Gathering strength: Government agencies are expected to become increasingly reliant on e-discovery products

Over the five years to 2017, demand for products and services from the e-Discovery Software Publishing industry has increased. This is largely due to increasing regulations regarding the retention, modification and deletion of electronically stored information, which have prompted many companies to seek e-discovery software to assure legal compliance and to provide the ability to produce electronically stored evidence when called upon. Moreover, a steady expansion in the complexity and volume of data has bolstered demand for e-discovery software products, which sift through electronically stored data to identify, collect and produce relevant information...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The amount of electronically stored information will expand, supporting robust growth
  • The anticipation of more stringent regulations has prompted more corporations to request e-discovery software products
  • The percentage of businesses conducting business online is expected to grow.
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    On a capital investment basis, there are few barriers to entry for software publishing startups. Many software companies began with little more than a handful of computers and programmers. Additionally, there are few prohibitive governmental, licensing or regulatory barriers to starting an e-discovery company. Nevertheless, scarcity of highly skilled, creative programmers is a limiting factor for software publishers, leading to high wages and medium barriers. Knowledge of, and comfort with, software programming for e-discovery applications is the main barrier to entry. The software that the industry creates runs on sophisticated computer code written in various languages to be compatible with varied end uses and platforms. New...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the e-Discovery Software Publishing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the e-Discovery Software Publishing Industry are

  • Ability to automate tasks
  • Adopting new technology
  • Access to multiskilled and flexible workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Percentage of services conducted online and Corporate profit in the e-Discovery Software Publishing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the e-Discovery Software Publishing Industry?

    E-discovery (also known as electronic discovery) refers to any process through which electronic data is searched, located and secured for use as evidence in a court of law. In the United States, this industry includes operators that develop software-based e-discovery platforms. In addition to software development, some operators provide technical support and services.

    Industry Products
  • Training, maintenance and product upgrades
  • Product setup services
  • On-premise products
  • Off-premise products
  • Industry Activities
  • Writing, developing and testing e-discovery software
  • Publishing e-discovery software
  • Providing technical support for users of e-discovery software
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Percentage of services conducted online
  • Corporate profit
  • Demand from law firms
  • Government consumption and investment
  • Prime rate
  • Private investment in computers and software

  • Current Performance
  • Technological developments
  • Information governance boosts industry
  • Regulatory impacts
  • Industry expansion
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Data dependence
  • Government investment in information technology
  • Pricing transparency tempers profit growth
  • Table: e-Discovery Software Publishing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - e-Discovery Software Publishing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Law Firms
  • Administration, Business Support & Waste Management Services
  • Healthcare and Social Assistance

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer Manufacturing
  • Computer Peripheral Manufacturing
  • Electronic & Computer Repair Services
  • Telecommunication Networking Equipment Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Training, maintenance and product upgrades
  • Product setup services
  • On-premise products
  • Off-premise products
  • Chart: e-Discovery Software Publishing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Government regulations
  • Litigation activity
  • Company budgets
  • Data volume and type

  • Major Markets
  • Government agencies
  • Corporations
  • Law firms
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the e-Discovery Software Publishing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases and other costs
  • Depreciation and amortization
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs e-Discovery Software Publishing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the e-Discovery Software Publishing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, FTI Consulting Inc.,
  • Table: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company - financial performance
  • Table: FTI Consulting Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the e-Discovery Software Publishing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the e-Discovery Software Publishing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Corporate profit (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • The separation of relevant documents from irrelevant ones.
  • Esi
  • An acronym for electronically stored information; e-discovery software largely deals with ESI.
  • Legal Hold
  • The preservation of all forms of relevant information when legal actions are forthcoming or expected.
  • Metatag
  • A piece of information embedded in a digital file that helps identify the file by type, date created, file size or other metric.
  • Software As A Service
  • The delivery of software to users from a centralized location (abbreviated as SaaS).
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