Cellebrite ACEDS Partnership

ACEDS Partners with Cellebrite

May 19, 2020EAGAN, Minn. – The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), the world’s leading e-discovery training and certification professional association and part of The BARBRI Group, today announced a partnership with Cellebrite, Inc., the global leader of Digital Intelligence (DI) solutions for law enforcement, government and enterprise organizations. As an ACEDS Affiliate Partner, Cellebrite will work hand in hand with ACEDS to address the data deluge that its global membership of eDiscovery professionals are facing with education, training and professional development.

“We are proud to join the ACEDS community of leaders and experts in e-discovery training, to help shape the legal profession’s technological evolution,” said Steve Altman, Senior Vice President at Cellebrite. “This partnership will help us expand our reach to educate the global community about the importance of Digital Intelligence in mobile, computer and cloud forensics.”

The partnership will drive collaboration with ACEDS global members, leveraging and contributing to the community’s collective knowledge and expertise, as well as the association’s education, marketing, training and professional development resources. Employees and partners of Cellebrite can now access ACEDS’ breadth of job tools and networking forums, global chapter network and events, and best-practice-oriented worldwide community of professionals.

“We are excited to provide Cellebrite’s Digital Intelligence solutions to our global membership of eDiscovery professionals so that they can more effectively collect, process, integrate, and manage customer needs,” said Mike Quartararo, President, ACEDS and Professional Development.

About ACEDS
The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), part of leading legal education provider The BARBRI Group, is a global member-based association for professionals who work in e-discovery, information governance, compliance and the broader legal community. ACEDS provides training and certification in e-discovery and related disciplines to corporate legal departments, law firms, the government, service providers and institutions of higher learning. Our CEDS certification is recognized around the world and used to verify skills and competence in electronic discovery for organizations and individuals through training, certification and ongoing education. The CEDS credential is held by practitioners at the largest Fortune 500 companies, Am Law 200 firms and government agencies. ACEDS has 23 chapters, with locations in most major US cities, the UK, Ireland, Canada, the Netherlands and South Africa (with Australia and South America chapters coming soon). Our goal is to help professionals and organizations reduce the costs and risks associated with e-discovery while helping to improve and verify their skills and advance their careers and overall technology competence in e-discovery and related fields. http://www.aceds.org/

About Cellebrite
Cellebrite is the global leader of Digital Intelligence solutions for law enforcement, government and enterprise organizations. Cellebrite delivers an extensive suite of innovative software solutions, analytic tools, and training designed to accelerate digital investigations and address the growing complexity of handling crime and security challenges in the digital era. Trusted by thousands of leading agencies and companies in more than 150 countries, Cellebrite is helping fulfill the joint mission of creating a safer world. To learn more visit us at www.cellebrite.com

 

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Compliance DS ACEDS Partnership

ACEDS Announces Continued Partnership with Compliance Discovery Solutions

May 4, 2020EAGAN, Minn. – The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), the world’s leading eDiscovery training and certification professional association and part of The BARBRI Group, is pleased to announce that Compliance Discovery Solutions, a pioneering integrated eDiscovery services and managed review provider, has renewed as an ACEDS Affiliate Partner.

With solutions fundamentally designed for flexibility, scalability, efficiency, and value, Compliance helps clients manage complex legal matters across every phase of the EDRM lifecycle and supports them through challenging projects and tight deadlines.

Through this partnership, employees and partners of Compliance can access ACEDS’ breadth of job tools and networking forums, a global chapter network and events, and a best-practice-oriented worldwide community of professionals. As an ACEDS Affiliate Partner, Compliance plays an important role in the global ACEDS community, leveraging and contributing to the community’s collective knowledge and expertise, and the association’s education, marketing, training, and professional development resources.

“Compliance is known in our industry as a pioneer in managed review and for its ability to offer clients a one-stop resource for eDiscovery technology, expert project management, proven workflows, and staffing,” said Mike Quartararo, CEDS, president, ACEDS and professional development. “ACEDS has enjoyed a long and positive collaboration with the team at Compliance and we look forward to doing great things together in the future.”

