Category Archives: Guidance Software

Guidance Software releases the results of its 2015 Annual eDiscovery Survey

In advance of CEIC in Las Vegas, Guidance Software has released the results of its 2015 Second Annual eDiscovery Survey. As before, questions were put to in-house legal departments and eDiscovery service providers, nearly 100 of whom replied. The main … Continue reading

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Something for everyone at CEIC in Las Vegas

CEIC is the Computer Enterprise Investigations Conference, run every May by Guidance Software, and this year once again at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. It takes place from 18-21 May and I will be there, as I have been for many … Continue reading

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Cut off in the country

I was away last week, which is why there were no posts, no updates to my Rebelmouse news pages, and few tweets. We were at the far end of Worcestershire, in a large house which had been taken by a … Continue reading

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Electronic Discovery: The In-housers take charge

The Spring edition of Ethical Boardroom carries an article by me called Electronic Discovery: The in-housers take charge. You will find it at page 135 here I do not usually write for other publications. I have to produce quite enough … Continue reading

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CEIC in Las Vegas in May 2014

CEIC, the Computer Enterprise Investigations Conference is run by Guidance Software. This year’s CEIC takes place from 18-21 May and is again at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. I will be there. Here are some of the photographs which I took … Continue reading

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The run-up to LegalTech 2015 in New York

Apart from the big story of last week, Microsoft’s acquisition of Equivio, most of my output in the last few days has been about events planned for LegalTech 2015 which takes place in New York from 3 to 5 February. … Continue reading

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Evidence, privacy and proportionality at Lawtech Europe Congress in Prague

I have no particular ambition to write up events as soon as they finish. Distance lends perspective, and anything worth reporting at all will be as valuable a couple of months later. The Civil Procedure Rules of England and Wales … Continue reading

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EDiscovery leaders and career opportunities highlighted by US legal publications

Electronic Discovery / eDisclosure is a new discipline. It has passed the Wild West stage but it is still new enough and small enough that the contribution of its founding members can be recognised with the perspective of time. Three … Continue reading

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Using EXIF GPS information from a camera in eDiscovery / eDisclosure

The product description of Guidance Software’s EXIF GPS Information Reader helps explain why your camera may be recording more information you think. You need a) to remember to think about it b) to know that it is capable of collection … Continue reading

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Big Data, Cyber, Security, Intelligence, Analytics and eDiscovery at Guidance Software’s CEIC

If my article’s title looks like a general counsel’s master to-do list, that is no accident. The key topics at Guidance Software’s CEIC 2013 (Computer and Enterprise Investigations Conference) were exactly those which sit – or which should sit – … Continue reading

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Every angle covered at CEIC 2013 in Orlando

I am at CEIC 2013, the big annual conference covering forensics, cybersecurity and eDiscovery run each year by Guidance Software. The event has outgrown its previous venue here in Orlando, and is at the vast Rosen Shingle Creek. The view … Continue reading

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US eDiscovery articles in brief

Consistent with my condensing approach to current events, I give a brief summary of some of the US articles which have ended up in my Evernote store while my attention has been on the roll-out of the Jackson reforms. Rule … Continue reading

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Discussing eDisclosure round the table at the Brewery

The fact that we enjoyed ourselves at the TGCI eDisclosure event in London did not make it any less of a serious forum for discussion. The round-table format, the complete absence of PowerPoint slides, and the invitation to delegates to … Continue reading

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Blog posts on eDiscovery | eDisclosure in January 2013

Here is a list of the 58 blog posts published in January 2013 on my Commentary Blog and Updates Blog. They got 9,464 page views between them. As mentioned in a recent post, the web site has been smartened up … Continue reading

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Where are we now on legal hold and self collection?

Commentators in other jurisdictions, me included, have expressed wonder at the procedural hurdles which US case law developments in the past six years have placed in the way of parties preparing to give discovery. We don’t criticise the need to … Continue reading

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Blog posts on eDiscovery | eDisclosure in December 2012

Here is a list of my blog posts of December 2012 on eDiscovery / eDisclosure and related matters. After several months of experiments, I have abandoned my Google Plus page for my short eDiscovery posts in favour of a second … Continue reading

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Short eDiscovery Updates to end November 2012

This post summarises the posts on my Google Plus page during November 2012. I gave up on Google Plus after that for reasons given in my post here, and set up a new updates blog. A different form of index … Continue reading

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Short eDiscovery updates to 27 October 2012

