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cloud based ediscovery software

Modern eDiscovery Solutions: The Case for the Cloud in 2023

Modern eDiscovery Solutions: The Case for the Cloud in 2023 1201 701 Elizabeth Guthrie

While the cloud has become commonplace in our everyday lives, many legal teams are still missing out on the benefits of cloud-based ediscovery software. As of 2021, there is a 50/50 split between ediscovery solutions being on-premise or in the cloud, leaving a large portion of the market still not leveraging the notable benefits of…

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Nextpoint welcomes a new team of software developers in India

Nextpoint Expands Internationally with New Office in Bangalore, India

Nextpoint Expands Internationally with New Office in Bangalore, India 2560 1696 Elizabeth Guthrie

Nextpoint continues to expand its suite of legal technology with a new team of software developers based in Bangalore, India. CHICAGO, IL, JUNE 20, 2023 — Nextpoint, a Chicago-based leader in cloud-based ediscovery and litigation management software, has announced the opening of its new office in Bangalore, India. The move comes as part of the company’s…

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Legal tech conferences

Robots, Clouds and Post-Pandemic Energy: 5 Trends and Takeaways from Legal Technology Conferences This Year

Robots, Clouds and Post-Pandemic Energy: 5 Trends and Takeaways from Legal Technology Conferences This Year 1200 700 Brett Burney

What’s the buzz in the legal tech world? Nextpoint’s Brett Burney shares his assessment of legal tech conferences so far in 2023, from the major hype to the topics that flew under the radar. If you’re not an ediscovery nerd or legal tech geek, you may not know that every year there are several conferences…

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Nextpoint Law Group Legal Services Technology and Data Solutions

Nextpoint Law Group Launches Legal Services Practice at the Pivotal Intersection of Law, Data and Technology

Nextpoint Law Group Launches Legal Services Practice at the Pivotal Intersection of Law, Data and Technology 1300 700 Elizabeth Guthrie

Nextpoint launches Arizona-based Nextpoint Law Group, an ABS law firm specializing in data-driven legal services with a keen understanding of how law, data and technology intersect. CHICAGO, IL, MAY 30, 2023 — Nextpoint understands the value of pairing advanced software solutions with top-tier legal services. It’s what we’ve learned over the past 20 years as…

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Ediscovery Outlook is Not the Right Tool

Ediscovery with Outlook: 3 Reasons Why Outlook is NOT a Document Review Tool

Ediscovery with Outlook: 3 Reasons Why Outlook is NOT a Document Review Tool 1200 700 Brett Burney

Conducting ediscovery in Outlook may be tempting – but although it’s a free and familiar tool, it carries risks and limitations for document review. Email continues to be the primary source of electronic evidence in litigation matters today, even with all the competing communication channels such as text messages and collaboration platforms. In order to…

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ediscovery slack and teams

How to Master Ediscovery for Slack, Teams, and Other Collaboration Apps

How to Master Ediscovery for Slack, Teams, and Other Collaboration Apps 1200 630 Jessica Nichols

Here are the highlights from our webcast on ediscovery for Slack, Teams and other collaboration apps. Watch the webcast here. Let’s think back to April 2020. Apologies if that’s a time period you’d rather forget. You haven’t been to the office in weeks, you are still polishing your Zoom profile, and your email inbox is…

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Nextpoint and ArcherHall ediscovery and digital forensics services

Nextpoint Announces Partnership with ArcherHall – Forensic Discovery Collection Experts

Nextpoint Announces Partnership with ArcherHall – Forensic Discovery Collection Experts 2501 1459 Brett Burney

Nextpoint and ArcherHall combine their ediscovery and digital forensics expertise to offer unparalleled litigation services. CHICAGO, IL, APRIL 20, 2023 — Nextpoint, a leading provider of cloud-based eDiscovery and litigation management software, is proud to announce its newest strategic partnership with ArcherHall, a team of seasoned experts in forensic data collection. The partnership will enable Nextpoint…

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Legal Tech Layoffs… Are they Really Inevitable?

Legal Tech Layoffs… Are they Really Inevitable? 4800 2800 Elizabeth Guthrie

Recent legal tech layoffs are part of a larger trend of cutbacks in the tech industry. What will the consequences be? We can look at the volatile history of tech for clues. With the looming possibility of a recession, rising inflation, and growing economic uncertainty, one seemingly invincible industry has seen major cutbacks. A wave…

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Ediscovery document production - PDF Productions

Single PDF Productions: 3 Reasons Not to Commit This Ediscovery Sin

Single PDF Productions: 3 Reasons Not to Commit This Ediscovery Sin 1921 1081 Brett Burney

Ediscovery document productions are often sent as a single, clunky PDF. Here’s why you should avoid sending – or receiving – this “document dump.” Document productions in ediscovery shouldn’t be difficult – opposing counsel tells you what they need and you send it. Who wants to confer about file formats and metadata fields? Just send…

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legal technology trends

How Does Your Firm Stack Up When It Comes To Legal Tech? A Look Through the 2022 ABA Legal Technology Survey Report

How Does Your Firm Stack Up When It Comes To Legal Tech? A Look Through the 2022 ABA Legal Technology Survey Report 1000 633 Brett Burney

The 2022 ABA Legal Technology Survey Report measures current legal technology trends. How does your firm compare to the rest? Lawyers are rarely accused of rushing into change, but current legal technology trends show a few glimmers of hope that (slowly but surely) law firms are realizing the significance of incorporating technology into their litigation…

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