Exterro's E-Discovery Breakdown

The world of E-Discovery is constantly changing – let us break it down for you with a weekly dose of News, Resources, Case Law, and Humor, all written in a concise and easy to understand format.

Friday Funnies: Exterro's E-Discovery Meme Series (Waiting... Edition)

Created on April 18, 2019


Sometimes being an e-discovery professional can be lonely, just a matter of waiting for your colleagues to acknowledge they've received your legal holds. But don't let the wait get you down--it's an important step in the process. If you're not sure about other important steps in the process, check out Exterro's classic resource, The Beginner's Guide to Legal Holds for some valuable tips. But of course if you're just interested in a chuckle, you can always visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons or download our anthology of The Top 10 E-Discovery Memes of 2018 if... Read More

Exterro CEO Bobby Balachandran Named Finalist for EY's 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year for Pacific Northwest

Created on April 18, 2019


Marketing Communications & Events Manager at Exterro

We're proud to announce, along with EY, that Bobby Balachandran, CEO at Exterro is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the Pacific Northwest region. Widely considered one of the most prestigious business awards programs in the U.S., the program recognizes entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities, while also transforming our world. Bobby Balachandran was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at... Read More

What Will the Artificial Intelligence Revolution Look Like in E-Discovery?

Created on April 17, 2019


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

Whether you’re an AI-skeptic or not, you have to admit that the past several years have seen AI revolutionize some big industries: Retail: As Amazon leverages buying histories and search to recommend productsEntertainment: As Spotify and Netflix curate viewing and listening experiences to become dominant players in both television and musicSearch: We don’t even “search” for something on the internet anymore. We “google” it.Transportation: Uber and Lyft have shaken up local transportation—initially the taxi industry, but potentially changing the whole idea of car ownership Andrew Ng, AI pioneer and Adjunct Professor of... Read More

Harness the Power of Search in E-Discovery

Created on April 15, 2019


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

During an Exterro webinar entitled, In-Place Preservation: Locking Down Data Without Collecting It, Bobbi Basile, Managing Director of HBR Consulting, defined in-place preservation as, “a means to efficiently lock down the data [relevant to a legal matter] and prevent it from being destroyed.” In the day-to-day practice of e-discovery, the operative word in this definition is “efficiently,” as we still face challenges with this process. Many of us in the legal industry came of age professionally studying the EDRM to help us get our arms around the phases of the e-discovery process. ... Read More

6 Practical Takeaways from a Deeper Analysis of the EDRM and Exterro Judges Survey

Created on April 12, 2019


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

This article reviews some of the valuable conclusions drawn by e-discovery pioneer George Socha in his recent article Exterro and Duke/EDRM Judges Survey 2019 Series: Part 1, Failure to Comply with Federal Rules. If you find this summary valuable, make sure to check out the article on ACEDS' blog! In February, Exterro and EDRM released the results of our 5th annual survey of the federal judiciary. (You can download the full report here, if you haven't seen it already.) Compared to past years, this year's report contained a treasure trove of data, as... Read More

Case Law Alert: Specificity Required When Objecting to Discovery Requests

Created on April 12, 2019


Director of Marketing Programs at Exterro

Don’t waste the court’s time by objecting to discovery requests with boilerplate language. RightChoice Managed Care, Inc. v. Hospital Partners, Inc. (W.D. Mo. Feb. 1, 2019) reaffirms the fact that courts want specific and tailored responses to discovery requests. Overview In this fraud lawsuit, the two parties could not come to terms on what would be produced by the defendants. After a Rule 26(f) conference, the plaintiffs requested interrogatory responses and data from the defendants. The defendants refused to comply and objected to almost every discovery production request by the plaintiffs, stating that... Read More

Exterro Client? Meet with Your Peers at a Regional User Group

Created on April 12, 2019


Marketing Communications & Events Manager at Exterro

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 a series of Regional User Group meetings across the US in the spring of 2019. The Exterro Regional User Groups will bring together Exterro users and executives for a day of training, collaboration, sharing of best practices, and networking. The meetings will be held at Exterro client offices in Chicago, Houston, New York, and San Francisco starting in late April. “The Exterro team is excited to hit the... Read More