Technology in Practice: The Blog

Technology in Practice is an annual litigation technology conference that provides educational and practical content for Canadian legal professionals. It is hosted by Commonwealth Legal and supported by our technology partners and fellow industry experts.

Friday Top Nine for March 9, 2018

Mar 9, 2018 5:22:51 PM | Marketing

Our favourite links from around the web to kick off your weekend.

This week's roundup includes: An AI ‘Spell-Check for Lawyers,’ But Will They Trust It?, Telecommuting Productivity and Security, Humans Wanted: Big Law Needs People to Make AI Work, and more...

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To All the Women in Legal Tech...

Mar 8, 2018 12:29:57 PM | Marketing

In honour of International Women's Day, we tapped a few of the female leaders in our organization for their advice to women who are trying to make a difference and help progress the legal technology industry.

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Topics: Jennifer Johnson, Yvette Bula, Women in Ediscovery, Jessica Lockett, Andrea Williams

Friday Top Nine for March 2, 2018

Mar 2, 2018 5:35:35 PM | Marketing

Our favourite links from around the web to kick off your weekend.

This week's roundup includes: Artificial Intelligence Won’t Replace Lawyers—It Will Free Them, How Future Lawyers Should be Thinking About Technology, A Strong Privacy Policy Can Save Your Company Millions, and more...

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Seminar Announcement: Artificial Intelligence is Coming... Are You Ready to Rock?

Mar 2, 2018 3:03:55 PM | Marketing

Sean Lynch, Manager of Legal Solutions at Commonwealth Legal, will be part of a live panel discussion around Artificial Intelligence, presented by Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP in Toronto as part of PDAC 2018.

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Topics: Sean Lynch, Artificial Intelligence

Five Reasons Active Learning is Better than TAR

Feb 27, 2018 10:56:23 AM | Roland von Borstel

Relativity has just released Active Learning (“AL”) – their next generation technology assisted review application that simplifies the process of categorizing and prioritizing documents for review. We have had the privilege of piloting the system in Canada and through our initial testing, we believe Relativity's Active Learning is going to transform document review.

Here are our initial findings:

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Topics: Analytics, TAR, Artificial Intelligence, Active Learning

Friday Top Nine for February 23, 2018

Feb 23, 2018 4:00:22 PM | Marketing

Our favourite links from around the web to kick off your weekend.

This week's roundup includes: eDiscovery in the Year 2048: Toronto Lawyer Serves Claim with Instagram, Sports Synchronized Drones and eDiscovery, Blockchain, Crytocurrency and your Law Practice, and more...

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Keeping Your Firm Out of Cybersecurity Headlines

Feb 21, 2018 4:22:41 PM | Marketing

David Levine, Vice President of Information Security and CISO at Ricoh USA, shares tips for keeping cyber breaches at bay while maintaining a competitive advantage by investing in cybersecurity, in his featured article in ILTA's Winter issue of Peer-to-Peer Magazine.

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Topics: Published Articles, Ricoh

Friday Top Nine for February 16, 2018

Feb 16, 2018 5:29:06 PM | Marketing

Our favourite links from around the web to kick off your weekend.

This week's roundup includes: eDiscovery in the Year 2048: What the Future Holds, For Artificial Intelligence to Thrive, it Must Explain Itself, The 5 Love Languages & e-Discovery, and more...

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Early and frequent communication is critical to the eDiscovery process

Feb 13, 2018 4:34:05 PM | Sean Lynch

I had the opportunity to speak on the CCCA webinar panel, "Managing the Cost, Risk, and Disruption of eDiscovery in Complex Litigation”, with fellow panelists Andrew Parley, partner at Lenczner Slaght, and Mel Hogg, Associate General Counsel at Ontario Power Generation. Our discussion centered around planning and managing complex eDiscovery projects, including document preservation, collection, and review.

As the "eDiscovery provider" on the panel, my key takeaways from the discussion are these:

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Topics: Intelligent Review, Sean Lynch

Ricoh Named Among World's 50 Most Innovative Companies

Feb 5, 2018 3:00:00 PM | Marketing

This article was originally published on ricoh-usa.com.

Ricoh has made the list of top 50 most innovative companies with 1,145 patents granted in 2017. 

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Topics: Ricoh