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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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Use of Technology

The term “digital native” has been used for the past fifteen years to describe those raised in a digital, media-saturated world. These “Millennial” or “Generation Y” members are often touted as the first converts to the cult of technology. This buzz appears in the legal press as well. For example, a recent blog for the
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Tales of Proportionality and Predictive Coding

A funny thing happened in 2015: courts regularly applied proportionality analysis to the scope of discovery and discussed predictive coding like it was normal. Here is the shocking thing: both topics are “normal” and should not be considered earth-shattering. A Case of Proportionality One of the many 2015 cases in which proportionality intersected with predictive
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ILTACON Session

I loved ILTACON. Not only did the quirky theme and costumes at the opening reception make me feel right at home, but I also gained much insight into the modern legal technology space, all in a three-day crash course. I witnessed ILTA’s focus on innovative education at its many excellent sessions. For example, Jeffrey Roach’s
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GPS Machine Learning

Many people secretly (or not-so-secretly) hate the term “machine learning.” That’s because it can be overly broad and opaque, as if you’re being asked not to look at the man behind the curtain. However, machine intelligence doesn’t have to be a big black box that we simply accept or reject. Even the less technically-minded among
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Everlaw's Predictive Coding

Eleven weeks ago, we launched our predictive coding functionality. We know we’re not the first—or even the twentieth—vendor to offer this type of machine learning capability. Being first out of the gate isn’t generally our priority. Our focus has been on doing it better and on being responsive to user needs. Since the release, we
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Translated Japanese Legal Text

Globalization is on the rise: we conduct business across borders and continents, breaking down language barriers daily. When it comes to litigation, this means that you are more likely to see documents in a foreign language. Dealing effectively with those documents is part of modern ediscovery. This month, we will release a feature to help
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