Cloud Computing

Five Key Changes for CIOs to Adopt to Successfully Evolve their Roles Within Today’s Enterprise

October 27, 2012 // 0 Comments

The role of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) is evolving as enterprises worldwide attempt to navigate their way through the fundamental changes required to keep pace with the explosion of Cloud Computing, Social Media, Big Data and Mobile Computing. Information Governance, Compliance, eDiscovery, Data Security and Business Intelligence are now more […]

Daegis Enters the Computer Assisted eDiscovery Race as the Legal Market Reaches the Tipping Point

October 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

Daegis, a leading provider of eDiscovery software and services, has joined the rush to Computer Assisted eDiscovery and announced the launch of its Apache Hadoop-based Technology Assisted Review (TAR) solution known as Acumen.   According to Daegis, Acumen is designed to reduce the high costs associated with document review while increasing […]

Catalyst Repository Systems Continues Its Successful Journey as a Leading Provider of Cloud-Based eDiscovery Technology

October 18, 2012 // 1 Comment

Catalyst has traveled a long and interesting road since John Tredennick, their founder and CEO, spun the company out of Holland & Hart in 2000 after supporting several complex eDiscovery projects within the law firm. Over the past 12 years, Catalyst has continuously improved its eDiscovery technology throughout the eDiscovery lifecycle, processed terabytes of […]

Top 5 Information Governance and eDiscovery Concerns of CIOs in 2013

October 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

Faced with increasing volumes of Electronically Stored Information (ESI) and pressure from Board of Directors to support and enforce legal and compliance requirements, CIOs from some of the largest enterprises in the world are finally focusing on the Information Governance and eDiscovery requirements facing their global operations. According to the […]

Digital Reef Evolves into Formidable Player in eDiscovery Market Overnight

October 5, 2012 // 1 Comment

In the most recent consolidation of eDiscovery vendors,  Digital Reef (DR), a Boston based Early Case Assessment (ECA) tools vendor that has been trying to find its place in the eDiscovery market over the past 18 months was acquired by TransPerfect Legal Solutions (TLS) on Thursday October 4, 2012.  As a result, I […]

Enterprise Application Marketplaces in the Cloud Provide Effective Alternative to Legacy Off-the-Shelf Software

September 21, 2012 // 1 Comment

Global 2000 enterprises have historically relied on home grown custom software or the purchase and customization of commercial software packages to meet their business needs, often with disappointing results.  The recent emergence of Enterprise Application Marketplace vendors in the cloud provides a new approach that promises to improve business results […]

How to Engage Enterprise Buyers in Meaningful Conversations to Close More Deals

September 17, 2012 // 2 Comments

This is the third article in a series of articles in which I have been focusing on the customer centric sales and marketing strategies required to successfully sell eDiscovery, Information Governance, Big Data analytic tools and cloud computing infrastructure into the enterprise. In the first article in the series published […]

Roadmap for Selling eDiscovery Technology into the Enterprise

September 6, 2012 // 5 Comments

This is the first in a series of articles in which I will focus on the customer centric sales and marketing strategies required to successfully sell eDiscovery, Information Governance, Big Data analytic tools and cloud computing infrastructure into the enterprise. The first article will focus on the history of eDiscovery […]

Virtual Federated Data Stores are an Attractive Alternative to Massive Central Data Stores

August 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

An integrated and centralized data store model that enables stakeholders from throughout an organization to harvest and analyze data on the same platform continues to be the goal of many organizations from the Global 2000 as they strive to address the requirements of Big Data.  However, with today’s decentralized and […]

Virtualization is the Key to Future eDiscovery Software

April 11, 2012 // 1 Comment

Historically, eDiscovery software has run on a physical computer. However, this architecture has a significant number of operational and financial flaws that make it an unattractive option as the world of information management and therefore the eDiscovery industry moves forward and into the arena of Cloud Computing. First of all, even though the cost of computing power […]

Amazon is Overlooking the Fiancial Value of eDiscovery

April 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

On April 4, 2012, Dick Harris posted a really interested article on titled “How the cloud could boost Amazon’s slow-moving margins“.  Mr. Harris quoted an analyst from Morgan Stanley who indicated that Amazon’s cloud computing division could be a shining star (even if not too bright) on the company’s long road […]

Executive Interview with CEO of CloudNine Discovery

April 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

I recently had the opportunity talk with Brad Jenkins, Founder and CEO of CloudNine Discovery.  Mr. Jenkins and his team at CloudNine are pioneers in bringing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Document Review technology to the legal technology market.  My Interview with Mr. Jenkins provides some interesting insight into the history of the […]

Results of the 2012 eDSG Investigation of Cloud Service Providers and eDiscovery

March 7, 2012 // 0 Comments

Over the past 90 days I have been investigating how Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) and their clients are managing eDiscovery and Information Governance in the CSP clouds.  I interviewed  and studied the public policies of over 60 CSPs and also talked to the general counsel, IT executives and business line managers […]

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