Apache Drill ‘Democratizes’ Big Data with Simplicity, Self-Service and Lower Cost

June 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

In a blog post on Integration Developer News by Jack Norris, Chief Marketing Officer for MapR, Mr. Norris contends that the new Appache Drill capabilities offer very sophisticated Big Data Analytics to end-users without the need for developers and/or expensive user interfaces.  He goes on to contend that we may […]

Financial Services Industry to Benefit from Software Automation

September 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

On September 4, 2014, Michael Moore posted a really interesting interview with Richard Muirhead, CEO of Automic on the Computer Business Review website (, titled, “Q+A – HOW CAN BANKS BENEFIT FROM SOFTWARE AUTOMATION?“. The premise of the interview is that CIOs can no longer be sure that the underlying infrastructure they […]

Next Generation, Less Expensive and More Powerful eDiscovery Platform

February 20, 2014 // 1 Comment

In the process of reviewing the market requirements for next generation, less expensive and more powerful eDiscovery platforms, I came across and excellent and thought provoking article titled, “A call to vendors to make e-discovery affordable for ‘The Other 85 Percent’,” posted on the ACEDS site by Christine Taylor. Christine […]

Product Review of The Global Discovery Network from Global 7 Technologies

February 1, 2014 // 4 Comments

As promised in my article titled, “eDiscovery in the Cloud,” posted on January 23, 2015, following is a product review of the Global Discovery Network (GDN), a new generation cloud based Information Governance and eDiscovery platform from Global 7 Technologies (G7T).  G7T positions GDN as a multi-language Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based […]

Nashville-Based cicayda Announces B-round of $3.8 million to Expand Operations

January 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

January 31, 2014 – Nashville, Tennessee – CEO Roe Frazer reports that cicayda llc, a Nashville-based software and services company focused on the legal and eDiscovery market, successfully has raised and closed $3.8 million in a B-round of capital investment. Coinciding with this is the launch of cicayda’s new product offerings […]

Global 7 Technologies Announces Launch of Global Discovery Network to Legal Industry during LegalTech New York 2014

January 29, 2014 // 1 Comment

Big Data eDiscovery platform will be officially unveiled and available for demos during the largest legal technology event of the year CLEVELAND – January 28, 2014 – Global 7 Technologies  ( today announces the launch of Global Discovery Network (GDN) (, a discovery data management platform which provides a simplified method of conducting […]

Equivio Introduces Zoom V3.5 with Faster Training and Enhanced Results for Predictive Coding

January 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

KENSINGTON, Md., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Equivio, a provider of analytical solutions for eDiscovery, today announced the release of version 3.5 of Zoom, Equivio’s eDiscovery platform for predictive coding and analytics. Based on feedback from Equivio’s extensive customer base, Zoom 3.5 includes several key enhancements to its Relevance predictive coding application, […]

Professionalism and eDiscovery: Going beyond ethical considerations

July 31, 2012 // 0 Comments

During the last few years, there has been much discussion, and even some interesting debates, about ethical eDiscovery issues.  Much focus has been on the topics of duties to preserve records, duties to disclose records, and the state Rules of Professional Conduct.  But, I believe it is not sufficient to consider only […]

The Dangers of Do-It-Yourself eDiscovery: A Warning to Lawyers and Business Leaders.

January 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

The goal of eDiscovery is to acquire relevant electronically stored information (ESI) and admit relevant and useful ESI into evidence. While ESI may be used for other purposes, such depositions or settlement negotiations, if the ESI is not gathered properly, it will not be admissible into evidence. Such a result […]

Navigating eDiscovery in the Cloud Shouldn’t Be That Difficult

November 29, 2011 // 1 Comment

In a follow up to my Blog post titled, “eDiscovery in the Cloud: The Sky Is Not Falling“, this Blog post is dedicated to the premise that successfully navigating eDiscovery in the cloud is not as complicated as many are indicating it should be or as complicated as many are making it. Successfully navigating the […]

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