The EDRM has flourished under Mary Mack and Kaylee Walstad’s guidance. Our discussion at the Blogger’s Brunch was cut short. We circled back to get their impressions of the show and all the new EDRM projects in motion. LegalWeek Impressions: Outstanding show vibe Great reception of EDRM projects 2023 banished prior year’s biz dev drudge Attendees used to flip badges, now asking for booth demos [...]
eDiscoveryToday’s Doug Austin shared his LegalWeek and eDiscovery market impressions after his annual post show series of eDiscovery luminary quotes. We discussed how LegalTech transformed into LegalWeek and what that means for exhibitors and attendees. Walking the exhibit floor: Busiest booth traffic seen since exhibit hall was free There was consistent floor traffic on most visits The delorean was an attraction pulling traffic to 3rd [...]
Irfan Shuttari, Veritas Director of eDiscovery Strategy, briefed me on the new Veritas Alta unified cloud compliance and governance solution. When I joined the then Symantec PM team over two decades ago, it had been my dream to unify the solutions for universal discovery and governance in place. It looks like the enterprise team and technology are catching up to that dream now that most [...]
Vipul Rajpara - COO The steady floor traffic during my briefing at the Casepoint booth seemed to justify their Legalweek spend; lots of prospects wanting a peek at their new legal hold module. Vipul Rajpara, Casepoint’s chief operating officer, said, “The new features are a great example of customer-driven product development. The legal hold module is available as a stand-alone product and integrated into [...]
Microsoft Purview It was a rare privilege to sit down with the nine Microsoft Purview eDiscovery product management and legal team experts to talk about their vision and roadmap. Five years ago, I made the decision to ‘bet on Microsoft 365’ when I realized that every one of my global corporate clients either had or would be migrating the entirety of their communications [...]
Level Legal was an interesting briefing first time briefing. On first impression, they appear to be a regional boutique managed review firm based in the eastern Texas ‘rocket docket’ district. Their website focuses on relationship quality and ‘Delivering Delight in eDiscovery’. What a contrast to Logikcull’s ‘eDiscovery Sucks’ campaign. Daniel Bonner, Director of Client Services, doubled down that Level Legal’s customer-centric approach has driven their [...]
Phil Saunders The Relativity executive team (joined by CEO Phil Saunders and CAO/CLO Adam Weiss) shared their broader vision for the Relativity platform. That vision stays focused on organizing data, extracting the truth, and making it actionable. Adam Weiss Adam Weiss, "As a lawyer, I feel especially fortunate to be part of a cutting-edge legal technology used by almost every major law firm in America [...]
Redgrave Data has continued their explosive growth since I met with the team last October. They just lured Jeremy Pickens back to eDiscovery and are actively recruiting talent amidst eDiscovery market layoffs. CEO Mollie Nichols and CTO Mark Noel helped me understand how Redgrave Data’s unique blend of expertise and custom development is driving their growth. Redgrave Data was kick started by a massive case [...]
Keeping my perspectives short and pithy. Expect a string of concise briefing writeups. Conference impressions: Uber in: City is packed with cars. So many shops shut down and being remodeled. City in rebirth. Conference branding/banners - Reveal, Disco, ONIT , Relativity, Consilio, Everlaw, Exterro Answers the question of who is spending external to the show? "Feels like ALM has auctioned off parts of LegalWeek." The [...]
“Why not just use Microsoft?” That client question kicked off a research project to understand what the new M365 Purview Records Management modules delivered and what limits my global corporate clients might need to work around. My July blog sparked an expanded research engagement and the much-revised Microsoft 365: Information Governance in Place white paper. Before you download (free/no ID paywall), please be aware that [...]
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