Mobile Device Discovery Challenges, Part 1: Introduction

www.atempletonphoto.com Greetings from the palm of your hand!  Over the past few years, it’s become increasingly likely that you’re reading this on your smartphone.  As of two years ago, the time spent on mobile devices (and even just that spent on mobile applications) exceeded the time spent on desktops, and as of one year ago, those who browse the internet only on mobile devices outnumbered those who browse the internet only on desktops. The majority of this mobile activity takes place … Continue reading

Search Challenges, Part 4: Sampling and Conclusion

EmmaK-Photo-2 This is an ongoing series about some of the technical nuances and potential pitfalls inherent in creating and using search indexes and search tools in eDiscovery and eDisclosure.  Part 1 of the series is available here, Part 2 of the series is available here, and Part 3 of the series is available here. Sample the Non-Keyword Responsive Documents So you’ve waded through the practical, technical and legal issues noted above and we have a set of keyword responsive documents.  How can you … Continue reading

What ESI Issues Are Law Firms Talking About?

Tom O'Connor Advanced Discovery recently held a breakfast roundtable with some law firms in San Diego. The idea was to meet with people and talk about what’s bothering them, instead of me just being a talking head and going on and on about what I think is important.  Because, really, nobody wants to come to a 7AM meeting on a Friday to hear someone else talk.  If they come to this meeting, they have something on their mind that they want to … Continue reading

Industry Veteran Chris Clark Joins Advanced Discovery as Vice President of Business Development

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Advanced Discovery continues nationwide expansion with the addition of experienced account executive in Los Angeles Advanced Discovery announced today the hiring of industry veteran Chris Clark as VP, Business Development, in Los Angeles.  Chris has a long background in business development and account management for enterprise document, data, and legal services, most recently with FTI. In his new role as Vice President of Business Development for Advanced Discovery, Chris will be based in Los Angeles with a focus on strategic … Continue reading

Search Challenges, Part 3: Analysing Search Terms and Results

EmmaK-Photo-2 This is an ongoing series about some of the technical nuances and potential pitfalls inherent in creating and using search indexes and search tools in eDiscovery and eDisclosure.  Part 1 of the series is available here, and Part 2 of the series is available here. Noise words, stop words . . . Japanese words? Is your consultant checking your keywords before you agree to them with the other side? Often the technology’s application or use of a word when it … Continue reading

New, Free White Paper Release

www.atempletonphoto.com This week, it is my pleasure to announce the release of a new, free white paper from me and Advanced Discovery, which gathers together all of the guidance about eDiscovery insourcing and outsourcing that I have shared with you here over the past two months. This white paper functions as a guide for those within corporations and law firms – particularly small and medium size law firms – who are trying to think their way through tough questions about insourcing, … Continue reading

Industry Veteran Jeremy Lindahl Joins Advanced Discovery as Vice President of Business Development

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Advanced Discovery continues nationwide expansion with the addition of experienced account executive in Los Angeles Advanced Discovery announced today the hiring of industry veteran Jeremy Lindahl as VP, Business Development, in Los Angeles.  Jeremy is a seasoned professional in legal industry services, software and sales, including years of experience in eDiscovery – among them, past years as an Advanced Discovery team member. In his new role as VP, Business Development, Jeremy will focus on supporting existing client relationships in southern … Continue reading

Industry Veteran Paul Kelley Joins Advanced Discovery as Vice President of Business Development

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Advanced Discovery continues nationwide expansion with the addition of experienced account executive in New York Advanced Discovery announced today the hiring of industry veteran Paul Kelley as VP, Business Development, in New York.  Paul has a background in Forensic Accounting from KPMG and Deloitte, as well as business development, sales management, and years of experience in eDiscovery. In his new role as VP, Business Development, Paul will focus on development in New York, as well as nationally and internationally, bringing … Continue reading

Search Challenges, Part 2: Bugs and Glitches

EmmaK-Photo-2 This is an ongoing series about some of the technical nuances and potential pitfalls inherent in creating and using search indexes and search tools in eDiscovery and eDisclosure.  Part 1 of the series is available here. Bugs, glitches and technical issues . . . computer says no! Even with the best intentions and front end users, what if it doesn’t do what it says on the tin?  We recently learned of an issue relating to building a dtSearch index on … Continue reading

Highlights of ILTACON16

Tom O'Connor It’s Friday morning, and ILTACON16 is in the books.  This is my favorite conference of the year, and for several reasons. First, ILTA is a user group for IT folks at law firms, which means they have a very high degree of technical understanding. Second, they are interested in solutions that work well in their IT structure, so they have a wider view of technical specifications.  And, third, they talk with each other about vendors and solutions, so they are … Continue reading