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Exterro's Dispatches from Legal Week 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017   (0 Comments)
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Jim Gill, Content Marketing Manager at Exterro, explains his adventure at Legaltech NY in his E-Discovery and Information Governance Blog. Listed below are a few extracts: 


Day One:

Trends According to Legal Journalists:
First thing this morning I attended the Legalweek Editor's Breakfast to get a sense of the trends coming from legal journalists in New York, Washington DC, Chicago, and London. Here's what they had to say:

  • First, the buzzwords you'll be hearing all this week and for the rest of the year -- Cloud Migration, particularly around Office 365; the effect of Artificial Intelligence on the legal industry; and E-Discovery as it relates to Compliance.

Future of E-Discovery:
In a panel called E-Discovery in 2017: Social, Mobile, and Cloud Go Mainstream, speakers Robert Cruz and Jonathan Rudolph of Actiance discussed many of those buzzwords I mentioned above in great detail.

Office 365:
Everyone is talking about Office 365's new e-discovery capabilities. But there are still many questions about how a company might utilize them.

Read the full article here


Day Two:

Here are some highlights into what will be major influencers in the world of e-discovery this coming year.

  • Security 
  • Consolidation
  • Cloud
  • Analytics 
  • Metrics 

Read the full article here


Day Three:

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article about the criminal investigation that sought electronic information from an Amazon Echo and discussed what criminal law could learn from civil law when it comes to e-discovery. I was excited to see a panel on that topic this week, and it didn’t disappoint.

Featuring Hon. Xavier Rodriguez and U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe, along with attorneys who worked with the Department of Justice and The World Bank. The stories of the investigations they had been a part of (several were on members of Congress) and how electronic information played a key role were fascinating. But they all pointed out that criminal prosecutors and investigators are well behind their civil counterparts when it comes to e-discovery.

Read the full article here

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