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Efficient and Effective eDiscovery Uses Continuous Active Learning (CAL)

Most document review today uses some form of technology-assisted review(TAR). TAR uses computer software to categorize documents as responsive or nonresponsive, based on human review of a subset of documents from the collection. TAR includes the capability to prioritize documents on a scale of most to least likely to be responsive, allowing human reviewers to manually review an ever-decreasing volume of documents.

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Yes, eDiscovery predictive coding is super cool. But can we also agree that email threading just works?

For the last decade, predictive coding has dominated e-Discovery conferences and preoccupied industry thought leadership. In practice, despite the buzz – and several generations of technology development –predictive coding is still used in less than 1 percent of cases. That’s a trivial adoption rate for most technology, but especially for one that gets so much attention.

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Can innovation take legal technology into the future?

The past decade has seen extraordinary change in how legal services are delivered and consumed. From my early experience as national technical editor of the first Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) to my more recent experience in the emerging legal operations profession, I’ve had a front row seat. I’ve recently taken on the role of chief innovation officer at Epiq. With approximately $1 billion in revenue last year from more than 40 countries supported by 7,000 employees, we have a unique perspective from which we can evaluate opportunities for innovation in the legal industry.

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How to Prepare for eDiscovery’s AI-Driven Future

When evaluating eDiscovery technologies to make sure that they yield return on investment, it’s important to be somewhat flexible. Think about the way children play with Legos: All of these little components that they put together make something unique each time, and they don't have to go buy something new every time they want to make something different. Technology is similar to that.

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