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EDT Featured in 2019 eDiscovery Buyers Guide

The 2019 eDiscovery Buyers Guide provides key comparison data to help legal professionals select innovative new eDiscovery products quickly and inexpensively. A review of EDT is included in the guide’s 3rd edition. The guide was created to deliver detailed analysis of the primary categories of litigation support products and services.
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David Clark speaks with Tom O'Connor
Live from ILTACON19

David Clark is the IT Director at the Utah Bar and active in ILTA at both the local and national levels. He has been in technology since 1985 where he worked for one of the first Novell Distributors and became one of the first CNE's and the very first CNI from Novell. David has been supporting law firms and legal entities since 1989. He has been involved with document management systems since 1990 when SoftSolutions got their start integrating with Wordperfect 5.1. He has done work in many of the largest law firms around the country and was the IT Director for two of the largest law firms in Utah since 1999. Currently, he is the IT Director for the Utah State Bar, which is the regulatory organization for all of the attorneys who practice in one way or the other in the State of Utah. In this interview, David discusses the conference and what he is seeing both in changes over the years and new features at ILTACON19 as well as the technology level of current law firms.
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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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