Ricoh's Intelligent eDiscovery Blog

Webinar Announcement: The Impact of Emoji in Workplace Communications

Mar 3, 2020 1:29:21 PM | Marketing

More than 26 million custom emoji have been created in Slack and the use of emoji in Teams is universal, revolutionizing the way we communicate. Some employees have entire conversations with emoji, and it takes just one emoji to change the meaning of the message.

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Topics: Events and Sponsorships

Ricoh at CANLIF Toronto 2020

Mar 2, 2020 3:29:20 PM | Marketing

Ricoh eDiscovery is proud to be serving as the Platinum Sponsor of this week's Canadian Legal Innovation Forum in Toronto. Now in it's second year, the ADB Insights event will serve as a great opportunity to network with professional peers and experience a full day of educational content accredited by the Law Society of Ontario. 

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Topics: Events and Sponsorships

Friday Top 9 for February 28

Feb 28, 2020 3:58:20 PM | Marketing

Nine great industry news stories from this week you may have missed.

This Technique Uses AI to Fool Other AIs

Via Wired

Last week we discussed that fact that although artificial intelligence is making huge strides in understanding language, it still suffers from an alarming kind of algorithmic myopia. For example, a sentence that seems straightforward to us may have a strange ability to deceive an AI algorithm. That means there can be problem when text-mining AI programs are used to judge job applicants, assess medical claims or process legal documents. Learn how one algorithm is working to combat AI confusion without changing the meaning of a piece of text here

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Is your eDiscovery software still update-able?

Feb 26, 2020 10:35:07 AM | Sean Lynch

When it comes to legacies, eDiscovery software isn't something to pass down.

No lawyer likes being challenged by opposing counsel on the efficacy and accuracy of a production. For significant litigation matters, few issues give rise to greater cost concerns than that of an incomplete or over-production of documents. The eDiscovery process is one that should be controlled by the best and most-proportionate combination of expertise, process, and technology. While law firms often possess both expertise and process know-how, they may be lacking in a key area: technology.

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Topics: Sean Lynch, eDiscovery Solutions

Everything You Need to Know About Production Protocols

Feb 25, 2020 9:32:28 AM | Laura Clewley

Whether you know it as a production protocol, discovery plan or exchange guideline, establishing a formal method of exchanging documents is essential when it comes to a seamless case production. For the sake of continuity, we’ll refer to them as “production protocols” in this blog.

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Topics: Tuesday's Tip, Laura Clewley

Commentary: Judge Andrew Peck's take on current legal tech issues

Feb 24, 2020 3:13:55 PM | Sean Lynch

During Legalweek 2020, Judge Andrew Peck was asked about his take on technology in the legal world. In the Q&A interview published by, the retired federal judge gave his thoughts on eyes-on review, unarchived data and how there is still work to be done in order to integrate technology into the law.

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Topics: Intelligent Review, Sean Lynch

Friday Top 9 for February 21

Feb 21, 2020 4:10:29 PM | Marketing

Nine great industry news stories from this week you may have missed.

More women must enter male-dominated legal tech to guard against AI bias

Via Global Legal Post

At last month's Global Legal Forum in London, keynote speaker Christina Blacklaws presented the idea that more women need to pursue careers in legal tech to ensure bias doesn't get "hardwired" into AI-assisted decision making. According to Blacklaws, the industry's innovations are currently being weighed down by a systemic bias. Read the full article to learn why, if more women don't come on board, the future of AI in legal tech could be in danger. 

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Friday Top 9 for February 14, 2020

Feb 14, 2020 9:15:00 AM | Marketing

Happy Friday and Valentine's Day! Here are nine great industry news stories from this week you may have missed.

Stay safe online this Valentine's Day


Love is in the air today and online scammers are on the prowl to take advantage of the romantics. While this CSO article was originally published in 2018, its message still holds true: not every web user has their heart in the right place. From navigating dating sights to understanding which e-cards are okay to open, this article breaks down how the darker side of the web can fool people on Valentine's Day.

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Ricoh Canada partners with Women of Influence to host the 2020 Top 25 Women of Influence™ Awards

Feb 13, 2020 12:13:11 PM | Marketing

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 13, 2020 — Ricoh Canada Inc. has partnered with Women of Influence to celebrate Canada's most accomplished role models at the 2020 Top 25 Women of Influence Awards Luncheon. This year's key speakers include Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Sally Armstrong (Canadian journalist, author and human rights activist) and Top 25 Award recipient Autumn Peltier, Anishinabek Nation Chief Water Commissioner.

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Topics: Ricoh, Events and Sponsorships

Friday Top 9 for February 7

Feb 7, 2020 2:16:49 PM | Marketing

Nine great industry news stories from this week you may have missed.

Controversial AI app could 'end privacy'


A powerful new facial recognition app can identify a person's name, phone number and even their address by comparing their photo to a database of billions of images scraped from the internet. While the Clearview app isn't available for public use, it's already being used by more than 600 law enforcement agencies. Could this end privacy as we know it? Learn all the details on CBC

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