and I decided to split them up. See … Continue reading

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ILTA 2014: Big Law begins to ride the technology wave

This is one of a set of posts about the content and the discussion at ILTA 2014 in Nashville. Originally intended as a single post, the result was too long for that and I decided to split them up. See … Continue reading

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ILTA brings Insight to legal technology in London on 14 November

I am an unabashed enthusiast for the International Legal Technology Association, ILTA, whose big US conference every year is one of the high points of my (over-full) conference calendar. It has three key elements which are critical to lawyers everywhere … Continue reading

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ILTA and Rohit Talwar – a project to analyse technology disruption and change

ILTA is running a project on the impact of technology on legal practice, with the futurist Rohit Talwar. The results will be delivered at ILTA Insight 2013 in London in November. After the ILTA / ALM technology conference in Hong … Continue reading

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Catalyst for ideas at the ILTA Annual Conference in Las Vegas

ILTA is the International Legal Technology Association. Its 36th Annual Educational Conference “The Catalyst” takes place at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas between 18 and 22 August. Its website, comprehensive as always, covers everything you could need to know. [A … Continue reading

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ILTA 2012 Part 5 – Future ILTA events

This is the last of my series of articles about the ILTA conference in Washington in August. What else is ILTA doing around the world? ILTA has recently partnered with ALM, the owners of LegalTech. Apart from LegalTech itself, the next of … Continue reading

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ILTA 2012 Part 4 – The end of the show: the ILTA awards dinner

This is the fourth of five articles about ILTA 2012. Whatever may happen at other awards dinners, this one celebrates the people who lead by an example in an industry which needs them. ILTA ends with a big dinner, with … Continue reading

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ILTA 2012 Part 2 – My own ILTA Conference

This is the second of five posts about ILTA 2012. In other posts I talk generally about the benefits of going to ILTA’s big conference, about some of the themes which emerged and about the ILTA Peer awards. This one … Continue reading

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ILTA 2012 Part 1 – Why you might want to go to ILTA next year

This is the first of five articles about ILTA 2012 in Washington D.C. Why do we go, what is it like, what conclusions can one draw about the market? The main aim is to encourage you to go next year, … Continue reading

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Short eDiscovery updates to 28 August 2012

I am increasingly using Google Plus to supplement the main articles in this blog. This allows me to cover a wider range of topics, mainly links to articles by others, to webinar announcements and to other things which would otherwise … Continue reading

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eDiscovery conferences coming up all over the place

I have updated the list of pending conferences on my web site, adding new ones and correcting dates, venues and URLs of those which have changed. I have included some which I am not going to – the EDI Leadership … Continue reading

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ILTA Insight in London 8 to 9 May 2012

ILTA, the International Legal Technology Association, works throughout the year to advance and share knowledge of legal technology developments, priding itself rightly on its peer to peer relationships between members. It has a major conference in the US each year … Continue reading

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The Emerging Technologies Panel at ILTA 2011: remote collections and predictive coding

It would be fair to say that, more than two weeks on, my notes of  the Emerging Technologies panel at ILTA are less decipherable than I might have hoped. That is in fact a tribute to Daniel Lim of Guidance … 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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ILTA 2011 comes to life at Nashville

ILTA 2011 is slowly coming to life downstairs, but the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center is so large that I am getting my information about it from tweets rather than from my own observation – there could be a … 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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Huron Consulting goes with Nuix

I rarely pass on press releases without some accompanying context, focusing on a few big articles rather than many snippets, but this one headed Huron Consulting replaces Autonomy with Nuix caught my eye as it was published. Nuix provides software … Continue reading

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UK Law Firms should come to ILTA 2011 – August 21-25 in Nashville

ILTA is the International Legal Technology Association, an organisation committed to encouraging the advance of technology in law firms and, just as importantly, the advance of law firms by the use of technology. Its guiding principle is peer encouragement – … Continue reading

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ILTA Insight 2011 in London

You may have noticed some recent diversification in the subjects which I cover. I have moderated a couple of US panels on law firm technology generally, written and spoken on the use of social media, and covered the Bribery Act. … Continue reading

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ILTA Insight in London on 5 April

ILTA, the International Legal Technology Association, holds a one-day conference in London each spring called ILTA Insight. This year it is on 5 April at the Grange St Paul’s Hotel which, as its name implies, is centrally and conveniently located. … Continue reading

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ILTA 2010 in Las Vegas: Strategic Unity, Defensibility and the Cloud

ILTA is the International Legal Technology Association. I am now back from ILTA 2010 Strategic Unity in Las Vegas, which was as busy and as good as ever. The red hot bloggers and tweeters were reporting on events as they … Continue reading

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Getting the timing right

The run-up to ILTA is not a good time to give the impression that I am too busy to take note of what is going on.  It is a time of product launches, when all the players in the e-discovery … Continue reading

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Welcome to Clearwell as new sponsor of the e-Disclosure Information Project

It is a great pleasure to welcome Clearwell Systems as the latest sponsor of the e-Disclosure Information Project. Given Clearwell’s present standing in the eDiscovery market, it is hard to realise that it was founded as recently as 2004 and … Continue reading

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ILTA Insight 2010: lawyers risk becoming just part of the clients’ process

The most powerful single message from ILTA INSIGHT 2010, held in London yesterday, was that lawyers risk becoming merely part of the clients’ processes in a slot marked “insert lawyer here”. Technology must become part of the lawyers’ business processes, … Continue reading

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Plenty to do in an ever busier eDiscovery market

