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How TAR works & why it matters for legal professionals

Technology-assisted review (TAR), an algorithm-based method of classifying documents based on coding input from case subject matter experts (SME), is a powerful tool that can save time and significantly cut costs by reducing the amount of human review needed to locate relevant documents in a data set.

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Adi Elliott joins NightOwl Discovery

Wayzata, August 28, 2018 - NightOwl Discovery, a global leader in Discovery Management, announces today the addition of Adi Elliott to its growing executive management team. Elliott will serve as Chief Talent and Marketing Officer, where he will lead human capital management, talent development, and both internal and external strategic marketing.
"We are excited to have Adi, an experienced and widely respected industry expert, join our executive management team," said Andrea Wallack, NightOwl Discovery CEO. "He has a deep understanding of the global discovery landscape...

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Should Law Firms Use WhatsApp? Self-Destructing Messages & What Firms Need To Know

Helping law firms come to grips with self-destruct messaging
More and more individuals and corporate enterprises are using encrypted self-destruct messaging, also known as ephemeral messaging apps such as WhatsApp, Snapchat or Wickr. Ephemeral messaging is the transmission of encrypted messages that automatically or within a set period of time, disappear from the recipient’s device after the message has been viewed. These apps are no longer used just between friends, but are also being used within the corporate world to prevent IP leaks and confidential information from getting in the wrong hands...

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Video Webcast: The Paralegal’s Guide to Obtaining Evidence from Electronic Devices

Do you have the knowledge you need to find and gather any and all crucial evidence from electronic devices? This insightful course will provide a fresh look at effective ways to collect online and other digital data. Gain a solid foundation for collecting, requesting and subpoenaing evidence. Don't miss this opportunity to take away practical how-to's and tactics - register today!
• Review the rules and resources every paralegal should know concerning electronic evidence.
• Explore the in's and out's of discovery requests and responses.
• Learn tips for collecting important content from social media accounts.
• Take a closer look at ways to obtain computer, email, internet and smartphone evidence.
• Discuss how to structure a subpoena for phone companies and social media companies to get critical records.

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E-Discovery Day 2018

Save the date for December 4, 2018 - we will be celebrating #eDiscoveryDay and the vital role that #eDiscovery plays in the legal process. Learn more -> http://bit.ly/2KqiV35

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Video Webcast: Data Analysis Toolkit for Attorneys

June 27, 2018, 10am - 5pm ET
Data analysis skills can be invaluable in helping you simplify work and make tactical decisions in and outside of the courtroom. Do you know how to leverage the tools at your fingertips? In this program, seasoned faculty will teach you how to be a more numbers- and tech-savvy attorney. Gain the knowledge and skills you need to efficiently detangle data, streamline tasks and improve case outcomes register today!

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The State of E-Discovery 2018: Analysis & Review

May 30, 2018, 1pm-2pm EDT
If you haven’t noticed, e-discovery is bigger than ever. Just look at the news for the past couple months and you’ll see the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal, the Mueller investigation, GDPR, and more. But the e-discovery community is still missing a comprehensive report reviewing what has changed in the last year…Until now.
Register for this webcast and you’ll get insider’s analysis of The State of E-Discovery 2018 Report, including:
• E-Discovery spend trends and how legal teams are trying to cut e-discovery costs
• How legal departments are trying to be more efficient and improve their processes
•How courts are ruling on e-discovery issues and how to maintain e-discovery defensibility

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Michael Conner on NightOwl’s Unique Relationship with Corporate Clients

Michael Conner is Director of Global Business Development at NightOwl Discovery. I interviewed him at Legaltech in New York about the relationship between clients, lawyers and eDiscovery providers.
Much of NightOwl’s business involves offering services directly to clients, generally on multi-year agreements. The clients have direct relationships with both the eDiscovery provider and the lawyers and this, Michael Conner says, can set up “a nuanced relationship”.

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Comprehensive Guide to New E-Discovery Technology

Get practical advice from in-house eDiscovery practitioners on technologies like Cloud Software, In-Place Preservation, In-Place Early Case Assessment, AI and eDiscovery Platform Software by downloading Exterro's Comprehensive Guide to New E-Discovery Technology.
Check out NightOwl Discovery's Kelly Atherton's contribution to the AI section!

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