The explosion of the internet of things presents new challenges to eDiscovery including data ownership and smart data.
Thought Leadership and Industry Trends
As many companies debate whether moving operations to the cloud is wise, they may not realize they are already utilizing systems that reside in the cloud.
A common misconception is that advances in eDiscovery software, automation, and artificial intelligence will eventually replace the need for many legal professionals.
Predictive coding has become increasingly prevalent in eDiscovery. Although courts have ruled that parties are allowed to use the technology, they have also recognized that litigants aren’t required to use it. However, once a litigant has decided to employ predictive coding, the question is to what extent courts should permit discovery into, and allow opposing counsel, to re-examine and second guess a litigant’s TAR process?
By Regina Chepalis, Managing Director CDS Mid-Atlantic — One of the main trends in the world of litigation is companies and law firms analyzing their approach to managing eDiscovery. They are evaluating what services to keep or move in-house versus outsourcing.