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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What’s the Best Ediscovery Feature?

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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Excel-ling at Discovery: Spreadsheets in Document Review

An excel-lent guest post from Josh Gilliland, of Bow Tie Law, about Lawrence v. VB Project, LLC and 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

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What is the Everlaw Difference?

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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Everlaw’s October Release: Predictive Rating, Custom Spreadsheet Viewer, and More!

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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What is Predictive Coding and How to Do it Right (Part 2)

In part one of this series, I looked at how predictive coding differs from manual review and from search, and why it is an increasingly imperative part of ediscovery.  If you’re not convinced, let me know why in the comments.  If you are convinced, then you might wonder if all predictive coding tools are the same.

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What is Predictive Coding and Why Should You Use It (Part 1)

Predictive coding — whether known as technology-assisted review, machine learning, or any other name, is rapidly moving from an interesting technology to a necessary tool, given the growing size of the average case.  So what is it, and why is it better than just searching for the documents you want and reviewing them all?  

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Join Us at LawTech Silicon Valley!

The convenience of today’s technology is amazing.  We frequently use Google Hangouts, join.me, and Skype to communicate with customers and partners, and the efficiency gains are enormous. Sometimes, however, it’s well worth it to get together in actual reality.  That’s why we’re thrilled to sponsor LawTech Silicon Valley on October 7 and to meet legal

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