“ACEDS has been a leader in providing the legal community with training and certification programs and we are proud to partner with them and support their continued initiatives,” added Marc Zamsky, COO of Compliance. “Our partnership helps Compliance ensure that our project management and client service teams have access to all ACEDS programs and take full advantage of the Certified eDiscovery Specialist training, testing, and certification.”

About ACEDS
The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), part of leading legal education provider The BARBRI Group, is a global member-based association for professionals who work in e-discovery, information governance, compliance and the broader legal community. ACEDS provides training and certification in e-discovery and related disciplines to corporate legal departments, law firms, the government, service providers and institutions of higher learning. Our CEDS certification is recognized around the world and used to verify skills and competence in electronic discovery for organizations and individuals through training, certification and ongoing education. The CEDS credential is held by practitioners at the largest Fortune 500 companies, Am Law 200 firms and government agencies. ACEDS has 23 chapters, with locations in most major US cities, the UK, Ireland, Canada, the Netherlands and South Africa (with Australia and South America chapters coming soon). Our goal is to help professionals and organizations reduce the costs and risks associated with e-discovery while helping to improve and verify their skills and advance their careers and overall technology competence in e-discovery and related fields. http://www.aceds.org/

About Compliance Discovery
Compliance is an ISO 27001 certified eDiscovery services and managed review provider and innovator of DaaS (Discovery-as-a-Service), a powerful toolkit of the most advanced eDiscovery software, analytics, and data security available. Through a combination of cutting-edge technology, state-of-the-art development, and secure, certified data centers, Compliance supports corporate legal departments, law firms, and public entities in managing critical and complex legal matters with control, innovation, and ease. Compliance is a System One division. Discover Compliance: www.complianceds.com.

 

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Elite Discovery ACEDS Partnership

ACEDS Announces Elite Discovery as New Affiliate Partner

April 16, 2020EAGAN, Minn. – The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), the world’s leading e-discovery training and certification professional association and part of The BARBRI Group, is pleased to announce that Elite Discovery, a cloud-native e-discovery collaboration solutions provider, has signed on as an ACEDS Affiliate Partner.

Through the relationship, employees and partners of Elite Discovery will have access to ACEDS’ breadth of job tools and networking forums, a global chapter network and events and a best-practice-oriented worldwide community of professionals. As an ACEDS Affiliate Partner, Elite Discovery plays an important role in the global e-discovery community, leveraging and contributing to the community’s collective knowledge and expertise, and the association’s education, marketing, training and professional development resources.

“Elite Discovery offers a suite of expert services and strategic technology offerings that span the e-discovery spectrum and contribute to the professional community,” Mike Quartararo, CEDS, president, ACEDS and professional development, said. “The team is known for its commitment to education, certification and building the e-discovery profession, and we’re glad to welcome Elite Discovery employees and clients through this partnership.”

“Elite’s enhanced partnership with ACEDS demonstrates our commitment to identify and partner with the world’s premier education and certification leaders,” Elite Discovery CEO Terry Reeves said. “At Elite Discovery, our goal is to be thought-provoking and forward-thinking in a manner that aligns our internal team of experts with organizations like ACEDS to provide best practices to the legal community.”

About ACEDS
The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), part of leading legal education provider The BARBRI Group, is a global member-based association for professionals who work in e-discovery, information governance, compliance and the broader legal community. ACEDS provides training and certification in e-discovery and related disciplines to corporate legal departments, law firms, the government, service providers and institutions of higher learning. Our CEDS certification is recognized around the world and used to verify skills and competence in electronic discovery for organizations and individuals through training, certification and ongoing education. The CEDS credential is held by practitioners at the largest Fortune 500 companies, Am Law 200 firms and government agencies. ACEDS has 23 chapters, with locations in most major US cities, the UK, Ireland, Canada, the Netherlands and South Africa (with Australia and South America chapters coming soon). Our goal is to help professionals and organizations reduce the costs and risks associated with e-discovery while helping to improve and verify their skills and advance their careers and overall technology competence in e-discovery and related fields. http://www.aceds.org/

