Frank Ready, ALM Media: Doug Austin Thinks E-Discovery Won’t Look the Same Following COVID-19

Extract from Frank Ready’s article “Doug Austin Thinks E-Discovery Won’t Look the Same Following COVID-19”

Time waits for no blogger. Doug Austin’s nearly decadelong stint writing CloudNine’s E-Discovery Daily blog came to end just two weeks ago, the casualty of a head count reduction the company took in the midst of COVID-19′s shutdown of the economy. But on Monday, Austin will launch a new daily blog titled E-Discovery Today, where he’ll tackle issues ranging from not only e-discovery, but cybersecurity, privacy and best practices.

And there’s also the not so insignificant matter of the pandemic and its impact on e-discovery as a whole. The industry that Austin was blogging about before COVID-19 likely won’t look quite the same as the one he’ll be writing about now as organizations look to wrap their minds around a potential boom in video evidence and, yes, more layoffs.

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