Category Archives: ZyLAB

ZyLAB webinar with ACEDS today: optimising your public disclosure and FOIA response process

ZyLAB is presenting a webinar today at 1:00pm EST in conjunction with ACEDS with the title Practical online workshop: optimising your public disclosure and FOIA response process. The emphasis in the webinar is on practical suggestions as to how cities, … Continue reading

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ZyLAB introduces eDiscovery as a service

As I noted in a recent article, ZyLAB has been producing search software, and applying it to eDiscovery requirements, for many years. Most ZyLAB users own and manage their software in-house. ZyLAB now, however, delivers its eDiscovery solutions in a … Continue reading

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ZyLAB: delivering eDiscovery technologies since before eDiscovery was invented

When I wrote about the UK Pyrrho predictive coding judgment on 23 February, I referred to the first information retrieval application I ever used, saying this: If the Master did indeed see “primitive versions of this kind of process” in … Continue reading

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ZyLAB and ACEDS webinar on 10 March: Optimising your FOIA request process from start to finish

Corporate decisions about introducing eDiscovery software tend to focus on the big events such as major litigation, regulatory investigations and internal investigations. Like every other investment proposal, eDiscovery specification involves an analysis of cost and benefit, including an attempt to … Continue reading

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ZyLAB webinar on 17 December: reflections on 2015 and looking forward to 2016

ZyLAB and ACEDS have organised a webinar for 17 December with the title The end of the year webinar – leading eDiscovery experts reflect on 2015 and look forward to 2016. Craig Ball, George Socha, Bill Speros, Johannes Scholtes and … Continue reading

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Cross-border discovery, unconventional sources of data and some unexpected artificial intelligence in Brussels

The core of this post is my account of the LawTech Europe Congress in Brussels. If the opening wrap-around stuff about Brussels, Bruges, bureaucrats and a Belgian farm is not to your taste, you can skip straight to the heading … Continue reading

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ZyLAB’s loss is ACEDS’ gain as Mary Mack becomes Executive Director

The Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS) has appointed Mary Mack as its executive director. Mary Mack was most recently the Enterprise Technology Counsel at ZyLAB, responsible not only for hands-on consulting but for furthering ZyLAB’s educational agenda. I have enjoyed … Continue reading

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ZyLAB webinar with the Information Governance Initiative on 13 August

The Information Governance Initiative is a vendor-neutral organisation whose purpose is to encourage the adoption of information governance practices and technologies. Software company ZyLAB is an active Charter supporter of the IGI. The IGI will shortly publish the survey results from … Continue reading

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The European Anti Fraud Office (OLAF) uses ZyLAB to uncover fraud

The European Anti Fraud Office (OLAF) is responsible for investigating allegations of fraud, corruption and other irregular activity affecting the EU budget. In 2014, OLAF investigated 1,417 allegations of possible fraud. It uses ZyLAB’s technology, and in particular its search … Continue reading

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ZyLAB webinar on 30 June: eDiscovery-proof your email archive

ZyLAB is presenting a webinar on Tuesday 30 June at 1:00 PM EDT with the title eDiscovery-proof your email archive. There is not much room for dispute about the importance of maintaining an email archive of messages needed to meet … Continue reading

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ZyLAB webinar today: selecting the right eDiscovery solution for your company

eDiscovery software and consulting company ZyLAB is producing a webinar today, 4 June, at 1:00pm ET, with the title Selecting the right eDiscovery solution for your company. The word “solution” in this context implies both the software selected for the … Continue reading

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ZyLAB webinar today: dealing with the complexity of multinational litigation

ZyLAB is presenting a webinar today, 27 May, at 1:00pm ET with the title Dealing with the complexity of multinational litigation. These speakers are Gregory Bufithis, managing director of eTERA Consulting Europe, and Mary Mack, Enterprise Technology Counsel at ZyLAB, … 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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Launch of the Information Governance Initiative

The most interesting topic of discussion at LegalTech 2014 was not some new technology nor the proposed revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, but the launch of the Information Governance Initiative. That is certainly not to dismiss the … Continue reading

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Washington and New York to Mitchell via privacy, Singapore and Lobachevsky

The problem with running a website which offers news and updates is that people notice when it lies silent – the essence of news is that it is new. In fact, I have never aspired to timeliness and, as I … Continue reading

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Germany moves to restrict US data transfers as PRISM concerns grow

Buried deep in my article Cross-border discovery and privacy gaps widen thanks to PRISM and trolls was a reference to an article by Hunton & Williams called German DPAs Halt Data Transfer Approvals and Consider Suspending Transfers Based on Safe … Continue reading

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A representative selection of sessions at the IQPC London Information Governance and eDisclosure Summit

I avoid lists, on the whole. Apart from the fact that one can sense the readers bleeding away, there is always the risk of omitting somebody or something, or of appearing to give an unintended priority to one thing rather … Continue reading

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CPR, CMC, WTF …. and OCD: eDiscovery stories keep rolling in

I have a stream of short articles coming. This is just some background noise. I observed in a tweet last week that I had overlooked the Twitter presence of an interesting legal software development company, Neota Logic. “Might be because … 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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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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The main messages from eDiscovery Ireland 2012 in Dublin

I have written an introductory piece which gave a context to the excellent eDiscovery Ireland 2012 conference which took place last week in Dublin – see eDiscovery in Ireland – coming from behind gives opportunities to get it right. The overall … Continue reading

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7th eDisclosure Forum in London on 15 November. Are you ready to benefit from the new eDisclosure rules?

