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

Working Remotely is the New Normal for Many Employees at Corporations Today

Remote working is the new normal for many employees at corporations today.  According to the NY Times, 43% of people in the US last year said that they work from home at least part of the time.  This change has had a lot of impact on the workforce and the roles we hold today.  The […]

February 15, 2018 | Caragh Landry

5 Secrets to Survive the Encryption Apocalypse

The zombie apocalypse is frequently mentioned in literature and pop culture.  Some have even taken steps to protect against this fictitious threat.  However, there is a threat that is much more likely and very devastating to businesses and individuals alike.  I am referring to the encryption apocalypse caused by ransomware.  Just as zombies turn intelligent […]

February 14, 2018 | Eric Vanderburg

Another Legaltech Has Come and Gone – Redefining Document Review

Another Legaltech has come and gone! I know it’s now called LegalWeek, but to me it will always be LegalTech. This year I was really excited to go to Legaltech.  I have to admit, that it’s been a long time since I’ve been excited to go.  This was my 19th show – I’ve only missed […]

February 12, 2018 | Caragh Landry

eDiscovery Professionals 2018 BOLO

With LegalTech (or should I say LegalWeek) approaching in the next few weeks, I’ve read a bunch of articles/blogs lately about legal technology trends to be on the lookout (BOLO) for in 2018.  Most, if not all, of these musings have been centered on law firm and in-house counsel usage and the tech they need […]

January 19, 2018 | Caragh Landry

Let’s Stop Calling AI, AI

I was asked this week what my least favorite eDiscovery buzzword was and without hesitation I responded “AI”.  AI, as in, artificial intelligence, is one of those terms that makes me cringe whenever I hear it spoken in terms of the legal industry. Supervised and unsupervised machine learning, in my life, are very common tools.  […]

January 11, 2018 | Caragh Landry

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