This is a summary of the posts about eDiscovery / eDisclosure on my Google Plus page between 21 and 28 October 2012. Those which relate to webinars etc which have now passed may lead to blind links. Where I know … Continue reading

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The use of technology in regulatory investigations

Hobs Legal Docs was the sponsor of an interesting article in The Lawyer recently which emphasised the need to use technology to respond quickly to regulatory demands. Those who find themselves overwhelmed by the timetables for eDisclosure / eDiscovery in … Continue reading

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Guidance Software webinar today: Five best practices in eDiscovery readiness

There is a webinar today at 2:00pm EDT given by Patrick Burke, Assistant General Counsel at Guidance Software, and me, with the title Five Best Practices in eDiscovery Readiness. Corporations of any size face litigation, regulatory requests, or the need to … Continue reading

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Short eDiscovery updates to 13 October

Most of these updates on my Google Plus site are from the week ending 6 October. After that, I was at the Masters Conference in Washington and at an event given by Symantec-Clearwell at Tower Bridge, with no time to write. … Continue reading

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UK-based Legal IQ makes a success of their Washington eDiscovery Exchange

There is much more to organising a conference than the mechanics of bookings, venues and other practical things. It requires a good understanding of the industry to which the conference is addressed, a wide range of connections in that industry, … Continue reading

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Short eDiscovery updates to 29 September

I was at a Washington conference for much of the week ending 22 September and the updates for that week are correspondingly reduced in number. This selection covers two weeks’ of my Google+ updates. Some of them relate to webinars … Continue reading

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New data sources drive innovative eDiscovery forensics at Millnet

The appointment of Stuart Clarke to head a new forensics function at Millnet gives me an opportunity to set out here something which I cover in some of my eDisclosure / eDiscovery talks. The general theme there is that, important … Continue reading

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Short eDiscovery updates to 15 September 2012

This continues my new practice of summarising posts, mainly about eDiscovery, which have appeared on my Google Plus page recently. There are 26 of them in this summary, which points to a busy week (now two weeks ago) of announcements … Continue reading

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Short eDiscovery Updates to 9 September 2012

This adopts my experimental new format which bundles my Google Plus posts for a period (not necessarily a fixed period) and makes their text available here, together with links to the G+ posts, to the source and to some of … Continue reading

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LawTech Europe Congress in Prague on 12 November

My series of articles on future eDisclosure/eDiscovery conferences keeps being interrupted by my attendance at current conferences, most recently by a week at ILTA 2012 in Washington D.C. The conference season now seems to last all year, at least for … Continue reading

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Proportionality and a choice of technology from Hobs Legal Docs

Recent posts by Hobs Legal Docs remind us that the problems raised by e-Disclosure are resolved by adherence to principles like proportionality as well as by the selection of appropriate technology. You don’t need scientific proof (though it exists, apparently) … Continue reading

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My Google Plus eDiscovery posts to 14 August

A longer list than usual, partly because many interesting things came along and partly because I was called away for over a week before I had the chance to list them. Law Society Gazette – No replacement yet for £10m … Continue reading

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Recent posts on Google+ on eDiscovery and other legal subjects

Being away, and with only random access to the Internet, focuses one’s mind on the most efficient way of capturing interesting articles as Twitter (my main source) dishes them up. Whatever its other virtues, Twitter is no good as an … Continue reading

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More about the Legal Hold and ECA Optimization Service from Guidance Software

I referred in a recent article to a new service offered by Guidance Software to users of its EnCase eDiscovery software. It sounded sufficiently interesting for me to schedule a call with Timothy Bailey, Senior Director of Professional Services at … Continue reading

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Keeping up with developments at Guidance Software

New tools and initiatives keep arriving from Guidance Software, helping to support Guidance’s position in the “Leaders” quadrant of Gartner’s 2012 Magic Quadrant for eDiscovery Software. That news broke whilst I was at CEIC 2012, Guidance Software’s growing (1500 delegates this … Continue reading

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Hobs Legal Docs takes Relativity and makes a senior appointment

London-based litigation and document management provider Hobs Legal Docs has made two significant announcements whilst I have been on my travels. The first was the appointment of Patrick Rowan as Sales Director and as a Board Director of Hobs Legal Docs Ltd. … Continue reading

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Metrics, Social Media, Magistrates, Monkeys and Mitigating Risk at CEIC 2012 in Las Vegas

