Hal Marcus

Hal is the Director of Product Marketing for OpenText Discovery & Security. A licensed attorney, Hal practiced as a Wall Street litigator before commencing a career in tech that now spans over 20 years. He writes about artificial intelligence—anyone named Hal is bound to be interested in AI—and related technologies in the realms of eDiscovery, cybersecurity, compliance, and information governance.
Discovery

OpenText Decisiv brings Predictive Research to Enterprise Search

It’s been nearly a decade since Recommind (now OpenText) first pioneered predictive coding for legal document review with OpenText™ Axcelerate™.…

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Compliance

7 key things forensic investigators need to do

Law enforcement, government agencies and corporate enterprises alike count on their digital forensic technology to keep evolving alongside their growing…

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Discovery

Ovum eDiscovery analyst report gives OpenText top marks

Corporate legal operations and law firms alike often turn to competitive analyses from industry analysts to inform their eDiscovery choices.…

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Discovery

Transparency in eDiscovery? Save it for your clients

This article was first published in Legaltech News. “Cooperation should not result in one party exerting extensive control over another’s…

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Analytics

Court supports eDiscovery machine learning, addresses AI transparency

No other court in the world has had more influence on the use of machine learning in litigation than the…

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Compliance

Enterprise Discovery just got better: EnCase joins Axcelerate at OpenText

On September 14, 2017, OpenText completed its acquisition of Guidance Software, makers of EnCase. EnCase and the Guidance team now…

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Discovery

AI-enhanced search meets enhanced workflow with Decisiv 8.1

Finding the content you need is paramount when trying to complete tasks and make informed decisions. That’s why OpenText™ Decisiv™ augments…

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Analytics

Why Discovery and ECM Haven’t, Must Come Together (Enterprise World Preview)

I’m a tough sell on Information Governance. For years I’ve made a point of challenging any tech provider, consultant, or…

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Analytics

AI-Enhanced Search Goes Further Still With Decisiv 8.0

OpenText™ Decisiv extends enterprise search with the power of unsupervised machine learning, a species of AI. I recently blogged about…

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Compliance

When Search Meets AI, It Takes You Further

Many think of AI as human-like robots or human-sounding voices that interact with actual humans, but the real value of…

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Compliance

Why Lawyers are Adopting AI Faster Than You

When you think of bold, innovative users of transformational technology like artificial intelligence (AI), you naturally think: lawyers. It’s obvious,…

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Discovery

New Dynamo Holdings Opinion Shows the Limits of Cooperation in Predictive Coding

In September 2014, US Tax Court Judge Ronald Buch captured the attention of the e-discovery world with his opinion in…

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Discovery

Is Pyrrho Bringing the Right Attention to Predictive Coding?

When scrutinizing sketches prior to air time, Saturday Night Live creator (and “Dr. Evil” inspiration) Lorne Michaels has been known…

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Discovery

Yes, There are Two Paths of Predictive Coding

The UK firm of Page, Plant, Bonham & Jones summed up the Predictive Coding controversy well, and there’s still time…

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Discovery

The Year is New. Is Predictive Coding 3.0?

To paraphrase some of my favorite dialog from the West Wing, I make it a point never to disagree with…

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Discovery

“Chat is the New Email” a Webinar Recap

Last week, we hosted a webinar spotlighting the new Bloomberg Chat and audio transcription review capabilities in Axcelerate 5. Hal…

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Discovery

The Next Toughest eDiscovery Projects in the World

What are the world’s toughest eDiscovery projects? Though we recently explored another undeniably worthy candidate, many counsel would surely nominate…

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Discovery

The Toughest eDiscovery Projects in the World

What are the world’s toughest eDiscovery projects? Those who know might just nominate Hart Scott Rodino (HSR) Second Requests, known…

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Discovery

Ending the Debate on TAR Seed Sets

In the wake of Judge Peck’s recent Rio Tinto opinion on technology assisted review, the ediscovery blogosphere has been repeatedly…

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Discovery

When to Fight for Predictive Coding

Common wisdom tells us to pick our battles carefully. It also tells us timing is everything. In an abundance of…

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