Search results : expertise.

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    2017-05-05 13:05:57
    Articles
    Legal Competence and the Role of Technological Expertise

    Julia Brickell, H5's general counsel, discusses legal competence and the role of technological expertise in this April/May 2017 issue of Today's General Counsel. This is a topic gaining attention as evolving technologies – and the competence of those who use them – come under increasing scrutiny by the bench ...

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    2016-05-10 17:08:37
    Blog
    Legal technology: Where's the payoff?

    For your consideration: instead of buying some technology or a whole suite of gadgets you have to learn and deploy yourself, hire an expert-driven solution. You’ll find the payoff you’ve been seeking since you embarked on your exploration of legal technology, and your house will be much better off for it.

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    2015-07-01 11:37:48
    Blog
    Beyond TAR: Partner Up for the Digital Future of Litigation

    Talk about stepping up to the plate! Hats off to Geoffrey Vance of Perkins Coie for sharing his realization that the snail-paced acceptance of technology-assisted review (TAR) rests not with software manufacturers, eDiscovery vendors, judges, governmental agencies, clients or non-lawyer technology professionals i...

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    2014-10-23 12:00:24
    Blog
    Document review? Nope. Data analysis.

    In a lively and informative ACED’s webinar on “Lawyer Competency in the Age of E-Discovery,” Craig Ball, the well-known eDiscovery consultant and Special Master, made what he called a “quick point” in his conversation with the Hon. Patrick Walsh, but it’s one that is at once so obvious and so overlooke...

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    2014-10-06 01:30:09
    Blog
    ESI Problems? Use Your Numbers! (Better yet, let the experts use theirs.)

    For those of us who whined that there was no reason to learn high-level math or statistics because we’d never use it in real life, we were both right and wrong. Most of us don’t need to know how to use complex formulas or algorithms, it’s true, but that’s only because we rely on experts.

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    2014-09-04 11:00:21
    Blog
    When DIY is NBO (not the best option).

    Taking the reins make sense in many cases, but knowing when to call an expert can save you a lot of grief.

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    2013-12-13 12:53:51
    Blog
    eDiscovery 2014: In with the New?

    “In with the new” is sometimes slow going in the legal realm, but what would a year-end be without taking at least a brief moment to look back before moving on? 2013 may not have been one with the most seismic shifts in e-discovery, but there were some important topics and themes that will no doubt carry on th...

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    2013-11-05 12:57:54
    Blog
    Expertise Redux

    Followers of H5 know the value we place on expertise—especially as it relates to keyword search. We say it loudly and often—not as a self-serving exercise, but because we know it to be true: successful keyword search for e-discovery requires linguistic expertise.

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    2013-09-24 13:07:22
    Blog
    Q&A with Casey Flaherty on Tech Audits and eDiscovery

    An interview with Casey Flaherty about his “tech audit” concept, which has gotten quite a response in the legal community. Even if there’s disagreement about actual audits, it has at least nudged firms to consider how efficiently they do their work—and who’s paying the price.

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    2013-06-12 13:19:13
    Blog
    Negotiating keyword deals: "just filters" or more?

    In his June 4 column in Law Technology News entitled "Are Keywords Just Filters?", Craig Ball considers the expectations of counsel when agreed upon keywords are used to search a document population for responsive information; will everything hit by the keywords be turned over, or are keywords just a means by whic...