I am not above inventing a headline whose connection with the subject-matter is less important than its potential for attracting readers curious to know what the article has got to do with eDiscovery. In this case, the headline is an … Continue reading

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Conference topics indicate the important eDiscovery and eDisclosure themes

That part of my life which involves speaking has four elements – preparation, travel, delivery and reporting. The month of May always has a full diary of events, and this year has more than usual. Of the four elements, the … Continue reading

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LawTech Futures 2012 – the Future of Legal Conference Marketing

I did not attend LawTech Futures 2012 – the Future of Legal Technology, the conference organised by Netlaw Media and the Orange Rag’s Charles Christian last week. There is enough to do on my own patch without straying into the … Continue reading

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Recent eDiscovery Posts on Google Plus

Arguments continue as to the value of Google Plus as a FaceBook rival. I don’t much care about that, only about its ability to attract wider audiences. It is working for me (well, something is) and I continue to put … Continue reading

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Taking stock of the eDiscovery world

This is a good moment to pause a little and look around the eDiscovery / eDisclosure world.  The wide range of topics which make this such an interesting field are all getting an airing at once. The stream of useful … Continue reading

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Integration the target as Guidance Software buys CaseCentral

It was Twitter, of course, which first brought the news that Guidance Software had agreed to acquire CaseCentral.  The first tweet came so early that the Guidance web page announcing the deal was a blank placeholder; its page title confirmed … Continue reading

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A further reminder about my Google Plus site

I have yet to do the necessary cross-linking between the various places in which I put eDiscovery information. At the moment, it makes more sense to push the stuff out there and worry in due course about making a cohesive … Continue reading

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Guidance Software Webinar – Migrating to the Cloud: Navigating the E-Discovery Challenges

Guidance Software has provided a link to a recording of a live webinar which went out to a large audience – perhaps not surprisingly given the subject-matter and the participants. Its self-explanatory title is Migrating to the Cloud: Navigating the … Continue reading

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Equivio near duplicate and e-mail threads integrated into Relativity

Equivio and kCura have got in ahead of the LegalTech announcements flurry by launching an Equivio tab In Relativity. “Integration” means just that – Relativity users access Equivio’s analytic functionality without either they or the data leaving Relativity. The words … Continue reading

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CY4OR signs partnership agreement with Guidance Software for EnCase Enterprise

UK-based forensics company CY4OR has reached an agreement with Guidance Software under which CY4OR will offer and support Guidance Software’s EnCase Enterprise Platform. This is a logical development for CY4OR, building on their nine-year history of forensic investigations and collections … Continue reading

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Guidance Software adds Data Reuse Feature to EnCase eDiscovery

There are two reasons for referring you to the latest additions to Guidance Software’s EnCase eDiscovery. The first is the addition of functionality to identify and reuse data which has already been collected, allowing searches of data collected for previous … Continue reading

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Legal Support Network UK e-Discovery Briefing Paper collects expert views

The UK-based Legal Support Network has just published an interesting briefing paper about eDisclosure / eDiscovery, opening with an observation on the difference, or absence of difference, between those two terms, kick-started by Jonathan Maas of Ernst & Young. For … Continue reading

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The Emerging Technologies Panel at ILTA 2011: remote collections and predictive coding

It would be fair to say that, more than two weeks on, my notes of  the Emerging Technologies panel at ILTA are less decipherable than I might have hoped. That is in fact a tribute to Daniel Lim of Guidance … Continue reading

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The Value of eDiscovery Self-Collection Tools

I mentioned in a recent post that membership of Guidance Software’s Strategic Advisory Board brought the pleasure of seeing developments work through from concept to production to adoption. One of the most exciting of these was Guidance’s EnCase Portable. The … Continue reading

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Drawing conclusions from Guidance Software’s Q2 2011 financial results

I do not claim any expertise in deciphering trends from the quarterly figures published by the leading players in the eDiscovery industry. I know what I am good at, and the analysis of corporate accounts is not on the list. … Continue reading

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Georgetown Law eDiscovery Training Academy crosses the bridge

The technology I really want to see is a time machine or some kind of teleportation device. I once attended conferences in Barcelona and Sydney in the same week. I have had breakfast in Sydney and dinner in Washington on … Continue reading

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The Gartner Magic Quadrant for EDiscovery Software and other EDiscovery Market Matters

As I have often said, I am content to stick to my own part of the e-Disclosure / e-Discovery world and leave others to theirs. Deciphering market trends is the job of analysts; journalists can react quickly to news; the … Continue reading

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