About Elite Discovery
At Elite Discovery, we believe every dollar you spend on eDiscovery should bring value to your corporation or law firm. That philosophy, combined with our client-first focus, has allowed Elite Discovery to lead the industry as one of the most highly awarded Alternative Legal Service Providers today. Since 2001, we have been innovating strategic solutions to any ESI challenge – from basic eDiscovery for litigation to government investigations and high-profile mergers and acquisitions, and our experts have successfully led the way. Partnering with Elite Discovery allows leaders in both law firms and corporations to have the cost predictability and control they need with the world-class security, cutting-edge technology, specific expertise, proven processes and instant scalability eDiscovery requires – so they may focus on key priorities critical to their company’s success.  Our award-winning services include risk management consulting, discovery consulting, forensic data preservation and collection, data analysis and workflow management, secure hosted document review, document coding, managed attorney review, project management support.  Our sister company, Elite Deposition Technologies, also offers process service and global court reporting. https://elitediscovery.com/

 

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Everlaw ACEDS Partnership

ACEDS Announces Continued Partnership with Everlaw, a Modern Cloud-Based E-Discovery Provider

April 14, 2020EAGAN, Minn. – The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), the world’s leading e-discovery training and certification professional association and part of The BARBRI Group, is pleased to announce that Everlaw, a cloud-native e-discovery solution that unlocks the collaborative power of teams, has renewed as an ACEDS Affiliate Partner.

As the digital universe expands rapidly, litigators and internal investigators are tasked with mining through mountains of data – the majority of which end up being irrelevant. Everlaw is a collaborative, cloud-based litigation platform that uses artificial intelligence to help legal teams uncover the needle-in-a-haystack pieces of information that can make or break a case.

Through this partnership, employees and partners of Everlaw can access ACEDS’ breadth of job tools and networking forums, a global chapter network and events, and a best-practice-oriented worldwide community of professionals. As an ACEDS Affiliate Partner, Everlaw plays an important role in the global ACEDS community, leveraging and contributing to the community’s collective knowledge and expertise, and the association’s education, marketing, training and professional development resources.

“When it comes to intuitive, highly functional cloud-based solutions in e-discovery, Everlaw entered the race fast and early and now they are a leader in the space. I’ve been both a customer and a fan for years,” said Mike Quartararo, CEDS, president, ACEDS and professional development. “ACEDS is thrilled to call Everlaw a partner and grateful to the entire Everlaw team for their contributions to the e-discovery community and our members specifically.”

“Ediscovery is a new imperative for legal teams today as they sift through troves of documents to build their cases,” said AJ Shankar, Everlaw’s CEO and co-founder. “Team collaboration is a key part of this process, and it’s equally important to collaborate with members of the industry. We’re thrilled to continue this partnership and remain a part of ACEDS’s community of ediscovery leaders and visionaries.”

About ACEDS
The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), part of leading legal education provider The BARBRI Group, is a global member-based association for professionals who work in e-discovery, information governance, compliance and the broader legal community. ACEDS provides training and certification in e-discovery and related disciplines to corporate legal departments, law firms, the government, service providers and institutions of higher learning. Our CEDS certification is recognized around the world and used to verify skills and competence in electronic discovery for organizations and individuals through training, certification and ongoing education. The CEDS credential is held by practitioners at the largest Fortune 500 companies, Am Law 200 firms and government agencies. ACEDS has 23 chapters, with locations in most major US cities, the UK, Ireland, Canada, the Netherlands and South Africa (with Australia and South America chapters coming soon). Our goal is to help professionals and organizations reduce the costs and risks associated with e-discovery while helping to improve and verify their skills and advance their careers and overall technology competence in e-discovery and related fields. http://www.aceds.org/

About Everlaw
Everlaw blends cutting-edge technology with modern design to help government entities, law firms, and corporations solve the toughest problems in the legal industry. Everlaw is used by Fortune 100 corporate counsels and household brands like Hilton and Dick’s Sporting Goods, 76 out of the AM Law 100, and all 50 U.S. state attorneys general. Based in Oakland, California, Everlaw is funded by top-tier investors, including CapitalG, Menlo Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, and K9 Ventures.

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Digital War Room and ACEDS Partnership

ACEDS Announces Digital WarRoom as New Affiliate Partner

Apr. 7, 2020EAGAN, Minn. – The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), the world’s leading e-discovery training and certification professional association and part of The BARBRI Group, is pleased to announce that Digital WarRoom, an e-discovery software provider that enables organizations to more effectively control and manage electronically stored information, is now an ACEDS Affiliate Partner.

