September 1, 2014

E-Discovery – A Way of Reducing the Cost of Litigation

The legal sector is currently going through one of the most significant transformations in its history. The downturn in the economy is reducing the overall volume of legal work, and factors like the introduction of Alternative Business… Read more

Is Per Gig Pricing Dead? Let’s Hope So….

Ben Kerschberg, from Consero Group LLC, recently authored an article for Forbes.com on one of my favorite topics…the per gig pricing model.  AccessData’s sentiments on this antiquated per pound archetype is well known.  Mr. Kerschberg covers… Read more

Bit-By-Bit: A Reality Check

From the people who advocated the backup system, “Ghost” ((For those of you who are not familiar with Ghost, it was one of the first bit-by-bit copying products on the market and was aimed at IT and disaster recovery markets.)) as an attempted… 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

Is per-gig pricing dead?

Costs can add up. Several years ago, a leading car company purchased an eDiscovery analytics appliance. For a relatively small amount of money up front and what seemed like a reasonable per-gig charge, they got quality processing and analytics… Read more