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Aceds Faster, Better, Cheaper: How Automation is Revolutionizing eDiscovery

  • 10 Aug 2016
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • webinar

Aceds Faster, Better, Cheaper: How Automation is Revolutionizing eDiscovery

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 12:00 pm

Central Daylight Time (Chicago, GMT-05:00)

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Duration: 1 hour


This 60-minute presentation and discussion hosted by

ACEDS is designed to inform and educate attendees on:

1)    How eDiscovery Technologies Have Evolved Over the Years

2)    How to Compare Technology Providers in the eDiscovery Market

3)    What You Need to Know about Today’s eDiscovery Automation Technologies


The panel discussion will provide an overview of the evolution of electronic discovery technologies and also share with attendees ways that they can consider and compare technology offerings from the large ecosystem of providers supporting litigation, investigations, and audits. This session will also include an overview of the attributes of fourth generation eDiscovery automation technology with a special emphasis and expertise shared on Technology-Assisted Review.

Key questions to be answered during the presentation include:

1)    How do I categorize and compare the different types of technologies and providers in the field of eDiscovery?

2)    What is eDiscovery automation and what eDiscovery tasks can be automated?

3)    How is eDiscovery automation being used in litigation, investigations, and audits?


Biographical Information

Doug Austin

Doug Austin is the Vice President of Professional Services for CloudNine. At CloudNine, Doug manages professional services consulting projects for CloudNine clients. Overall, Doug has over 25 years of experience providing legal technology consulting, technical project management and software development services to numerous commercial and government clients. Doug has managed projects in all phases of the EDRM eDiscovery life cycle. Doug is also the editor of the CloudNine sponsored e-Discovery Daily blog, which has become a trusted resource for e-Discovery news and analysis and is an EDRM Education partner. Since its inception in 2010, e-Discovery Daily has published over 1,350-lifetime posts regarding e-Discovery case law, trends and best practices, which has included case law for over 300 unique cases.

Mary Mack

E-discovery pioneer Mary Mack leads the Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS) as the Executive Director. Mary provides ACEDS and its membership more than a decade of strong credibility and sound leadership within the e-discovery community.

Mary is known for her skills in relationship and community building as well as for the depth of her e-discovery knowledge. Frequently sought out by media for comment on industry issues, she has spoken at venues including Gartner Symposium, the American Bar Association International Law Committee, the Association of Corporate Counsel Annual Conference, and others. Mary is the author of, A Process of Illumination: The Practical Guide to Electronic Discovery, considered by many to be the first popular book on e-discovery. She is the co-editor of the Thomson Reuters West treatise, eDiscovery for Corporate Counsel.


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