Using Analytics to Clean Out the ESI Garage by Robert D. Brownstone and Gabriela P. Baron. This is an incredibly helpful, high-level article that serves to gently nurture us toward information governance (IG). We have heard a great deal about “dark data” this year and how paralyzing and costly it can be for organizations. Brownstone and Baron guide us through the basics of an IG business rationale, identifying analytical tools and developing institutional policies for data management.
Myth-Busting Predictive Coding: Are Key Words Really Dead? by Sean Doherty. Perennially, the legal industry questions, “why is predictive coding under-utilized?” In interview style, Doherty examines the growing disconnect between the possibility and practice of technology with two leading eDiscovery practitioners. As most eDiscovery professionals know, technology hype paints a different picture from reality and here we discuss the continuing use of keywords, how professionals bring technology to life and the pace of analytics acceptance.
eDiscovery in Asia: Legal. Technical and Cultural Issues by FTI. Asian Legal Business Magazine and FTI conducted a wide-ranging study broadly looking at eDiscovery trends in Asia. The resulting white paper explores the big issues facing professionals working in Asia including data privacy and confidentiality, eDiscovery costs, the impact of new regulation in the region (China) and how these challenges impact an expanding Asian legal market. PDF version: Download EDiscovery in Asia - Legal, Technical and Cultural Issues