Take Practical Steps to Ease the Burden of eDiscovery in the Future by Andrew W. Schwartz. Schwartz succinctly describes the “catch-22” created by the ever-present development of technology in which efficiencies are created while conversely demanding organizations spend large sums when faced with litigation or investigation. The article provides some common sense ways to build institutional structure to prepare for managing data and those who create it.
Gartner Predicts the Future of Big Data's Impact on Legal by Larry Gomez. In the same way that technology is impacting our daily lives, the data/information produced by technology is impacting the broader societal fabric; how we do business, how we settle disputes, how we develop relationships, etc. In this article, Gartner predicts how this data revolution will continue to affect the legal industry.
What New E-mail Behavior can teach us about the Future of eDiscovery and Information Governance by Andrew Bartholomew. It makes sense that algorithmic tools, used in legal technology to identify the substance of documents, would be used, at some point, to learn more about how we e-mail. A study just released by Yahoo provides a window into predicting e-mail behavior and reveals some patterns that may prove useful in creating systems that better manage e-mail data.