Transparency Matters in Ediscovery

In our first post in this series, we explored the key principle of speed and how it manifests in the Everlaw platform. This second post in the series addresses the key principle of transparency. After examining what transparency should look like in an ediscovery vendor’s organization, this post will explore how transparency functions on the

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#NCSAM Week 4: Be a Security Champion

Week 4: October 23-27 Theme: Build Stronger Defenses—Security Champions The theme for week 4 of National Cyber Security Awareness Month is creating security champions. Geared towards the cyber security field as a whole, the efforts this month are intended to encourage people to pursue a career in the cyber security field, and to provide helpful

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#NCSAM Week 2: A Shared Responsibility for Security at Everlaw

Week 2: October 9-13 Theme: Cybersecurity in the Workplace is Everyone’s Business This week’s theme—“Cybersecurity in the Workplace Is Everyone’s Business”—highlights the ways businesses of all types can protect themselves, their employees, and their customers against the most common security threats. Creating a culture of cybersecurity from the breakroom to the boardroom is essential and

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Listening to Our Users

We’ve just launched a new team here at Everlaw: User Advocacy! Our newly-minted user advocates: Gather feedback from users to inform our product development and delivery. Interpret data about various aspects of product usage to help improve interfaces. Create and iterate learning and help materials to support users and to help them have an optimal

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The Gen (Wh)Y Take on Legal Tech

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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Reviewer QA: 6 Steps to Better Document Review

When discussing ediscovery cost control, the focus tends to be on pricing and speed. What is not mentioned as often is the quality of review. Savings associated with lower vendor fees and quicker review times are important indicators of a well-managed review process. However, taking into account other pertinent factors, particularly accuracy and quality, can

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New Ediscovery Features for August

It’s August, which means a host of refinements, tweaks, and new features to make Everlaw’s litigation platform better than ever! Here are the changes we released this weekend:   New Compact View Locating the most relevant items on your ediscovery dashboard is now easier. We’ve added a new Compact View option on the screen you

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The Battle for Talent

If you follow entrepreneurship and startups, you likely know who Sam Altman is. A month ago, he published his “Life advice upon turning age 30,” which included this recommendation: Go out of your way to be around smart, interesting, ambitious people. Work for them and hire them (in fact, one of the most satisfying parts

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5 Great Legal Podcasts

It’s not a secret that many legal technology-themed blogs have established themselves as useful sources for people interested in keeping up with changes in the space. Last spring, Jon wrote about ten great blogs that tech-savvy litigators should read. However, it’s not just blog posts that can serve as a valuable education tool: podcasts present another

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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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