Survey Results: What Does Counsel Really Think About Predictive Coding?
Original Broadcast Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2012
While the promise of predictive coding is alluring, many questions remain for corporations and law firms. Where does the software end and the importance of workflow begin? What can lawyers do to effectively defend its use? Are companies using it successfully? How much money can it save?
FTI Technology commissioned an interdisciplinary survey of law firm leaders and senior corporate counsel to identify key trends and perspectives on the emergence of predictive coding. The interviews covered everything from high-profile court rulings and cost savings estimates to adoption inhibitors.
Attend this webcast to learn the survey findings and hear first-hand perspectives and practical advice for implementing predictive coding software and processes, including:
- Fortune 1000 and Am Law 200 predictive coding adoption trends
- Best matters on which to use predictive coding
- Top areas of concern, including predictive coding as a “black box”
- Ari Kaplan
- Ari Kaplan Advisors
The New York Law Journal called Ari Kaplan’s first book, The Opportunity Maker: Strategies for Inspiring Your Legal Career Through Creative Networking and Business Development (Thomson-West, 2008), a “must-have treasure box of marketing ideas,” and CEOs have described his new book, Reinventing Professional Services: Building Your Business in the Digital Marketplace (Wiley, 2011), as “an essential guide” that “expertly showcases the multitude of opportunities the digital age has brought to the professional services market.” After nearly nine years practicing with large law firms in Manhattan, Kaplan, recently named to the Fastcase 50 list of innovators in the law, has become the leading copywriter and industry analyst in the legal community. He was the keynote speaker for the 2010 ABA Techshow, and has shared ideas with students and professionals throughout North America and the United Kingdom. The author of over 200 articles, Kaplan received Apex Awards in 2010, 2008 and 2007 for feature writing. He has been recognized in the Wall Street Journal’s Law Blog, the Chicago Tribune, the Miami Herald, the New York Post, the ABA Journal, Above the Law, the National Jurist, the Chicago Lawyer, and the California Recorder, among others publications. He also served as a legal commentator for CNET Radio and has been interviewed on CNN, WGN-TV Chicago and Good Morning San Diego. Named a “Law Star” by LawCrossing, Kaplan provides law-related ghostwriting for a number of companies, firms and individuals in the legal industry. He also provides consulting to individuals and organizations interested in creating deeper connections with law students, lawyers, legal administrators, and other legal professionals.
- Barry Murphy
- Murphy Insights
Barry Murphy is the founding Principal of Murphy Insights and a thought leader in all things retention - eDiscovery, records management, and content archiving. Previously, Barry was Director of Product Marketing at Mimosa Systems, a leading content archiving and eDiscovery software. He joined Mimosa after a highly successful stint as Principal Analyst for eDiscovery, records management, and content archiving at Forrester Research.
Barry’s past experience includes covering content management, business process management, and Web services technology as an analyst with The Delphi Group. Prior to Delphi, Barry was a management consultant at the boutique eBusiness strategy consulting firm eMaven. In this role, he was responsible for both creating technology strategies and for managing projects to execute those strategies. Barry began his career in advertising with the DDB Needham agency.
Barry has spoken at numerous industry events, including the Forrester IT Forum, AIIM Conference & Expo, the ARMA conference, and LegalTech. At these events, he has delivered keynotes and provided industry expertise on moderated panels. He has been quoted in publications including the Wall Street Journal, KM World, Red Herring, Computer World, and Intelligent Enterprise, and has appeared as an industry expert on outlets such as CNBC.
Barry received a B.S. from the State University of New York at Binghamton and an M.B.A from the University of Notre Dame. He is an active member of both AIIM and ARMA.
- Joe Looby
- Senior Managing Director
- FTI Technology
Joe Looby is a Senior Managing Director with FTI Consulting, Inc. (“FTI”), and has more than 20 years of combined experience in the military, regulatory enforcement, investigations and technology, much of which has involved the research, documentation, explanation and validation of proprietary software technology, computer models, and technical processes. Joe is a certified fraud examiner (“CFE”), with a Bachelors degree in Economics, a Juris Doctorate, and is listed as the co-inventor of U.S. Patent “System, Software and Method for Examining a Database in a Forensic Accounting Environment.” From participation in the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Text Retrieval Conference (TREC), to: co-chairing The Sedona Conference’s first Panel (circa. 2007) Proposing the Use of Statistics to Defend Reasonable eDiscovery efforts; co-authoring The Sedona Conference’s Best Practices on the Use of Search & Information Retrieval Methods in eDiscovery; and, Achieving Quality in the eDiscovery Process; Joe is a regular speaker, author and consultant to law firms and corporations. A former U.S. Navy JAG Lieutenant, an experienced regulator, and published software developer, Joe has appeared before regulatory agencies and provided expert testimony.