A rather interesting report by Bloomberg, BP Executives may be charged with manslaughter from the Gulf Oil Spill. According to Bloomberg, “investigators are scrutinizing e-mails and other documents to determine what BP officials and the company’s drilling partners knew when they testified before Congress.” Document discovery is not new but since Enron we’re hearing more and more... Continue Reading →
Twas The Night Before Trial
Twas the night before trial and all through the office. Not a lawyer was stirring, not even the novice The papers were filed, all straight in their folders, The ones they had burned were down to a smolder Paralegals and analysts passed out in their cubes Their drawings and flipcharts all rolled up in tubes... Continue Reading →
Will Iron Mountain be the First Content Cloud?
Mimosa Systems acquisition by Iron Mountain was an interesting surprise. Interesting in that it brings the oldest records management company into the forefront of the latest in eDiscovery. Iron Mountain was started in 1950 when an abandoned iron mine in Kentucky was used to store bank records and is now located in over 39 countries. ... Continue Reading →
Is eDiscovery Creating a Pandora’s Box?
Strange things happen when you put an attorney together with a self proclaimed computer nerd, especially when that computer nerd finds himself working in eDiscovery. I’m not sure when this scenario started formulating in my head. I was expecting those around me in the legal field to punch holes in this but instead I got... Continue Reading →
EMC Embraces CEVA Strategy with CSC FirstDoc
A huge announcement was made today by EMC and CSC (Computer Sciences Corp) around the controlled and regulatory document space. EMC is focusing on platform functionality for controlled documents while CSC will provide "the last mile" functionality to the end user. This is a big shift for EMC who often competed with CSC FirstDoc (formerly... Continue Reading →
Content and Crisis
My son was trying to decide what to be for Halloween this year. I told him if you really want to scare people - go as the number 9955. The events of the last few weeks has us all concerned but during my ridiculously expensive commutes I have been wondering what new content management opportunities... Continue Reading →
SaaS Content Management – Don’t Forget the Prenup!
In a post from October Alan Pelz-Sharp lamented over the ECM SaaS Dilemma. While his points on technical integration issues are well founded - there is a dimension of the issue that API's and architecture don't directly address. In ages past I was responsible for evaluating content management solutions for a Fortune 50. In the... Continue Reading →
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