Gartner Research

The State of E-Discovery in 2013 and Beyond

Published: 07 June 2013

ID: G00252557

Analyst(s): Debra Logan, Sheila Childs, Alan Dayley


The e-discovery market continues to change as broader end-to-end functionality, shifts in buying patterns and acquisitions dominate the market. Insourcing, information governance programs, upgraded products and the formation of internal alliances can all smooth the path to better e-discovery.

Table Of Contents


  • The Transformation of the Legal Profession
  • Market Disruption
  • The Emergence and Growth of the E-Discovery Market
  • Five Drivers of E-Discovery Market Evolution
    • From Services to Software
    • Shift in Buying Centers
    • Consolidation of Functionality
    • Semantic Challenges
    • Internationalization
  • Current State and Future Direction of the E-Discovery Market
  • The Future of E-Discovery and Information Governance
    • Information Governance at Last?

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