Sky Discovery blog authored by Jeff Jarrett and Anderson Hind A few years ago we worked on a construction litigation that revolved around a failure in a hydroelectric dam. Specifically it came down to cracks in the dam wall. The legal team was busy organising experts, and they needed as much evidence they could find […]
Author: Jesse Smith, Director of Sky Discovery Introduction A couple of years ago, while I was in Chicago for a conference, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Will McGee of Momentum Media for a Lawyers Weekly podcast. We discussed the Australian eDiscovery market, Sky Discovery and touched on a topic I’ve wanted to […]
In eDiscovery there are a lot of haystacks and needles are of hard to come by, golden nuggets are rare and guns seldom smoke. So, if at any stage in the process of reducing the number of documents to review, there is something which makes this painstaking and tedious process any more efficient, then it’s […]
During the Covid-19 pandemic we’ve seen the speed of innovation dramatically increase to help us in all aspects of our lives as we try and adjust to the new normal. Whether its car manufacturers building medical ventilators or breweries making hand sanitising gel, it seems that true innovation is happening at a pace we’ve never […]
As you would expect, the key drivers for change were to make the system fairer, reduce costs and ultimately provide better access to justice. As with changes to conventions in any industry, technology plays a major factor in this change, but how far does it go?
Automating & Best Practice Workflows The Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety on the eve of a Four Corners program that, a year after horrifying allegations at the South Australian government-run Oakden Aged Mental Health Care, detailed more shocking examples of ill treatment. Investors have wiped almost […]
Automating and Streaming the Group Litigations Process in the UK A group litigation (also referred to as a class action in other jurisdictions) involves a number of claimants joining forces to bring a claim against one or more defendants. In the UK, these include claims by representative claimants, claims by multiple claimants managed together by […]
The significance of the latest release of Relativity 9.6 is the inclusion and integration of Active Learning within the software. What this means is that we have Assisted Review version 2.0 or, as it is more commonly known as, Active Learning.
We at Sky Discovery are great advocators of smart use of technology and nowhere is this more applicable than with the companies that may have thought (or maybe even still do think) that eDiscovery is too complex, expensive and resource intensive for them.
Lawyers working in litigation and regulatory teams will have seen document volumes in their matters increasing with each passing year. Document review is becoming even more of a challenge and lawyers and their clients are calling for more efficient technology assisted workflows.