The Best Blogs of 2019

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Dec 30, 2019 1:30:00 PM

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We can hardly believe that we are about to enter a new decade! As we bid farewell to 2019, our team spent some time together reminiscing on our favourite moments from the past year. From announcing our expanded Review Services team to embracing a #BalanceforBetter, it's been yet another memorable year for our team. Here's a look at our top ten blogs from 2019.   

1. Introducing Our Expanded Relativity Services Team

MARTA YOUNG, B.A., LL.B. (2)We can't believe that it's already been a year since we welcomed Marta and Ian to our team in fact, we can't imagine Ricoh eDiscovery without them. Read the blog that started it all and learn more about how these experienced lawyers are leading our services team. 

View the announcement.



2. Unstructured Data: The Elephant in the Room


Understanding what data is being created, who has access to it, and what policies and procedures are in place is the only way to mitigate the risk of exponential data. Natasha Doucas, our Senior Client Solutions Consultant, looks at three systemic issues that shed light on the challenges and considerations for remediation. 

Read the full post here.

3. Why "Women's" Resumes Were Rejected by Amazon AI

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Like many other organizations, Amazon developed an artificial intelligence system that analyzed and rated their applicants' resumes. The problem? The AI was proven to show significant gender bias.

Read our full analysis on how this happened and what the future holds for AI-assisted recruiting.

4. Embracing a #BalanceForBetter on International Women's Day

MARTA YOUNG, B.A., LL.B. (5)In honour of International Women's Day, we asked some of the female and male leaders in our organization to share their thoughts on ways to create more inclusive and gender-balanced workplaces in the technology industry. Here's what they had to say.

5. The Critical Questions You Need to Ask When Assessing Your eDiscovery Process

MARTA YOUNG, B.A., LL.B. (6)Our team of eDiscovery specialists tackled your burning questions in this special edition of our Tuesday's Tip series. Find out the answers to who should be involved in the evaluation, how to recognize the value of your evaluation process and more. Still have questions? Be sure to let our team know.

6. 5 Legal Tech Podcasts for your Daily Commute


On #InternationalPodcastDay our team shared our top five Legal Tech podcasts. Whether you're new to podcasting or fall under the 50 per cent of people who are already listening, this list is worth adding to your lineup. Not only will these podcasts help you learn something new, but they'll also make your commute go by a lot faster. See the full list here. 

7. 5 Scary Facts About Data Breaches 


In honour of Halloween, we shared the five scariest facts about data breaches along with how you can find out whether any of your accounts have been compromised. Don't worry, we also provided some tips to help you keep your accounts safe year-round. Get all the facts here. 

8. Relativity Fest 2019 Reflection

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Relativity Fest was one of the biggest highlights for our team this year. From the moment we arrived, you could feel the room’s energy as we waited for the new CEO of Relativity, Mike Gamson, to take the stage for his keynote. The biggest highlight of the opening presentation was the much-anticipated launch of Relativity’s SaaS-based product, RelativityOne.

Read out team's reflection on the three-day event here.

9. Meet our Relativity Masters

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At the beginning of December, our team was thrilled to formally recognize Danny and Joe as the newest members to the very exclusive Relativity Masters club. In fact, they're two of the three Master-level certified pros in Canada! 

Our team sat down with the specialists and learned more about what it takes to achieve the highest accreditation by Relativity. Read the full Q&A here.  


10. The Case for Artificial Intelligence

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In case you missed it, our very own Sean Lynch, Director of Legal and Compliance Solutions, was featured in Canadian Lawyer Magazine earlier this month. In his article, The Case for Artificial Intelligence, Sean explains why active learning and similar machine learning tools will become the norm in 2020.

Read the full article here. 

Thank you for following our blog over the last year. There will be lots more great content coming your way in 2020. From all of us at Ricoh eDiscovery, best wishes for a Happy New Year!

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