October 23, 2017

Twitter + Libel = “Twibel”

What is it about social media that makes grown men and women rant, gossip, and whine like little kids at a slumber party? Is it the anytime access, the desire to shock and awe, the ease of use, or our own narcissism taking control? My mom always… Read more

Christmas in July: It’s a Wonderful Life with In-house E-discovery Options

by Guest Blogger Donald P. Butler, Deputy General Counsel Seneca Resources Corporation This article is based on a presentation I made at an AccessData User’s Conference in May, 2011 with Elizabeth Knower, the Founder and President of… Read more

The EDRM Buyer’s Guide – Part I

This week we are posting an excerpt from our recently published EDRM Buyer’s Guide; a phase-by phase walk-through and checklist created by a former Litigation Project Manager using guidelines developed during implementation of a top oil and gas… Read more

Recommind’s “Predictive Coding” Patent: More PR Than IP

Since Recommind officially announced the decision by the US Patent and Trademark Office to award the company a patent for what its press release termed a “Workflow and Technology for Computer-Assisted Document Analysis and Review”, the… Read more

My Take on Symantec’s Acquisition of Clearwell

It’s been a few weeks since Symantec sent a huge shot across the bow of every e-discovery company with the acquisition of Clearwell. To be honest, I suspect their cannons were really aimed at the other big data management companies like Autonomy,… Read more

The Culture of Sanctions

A recent trip to London offered new perspective on e-discovery practices and culture here at home. To give just three examples, American courts place greater emphasis on ethics and sanctions than our English counterparts, as well as a slightly… Read more

Is Autonomy King of Cloud Data?

On April 19th, 2011 Iron Mountain sent a little bit of a shock through the e-discovery market with the announcement that they were exploring strategic alternatives for their digital business. For those of you that missed it, this is what was… Read more

It is the Spring of Efficiency; It is the Winter of Incompatible Tools: 3 Ideas to Make the Tulips Bloom Year Round

It is the best of times, it is the worst of times, it is the age of technological advancement, it is the age of technological vulnerability, it is the epoch of digital information, it is the epoch of risk, it is the season of information governance,… Read more

The E-Discovery Arms Race… and Tales from the Trenches

The tagline for this blog is “Candid analysis of the issues, the processes and the technology,” and in that spirit, I’d like to share with you my impressions and personal experiences, as somebody who is in the field talking to customers and… Read more

The Seventh Circuit Electronic Discovery Pilot Program

Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of chairing and speaking at IQPC’s 2nd Annual eDiscovery Canada Summit in Toronto, Ontario. The Summit had some excellent content, as well as very informative open discussions on a wide variety of topics during… Read more