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Data Privacy & Security

Data Privacy and Security is now part of every organisation’s compliance requirements. The requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) impose rigorous obligations on and compliance is required if those organisations have an establishment in the EU, if they offer goods and services in the EU, or if they monitor the behaviour of individuals in the EU.
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EDT Breaks Out of the Echo Chamber with Think Tank Meeting Before LEGALWEEK NYC Conference

Commentators have bemoaned the fact that legal technology conferences are becoming mostly about solutions for and discussions between the world’s largest law firms and corporations. Most recently, Bob Ambrogi made that point in his column in Above the Law: Legal Tech For The Legal Elite: Observations Of Two Conferences but added in an additional point. Bob noted a tweet from Jeffrey Carr, General Counsel of Univar, that said… “... how about asking what the customer wants - not what residents of #LawLand want or need? Customers want results & outputs — not activity and inputs. They want Delivered Value — Effectiveness + Efficiency + Experience (customer’s)
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What’s Wrong With eDiscovery Today? Déjà Vu All Over Again

Jo Sherman and Tom O’Connor spoke on a webinar entitled “What’s Wrong with eDiscovery Today?” We didn’t want this to be another discussion of how TAR or analytics aren’t be used effectively but, rather, a look at the failed promises of technology as well as the human failures of eDiscovery. Both Jo and Tom felt strongly that the overall problem was indeed human, due to the way professionals approach eDiscovery in today's litigation world. Finally, they wanted to discuss how those problems could be fixed.
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Can Microsoft Office 365 Deliver eDiscovery Nirvana for the Left-Hand Side of the EDRM?

All the recent emphasis on using AI and predictive coding at the review stage of an eDiscovery project has led many commentators, most notably Craig Ball, to comment that the initial stages of such projects are being overlooked. This neglect of the left side of the EDRM is problematic because failing to collect and preserve efficiently will inevitably led to equally inefficient or even ineffective review. This article will diagnosis that problem, offer some solutions, and then raise some interesting questions.
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GDPR Meets E-Discovery

If you think the looming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is just a European anomaly that won’t have impact ‘across the pond’, think again. In the wake of the Facebook, Cambridge Analytica data breach, the GDPR will trigger a new privacy paradigm that will have broad, international ramifications.
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Should litigators think like investigators when using eDiscovery tools?

Blindly applying the hammer of keywords in e-discovery cannot be the only tool in the “litigator’s toolkit”.
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Mr Z announces attendance at New York Legal Tech Conference

Mr Z has announced that he will attend LegalTech New York City from 31 January to 2 February 2017 as a distinguished guest of EDT Software.
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Is it time to drop the ‘e’ from e-discovery?

The vast majority of original evidence is electronic. Paper documents are now the exception rather than the rule. Has the "e" in e-discovery become superfluous?
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What’s a Zebra got to do with e-discovery?

Since we chose Mr Z as our new corporate mascot we have been asked a predictable question on more than a few occasions; Why a zebra? Here's what he symbolizes.
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WOW! Thanks Dave!

We were so delighted to see our client David Lapresi, e-discovery and Litigation Support Manager at Phillips Lytle LLP post this thank you note to LinkedIn.
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COME VISIT US AT ILTACON 2016!

Join EDT for a breakfast on Tuesday or Wednesday at ILTACON 2016. We'd be delighted to meet with you!
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What’s a dog got to do with eDiscovery?

Has the sophistication of the e-discovery market made it uneccesarily complex? Have we lost sight of its real purpose? We think so. Learn more on the blog.
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Analytics are fabulous but are we forgetting the human factor?

Read our take on the fresh thinking about the way we approach discovery during litigation from the case study by Anne Kershaw Esq. titled ILAS v. Linear Review.
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5 Things You Didn’t Know About EDT Software

EDT is bringing dramatic change to the world of e-discovery by lowering the complexity and cost of software. Here's 5 things you probably didn't know about us.
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ESI Roundtable Brings its High Caliber Events to New York City

EDT sponsored the first NYC ESI Roundtable (“ESIRT”). Speakers considered basic e-discovery skills, ethical duties and the 2015 FRCP Amendments.
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EU Data Protection projects require a rethink

The changing data protection landscape in the EU is forcing a rethink on ediscovery and litigation. These software solutions are ahead of the curve.
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EDT Musings: Our Adventures at Legaltech New York

Check out our favorite moments from our adventures at LegalTech New York. We hosted out first international user group and announced a partnership with KPMG.
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EDT Musings: Our Adventures at Legaltech New York

EDT Software Prepares for LegalTech NYC in New Zealand
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EDT Software to Host Its First International User Group in New York City

EDT will host its first in-person international user group meeting during one of the largest legal technology events of the year, LegalTech.
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Are you ready for some disruption?

Casey Flaherty's Legaltech News article caused a stir in the e-discovery world. Is the software market not actually over-crowded, just monopolized?
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A HOLIDAY TREAT FOR YOU TO ENJOY!

Wishing you and your family good health and happiness during this holiday season and throughout 2016, from all of us at EDT!
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December 2015 EDRM Webinar on Dealing with EU Data

With Safe Harbor deemed invalid, learn key considerations and practical options for trans-Atlantic litigation and investigations in this EDRM webinar.
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Is Canada the new Safe Harbor? Ask KPMG.

With Safe Harbor deemed invalid, learn key considerations and practical options for trans-Atlantic litigation and investigations in this EDRM webinar.
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Ing3nious 2015 East Coast eDiscovery & IG Retreat EDT Panel Recap

With Safe Harbor invalidated, listen to a panel of experts discuss the implications of the decision and the future of data-transfers between the EU and US.
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Turbulent Sea in the Safe Harbor. Is there a lifeboat for EU data?

How should companies transfer data from the EU to the US? This video presents our perspective and proposes on the European Court of Justice Safe Harbor decision
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Culling Data in the Dark? Why is ECA a lost art?

Why have so many people stopped doing Early Case Assessment properly–before the data is processed into a load file for a review platform? More on the EDT blog.
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eDiscovery in the Cloud – why are corporations more receptive than law firms?

Why are corporations more interested in cloud based litigation and investment software than law firms? It's a puzzle we are trying to solve.
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EDT Talks to Women in eDiscovery in Philadelphia

EDT CEO Jo Sherman presented at the Philadelphia Women in eDiscovery (WiE) meeting. The topic of her discussion was “Is eDiscovery over-engineered?”
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EDT Software on Why eDiscovery is Over-engineered

Watch an interview of EDT CEO, Jo Sherman, on Bloomberg TV discussing why over-engineering is making e-discovery and litigation more difficult than it should be
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EU Data Protection Seminar In NYC hosted by UK partner Altlaw

Our UK based partner, Altlaw, hosted a seminar in NYC on data collection and management solutions that will comply with strict EU Data Protection directives.
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LegalTech New York 2015 Wrap Up

It was fantastic to meet with so many clients and industry colleagues at LegalTech New York 2015. Read our event wrap-up on the EDT blog.
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