The Train is Leaving

The Train is Leaving the Station!: eDiscovery Best Practices

In my latest guest post for Avansic, I talk about how the train is leaving the station in terms of change in eDiscovery. Better make sure you’re on it!

As I discuss in the post (The Train is Leaving the Station! Are You on It?, available here), today’s challenges are forcing change for legal professionals, and those who don’t respond may feel like they failed to get on the train that is leaving the station.

The last time we were forced into significant change in how we do things was when the pandemic hit. We were all forced into remote work and using web conferencing apps like Zoom to continue to meet with colleagues and clients. While some of us were already using these apps, many professionals weren’t using them before the pandemic. To paraphrase William Shakespeare, change was “thrust upon us,” and (one notable “cat lawyer” aside) we learned to adjust to it.

Well, as Yogi Berra would say, we’re experiencing “déjà vu all over again” with regard to forced change. It may be more subtle this time, but we’re seeing external forces that are requiring legal professionals to change.

So, what are those external forces? What types of firms aren’t embracing technology? And how easy is it to do so? I discuss all of that in the blog post here. It’s just one more click – even to a post I wrote! 😉

Speaking of change, don’t miss the ACEDS and Avansic webcast Change is Necessary to Stay Productive and Thrive tomorrow at 1pm ET. Register here for that!

So, what do you think? The train is leaving the station – are you on it? Please share any comments you might have or if you’d like to know more about a particular topic.

Disclaimer: The views represented herein are exclusively the views of the author, and do not necessarily represent the views held by my employer, my partners or my clients. eDiscovery Today is made available solely for educational purposes to provide general information about general eDiscovery principles and not to provide specific legal advice applicable to any particular circumstance. eDiscovery Today should not be used as a substitute for competent legal advice from a lawyer you have retained and who has agreed to represent you.

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