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Elizabeth Guthrie

big data ediscovery

Cute Chihuahua or Blueberry Muffin? Exploring the Practical Applications of AI in Ediscovery

Cute Chihuahua or Blueberry Muffin? Exploring the Practical Applications of AI in Ediscovery 800 435 Elizabeth Guthrie

Many tout AI in ediscovery as the next big thing for the legal tech world – but what can this technology really do for lawyers today? Can you tell the difference between a picture of a cute brown chihuahua and a tasty blueberry muffin? Most humans can do this easily. Can a computer tell the…

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Data Mining ECA Software

Nextpoint Launches New Data Mining Software with 30x Faster Processing Speeds for Early Case Assessment and Complex Data Analysis

Nextpoint Launches New Data Mining Software with 30x Faster Processing Speeds for Early Case Assessment and Complex Data Analysis 2500 1459 Elizabeth Guthrie

Nextpoint ECA software breaks new ground in processing speed, analysis, reporting, and infrastructure-as-a-service for all law-kind. CHICAGO, IL, JANUARY 9, 2023 — As Nextpoint, an industry leader in cloud-based ediscovery and litigation support software, enters its 22nd successful year, the company announces the full release of its Data Mining suite of tactical ECA tools for…

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Ediscovery conference - On Point 2022

Evolutions in Ediscovery, From the Cloud to AI: Thoughts From On Point 2022

Evolutions in Ediscovery, From the Cloud to AI: Thoughts From On Point 2022 2560 1707 Elizabeth Guthrie

Check out the highlights from On Point 2022, Nextpoint’s annual ediscovery conference. They came for the hands-on technical support sessions, but stayed for the networking, thought leadership, mimosas, architecture cruise, and an epic 20th anniversary party! That was the general, happy consensus coming from attendees to the 2022 On Point User Conference hosted by Nextpoint.…

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Ediscovery Processing Workflow

The Tactical Ediscovery Data Processing Workflow That Streamlines Document Review

The Tactical Ediscovery Data Processing Workflow That Streamlines Document Review 1304 619 Elizabeth Guthrie

This ediscovery processing workflow lays out four steps that will help you reduce the volume of discovery data and streamline document review. Between collecting & preserving electronically stored information (ESI) and reviewing & producing it, many people regrettably overlook the critical steps involved in processing the data. If you’re tempted to remain oblivious to the…

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ediscovery challenges and discovery disputes: roadmap to success

Creating a Road Map for Ediscovery: 7 Key Issues and How to Avoid Them

Creating a Road Map for Ediscovery: 7 Key Issues and How to Avoid Them 2501 1459 Elizabeth Guthrie

Ediscovery challenges and discovery disputes are avoidable if you plan ahead and stick to your ESI protocols. Here are 7 scenarios you might find yourself in during discovery and how you can avoid them through thorough planning. Discovery of electronically stored information can sometimes seem daunting and overwhelming for those unfamiliar, and even for the…

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Ediscovery Production

Demystifying Ediscovery Production Formats

Demystifying Ediscovery Production Formats 1682 956 Elizabeth Guthrie

When it comes to ediscovery production, it’s absolutely advantageous to keep the end goal in mind from the outset. The duty to produce is explicitly outlined in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and most analogous State Rules. Although it’s the final step in discovery, it’s not something that should be put off until the end…

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Deposition Preparation Checklist

Ediscovery Planning: The Essential Deposition Prep Checklist

Ediscovery Planning: The Essential Deposition Prep Checklist 1200 800 Elizabeth Guthrie

This deposition preparation checklist is an essential tool for attorneys to tackle depositions with minimal roadblocks and guide their witnesses to successful testimony. After the review and production phases of discovery are complete, a lot of people must collaboratively work with produced evidence to prepare a strong case. Keeping them coordinated is often a challenge,…

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early case assessment ediscovery software

How to Ace Early Case Assessment

How to Ace Early Case Assessment 1200 701 Elizabeth Guthrie

Early Case Assessment in ediscovery allows legal teams to begin review with the least amount of data possible and a better understanding of what’s in that data. Early Case Assessment might be the most important phase of any discovery battle. In the modern litigation landscape, the party that can analyze and digest digital evidence most…

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Ediscovery Expert Brett Burney Joins Nextpoint

Ediscovery Expert Brett Burney Joins the Nextpoint Team

Ediscovery Expert Brett Burney Joins the Nextpoint Team 1200 650 Elizabeth Guthrie

Noted ediscovery consultant Brett Burney has joined Nextpoint’s team of legal experts as our eLaw Evangelist. With Brett, we will continue to spark new conversations in the ever-evolving field of legal tech and share our extensive legal knowledge and insights with all law-kind. Brett wrote one of the first reviews of Nextpoint software over 10…

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Technology for lawyers: Ignorance is no excuse

Technology Competence for Lawyers: Ignorance Is No Excuse

Technology Competence for Lawyers: Ignorance Is No Excuse 1000 690 Elizabeth Guthrie

Technology can be a curse or a comfort for lawyers. It promises to make you more efficient, but who has the time to learn it all? (And doesn’t that take away from the sacred billable hour?) Integrating the right tools for calendars, communication, invoicing, document management, and ediscovery is absolutely vital to a healthy and…

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