The Truth Behind Self-Service Pricing in eDiscovery

Published Thu, November 21, 2019 by Brooks Thompson

eDiscovery pricing has always been nuanced and inconsistent across vendors and technology providers, making it difficult for law firms and corporations alike to compare and contrast options. So, it is no big surprise that this same challenge exists across self-service ediscovery tools and software as well, making it extremely challenging to model out an apples-to-apples comparison across solutions. This inability to accurately compare costs across different platforms leaves you and your team in the dark when it comes to choosing the right...

Overcoming  Top Objections for Moving to a Self-Service eDiscovery Model

Published Tue, November 19, 2019 by Brooks Thompson

In a world of ever-increasing and evolving self-service models (think Amazon Go, fast food self-order kiosks, or even the self-service check in and check out at hotels), it’s no wonder the ediscovery industry is headed in the same direction. In the last few years, new and improved SaaS ediscovery tools have exploded onto the scene as corporations and law firms have started to embrace a self-service approach for executing the discovery work associated with both internal investigations and proper legal matters.

Building a Business Case for Upgrading Your eDiscovery Self-Service Practices in Six Simple Steps

Published Thu, November 14, 2019 by Brooks Thompson

Self-service models are becoming increasingly more popular within the ediscovery space. The ability to easily manage matters using in house teams, not only saves time and money, but it also allows companies to scale and maintain control in the ever-growing data landscape we live in today, without having to make the investment in infrastructure or additional headcount. It is no wonder so many firms and corporations are making the shift to a technology on-demand model and upgrading their internal processes.

Top Four Considerations for Law Firms When Choosing a SaaS eDiscovery Solution

Published Mon, November 11, 2019 by Sarah Ledgerwood

“The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data.” That’s what The Economist said in a fascinating opinion piece in 2017 that really stuck with me. This bold statement now seems more prescient than ever, as digital data continues to explode in volume and the advent of the cloud is significantly expanding where that valuable data, or electronically stored information (ESI), lives. So how has the legal world, and particularly all of us in the ediscovery realm, fared?

Best Practices for Embracing the SaaS eDiscovery Revolution

Published Wed, October 30, 2019 by Sarah Ledgerwood

It’s an exciting time in the world of legal tech as SaaS ediscovery solutions, and cloud computing in general, represent an enormous amount of potential with nearly unlimited capacity of storage, power, and scalability, whether you’re handling small or very large matters. Once seen as something only big firms need to deal with for large cases, we’ve seen electronic communication in the workplace (like email and chat) become the norm and consequently ediscovery become a typical domain for law firms of all shapes and sizes. It makes perfect...

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