Finding duplicate files within a dataset is easy, anyone can do it. Finding files that are almost identical is more difficult, but it’s useful for cases where you have an abundance of documents within a legal review that are practically identical
So we’re eDiscovery providers. We sell high end software to our legal clients so they can undertake document review, that’s their work. It makes them much more efficient so they can justify charging several hundred dollars an hour for their time. Thousands of developers work on products like Relativity, Ringtail etc to customise these products specifically for the legal market.
The recent decision in Pyrrho Investments Ltd v. MWB Property Ltd accepting the use of predictive coding (or Technology Assisted Review: TAR) was a landmark ruling in the High Court of England and Wales. Meanwhile, Antipodeans are still awaiting their judicial eureka moment endorsing the use of predictive coding.
The Acceptance of Cloud Computing by the Legal Fraternity. Australia’s cloud adoption is increasing now at an exponential rate. In the advent of large firms like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure setting up their cloud infrastructures on the ground in Australia, this has appeased the general market concerns around security and capabilities with the massive investment they have made in state of the art data centres which tend to be far more secure and advanced than any of the firm’s own environments.