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Show Your Paralegals Some Love

What is a paralegal? At the August 1997 ABA Annual Meeting, the ABA’s policy making body, the House of Delegates, adopted the current definition of “legal assistant/paralegal”, as recommended by the Standing Committee on Legal Assistants. The current definition reads as follows: â...
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Big Data’s Impact on Litigation

Big data is one of those vague phrases like “the cloud” or “artificial intelligence.” We understand conceptually what it is, but the specifics are beyond how we think about it in our daily lives. We understand that data is everywhere, but most of us seldom give thought to its impact at an in...
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What Is Technology Assisted Review?

Many eDiscovery software providers claim that they have incorporated TAR and artificial intelligence into their platform. These buzzwords are great if the technology is being implemented in a meaningful way. What is TAR? It isn’t a computer term but one that was created in the legal space. It bega...
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Effective Use of Coding Panels

Coding Text Boxes Custom coding panels with text boxes are helpful when information such as metadata is missing from a dataset. This can happen when data has been processed previously or collected poorly. In these instances the reviewers will be coding the the documents in order to add information. ...
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No, (insert name) Is Not An eDiscovery Expert

Ralph Keeney and Detlof von Winterfeldt published a paper on analyzing experts and their judgment within complex subject matter. One of the key takeaways from their findings is expert assessments complement the method/analysis. They explain that true experts may rely on implicit judgment initially, ...
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Did You Know I Can Help With That Issue?

It’s lonely out there but you are not alone Matt Wool, in a December 2017 Business.com article, discussed isolation and loneliness as a big challenge for remote workers. Cicayda employs messaging, emailing, desktop sharing, and video/conference call technologies to collaborate but as Matt mentione...
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Enhance Your Data Security

Enhance Your Data Security With the recent world wide security scares known as Spectre and Meltdown, we thought it prudent to inform our existing and potential customers of one of Cicayda’a advanced security offerings. In addition to the security best practices already implemented i...
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Efficiency in Every Arena: The Need for eDiscovery

Law has been prevalent throughout the evolution of our society long before you and I ever existed in this world. Through the years and thousands of cases, whether they be crucial decisions or the most minuscule of disputes, there has been a constant evolution throughout the practice of law....
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