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 […]

eDSG Poll: 91% Have Witnessed Unprofessional or Unethical Behavior in eDiscovery

August 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

In eDiscovery Solutions Group’s most recent survey of the eDiscovery market it found that 91% of those surveyed have witnessed unethical or unprofessional behavior in eDiscovery. Surprisingly, only 9% indicated that they had not witnessed this kind of behavior.     The survey revealed that 36% had seen improper behavior from service providers […]

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 […]

The Best Place to Perform Technology Assisted Review (TAR)

June 26, 2012 // 1 Comment

The resulsts of eDiscovery Solutions Group (eDSG) Weekly Survey on “Where is your Technology Assisted Review (TAR) done?” are in and they reveal that 43% of the respondents are outsourcing  their Technology Assisted Review (TAR) to third party document review providers.  These results seem to be somewhat contradictory to the prime objective and […]

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.  […]

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 […]

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 […]