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Why Walmart’s Former Head of Discovery Left for an AI Startup

Why Walmart’s Former Head of Discovery Left for an AI Startup

Earlier this month, Aaron Crews departed as Walmart’s global head of e-discovery to join TextIQ — in his own words “a little AI startup” — where he is general counsel and vice president of strategy. To explain why he is leaving a company that reported $485.8 billion in revenue last year to join one that claims to have millions

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DTI and Epiq Systems to Rebrand as Epiq

ATLANTA – July 27, 2017 – DTI, a global legal process outsourcing (LPO) company providing eDiscovery, management services, litigation support and court reporting, and Epiq Systems, Inc., a leading global provider of integrated technology and services for the legal profession, is pleased to announce that the combined organization will move forward under the brand name

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The New Paradigm: Predicting and Controlling the Total Cost of eDiscovery

Effectively managing eDiscovery spend is now a baseline requirement for both in-house and outside counsel who are acting in the best interest of the organization that they represent. As litigation costs continue to soar, it is imperative that eDiscovery professionals utilize the Total Project Cost Methodology to analyze, control, and predict eDiscovery spend. By leveraging

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Reducing the Challenges of Cross-Border eDiscovery

Cross-border eDiscovery is a daunting task for many international businesses, given the increased legal, regulatory, and reputational risks. The proliferation of electronic data and complexity in international privacy laws only add to the burden and cost of litigation. Preparing effectively for cross-border eDiscovery requires a proactive approach.   CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE WHITEPAPER

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The Next Revolution for Enterprise Software and What It Means for E-Discovery

At the PREX16 Zapproved’s founder and CEO, Monica Enand shares insights about the Impact of Cloud on Enterprise Software “What makes me most optimistic is that e-discovery software is going to evolve. The meritocracy that fuels the high-tech field will reward those who connect and show true empathy for our users. When e-discovery systems become

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The Digital Legal Practice Has Arrived (Perspective)

Editor’s Note: The author of this works in the e-Discovery industry. By Dean Gonsowski, Vice President of Business Development, kCura In 2016, as never before, “business as usual” means that fluency in technology is “table stakes” for all professionals, particularly ones that are facing efficiency and automation pressures. More crucial than efficient business practices, however,

Duke Law Gets Into the e-Discovery Game

Earlier this month, Duke Law School acquired EDRM, the organization that developed a widely-used reference model and set of standards for electronic discovery. Why? Because that’s where the money is, according to John Rabiej, director of the Center for Judicial Studies at Duke Law who is overseeing the transaction. “That’s the whole ballgame now,” said Rabiej. “Nobody tries

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Judge Peck: Party’s Preference Trumps TAR (Perspective)

Editor’s Note: The author is a lawyer and writer in Massachusetts and works for an e-Discovery company. By Robert Ambrogi, Director of Communications, Catalyst Inc. When Magistrate Judge Andrew J. Peck speaks, the e-discovery world listens. He was, after all, the first judge to approve the use of technology-assisted review in litigation. So it was notable earlier

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Lessons from Plantronics $5 million Discovery Debacle

Earlier this month, the telephone headset company Plantronics announced it set aside $5 million in the first quarter — 2.3 percent of its projected quarterly revenue — in connection with a discovery debacle in a Delaware antitrust case. In the Delaware case, its competitor GN Netcom sued Plantronics in 2012, accusing it of prohibiting its distributors from selling rival headsets to

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