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Thursday’s ILTACON 2018 Sessions: eDiscovery Trends

As noted yesterday, Tuesday and Monday, the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual educational conference of 2017 (otherwise known as ILTACON) is happening this week and eDiscovery Daily has once again covered the show and, this year, CloudNine has been exhibiting at the show and participating in a major way.  This is the last day to check out the show at the Gaylord National Resort in National Harbor, MD if you’re in the Washington DC area with a number of sessions available and as many as 209(!) exhibitors providing information on their products and services.

Here are a couple of sessions to check out today (time displayed is ET):

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM:

Design Thinking in Litigation Support: A practical workshop on how design thinking can be leveraged in litigation support to develop a solution that works for the legal teams. Hear real world examples of how design thinking improved customer service and deliveries, and improved processes and policies.


  • Learn about the basic fundamental steps to design thinking
  • Hear about examples of how law firms have used design thinking to improve their legal services to clients.

Speaker: David Bryant Isbell, Managing Director, Global eDiscovery and Data Advisory Baker & McKenzie.

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM:

Transforming Records Managers: Assessing and Adapting to the Changing Skill Needs for Information Governance: Records management is a critical component of Information Governance (IG) but it is only part of the solution. IG is a multi-discipline, organization-wide strategy requiring collaboration and records managers are best positioned to lead the way. Learn how to assess and adapt your records team to the new, more broad skills needed to address information governance.


  • Understand the key skills for Information Governance Program Managers vs. traditional Records Managers and how to assess current skills to identify gaps in skills needed to transition
  • Matrix of essential skills and relevant certifications
  • An action plan to develop the skills of your team

Speakers: James A. Merrifield, Records & Information Governance Manager Robinson & Cole LLP; Leigh Isaacs, Director, Records & Information Governance White & Case LLP; Terry Coan, Managing Director HBR Consulting LLC.

So, what do you think?  Did you attend ILTACON this year?  If so, what did you think?  Please share any comments you might have or if you’d like to know more about a particular topic.

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