October 25, 2014

Ready or Not, It’s Time for Corporate America to Address Social Media

This past month I attended an e-discovery conference and sat in on one of the sessions that covered social media in Corporate America.  It made sense that I attend this session because at some point over the past five years I had been anointed a,… Read more

E-Discovery Musical Chairs; HP’s Acquisition of Autonomy and What it Means for the Market

On August 18th, HP announced its acquisition of Autonomy. While this was huge news in the IT industry both because of the size of the acquisition and because of the strategy change it was part of at HP, the acquisition was even bigger news in the… Read more

The EDRM Buyer’s Guide – Part II

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

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

When Courts Disagree

On the tail of clear divergence among courts on the issue of the required showing for the imposition of spoliation sanctions (compare Orbit One Communications, Inc. v. Numerex Corp., 2010 WL 4615547 and Pension Committee of the University of… 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

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

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