The co-moderators Christian Casanova (Prager Dreifuss) and Cedric Chao (DLA Piper) summarise in this session report the discussions of the panel 'Cutting-edge ways of introducing and taking evidence', held at the IBA Annual Litigation Forum Conference in Zurich on 3-5 May 2017. The panel highlighted the possibilites new technologies and big data provide in aiding in the collection of data for court use, in the evaluation of potential jurors, and in the processing and presentation of large data amounts to courts, while also exploring the ethical and legal boundaries of the use technology.