As an ACEDS partner, Digital WarRoom plays an important role in the global ACEDS community, leveraging and contributing to the community’s collective knowledge and expertise, and the association’s education, marketing, training and professional development resources. Employees and partners of Digital WarRoom are able to access ACEDS’ breadth of job tools and networking forums, a global chapter network and events, and a best-practice-oriented worldwide community of professionals.

“It is exciting to announce Digital WarRoom as a new member of our Affiliate Partner Program because the team is known for its passion for client services and for raising the level of expertise across the e-discovery industry,” Maribel Rivera, ACEDS senior director of community relations said. “Leveraging the expertise of the leadership at Digital WarRoom, ACEDS will be able to create new resources for our membership.”

“We are thrilled to be partnering with ACEDS. Digital WarRoom firmly believes in making dispute resolution affordable and accessible for all firms. Our mission aligns strongly with ACEDS’ role as the leading educator in eDiscovery. We look forward to working together with ACEDS to deliver great content and shape the future of eDiscovery,” Jeremy Greer, Marketing Director of Digital WarRoom said.

About ACEDS
The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), part of leading legal education provider The BARBRI Group, is a global member-based association for professionals who work in e-discovery, information governance, compliance and the broader legal community. ACEDS provides training and certification in e-discovery and related disciplines to corporate legal departments, law firms, the government, service providers and institutions of higher learning. The CEDS certification is recognized around the world and used to verify skills and competence in electronic discovery for organizations and individuals through training, certification and ongoing education. The CEDS credential is held by practitioners at the largest Fortune 500 companies, Am Law 200 firms and government agencies. ACEDS has 23 chapters, with locations in most major U.S. cities, the UK, Ireland, Canada, the Netherlands and South Africa (with Australia and South America chapters coming soon). Our goal is to help professionals and organizations reduce the costs and risks associated with e-discovery while helping to improve and verify their skills and advance their careers and overall technology competence in e-discovery and related fields. http://www.aceds.org/

About Digital WarRoom
Digital WarRoom offers a comprehensive toolset to process, review and produce electronic documents for eDiscovery. Founded in 2002, Digital WarRoom eventually grew out of its original role as a service provider, developing and commercializing Digital WarRoom eDiscovery software to be used by law firms in-house. Digital WarRoom brings competitive eDiscovery costs and price transparency, but where Digital WarRoom shines is its expertise, and availability for training. With any hosted subscription, DWR guarantees 1 month of included onboarding via screenshare, on top of the unlimited email help desk. Learn more at www.digitalwarroom.com.

 

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Zapproved ACEDS Partnership

ACEDS Announces Zapproved Renews as Affiliate Partner

March 3, 2020EAGAN, Minn. – The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), the world’s leading e-discovery training and certification professional association and part of The BARBRI Group, is pleased to announce that Zapproved, an e-discovery software provider that empowers in-house legal teams to more effectively manage litigation response, investigations and information requests, has renewed as an ACEDS Affiliate Partner.

As an ACEDS Affiliate Partner, Zapproved plays an important role in the global ACEDS community, leveraging and contributing to the community’s collective knowledge and expertise, and the association’s education, marketing, training and professional development resources. Employees and partners of Zapproved are able to access ACEDS’ breadth of job tools and networking forums, a global chapter network and events, and a best-practice-oriented worldwide community of professionals.

“The Zapproved team is known for its passion and innovation in leveraging software to transform the corporate legal process,” said Maribel Rivera, Senior Director of Community Relations at ACEDS. “We’re excited about the enhanced partnership which allows us to collaborate and share e-discovery best practices with our community.”

“We are so thrilled to strengthen and solidify our long-standing relationship with the ACEDS community. We look forward to working with the new board of directors and celebrating the organization’s continued growth,” added Melissa Tatham, Zapproved Head of Marketing.

