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Join the E-Discovery Day Conversation: Exterro's E-Discovery Day Live Blog

Created on December 7, 2018


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

On December 4th, we'll be live-blogging all the great webcasts and live events here on Exterro's blog site. Please bookmark this post and come back to join in on the conversation--or of course, you're welcome to post your plans and what you're excited about here today.We'd love to hear what you're doing for E-Discovery Day this year and what you think about the various live webcasts and events that are happening all day long across the country. Even better, if you have a photo of a live event, please email it to me... Read More

Celebrating E-Discovery Day with George Socha

Created on December 7, 2018


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

In the run-up to E-Discovery Day, I’ve had an opportunity to talk with several industry experts, thought leaders, executives, and educators who will be participating in today’s festivities. These conversations have been great opportunities to find out about so much of what makes this field exciting and interesting: The nexus between the legal industry and communications and information technologyThe rapid growth of the e-discovery industry over the past two decadesThe constant evolution of e-discovery practices and technologyNow that E-Discovery Day is here, I’m excited to share the final interview I’ve had, with... Read More

Celebrating E-Discovery Day with Gary Suffir

Created on December 7, 2018


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

One major trend in both the legal industry as a whole and in e-discovery in particular has been the increasing embrace of project management principles. Defining roles and responsibilities, setting and managing budgets and schedules, and following standard procedures help in-house, law firm, and service provider e-discovery teams perform operations more efficiently—and one e-discovery professional who has witnessed (and driven) this trend is Gary Suffir, Vice President of Client Services for Epiq. On December 4th at 4:15 pm EDT/1:15 pm PDT, Gary will be speaking on an “Ask the Experts” webinar on... Read More

Celebrating E-Discovery Day with Will Wilkinson

Created on November 30, 2018


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

Here in the States, it's easy to fall into the trap of thinking of e-discovery purely in a domestic sense. Last spring, that changed for a while as the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect, but it's probably safe to say that much of the time, US-based e-discovery experts' horizon stretches from the tip of Manhattan to Los Angeles. Of course that's not true, and E-Discovery Day is a great reminder of the international scale of the e-discovery industry.This year, we're lucky to have international participation from Will Wilkinson... Read More

Celebrating E-Discovery Day with Mary Mack

Created on November 21, 2018


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

E-Discovery, as most people know, is a relatively young branch of legal practice. Depending on matters of definition, one could reasonably argue that it’s: 12 years old, dating to the 2006 FRCP Amendments 15 years old, dating to the landmark Zubalake case 20 years old, dating to the Microsoft monopoly trial in 1998 Without a doubt, Mary Mack, Executive Director of the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), has an exceptional perspective on the theory and practice of e-discovery that is matched by few experts in the field. From her work building... Read More

Gratitude, Blogging, and Your Consideration

Created on November 21, 2018


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

Closing in on a year as the primary author at Exterro's E-Discovery Breakdown, I've tried to keep my requests to our readers at a minimum. I am, without a doubt, grateful to you for the opportunity to write about some of the latest trends, best practices, and innovations in legal technology here... and hopefully you've found some engaging, informative, and helpful content on here over the past year (and even further into the past in the hands of this blog's previous fantastic authors). This month (and into December), the Expert Institute is running its 2018 Best... Read More

InFusion Recap: Q&A with E-Discovery Expert Tom Bonk

Created on November 21, 2018


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

This column is a guest post from Exterro partner, Epiq, featuring an interview with e-discovery expert Tom Bonk. It is reposted from Epiq's blog.Several Epiq experts attended and spoke at inFusion, the annual user conference for Exterro, maker of information governance, legal hold, and discovery workflow management software. We spoke with Tom Bonk, vice president of professional services at Epiq, about the conference. Read on to get his take on this year’s activities. Q: What were the main themes at inFusion this year? A: There are two themes that were apparent at... Read More