What was Old is New (Again)… or How Information Governance is Bringing Sexy Back

IGRM Revisited Two years ago I asked folks from Big 4, cutting edge technologists, staffing mavens and fellow eDiscovery Geeks “What’s next in eDiscovery?“ in 2014 and beyond. The usual suspects kept cropping up – Big Data, technology-leveraged solutions, TAR, BYOD, social media.  But, when I took a step further back, envisioning 3, 5 years of evolution one thing stuck out … Continue reading

The Myth of the Easy Button

With Judges  accepting application of Predictive Analytics, why haven’t we seen a massive conversion to technology based solutions? Since the introduction of analytics to the eDiscovery space, there has been an assumption that once there was judicial acceptance there would be a massive migration to the faster, cheaper solutions leveraging the new technologies.  Studies  including … Continue reading

Analytics Part 4: Finding The Knowledge Worker

So, We Need Help, Now What?? As the sophistication of technology in various disciplines increases (whether that is TAR, Big Data Mining, or more pure application of analytics) one thing is clear, the people operating the emerging technologies are as important as the tools they employ.  So, where does one find this elusive renaissance employee, … Continue reading

Analytics Part 3: Looking Beyond the Algorithm

Central Role Humans Play in the Age of Analytics No news flash here, data is growing and an ever accelerating pace and the option of keeping ones figurative head in the sand has long since become obsolete.  Analytics, algorithms and something called Hadoop (high throughput, low latency) are intimately integrated in a wide array o business functions, however … Continue reading