About ACEDS
The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), part of leading legal education provider The BARBRI Group, is a global member-based association for professionals who work in e-discovery, information governance, compliance and the broader legal community. ACEDS provides training and certification in e-discovery and related disciplines to corporate legal departments, law firms, the government, service providers and institutions of higher learning. The CEDS certification is recognized around the world and used to verify skills and competence in electronic discovery for organizations and individuals through training, certification and ongoing education. The CEDS credential is held by practitioners at the largest Fortune 500 companies, Am Law 200 firms and government agencies. ACEDS has 23 chapters, with locations in most major U.S. cities, the UK, Ireland, Canada, the Netherlands and South Africa (with Australia and South America chapters coming soon). Our goal is to help professionals and organizations reduce the costs and risks associated with e-discovery while helping to improve and verify their skills and advance their careers and overall technology competence in e-discovery and related fields. http://www.aceds.org/

About Zapproved
Founded in 2008, Zapproved builds e-discovery software designed to help corporate legal and compliance teams reduce costs and mitigate risk. Our software empowers teams to manage legal holds and collect, process, and review data with ease. We have more than 350 corporate customers, a 99% retention rate, and an unwavering commitment to keeping our customers ridiculously successful.

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Logikcull and ACEDS Partnership

ACEDS Announces Continued Partnership With Logikcull, the Leading Provider of Instant Discovery

Feb. 12, 2020EAGAN, Minn. – The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), the world’s leading e-discovery training and certification professional association and part of The BARBRI Group, is pleased to announce that Logikcull, the leading provider of Instant Discovery, a new category of discovery software that is increasingly popular among cost and security-sensitive corporate legal departments, has renewed as an ACEDS Affiliate Partner.

Logikcull makes powerfully simple software that is quickly emerging as the go-to solution for corporate legal teams looking to bring discovery in house so it can be done more quickly, securely and affordably. Its more than 1500 customers are helping to lead the transformation away from traditional eDiscovery to a model that is fast, predictable and accessible.

As an ACEDS Affiliate Partner, Logikcull plays an important role in the global ACEDS community, leveraging and contributing to the community’s collective knowledge and expertise, and the association’s education, marketing, training and professional development resources. Employees and partners of Logikcull are able to access ACEDS’ breadth of job tools and networking forums, a global chapter network and events, and a best-practice-oriented worldwide community of professionals.

“Since it’s inception, Logikcull has time and again proven it is leading in creative and innovative solutions for the e-discovery and legal marketplace with their break-through platform,” said Mike Quartararo, CEDS, president, ACEDS and professional development. “The strength of our ACEDS community is directly tied to the caliber of our partners and we’re delighted that Logikcull has chosen to renew and that they will continue to deliver value to the ACEDS membership.”

“As we continue in our mission to democratize the often expensive, risky process of e-discovery, we’re proud to partner with ACEDS and its global membership of forward-thinking practitioners who are leading the charge to bring about predictable, affordable, secure solutions for organizations of all kinds. We admire the ACEDS community’s commitment to making discovery equitable and accessible to all—and we look forward to continuing this fruitful partnership.” Robert Hilson, senior director, Logikcull said.

About ACEDS
The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), part of leading legal education provider The BARBRI Group, is a global member-based association for professionals who work in e-discovery, information governance, compliance and the broader legal community. ACEDS provides training and certification in e-discovery and related disciplines to corporate legal departments, law firms, the government, service providers and institutions of higher learning. Our CEDS certification is recognized around the world and used to verify skills and competence in electronic discovery for organizations and individuals through training, certification and ongoing education. The CEDS credential is held by practitioners at the largest Fortune 500 companies, Am Law 200 firms and government agencies. ACEDS has 23 chapters, with locations in most major US cities, the UK, Ireland, Canada, the Netherlands and South Africa (with Australia and South America chapters coming soon). Our goal is to help professionals and organizations reduce the costs and risks associated with e-discovery while helping to improve and verify their skills and advance their careers and overall technology competence in e-discovery and related fields. http://www.aceds.org/

About Logikcull
Logikcull.com is instant discovery for modern legal teams. Its secure, cloud-based solution helps law firms and organizations of all sizes solve the expensive, complex, and risky challenges associated with eDiscovery, internal investigations, and open records response. With Logikcull, you can start a discovery project in five seconds, from anywhere at any time on any device. Reviewing data is as easy as performing a Google search. And in Logikcull, your data is always secure. That’s why it’s trusted by the Fortune 500, Am Law 200, and governments of the biggest cities in the world. Founded in 2004 by CEO Andy Wilson and CTO Sheng Yang, Logikcull builds powerfully simple software that democratizes discovery.

