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Brian Contos Interviews Mary Mack: It’s All in the Evidence

Posted on April 21, 2020

Brian Contos, CISO and VP of Technology Innovation of Verodin, now Mandiant Security Validation, hosted Mary Mack, CEDS, CISSP of EDRM on his #CybersecurityEffectiveness #podcast featuring some of the top minds in the cybersecurity industry. “And they all happen to be women”, said Contos. Contos is an award winning podcaster, with a systemic understanding of the security Continue Reading »

Doug Austin of “eDiscovery Today” Interviewed by Frank Ready of Legaltech News

Posted on April 20, 2020

Doug Austin Thinks E-Discovery Won’t Look the Same Following COVID-19 Doug Austin, formerly of CloudNine’s blog E-Discovery Daily, believes that a COVID-19 battered e-discovery industry will continue to see job losses. But he’s optimistic that a recovery won’t take too long.   By Frank Ready | April 20, 2020 at 12:00 PM Time waits for Continue Reading »

EDRM Shines the Light on Doug Austin’s New Daily Blog eDiscovery Today

Posted on April 20, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS, April 20, 2020 – Setting the global standards for e-discovery, the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) is pleased to celebrate the new daily blog of its global advisory council leader Doug Austin entitled eDiscovery Today, which begins today, April 20, 2020. EDRM will host a feed of Austin’s blog on the website and is a Continue Reading »

Basic Legal Technology Skills are “Foundational” For Today’s Legal Market

Posted on April 17, 2020

Shannon Bales, EDRM Global Advisory Council leader and legal technologist at Munger Tolles & Olson LLP, writes for the Harvard Law Record to persuade attorneys to learn enough technology to stay relevant in the market. The article contains sample client surveys, Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) Foundational Competencies, EDRM elements, survey information about jurors’ attitudes Continue Reading »

Legaltech News Survey for eDiscovery Fun

Posted on April 15, 2020

Zach Warren, editor-in-chief of Legaltech News, reached out to crowdsource some story ideas that will support us in the COVID-19 influenced way in which we work today.   So I’ve created a quick questionnaire that I thought would be fun, looking to solicit some responses from the legal technology community. If you’re able to disseminate it Continue Reading »

Blown Away? eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey Results – Spring 2020

Posted on April 15, 2020

                    The results of the Spring Business Confidence Survey are in. The concern in spring 2020 is regarding budgetary constraints, although there is still optimism and great deal of respondents feeling that the market has not changed for their organization. Rob Robinson, CEO of Complex Discovery Continue Reading »

E-Discovery’s Loss Is Court Tech’s Gain Amid Court’s COVID-19 Slowdown

Posted on April 14, 2020

Due to the Covid-19 slowdown, some legal tech spending is shifting from the mainstays of the EDRM to the previously neglected extreme right side: the presentation phase, as well as depositions and court technology. Frank Ready of LegalTech News reports that in California: The California Supreme Court, for example, has been live webcasting its oral Continue Reading »

Why legal technology startups should have a lawyer in-house

Posted on April 14, 2020

Marlon Hylton believes that legaltech startups should have a lawyer in-house.  Marlon is the CEO and founder of Innov8 Data Counsel and Innov8 Legal, a member of the Adjunct Faculty at Osgood Hall.  He is the EDRM Project Trustee for the Security Project, a member of the Ontario eDiscovery Implementation Committee and Sedona Canada. In an Continue Reading »

Digital Discovery Pro by Zapproved® is now powered by Nuix, ediscovery’s fastest and most trusted processing engine

Posted on April 10, 2020

For Immediate Release PORTLAND, ORE. April 9, 2020 — Zapproved LLC and Nuix announced today Digital Discovery Pro®, powered by Nuix, a technology integration that merges Zapproved’s easy-to-use ediscovery software with Nuix, the fastest and most trusted processing engine available. Through this partnership, users will benefit from enhanced speed, expanded file coverage, and greater flexibility Continue Reading »

A Crisis of Confidence? The Spring 2020 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey

Posted on April 9, 2020

                      A note from EDRM:  Rob Robinson of has been surveying our #eDiscovery community regarding the perception of the commercial climate for many years.  Please take a moment to take the survey to gain an understanding of how the pandemic is affecting businesses like Continue Reading »