While some changes are fleeting, others could dramatically alter the e-discovery landscape moving forward.

Source: LegalTech From Use Policies to Pro Bono, the 4 E-Discovery Changes to Look for in 2017

From my perspective, the two most interesting developments the article highlights are: (1) the increasing traction that “use policies” are gaining at the C-suite level (i.e. policies that enable enterprise level control over storage, access and deletion of files; and (2) Speculation that Microsoft may purchase k-Cura and the Relativity platform, which would precipitate significant consolidation in the eDiscovery vendor space.