Luddites, the Shannon Number, Deepblue, and Technology Assisted Review

Published Wed, April 19, 2017 by Greg Behan

Attorneys are still reluctant to utilize technology assisted review (TAR) in ediscovery even though numerous courts have approved this methodology. There is almost never a circumstance where a large group of contract attorneys will outperform one or two subject matter experts working with TAR in an appropriate feedback cycle. There seems to be a prevailing fear that leads to lack of adoption, and that hesitation most likely stems from the psychological acknowledgment that a computer can outperform its human counterparts. Lawyers, just like...

Shifts in the eDiscovery Landscape - Cloud-Based Solutions and Office 365

Published Thu, March 23, 2017 by Josh Yildirim

Following our inaugural Illuminations Panel in November 2016, Lighthouse once again welcomed industry thought leaders to present on a panel at Middle Temple in London this past week. This time around, panelists from both the corporate and product side discussed integrated ediscovery, as well as how Microsoft Office 365 is changing the conversation. Panelists dove into the past, present, and future of cloud-based solutions, and what options are available to corporations today. Ironically, the classical and austere surroundings of the 14th...

Illuminations 2017 Recap Blog

Published Tue, March 21, 2017 by Debora Motyka Jones, Esq.

Co-authored by Chris Dahl and Brittany Roush

Legaltech 2017 – Redefining How eDiscovery is Handled

Published Thu, March 16, 2017 by Brittany Roush

Every year thousands of legal professionals descend upon New York City to attend Legaltech, one of the largest legal conferences held in the US. The conference’s purpose is to provide an in-depth look at current and future technological advancements in the marketplace, and provide a forum to discuss current hot topics in the legal industry. This year, there were over 10,000 registrants, 200 speakers, and 10 educational tracks, not to mention the multi-floored exhibition hall which showed off new and familiar offerings from vendors and...

Test Drives are Necessary, Whether You're Purchasing a Car or eDiscovery

Published Wed, February 22, 2017 by Alex Shusterman

Think about your most recent car buying experience. How much time behind the wheel did you take before making the decision to buy the specific model you were interested in? Was it a quick dealer prescribed route or did you take it home for a couple of hours and really put it through its paces? The answer for most people these days is the latter – as an avid car enthusiast and shopper, my experience in recent years has been that buyers want to experience a prospective vehicle in their driving conditions before making a final decision. My...

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