It is very flattering when people write in to ask if I am all right because they have noted that the number of blog posts is down in a particular week, suggesting as it does that people do not merely … Continue reading

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Hear Master Whitaker at ILTA INSIGHT 2010 on 27 April

ILTA INSIGHT 2010 takes place on 27 April at the Grange St Paul’s Hotel.  INSIGHT 2010 is ILTA’s 5th annual event in the UK and brings a pocket-sized and UK-focussed version of the excellent main ILTA conference, which I go … Continue reading

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Big reception for Marean-Dale video

Browning Marean and I made two short videos at ILTA09 with Kina Kim of PivotalDiscovery. The “big reception” in my title refers to the venue rather than the reaction, but this means of conveying information is well worth doing. Years … Continue reading

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New edition of American Legal Technology Insider

The current edition of the American Technology Insider is out, with Charles Christian’s report on ILTA 2009 and some spending statistics which are realistic rather than cheery in the short-term at least. There is also, as always, a succinct summary … Continue reading

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How was ILTA for you?

There are two halves to the question “How was ILTA for you?”. One is the personal reaction. Did I learn something and see some interesting technology? Did I meet interesting people? Did I have fun? The answer to all these … Continue reading

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E-discovery double-act on video

A few days after advocating the use of YouTube videos to promote new ediscovery understanding, I found myself in one with Browning Marean of DLA. Appearing soon at a cinema near you – well, on PivotalDiscovery.com anyway. If you put … Continue reading

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Collaborating to avoid the end of lawyers

I am not going to give you a full report of Richard Susskind’s talk to ILTA last week. Its basic premise is well-known to anyone interested in this area; I have written about it before; if you are interested, you … Continue reading

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Recruiting one’s strength for post-recession litigation support

The Litigation Support Peer Group had a session at ILTA09 called The Future of Our Litigation Support Profession: What Lies Ahead? These are the people who actually do the work, so their reports and their views are worth having. They, … Continue reading

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Bigger in America

It is obvious why American discovery must necessarily be bigger than discovery anywhere else. Everything else is bigger here and it is perhaps a point of honour – there would be a sense of failure if any other country had … Continue reading

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Gone to ILTA

I will be at ILTA09 in Washington for most of the next week. I have a few meetings and will go to some of the litigation sessions, but most of the time will pass in bumping into people and chatting. … Continue reading

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Socha and Gelbmann survey the EDD market

No time to précis it or comment on it, but George Socha and Tom Gelbmann have published their annual overview of the results of their annual survey on the Legal Technology News site. If asked to pick the most important … Continue reading

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Richard Susskind End of Lawyers resources

Having yesterday bracketed Richard Susskind with Private Frazer of Dad’s Army, that other well-known prophet of doom from Scotland (whilst immediately accepting that “We’re all doomed, doomed I tell ye” is an “unduly succinct and not wholly accurate précis” of … Continue reading

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Go to LegalTech 2009 in New York

Last year, I wrote articles after each of LegalTech in New York and ILTA in Dallas, lamenting the fact that almost no UK law firms were represented at the two most informative events on the subject of e-Discovery / e-Disclosure. … Continue reading

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E-Disclosure Information Project first birthday

November marks the first anniversary of what became the E-Disclosure Information Project. It did not have that name when I ran a half-day training session for judges in Birmingham last November but it was effectively launched with that event. This … Continue reading

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Welcome to Interwoven Discovery Mining as sponsor

You will observe a new logo on the roster of sponsors who are supporting the e-Disclosure Information Project of which this blog is the outward and visible sign. I am very pleased to welcome Interwoven iscovery Mining on board. Recently … Continue reading

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CaseLogistix improves native document handling

CaseLogistix, Anacomp‘s litigation document review platform, has announced new functionality to handle native documents and other changes. Anacomp are amongst the sponsors of the e-Disclosure Information Project. CaseLogistix has always had the ability to handle documents in their native format … Continue reading

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Pay-per-use EnCase for in-house e-disclosure

A new pricing model announced by Guidance Software allows companies to use its EnCase® eDiscovery on a pay-per-use basis. Hitherto, EnCase® eDiscovery has been available to end-users only by outright purchase. The new structure gives them the option of paying … Continue reading

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No UK law firms at ILTA 2008

After this February’s LegalTech in New York, I wrote a piece called Why no UK lawyers at LegalTech? in which I suggested that UK law firms – partners and/or their senior IT staff – would benefit enormously from a few … Continue reading

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Signs of cultural differences

This has little to do with electronic discovery, but says a little about the cultural differences between the UK and the US, something which is relevant to those who sell in both jurisdictions. Visiting remote parish churches recently in rural … Continue reading

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Foreign collections need more than big feet

You will have seen from other posts that I have been at the ILTA conference in Dallas this week. ILTA is the International Litigation Technology Association and its conference title was Global Perspective, Peer Advantage, a title conveying the theme … Continue reading

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ILTA 2008 opens in Dallas

ILTA 2008 kicked off this evening with a big party at the conference venue, the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Dallas, Texas. If the conference itself yields anything as extraordinary as the venue, it will be some event. Why should this … Continue reading

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Similarities greater than the differences in Pasadena

Friday 22 August I am sitting by a hotel pool in Pasadena as I type this. The sun reflects off white buildings and blue water. Bronzed beauties recline a few feet away, and it hard to recall that I tried … Continue reading

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Off to Pasadena and ILTA

I am off tomorrow morning to Pasadena, coming back via Dallas where ILTA (the International Litigation Technology Association) is holding its big annual conference. The draw in Pasadena is Guidance Software who, as I wrote in a recent post, were … Continue reading

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