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Master's Conference and ACEDS Partnership

ACEDS Announces The Master’s Conference™ as Affinity Partner

Feb. 11, 2020Eagan, Minn. – The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), the world’s leading e-discovery training and certification professional association and part of The BARBRI Group, is pleased to announce The Master’s Conference™ as an Affinity Partner.

A well-respected boutique legal educational forum, The Master’s Conference plays host to a select group of speakers, vendors, and attendees, all committed to proactively collaborating on current challenges in the legal space. The Master’s Conference builds knowledge in the legal field through different promotional events, conferences, membership and publications which offer innovative ideas, cutting-edge topics, and relevant solutions for professionals and organizations.

“The Master’s Conference is one of the most well-regarded forums in the legal industry today,” said Mike Quartararo, CEDS, president of ACEDS and Professional Development. “Robert and Rick and the entire Master’s team offer exceptional insights and have long delivered meaningful and relevant content to the e-discovery and legal community. The Master’s Conference is a truly collaborative forum and all of our ACEDS community will benefit from this relationship.”

Among the ACEDS resources available to Master’s Conference attendees and supporters are leading-edge job tools, networking opportunities through a global chapter network and events, a best-practice-oriented community of professionals, and the exclusive preparation and exam for the career-enhancing CEDS™ professional certification, as well as ACEDS’ eDiscovery Executive Certificate Program and Mini MBA.

“I am incredibly excited about the direction ACEDS is going and am thrilled to be part of the association’s spectacular board,” said Robert Childress, CEO, The Master’s Conference. “I look forward to ACEDS’ participation in The Master’s Conference.”

About ACEDS
The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), part of leading legal education provider The BARBRI Group, is a global member-based association for professionals who work in e-discovery, information governance, compliance and the broader legal community. ACEDS provides training and certification in e-discovery and related disciplines to corporate legal departments, law firms, the government, service providers and institutions of higher learning. Our CEDS certification is recognized around the world and used to verify skills and competence in electronic discovery for organizations and individuals through training, certification and ongoing education. The CEDS credential is held by practitioners at the largest Fortune 500 companies, Am Law 200 firms and government agencies. ACEDS has 23 chapters, with locations in most major U.S. cities, the UK, Ireland, Canada, the Netherlands and South Africa (with Australia and South America chapters coming soon). Our goal is to help professionals and organizations reduce the costs and risks associated with e-discovery while helping to improve and verify their skills and advance their careers and overall technology competence in e-discovery and related fields. http://www.aceds.org/

About The Master’s Conference
The Master’s Conference brings together leading experts and professionals from law firms, corporations, and the bench to develop strategies, practices, and resources for managing the information life cycle. The Master’s Conference has served the legal community since 2006. We have hosted over three thousand experts in multiple countries around the latest trends in technology within the legal community.

The Master’s Conference is a boutique educational forum where a select group of speakers, vendors, and attendees convene to engage in a proactive collaboration on current challenges in the legal space. As a global legal conference, Master’s Conference takes the lead to differentiate itself while consistently raising the bar as the most well-respected conference in the legal technology industry. https://themastersconference.com/

 

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ACEDS and iCONECT Partnership

ACEDS Announces iCONECT Renews as Affiliate Partner

January 23, 2020EAGAN, Minn. – The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), the world’s leading e-discovery training and certification professional association and part of The BARBRI Group, is pleased to announce that iCONECT Development, an industry leader in developing innovative LEGAL review software and services, has renewed as an Affiliate Partner.

As an ACEDS Affiliate Partner, iCONECT plays an important role in the global ACEDS community, leveraging and contributing to the association’s education, marketing, training and professional development resources. Employees and partners of iCONECT have access to a breadth of job tools and networking forums, a global chapter network and events, and a best- practice-oriented worldwide community of professionals.

