Heuristica Announces Move to RelativityOne

Heuristica Announces Move to RelativityOne

TORONTO – May 15, 2019 – Heuristica Discovery Counsel LLP (Heuristica) is pleased to announce, effective immediately, that it is migrating to Relativity’s cloud-based e-discovery platform, RelativityOne.  

 

Heuristica is one of the first Canadian providers to achieve RelativityOne Partner status and its RelativityOne tenant and client data will be based exclusively in Canada on the secure Microsoft Azure cloud.  Heuristica’s move to RelativityOne highlights the ongoing trend of Canadian providers moving their business to the cloud.

 

With the secure and extensible Relativity SaaS product, Heuristica will be able to further leverage its e-discovery expertise to provide more value and better results to end clients.  … Read More

Heuristica Speaks at Law Clerks Conference

Heuristica Speaks at Law Clerks Conference

Hueristica is pleased to speak at and sponsor The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (ILCO) 29th Annual Conference in Quebec City.  

 

The conference theme this year is “Destination Success” and is packed with education sessions, informative keynotes and plenty of networking opportunities.  With over 20 sessions to choose from, there is something for everyone.

 

Crystal O’Donnell, Heuristica’s CEO and Senior Counsel, and Michelle Nash, the firm’s Director of Litigation Support & Technology and Senior Law Clerk, will present an educational session entitled “Maximizing Use of Analytics for Discovery“.  The session will provide practical advice on how to incorporate analytics in the eDiscovery process, including the document review process, and how to leverage the results to make your document analysis and review more accurate and efficient.… Read More

Leveraging Concept Clustering in eDiscovery

Leveraging Concept Clustering in eDiscovery

Candice Chan-Glasgow, Director, Review Services and Counsel, and Catia Amorim, Associate

 

March 4, 2019

 

Even after de-duplication and some initial culling, it’s not unusual to still be faced with a significant number of electronic records in a given litigation matter. 

 

Tools that help lawyers to “make sense” of a plethora of data and that assist in identifying key records are thus increasingly crucial to efficient and effective eDiscovery.  Fortunately, it’s possible to organize your electronic data into smaller buckets of conceptually similar documents.  One of the analytic tools that makes this possible is called “concept clustering”.… Read More

The Limitations of Keywords

The Limitations of Keywords

Candice Chan-Glasgow

Director, Review Services and Counsel

February 5, 2019

 

A high-profile case making headlines again this week illustrates the frailties of relying on keyword searching alone when searching for relevant documents in any document review project.

 

Vice-Admiral Mark Norman was charged last year with breach of trust for allegedly leaking government secrets, and his legal team sought a court direction to obtain thousands of previously undisclosed government documents needed to defend him.

 

According to an article published by the Globe and Mail, Norman’s lawyers presented the court with evidence that his case was referred to by officials within the Department of National Defence using various codenames.  … Read More

O’Donnell speaks at Ontario e-Discovery Institute

O’Donnell speaks at Ontario e-Discovery Institute

Crystal O’Donnell, Heuristica’s Chief Executive Officer and Senior Counsel, spoke at the e-Discovery Institute 2018 at The Advocates’ Society Education Centre in downtown Toronto earlier this week.

 

Now in its 8th year, this highly anticipated full day program provides attendees with the practical information and insights they need to effectively manage electronically stored information in all types of cases.  Attendees:

 

  • Heard from the experts about how to efficiently manage all phases of the e-Discovery process, managing electronic data from discovery through to trial.
  • Attended demonstrations of the latest e-Discovery technology.
  • Learned how to help their clients protect against and respond to cyber hacks.
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