October 2014

Moving Towards Strategic Legal IT

Last month, David Houlihan of Blue Hill Research offered a very insightful analysis of barriers to technological change in the legal space. He called out specific challenges to innovation faced by both IT and legal teams at firms. Based on his analysis, David provided six ideas that could help turn the situation around: Create insight
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Reviewing Spreadsheets

It’s no secret that our company is engineering-heavy. We spend a lot of time discussing, building, and improving custom features for our ediscovery platform. This calendar year, we’ve already released twenty-six new features or major improvements! With all of this new functionality, I was curious what the team members thought were the coolest features we
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Spreadsheet Viewer Highlighting

An excel-lent guest post from Josh, of Bow Tie Law, about ediscovery data in spreadsheets: Many litigation support professionals think Excel files are the bane of discovery.  Attorneys with a fixation on wanting a Bates Stamp on electronically stored information demand Excel files be converted from their native application to a static image, causing one
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Ediscovery Vocabulary Definitions

The last 10 years have brought enormous changes in a variety of technical fields, and ediscovery is no exception.   Litigating a case today often involves reviewing thousands of documents—if not far more—ranging from CAD files to emails to social media posts, and understanding ediscovery is increasingly considered a basic lawyerly duty. Today, we’re assumed to
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Easiest ediscovery tool

Every day, we see attorneys, litigation support professionals, and industry experts voicing concern over the rising cost of ediscovery, the explosion of data in litigation, and the difficulty of mastering the systems intended to relieve these pains.  Being in this market at a time of change is challenging and fun, and every day, we work
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Predictive Coding

Introducing Predictive Rating We’re proud to announce our proprietary Technology-Assisted Review tool, Predictive Rating. Predictive Rating learns from how you’ve manually rated documents (hot, warm, or cold) to predict how the rest of the documents in your case might be rated. Here are some highlights: Predictive Rating doesn’t require any configuration. It’ll start working automatically
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Highlights from LawTech Silicon Valley

LawTech Silicon Valley may be over, but the topics and themes raised by the esteemed panelists, moderators, and participants continue to resonate.  I came away impressed with the enthusiasm from all involved for the near-term future of legal tech proliferation.  While traditionally slow-moving when it comes to the adoption of novel technologies, the legal community
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