The growth of stored data is outpacing the ability of most people to manage it. Information professionals in all industries wrestle with this overflow. Powerful tools are helping professionals bridge the gap between information overload and the ability to harvest the power of Big Data. These three trends -- more data, better Big Data tools, and skilled Millennials -- are emerging across many industries, including the legal profession. This means that while fundamentals of the practice of law will remain, Big Data, the tools to harvest it, and the emerging force of Millennials will not only supplement the fundamentals, but create a new class of research that will give those crafty enough to embrace it an edge in securing clients, controlling costs and achieving better outcomes.
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