The 2nd annual report from Exterro looks at trends, practices, and challenges in the evolving e-discovery industry
PORTLAND, Ore., June 10, 2019 – Exterro® Inc., the preferred provider of software specifically designed for in-house legal and IT teams at Global 2000 and AmLaw 200 organizations, today announced the release of the 2019 State of E-Discovery Report. The State of E-Discovery Report pulls information from eighteen different industry leading studies, reports, and articles covering e-discovery, information governance, privacy, and other issues facing legal teams, providing a comprehensive look at the trends, practices and challenges facing the e-discovery industry today.
The 2019 State of E-Discovery Report shows that legal teams must embrace new technologies and proven processes to meet the challenges of the evolving e-discovery industry.
Additional key learnings from the report include:
- The demands on in-house legal teams are rising:
- o Data volumes continue to explode, from 230 GB per IT person in 2014 to a projected 1230 GB in 2020, meaning legal and IT teams need to assess and inventory their data and prioritize data remediation to be successful.
- o Case law and technology create new obligations to preserve data. Meanwhile, the average corporations have 70 cloud-based collaboration tools and yet only 51% of enterprises can collect from social media and IM.
The 2019 State of E-Discovery Report includes data and analysis from various organizations in the e-discovery, information governance, and privacy practices, including:
- Blickstein Group
- Bloomberg Big Law
- Complex Discovery
- EDRM at Duke Law
- FTI Consulting
- In The House
- Jordan Lawrence
- Norton Rose Fulbright
- One Legal
- Thomson Reuters
- Winston & Strawn LLP
“With the second release of the State of E-Discovery report we have brought in data from even more industry-leading surveys and reports to provide a comprehensive look at issues facing legal professionals today in the areas of information governance, e-discovery, and privacy. The report will help legal teams by providing data around the importance of being proactive, cooperating and communicating effectively, and treating e-discovery as a business process,” said Bill Piwonka, CMO at Exterro.
Download the complete 2019 State of E-Discovery Report here.
Exterro®, Inc. is the leading provider of e-discovery and information governance software specifically designed for in-house legal, privacy and IT teams at Global 2000 and Am Law 200 organizations. Built on a simple concept of process optimization, Exterro helps organizations address their regulatory, compliance, and litigation risks more effectively and at lower costs. For more information, visit exterro.com.
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