Law & Candor Season 6 is Now Available!

Published Thu, December 03, 2020 by Lighthouse

This eDiscovery Day, a day dedicated to educating industry professionals around growing trends and current challenges, we are excited to bring you season six of Law & Candor, the podcast wholly devoted to pursuing the legal technology revolution.

Preparing for Big Data Battles: How to Win Over AI and Analytics Naysayers

Published Wed, December 02, 2020 by Rob Hellewell

Artificial intelligence (AI), advanced analytics, and machine learning are no longer new to the ediscovery field. While the legal industry admittedly trends towards caution in its embrace of new technology, the ever-growing surge of data is forcing most legal professionals to accept that basic machine learning and AI are becoming necessary ediscovery tools.

Building Your Case for Cutting-Edge AI and Analytics in Five Easy Steps

Published Mon, November 30, 2020 by Rob Hellewell

As the amount of data generated by companies exponentially increases each year, leveraging artificial intelligence (AI), analytics, and machine learning is becoming less of an option and more of a necessity for those in the ediscovery industry. However, some organizations and law firms are still reluctant to utilize more advanced AI technology. There are different reasons for the reluctance to embrace AI, including fear of the learning curve, uncertainty around cost, and unknown return on investment. But where this is uncertainty, there is...

Advanced Analytics – The Key to Mitigating Big Data Risks

Published Tue, November 24, 2020 by Karl Sobylak

Big data sets are the “new normal” of discovery and bring with them six sinister large data set challenges, as recently detailed in my colleague Nick’s article. These challenges range from classics like overly broad privileged screens, to newer risks in ensuring sensitive information (such as personally identifiable information (PII) or proprietary information such as source code) does not inadvertently make its way into the hands of opposing parties or government regulators. While these challenges may seem insurmountable due to...

Automating Legal Operations - A DIY Model

Published Mon, November 23, 2020 by Debora Motyka Jones, Esq.

Legal department automation may be top of mind for you like several other legal operations professionals, however, you might be dependent on IT or engineering resources to be able to execute. Or perhaps you are struggling with change management and not able to implement something new. You are not alone. These were the top two blockers to building out an efficient process within legal departments as shared by recent CLOC conference attendees. The good news is that off-the-shelf technologies have advanced to the point where you may not need any...

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