Observations from ILTACON: eDiscovery Trends

By : Doug Austin

Just flew back from ILTACON 2015 (and, boy are my arms tired!). Even though Caesars Palace is not pager friendly, it was a terrific venue for the show again (after having been held there two years ago). Between various meetings to pay the bills (we all have to), I found time to attend a few sessions. Here are a few brief observations from the show and sessions.

Thursday’s ILTACON Sessions: eDiscovery Trends

By : Doug Austin

As noted yesterday, Monday and Tuesday, the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual educational conference of 2015 (now known as ILTACON) is happening this week and eDiscovery Daily will be reporting this week about the latest eDiscovery trends being discussed at the show. If you’re in the Las Vegas area, this is the last day to come check out the show at Caesars Palace – there are a number of sessions available and over 190(!) exhibitors providing information on their products and services. Here are sessions in the main conference tracks today.

Wednesday’s ILTACON Sessions: eDiscovery Trends

By : Doug Austin

As noted yesterday and Monday, the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual educational conference of 2015 (now known as ILTACON) is happening this week and eDiscovery Daily will be reporting this week about the latest eDiscovery trends being discussed at the show. If you’re in the Las Vegas area, come check out the show at Caesars Palace – there are a number of sessions available and over 190(!) exhibitors providing information on their products and services. Here are sessions in the main conference tracks today.

Tuesday’s ILTACON Sessions: eDiscovery Trends

By : Doug Austin

As noted yesterday, the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual educational conference of 2015 (now known as ILTACON) is happening this week and eDiscovery Daily will be reporting this week about the latest eDiscovery trends being discussed at the show. If you’re in the Las Vegas area, come check out the show at Caesars Palace – there are a number of sessions available and over 190(!) exhibitors providing information on their products and services. Here are sessions in the main conference tracks today.

Welcome to ILTACON 2015!: eDiscovery Trends

By : Doug Austin

The International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual educational conference of 2015 (now known as ILTACON) kicked off yesterday with several networking events, and begins in earnest today with the first day of sessions. If you’re in the Las Vegas area, come check out the show at Caesars Palace – there are a number of sessions available and over 190(!) exhibitors providing information on their products and services. Here are sessions in the main conference tracks today.

Get Ready for ILTACON!: eDiscovery Trends

By : Doug Austin

It’s a rare Saturday post for us as we get ready for ILTACON 2015, the (newly named this year) annual educational conference for the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA), which will be at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas this year. It starts tomorrow with several networking events, and begins in earnest on Monday with the first day of sessions. Just a warning, Caesars Palace is not pager friendly! Here are a few resources to help you get ready.

Government Attorneys Are More Confident about eDiscovery But Feel Less Prepared to Discuss It: eDiscovery Trends

By : Doug Austin

In April 2014, we covered the seventh annual benchmarking study of eDiscovery Practices for Government Agencies conducted by Deloitte and covered the eighth annual study last December. Apparently, Deloitte operates on an eight month year – their Ninth Annual Benchmarking Study of Electronic Discovery Practices for Government Agencies is available now.

Want to Avoid eDiscovery “Gotchas”? Attend this Session at ILTA: eDiscovery Best Practices

By : Doug Austin

There is less than two weeks left before ILTACON 2015, the annual conference for the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. eDiscovery Daily will be at the show and providing coverage before, during and after the show. If you’re attending (or thinking of attending), here is one session that you should put on your list to check out.

What’s Better than the Discovery Channel? The eDiscovery Channel!: eDiscovery Trends

By : Doug Austin

If you’ve been a long time follower of this blog (or even not that long), you’re familiar with the thought leader interview series we conduct every year at LegalTech New York (LTNY). Now, you can listen to podcasts from a couple of eDiscovery thought leaders from the comfort of your own computer!

NIST Issues Draft Guide for “Securing Electronic Health Records on Mobile Devices”: eDiscovery Trends

By : Doug Austin

As we’ve discussed previously, stolen health records are worth a lot in the black market and that was underscored when health insurance provider Anthem announced in early February that it had suffered what appears to be the largest breach ever in the health insurance industry, affecting about 80 million people. Now, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a draft guide that might help, at least with regard to securing electronic health record on mobile devices.

Do You Have a Favorite Law Blog? If So, Now is the Time To Recognize it!: eDiscovery Trends

By : Doug Austin

Once again, ABA Journal is working on their annual list of the 100 best legal blogs, and they would like your advice on which blogs you think they should include. If you have a favorite law blog (or “blawg”, get it?), now is the time to nominate it for recognition in the ABA Journal Annual Blawg 100.

