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 […]

2013 eDiscovery and Information Governance Technology Year in Review (Preliminary)

December 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

eDiscovery Solutions Group is in the process of writing their annual eDiscovery and Information Governance Technology year in review for 2013.  However, this year we decided to solicit input from users and vendors in regards to the biggest topics, breakthroughs and events of 2013 before we release our final list. […]

Do-It-Yourself (DIY) eDiscovery: Good Idea or Train Wreck Waiting to Happen?

January 21, 2013 // 1 Comment

Over the past several years, the concept and associated technology to support Do-It-Yourself (DIY) eDiscovery has emerged within the litigation services and technology market as an approach that can increase productivity, provide users with more control over the process and ultimately reduce the overall cost of eDiscovery. Although there are […]

eDiscovery Christmas Wish List

December 17, 2012 // 1 Comment

Anyone that has been involved in eDiscovery this past year has witnessed and has had to endure overwhelming increases in the volume of  Electronically Stored Information (ESI), the emergence of Social Media from everywhere, distributive new technologies, judicial confusion, changes in best practices, rising costs, reduced budgets,  increased enterprise expectations and […]

Computer Assisted eDiscovery Continues its Almost Inevitable March to Broader Legal Acceptance and Adoption

October 16, 2012 // 1 Comment

Faced with the accelerating increase in the volume of Electronically Stored Information (ESI) and the emergence of the concept of Big Data, enterprises worldwide need next generation IT systems to fulfill their corporate compliance, information governance and eDiscovery requirements to process and analyze all of this data. It is in response […]

Five Initial Steps to Meet the Governance, Risk and Compliance Obligations Brought on by Today’s Big Data File Stores

July 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

The accelerating increase in the amount of unstructured Electronically Stored Information (ESI) is leaving IT organizations struggling with how to store and manage all of this new information. Aside from just providing the underlying storage infrastructure to host this amount of data, companies are also faced with the task of […]

New York Appellate Court: Disintegration of Business Relationship Requires Preservation of ESI

March 8, 2012 // 0 Comments

Recently in VOOM v. EchoStar, 2012 NY Slip Op. 00658 (Jan. 31, 2012) the Supreme Court, Appellate Division of New York entered upheld a lower court’s decision imposing sanctions against EchoStar for spoliation of ESI. The most striking portion of this decision is the requirement that when a business relationship […]

The Perfect Storm: eDiscovery and Cloud Service Providers

January 25, 2012 // 0 Comments

The market for Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) is very sunny.  Forrester Research predicted in a research report published earlier this year titled, “Sizing the Cloud” that the global cloud computing market would reach $241 billion in 2020 compared to $40.7 in 2010.  And, Gartner Predicts that the eDiscovery market will reach $1.5 Billion by 2013.  […]

Information Governance and eDiscovery Trends for 2012

December 26, 2011 // 0 Comments

2011 has been a transitionary year for information governance and eDiscovery.  Enterprises and governments worldwide have had to come to grips with the sudden acceleration of the use of social media, cloud computing, mobile devices and the resulting explosion in the volume of Electronically Stored Information (ESI). Some are predicting the end […]

eDiscovery from Magic to Mainstream Technology

August 30, 2011 // 0 Comments

Is the current state of eDiscovery sufficiently advanced from a technology standpoint that it is indishtinguishable from magic? Probably, but that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. It wasn’t that many years ago that only a hand full of ligitation technology “geeks” knew what eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery or E-Discovery) even meant.  In […]

eDiscovery Data Mapping Should be a Top Priority for General Counsel and CIOs within the Global 2000

May 11, 2010 // 0 Comments

A key aspect and legal requirement of eDiscovery is the creation of a data map to determine precisely what information is available within an organization and where it resides. This is a process that should begin long before a company ever finds itself in court. Surprisingly, over the past 2 […]

Standards Need to Emerge for Collecting and Processing Electronically Stored Evidence (ESE)

October 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

Most litigators and their litigation support staff that have been practicing over the past 5-10 years could probably teach a class on the process of preservation, collection, processing, review and production of paper evidence. Or, at least they could stand at a whiteboard and draw a basic workflow diagram of […]

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