ediscovery & Forensics

Siemens in Australia and New Zealand has acquired Eden Technology a company that delivers software for Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Asset Management (AM) and ediscovery and evidence management.

ZyLAB claims its integration of text analytics into its eDiscovery & Production System will help make Early Case Assessments (ECA) more efficient and less costly.

AccessData has announced the release of Forensic Toolkit (FTK) 3.1, which now provides Optical Character Recognition (OCR) out of the box.

Nearly 63 percent of corporate legal, compliance and IT professionals surveyed at LegalTech New York 2010 claim that inadequate technology and resources are the biggest barriers to managing electronically stored information (ESI).

ZyLAB, a provider of e-discovery and information management offerings, has launched new e-mail archiving and retrieval offering to enable organisations to integrate directly from Lotus Notes and Novell Groupwise.

Could you be hoodwinked by a fake email? We may comfort ourselves that we would be better than Malcolm Turnbull at spotting a bogus message, but David McGrath warns of the perils that await the unwary.


David McGrath follows the trail of a single email which is at the heart of a two year court battle between electronic trading giant Optiver and Aussie rising star Tibra.

Each year the legal industry hot foots it to Legal Tech New York (LTNY), a three day event in February that brings together some of of the world's leading experts on ediscovery, compliance and information management. Michelle Mahoney, the Melbourne-based Director Applied Legal Technology for Mallesons Stephen Jaques, reports back from LTNY 2010.

Autonomy has taken eDiscovery to the appliance level, and claims its new offering provides a powerful solution for early case assessment (ECA) and legal hold capabilities.

Global ediscovery giant FTI Consulting is to launch a new hosting centre in Australia for Ringtail Legal, the popular document review and case management platform used by many law firms and government agencies for document review.