EDRM Participant Profiles: eDiscovery Trends

By : Doug Austin

When EDRM announced eDiscovery Daily as an Education partner back in March, EDRM agreed to publish our daily posts on the EDRM site and it has been great to publish our content via the leading standards organization for the eDiscovery market! However, another part of our agreement was for eDiscovery Daily to provide exclusive content to EDRM, including articles sharing real-life examples of organizations using EDRM resources in their own eDiscovery workflows. Now, our first participant profile is available on the EDRM site and we’re looking for other organizations to share their EDRM experiences!

This Study Discusses the Benefits of Including Metadata in Machine Learning for TAR: eDiscovery Trends

By : Doug Austin

A month ago, we discussed the Discovery of Electronically Stored Information (DESI) workshop and the papers describing research or practice presented at the workshop that was held earlier this month and we covered one of those papers a couple of weeks later. Today, let’s cover another paper from the study.

Tuesday LTWC 2015 Sessions: eDiscovery Trends

By : Doug Austin

As noted yesterday, LegalTech West Coast 2015 (LTWC) is happening this week and eDiscovery Daily is reporting about the latest eDiscovery trends being discussed at the show. There’s still time to check out the show if you’re in the San Francisco area with a number of sessions (both paid and free) available and at least 58 exhibitors providing information on their products and services. Here are eDiscovery and Information Governance related sessions in the main conference tracks.

Welcome to LegalTech West Coast 2015!: eDiscovery Trends

By : Doug Austin

Today is the start of LegalTech® West Coast 2015 (LTWC) and eDiscoveryDaily is reporting about the latest eDiscovery trends being discussed at the show. We will provide a description each day of some of the sessions related to eDiscovery to give you a sense of the topics being covered. Here are eDiscovery-related sessions in the main conference tracks.

Craig Ball Explains HASH Deduplication As Only He Can: eDiscovery Best Practices

By : Doug Austin

Ever wonder why some documents are identified as duplicates and others are not, even though they appear to be identical? Leave it to Craig Ball to explain it in plain terms.

Here is the Services “Mashup” of eDiscovery Market Estimates: eDiscovery Trends

By : Doug Austin

A couple of weeks ago, we covered the software “mashup” from Rob Robinson’s Complex Discovery site, which is an excellent resource for discovery and general legal technology articles (and a daily blogger’s best friend). Last week, Rob released his worldwide eDiscovery services overview for 2014 to 2019.

Independence Day is Saturday! Declare Your eDiscovery Independence!: eDiscovery Best Practices

By : Doug Austin

As we approach our country’s independence day on Saturday, we thought we would take a look at how that relates to electronic discovery and ask this question: Do you feel like you’re frequently dependent on others to accomplish the tasks you need to complete within your discovery process? If so, here’s some ways you can declare your eDiscovery independence!

Here’s One Study That Shows Potential Savings from Technology Assisted Review: eDiscovery Trends

By : Doug Austin

A couple of weeks ago, we discussed the Discovery of Electronically Stored Information (DESI) workshop and the papers describing research or practice presented at the workshop that was held earlier this month. Today, let’s cover one of those papers.

Expanded Sources of ESI Show That Crime Doesn’t Pay: eDiscovery Trends

By : Doug Austin

I love the TV show Forensic Files – it amazes me how many different ways that law enforcement entities have to identify, catch and convict criminals. With that in mind, here are a couple of stories that show how expanded sources of ESI can be used as evidence in criminal cases.

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Brad Jenkins

Brad Jenkins, President and CEO of CloudNine Discovery, has over 20 years of experience leading customer focused companies in the litigation support arena. Brad has authored many articles on litigation support issues, and has spoken before national audiences on document management practices and solutions.

Doug Austin

Doug Austin, Professional Services Manager for CloudNine Discovery, has over 20 years experience providing legal technology consulting and technical project management services to numerous commercial and government clients. Doug has also authored several articles on eDiscovery best practices.

Jane Gennarelli

Jane Gennarelli is a principal of Magellan’s Law Corporation and has been assisting litigators in effectively handling discovery materials for over 30 years. She authored the company’s Best Practices in a Box™ content product and assists firms in applying technology to document handling tasks. She is a known expert and often does webinars and presentations for litigation support professionals around the country. Jane can be reached by email at jane@litigationbestpractices.com.