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Editor’s Note: Given the unanticipated pandemeconomic conditions thrust upon the eDiscovery ecosystem in 2020, forward-looking eDiscovery market size and growth estimates developed in pre-COVID times require a resetting of the current market size baseline. This resetting of the market size baseline warrants the inclusion of direct, indirect, and anecdotal data points* that can inform reasonable adjustments used to determine where we may be today in terms of market size and can help in forecasting market…
Editor’s Note: The results of the recent Fall 2020 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey present the continuing impact of COVID constraints on the business of eDiscovery. However, for these pandemic-driven results and their potential impact on the business of eDiscovery to be fully understood, they should be viewed through the contextual lens of the results of all twenty surveys that have been administered to eDiscovery professionals since the inception of the eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey. Initiated…
Editor’s Note: Shared with permission from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license, the article titled “Estonia is a ‘Digital Republic’ – What That Means and Why It May Be Everyone’s Future,” highlights unique attributes of one of the world’s leading digital societies. Attributes, ranging from online voting to infrastructure interoperability, that are becoming increasingly important in today’s highly digitized and decentralized world. Registered as a private limited company in Estonia, ComplexDiscovery OÜ operates…
Legal Technology Leader DISCO Raises $60 Million Media Release Company valuation of $785 million demonstrates investor confidence in legaltech as a category of enterprise cloud computing AUSTIN — October 15, 2020 — Legal technology leader DISCO today announced a $60 million equity financing, valuing the company at $785 million. Georgian Partners led the financing. Existing investors Bessemer Venture PartnersLiveOak Venture Partners, and The Stephens Group all participated, and new investor Breyer Capital also…
Editor’s Note: The results of the recent Fall 2020 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey present the continuing impact of COVID constraints on the business of eDiscovery. However, for these pandemic-driven results and their potential impact on the business of eDiscovery to be fully understood, they should be viewed through the contextual lens of the results of all twenty surveys that have been administered to eDiscovery professionals since the inception of the eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey in…
Gartner Identifies the Legal and Compliance Technologies to Focus on Post COVID-19 Media Release Gartner’s New Hype Cycle for Legal and Compliance Technologies Helps General Counsel to Focus on the Most Meaningful Technology Innovations COVID-19 has accelerated the push toward digital business transformation for most businesses, and legal and compliance leaders are under pressure to anticipate both the potential improvements and possible risks that come with new legal technology innovations, according to Gartner, Inc. To…
Editor’s Note: This is the eighth quarterly eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey from ComplexDiscovery that has included three optional questions regarding business operational metrics. Since the introduction of specific operational questions around Days Sales Outstanding (DSO), Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR), and customer revenue distribution, more than 960 legal, information technology, and business professionals have responded with their thoughts. 74 respondents shared their opinions on these three questions as part of the most recent survey and the…
Editor’s Note: The eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey is a non-scientific quarterly survey that shares insight into the business confidence of individuals working in the eDiscovery ecosystem. The survey consists of nine core questions on factors related to the creation, delivery, and consumption of eDiscovery products and services. Additionally, the survey contains three optional questions focused on the business operational metrics of days sales outstanding (DSO), monthly recurring revenue (MRR), and customer revenue distribution. Administered for…
Editor’s Note: Since beginning in November 2001 to track the number of publicly highlighted merger, acquisition, and investment (M&A+I) events in the eDiscovery ecosystem, ComplexDiscovery has recorded 444* M&A+I events. While not all-inclusive due to the fact that M&A+I events are not always publicly disclosed and some announcements may not represent event completion, the abridged listing of M&A+I events maintained by ComplexDiscovery notes key industry events by sharing event date, company involvement, and known event…
Editor’s Note: As a creator of innovative software that empowers organizations to simply and quickly find the truth from any data in the digital world, Nuix is a well-known company with deep roots in the eDiscovery ecosystem. According to IT News author Paulina Duran, Nuix sells software for cybersecurity risk, compliance and “case discovery”, that helps companies, enforcement authorities, and investigators, review digital data and detect fraud and corruption. In recent weeks the company has…