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Conducting an Analytics-Based Document Review? Consider These Three Factors First.

Mar 30, 2021 11:05:18 AM | Jessica Lockett

Gone are the days of relying solely on time-consuming, linear, eyes-on review. Not only does leveraging advanced analytic tools result in impressive time savings, but it can also help you save significantly on review spend. A win-win for both you and/or your clients.

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Topics: Intelligent Review, Jessica Lockett

How we #ChooseToChallenge on IWD

Mar 8, 2021 11:29:00 AM | Marketing

Today, women represent nearly half of the Canadian labour force — an increase of over 25 per cent from the late 70s. Despite some incredible progress, there is still a disproportionate representation of women across technology-based industries. For example, Canada has the fifth largest workforce in Artificial Intelligence (AI), but women make up less than 25 per cent of those employed in the sector.

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Topics: Ricoh, Tamara Porter, Events and Sponsorships, Natasha Doucas, Jessica Lockett, Laura Clewley, Andrea Williams, Esther Labindao

Why You Need to Implement a Data Strategy Now

Nov 24, 2020 4:40:54 PM | Jessica Lockett

How can you address what you don’t know you have?

No, this isn’t a trick question. The answer is simply that you cannot. In order to know and effectively address what data your organization has, you have to take a few steps back and define, create, and implement an overall data strategy.

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Topics: Jessica Lockett, Chris Plauschinn, Security and Privacy, Unstructured File Analysis

How eDiscovery is Evolving: Drivers, Trends and Technology

Nov 16, 2020 4:12:45 PM | Marketing

The scope of eDiscovery has expanded beyond its traditional focus on litigation. Defining, mapping and applying advanced eDiscovery processes requires better collaboration, creativity and flexibility. Marrying technology with advanced processes also plays a key role. 

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Topics: Events and Sponsorships, Jessica Lockett, eDiscovery Solutions

Using Data to Make Better Decisions

Jul 27, 2020 2:05:26 PM | Marketing

Data analytic solutions allow law firms and legal departments to make better overall business decisions. Whether they are used for contract analysis, to help better manage internal and external risks, enhance compliance processes, improve resource allocation or gain a strategic advantage in the competitive legal marketplace, the limits of using data are endless.

During last week's Canadian Legal Innovation Forum webinar on Using Data to Make Better Decisions, four panelists, including our own Jessica Lockett, shared how their organizations are actively utilizing these solutions to help save on time, costs and improve accuracy.

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Topics: Relativity, Events and Sponsorships, Jessica Lockett

Embracing a #BalanceForBetter on International Women's Day

Mar 8, 2019 10:52:47 AM | Marketing

In honour of International Women's Day, we asked some of the leaders in our organization to share their thoughts on ways to create more inclusive and gender-balanced workplaces in the technology industry. #BalanceForBetter #IWD2019

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Topics: Jennifer Johnson, Ricoh, Events and Sponsorships, Sean Lynch, Jessica Lockett, Ian Sinclair, Andrea Williams, Craig Fisk, Allan Jackson

To All the Women in Legal Tech...

Mar 8, 2018 12:29:57 PM | Marketing

In honour of International Women's Day, we tapped a few of the female leaders in our organization for their advice to women who are trying to make a difference and help progress the legal technology industry.

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Topics: Jennifer Johnson, Ricoh, Events and Sponsorships, Jessica Lockett

Lessons In Leadership: Jessica Lockett Interviewed for High Performance Counsel

Oct 2, 2017 4:19:22 PM | Marketing

This post was originally published on High Performance Counsel and has been republished here with permission.

Jessica Lockett, Director of Legal Solutions at Commonwealth Legal, a division of Ricoh Canada, shares her professional journey and expert insight into the future of our industry for High Performance Counsel's "Baker's Dozen" Interview. 

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Topics: Ricoh, Jessica Lockett

Efficient Document Reviews Help Argue Costs

Sep 8, 2017 3:20:37 PM | Jessica Lockett


There has been a lot of buzz about the Ernst & Young Inc. v. Essar Global Fund Ltd et al, 2017 ONSC 4017 (CanLII) Ontario Superior Court decision regarding the recovery of eDiscovery document review costs within the context of a bankruptcy proceeding under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA). While on the surface it may look like the Court attempted to liken apples to oranges by comparing the dissimilar outsourced review costs borne by each of the Applicant (“Algoma”) and the Defendant (the “Essar Defendants”), this is not the case.

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Topics: Intelligent Review, Jessica Lockett

6 Common Myths About Technology-Assisted Review

May 4, 2017 3:37:25 PM | Jessica Lockett

Myths, misconceptions, alternative facts... whatever you want to call them, these days they seem to have a way of working themselves into all facets of our lives, and the eDiscovery industry is no exception. Technology is constantly changing and evolving, and misinformation can lead even the most seasoned legal professional down the wrong path.

Here are six common myths about Technology-Assisted Review (TAR) that we'd like to dispel and uncover the truth once and for all. 

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Topics: Intelligent Review, Jessica Lockett