Passive Reporting with CVLynx

We are all very busy, and sometimes the smallest tasks seem like death by a million paper cuts.  As a Project or Case Manager, reporting can be one of those bazillion tasks that you have to do each day that drives you up a wall. Why can’t it be easier to get to the information […]

May 21, 2018 | Caragh Landry

The Responsibilities of Legal Operations Staff

As I just got back from CLOC last week, I continue to be amazed at the various roles and responsibilities shouldered by Legal Operations staff.  Still one of the fastest growing roles in legal departments, the responsibilities often assigned to these teams are varied and all over the map in terms of impact on the […]

May 4, 2018 | Caragh Landry

Blockchain Technology: Changing the Way We Do Business

On April 6th, CM|Law hosted a full day symposium on “Blockchain Law and Technology”.  The diverse speaker lists, in addition to CM|Law and other college/law faculty, includes leaders from FINRA, the FBI, IBM, ConsenSys and the Brooklyn Project, Duke Center on Law & Technology and Linux; several law firm experts from Morrison Foerster, BakerHostetler, and […]

April 6, 2018 | Caragh Landry

TAR – It’s Not All or Nothing

As I’ve written about previously, Predictive Coding became a negative buzzword in our industry and has been recently replaced with the term AI.  When we speak about AI, most people are still talking about Predictive Coding whether they know it or not. Predictive Coding got this reputation for being a short cut or a risky […]

March 29, 2018 | Caragh Landry

Telling Your Story Through Visual Analytics

We had clients in the office this week for a case management site implementation (kick-off and design session).  Throughout the full day meeting, the importance of data visualizations in the storytelling aspect of case strategy kept coming up and how technology can rise to the challenge kept impressing the users. As I’ve said in previous […]

March 26, 2018 | Caragh Landry

Easy Hacks for Better Document Review

There are a few simple tricks you can try to improve the pace, accuracy and consistency of your document review team. 1. Batch by Thread If you aren’t reviewing only the most inclusive email (the longest email in the conversation that includes all other emails in the conversation), then batching by thread complete is essential […]

March 16, 2018 | Caragh Landry

#PressForProgress – Women in eDiscovery

Today is International Women’s Day (March 8) and the focus this year is #PressForProgress emphasizing the need for gender parity in the workplace.  As this day is about celebration, advocacy and action, my blog today will focus on gender parity in eDiscovery and celebrate TCDI for its commitment to this goal. International Women’s Day (IWD) […]

March 8, 2018 |

GDPR: Success Strategies for Redefining Your Business

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to go into effect on May 25, 2018, and yet many companies are still wondering if GDPR applies to them.  The short answer is that it probably does.  The GDPR requirements are incredibly broad, impacting any organization that stores data on Europeans.  This includes the bed and […]

March 7, 2018 | Eric Vanderburg

Preparing Students for Life After Law School

Most law schools are still failing to add eDiscovery courses and options for experiential learning to their curriculum and core offerings.  Every law school website I go to says that they are committed to preparing their students for legal service, but can you really say this if you don’t teach them about the work they […]

March 2, 2018 | Caragh Landry

When and How to Use Structured and Conceptual Analytics

Legal professionals new to eDiscovery and data analytics often confuse the various types of eDiscovery analytics and when to use them.  I think this comes down to a need to understand two primary concepts – structured vs conceptual analytics. Structured Analytics The most used structured analytics tools in eDiscovery are Email Threading, Near-Duplicate Identification/grouping, Repeated […]

February 22, 2018 | Caragh Landry

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