I am in Hong Kong, cursing that I left behind the USB thingie required by my wireless headset so that I must type everything by hand. I am here for InnoXcell’s Asia eDiscovery 2012 Exchange, and specifically for panels on social media and on the convergence of eDiscovery and information governance. This is an odds-and-ends post, a collection of loose ends of the type which gather when you flit from place to place and subject to subject, as I have been doing lately, including a bit about my own experiments with social media, some reflections on liberty derived from what I am reading and from the Jubilee – oh, and a little about eDiscovery.
Recent Google Plus posts and the breadth of the subject-matter
The variety of topics encompassed by the broad heading “eDiscovery” appears from recent posts here on my blog and on Google Plus. The most recent blog posts cover costs management, early data assessment, metrics, social media, predictive coding, the duty of competence in eDiscovery, and US extradition demands, amongst other things. The range of related subjects does not end there: my Google Plus posts have the following headings:
In between, there have been a couple of webinars, a paper or two, a three-hour UK eDisclosure seminar and planning calls for conferences yet to come. There has, in addition, been rather too much opportunity to observe that the poor project management skills shown in many eDiscovery exercises are as nothing compared with the incompetence, indolence, stupidity and sheer contempt for others shown by the sort of people who manage public transport, immigration queues and airport processes. Hong Kong provides an honourable exception under all these headings. Read the rest of this entry »