The reforms consequent on Lord Justice Jackson’s recommendations will take effect in April 2013. A conference taking place in London on 15 November will focus on those which relate to eDisclosure, stressing the benefits which will flow to lawyers and … 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 28 August 2012

I am increasingly using Google Plus to supplement the main articles in this blog. This allows me to cover a wider range of topics, mainly links to articles by others, to webinar announcements and to other things which would otherwise … 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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ZyLAB webinar – Bridging the gap between corporations and law firms

I recorded a webinar with ZyLAB’s Johannes Scholtes last week in which we revisited a topic we have covered before – the gap which exists between companies and their lawyers on the subject of information governance and the anticipation of … Continue reading

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Mary Mack of ZyLAB: eDiscovery – A Focus on Cost Saving and Winning

Metropolitan Corporate Counsel recently interviewed Mary Mack, Enterprise Technology Counsel for ZyLAB. The result is published as eDiscovery – a Focus on Cost Saving and Winning. Subjects include moves by corporate counsel to take more control of eDiscovery, the ongoing … Continue reading

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Gartner’s Debra Logan and others at ZyLAB Universe 2011

If you cannot actually attend a conference, the next best thing is to read Project Counsel’s live tweets of the event and their subsequent reports. I was not able to attend ZyLAB Universe 2011 in Amsterdam on 24 November, but … Continue reading

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ZyLAB White Paper and Webinar: Bridging the Gap between Legal and IT

ZyLAB has published a white paper which I wrote with them called Bridging the Gap between Legal and IT.  It is to be followed by a webinar on 1 December when I will discuss the issues raised in the paper … Continue reading

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IQPC Munich eDiscovery themes recur around the world

I was not sorry when my plane’s wheels touched down at Heathrow on my return from IQPC’s Information Retention and eDiscovery Exchange in Munich on Wednesday night, bringing to an end 28,000 miles of eDiscovery travel in six weeks. A … 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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Social Media Opportunities and Risks in the Workplace

A White Paper and webinar from ZyLAB draw attention to the marketing and network advantages, and to the corresponding discovery/disclosure risks, which come with the massive growth in social media use. I am fairly sparing with both adjectives and adverbs … Continue reading

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Some Recent Articles on Social Media Use in Companies

This post collects together a few articles which appeared at about the same time as Tim Bratton’s talk Should Corporate Counsel Use Social Media? at the Legal Week Corporate Counsel Forum Europe last week. These articles cover the marketing, the practical and … Continue reading

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A Flock of Articles on Computer-Assisted Document Review

What tells the swallows to gather on the telegraph wires before starting their migration southwards? One has to ignore, I think, the possibility that the telegraph wires are part of their communications network. Perhaps the birds all use an avian version of … Continue reading

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ZyLAB eDiscovery tools as a prototype for removing discovery bottlenecks

When evaluating products of any kind, it is helpful to know how they will cope with the extremes. Cars are road-tested at speeds and in conditions far removed from the everyday experience of most drivers; the specifications for cameras and … Continue reading

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UK and US EDisclosure / EDiscovery and Compliance Commonality at IQPC London

There was something for everyone at the IQPC Document Retention and EDisclosure Management Summit in London this week. The Bribery Act gave added incentive for those responsible for information management within organisations; at the other end of the process, prosecutors … Continue reading

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Audio Search and Geolocation from ZyLAB

Two new developments from ZyLAB are worth passing on. In contrast to some players in this market, ZyLAB produces press releases which are short and to the point, without the boilerplate wrappers so beloved of others which set you nodding … Continue reading

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ZyLAB half-day seminar on 6 April: the UK Bribery Act – controlling the impact on your organisation

E-discovery and information management software provider ZyLAB is hosting a half-day seminar on the UK Bribery Act in Middle Temple Hall on 6 April starting at 9:30am. ZyLAB’s applications stretch from the long-term information management requirements of companies through to … Continue reading

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Levelling out after LegalTech

LegalTech, UK educational sessions and calls from law firms, an LPO conference, Irish eDiscovery, litigation as an invisible export, legal blogging in New York and eDiscovery in Germany all help to pass the time. By and large, I find that … Continue reading

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Welcome to ZyLAB as a sponsor of the e-Disclosure Information Project

You will have noticed the addition of another new logo to the collection of those who sponsor the e-Disclosure Information Project. ZyLAB joined up before Christmas, and I deferred writing my usual welcome piece because of a plan to go … Continue reading

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Webinars from ZyLAB and LDM Global

I do not catch the news of all the webinars which take place about e-discovery / e-disclosure. Their announcements fly by on Twitter or elsewhere and are gone before I can pick them up. Two of them came by today, … Continue reading

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