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Mark Olvey with Taft Stettinius

Law firm security breaches are grabbing headlines, and the Wall Street Journal reports “there is no such thing as a non-security IT staffer.” Staying current about rapidly-emerging threats and best practices can be overwhelming for IT staff, let alone law firm partners. Gartner recently estimated over $81.6 billion is being spent on cybersecurity, an indication
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Tiers of ediscovery solutions for solo small firm

At Everlaw, we believe that secure, fast, and collaborative document review software is essential to the practice of law. Whether you’re a litigator at a large law firm involved in multi-district cases across several firms, corporate counsel involved in internal investigations, or a solo litigator representing dozens of smaller cases, having the right technology in
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The Tipping Point: Predictive Coding

How does innovation make an impact? Sometimes it lands with a bang, like the iPhone. Other times, it builds gradually toward a greater transformation. At some point, greater speed doesn’t just make a technology a bit faster. More convenience doesn’t just make it a bit easier. Something new becomes possible, regional practices go global and
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AJ Encourages Entrepreneurs to Avoid Federal Fixation

Our CEO AJ Shankar is featured in TechCrunch today with lessons learned from working with our state government customers. With the emerging administration on the cusp of taking office, the domination of federal government for the media and enterprise technology vendors is a major focus. AJ argues that, with five key factors, entrepreneurs can experience success with
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Don’t Gamble on Ediscovery

In my job, I spend a lot of time talking to customers and potential customers. I hear what they’re worried about, and what their priorities are. It’s the most useful thing I do all day. Oftentimes, the feedback is expected: they care about ease of use and fast, accurate search. However, sometimes trends emerge that
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The new ediscovery: from finding documents to building cases

In February 2014, amid public outcry and widespread reports of problems with its ignition systems, General Motors began the largest series of automotive recalls in history. By the end of the year, nearly 29 million vehicles were involved, and litigation followed close behind. The result was General Motors Ignition Switch MDL—a massive class-action lawsuit that
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