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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 […]

Exterro Jumps into the Computer Assisted eDiscovery Race with Support for Full eDiscovery Lifecycle

October 17, 2012 // 0 Comments

Exterro, the leading provider of unified electronic discovery software, has announced the addition of Computer Assisted eDiscovery to the Exterro Fusion® eDiscovery suite. Fusion Predictive Intelligence™ allows legal teams to apply machine intelligence for the identification and categorization of electronically stored information (ESI) across the EDRM, from pre-collection through review. This latest […]

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 […]

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 […]

Key Vendors to Watch in Identity and Access Management (IAM) in the Cloud

October 7, 2012 // 2 Comments

As global enterprise wide area networks have expanded over the past 10 years, Identity and Access Management Solutions have emerged and evolved to meet the needs of the enterprise to provide sophisticated directory services, access management and identity governance behind the firewall.  However, as the enterprise quickly migrate its business […]

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 […]

Five Questions Sales Managers Need to Ask Salesman Before They Approve a Forecast

September 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

This is the fourth 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 […]

eDSG Study of the Global 250 indicates that CIOs are Focused on Legal Hold and Collection of Evidence Throughout the Enterprise over the Next 12 Months

September 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

As enterprise content that may potentially be evidence and therefore relevant to eDiscovery resides not only in conventional, structured storage like email and SharePoint, but also increasingly in social media, unmanaged share drives, external file sharing services and individual laptops, smart phones and tablets, Chief Information Officers (CIOs) in collaboration […]

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 […]

Identifying Key Players in the Enterprise eDiscovery Buying Cycle

September 10, 2012 // 2 Comments

This is the second article 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.  In the first article in the series published on […]

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 […]

2012 ILTA Conference in Washington DC Attracted Advanced Technology Vendors

September 4, 2012 // 0 Comments

I spend the last week walking the exhibit hall and meeting with technology vendors at the 2012 International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) Conference held August 26-30, 2012 at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center in Washington, D.C.  ILTA is the premier peer networking organization, providing information to members to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Day in the Life of the Internet May be a Nightmare for eDiscovery and Information Governance

March 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

Our daily life increasingly revolves around blog posts, emails, and status updates. The folks at mbaonline provide a snapshot of what happens in one day on the Internet. Some of the statistics are almost hard to beleive.  As an example,  we send 294 billion emails everyday.  And, we spend 4.7 million minutes […]

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