“The quality of our ACEDS offering and the education and resources we deliver to our global community are directly related to the quality of our partners,” said Mike Quartararo, president, ACEDS and professional development. “iCONECT is known for its exceptional service and innovation, and we are excited to see the contributions this tech leader will offer the greater ACEDS community.”

“ACEDS is all about giving people the tools they need to expand their knowledge base and in turn their opportunities,” said Ian Campbell, CEO of iCONECT. “To quote Nelson Mandela, ‘Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.’ and I can’t agree more.”

About ACEDS
The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), part of leading legal education provider The BARBRI Group, is a global member-based association for professionals who work in e-discovery, information governance, compliance and the broader legal community. ACEDS provides training and certification in e-discovery and related disciplines to corporate legal departments, law firms, the government, service providers and institutions of higher learning. Our CEDS certification is recognized around the world and used to verify skills and competence in electronic discovery for organizations and individuals through training, certification and ongoing education. The CEDS credential is held by practitioners at the largest Fortune 500 companies, Am Law 200 firms and government agencies. ACEDS has 23 chapters in most major US cities, the UK, Ireland, Canada, the Netherlands and South Africa (with Australia and South American chapters coming soon). Our goal is to help professionals and organizations reduce the costs and risks associated with e-discovery while helping to improve and verify their skills, advance careers and their overall technology competence in e-discovery and related fields.

About iCONECT
iCONECT Development, LLC develops the innovative iCONECT eDiscovery review software platform. iCONECT raises the bar by delivering intelligent, easy-to-use tools that help hosting providers, law firms, and legal departments optimize workflows and manage some of the world’s most complex legal cases more efficiently. Leading AI and auto-redaction capabilities combined with a user’s ability to search, sort, analyze, categorize and produce documents and multi- media files recently led industry publication ‘Silicon Review’ to name iCONECT as one of the ‘30 Fastest Growing Tech Companies’ of the year.

Website URL: https://www.iconect.com/

 

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Exterro ACEDS Partnership

ACEDS Announces Exterro Renews as Affiliate Partner

January 21, 2020EAGAN, Minn. – Leading global e-discovery education and certification provider and BARBRI professional association, The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), is pleased to announce that Exterro, a premier provider of e-discovery, privacy and Legal GRC software has renewed as an Affiliate Partner.

As an ACEDS affiliate partner, Exterro plays an important role in the global ACEDS community, leveraging and contributing to the association’s education, marketing, training and professional development resources. Employees, and partners of Exterro have access to a breadth of job tools and networking forums, a global chapter network and events, and a best-practice-oriented worldwide community of professionals.

“There are exciting things on the horizon for ACEDS and the global community we represent,” said Mike Quartararo, president, ACEDS and professional development.  “Partnership with organizations such as Exterro, a known leader in its market segment, ensures that we have the support, exertise and resources to continue to move ACEDS forward and consistently enhance our offerings for our members’ professional and career development.”

“Exterro and ACEDS have a long history of partnership given our shared vision – that collaboration, training, and exchange of best practices among e-discovery professionals benefits all involved. We are thrilled to renew our commitment to ACEDS and look forward to jointly providing more valuable content to the e-discovery community,” said Bill Piwonka, Exterro’s Chief Marketing Officer.

About ACEDS
The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), part of leading legal education provider The BARBRI Group, is a global membership association committed to promoting and verifying eDiscovery skills and competence for organizations and individuals through training, certification, and supported by ACEDS chapters around the world. The association’s goal is to help professionals and organizations reduce the costs and risks associated with eDiscovery, and realize the advantages of performing it effectively. ACEDS awards the Certified E-Discovery Specialist (CEDS) credential, which is held by practitioners at AmLaw 200 firms, government agencies, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and United Nations and some of the largest multinational corporations in the world.

About Exterro
Exterro was founded with the simple vision that applying the concepts of process optimization and data science to how companies manage digital information and respond to litigation would drive more successful outcomes at a lower cost. We remain committed to this vision today as we deliver a fully integrated Legal GRC platform that enables our clients to address their regulatory, privacy, compliance and litigation risks more effectively and at lower costs.

With software solutions that span privacy, legal operations, compliance, cybersecurity and information governance, Exterro helps some of the world’s largest organizations work smarter and more efficiently.

Website URL: www.exterro.com

 

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