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I L T A W H I T E P A P E R & S U R V E Y R E S U L T S | L I T I G A T I O N A N D P R A C T I C E S U P P O R T & C O R P O R A T E L E G A L D E P A R T M E N T S 28 T he Information Age ushered in the ability to create and store documents digitally, resulting in an explosion of discoverable data, and then development of tools for collecting, producing and reviewing volumes of data quickly and efficiently. Ever- changing technology touches every stage of the discovery life cycle today, and nowhere is that clearer than with document review. Now any conversation about discovery or document review considers the use of technology-assisted review. In its broadest sense TAR can refer to virtually any manner of technical assistance. More narrowly, TAR refers to techniques that involve the use of technology to predict the decision a human expert would make about a document. In this narrower sense, TAR now comes with a version number – TAR 1.0, TAR 2.0 and, more recently, TAR 3.0. While some advocate for the superiority of a single approach, each has its merits and place. Understanding the underlying process and technology is necessary in selecting the right approach for a specific discovery need. Getting Started with Technology-Assisted Review Understand the variables, know your options and then just do it by Gina Taranto

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