E-discovery News & Analysis
| Monday Aug 5, 2013
If you've visited the Microsoft website lately, you might be wondering what happened to SharePoint. It hasn't disappeared altogether, but it's certainly harder to find. Is this somehow related to Microsoft’s recent reiteration of its "device and services" strategy? I think it is.
| Thursday Aug 1, 2013
The Big Data movement has legions of companies showing renewed interest in harnessing the value of information. Followers of this trend know that the 3 Vs of Big Data (Volume, Variety and Velocity) have converged to make it feasible to utilize predictive analytics on everything from social media content to influenza outbreak data. The excitement is both palpable and justified because companies can now analyze data in minutes compared to what would've been practically impossible just a few years ago.
| Wednesday Jul 24, 2013
As chat apps overtake SMS text messaging as the mobile messaging method of choice, what dangers does this hold for information governance and security?
| Tuesday Jul 16, 2013
Communication, collaboration and social media governance platform Actiance released a new feature that allows a user to approve and review social content through multiple reviewers on Socialite, its social engagement and compliance product.
| Monday Jul 15, 2013
All companies share a concern in reducing the cost and risk of unmanaged email. While the general approach I’m recommending works for large organizations, midsized organizations -- with terabytes or tens of terabytes rather than hundreds of terabytes of email to manage -- are a different animal.
| Saturday Jul 13, 2013
The work week is over and it's time to relax! What better way than to catch up on some of the must-read articles from this week? In our customer experience space we talked about ensuring your mobile strategy is ready for the future. Over in social business we talked SharePoint solutions and in the world of information management we learned about combating the e-discovery dangers of BYOD. Sit back, put up your feet and enjoy!
| Friday Jul 12, 2013
Creating Great Mobile Experiences
There's no question that a mobile presence is necessary, but there's no consensus on how to get there. Thankfully there are strategies and tools that make building a great mobile experience easier.
Social Connectivity at a Cost
What price do we pay for all the connectivity that the digital world provides? In a new column, contributor Stowe Boyd takes a look at what we gain and what we lose when we use social tools, advocating for a new social contract before moving forward.
One Love, One Microsoft
The wait for Microsoft's reorganization plan is over, but does the new, unified Microsoft signal a more agile organization or more of the same?
Around the Web
| Wednesday Jul 10, 2013
Cloud is a hot, but ambiguous buzzword in the IT industry. A Sofware Developer may describe the Cloud in a different way than a System Admin, while a Database Admin may have an altogether different definition. What constitutes the cloud is a rather complicated question. However, there is one common view that most IT people share ...
| Wednesday Jul 10, 2013
If Gartner’s recently published Magic Quadrant for Secure Email Gateways is anything to go by, email security is still a major concern for many enterprises. As a result, the market grew by nearly 2% last year. Some vendors, however, are bucking the low-growth trend with Proofpoint and Symantec showing double digit growth as potential buyers look to SaaS deployments.
| Monday Jul 8, 2013
In today’s fast-paced business environment, companies are increasingly permitting their employees to use their own devices, such as smart phones and iPads, to perform business functions. Known as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), this trend has revolutionized employee work habits.
| Monday Jul 1, 2013
You heard the reasons why you should move to SharePoint Online and the some of the things you need to be aware of, but let’s step back and consider the reasons why you might not want to make the move to the cloud.
| Monday Jul 1, 2013
We have already seen that the current e-discovery market is characterized by consolidation and the emergence of a number of very large vendors. In spite of this, Garter’s Magic Quadrant for this space is still extremely competitive with 23 vendors overall, and nine in the Leader’s quadrant. The Leaders, we have also seen, can cover just about any aspect of information management from discovery to storage or retrieval.
| Thursday Jun 27, 2013
For anyone that had doubts about the volatility of the e-discovery market, Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for e-Discovery should put those doubts to bed. In the coming two years the number of firms claiming to offer e-discovery products or services will plunge by 25%, while the market will be characterized by consolidation, with the emergence of a handful of large vendors.
| Wednesday Jun 26, 2013
The world continues to evolve and as it does so too do the tools and technologies we work with every day, including those that records managers must use. We gathered a group of experts and asked them whether or not the advance of these technologies changed the way they work. Their answers will certainly get you thinking.