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Dealing with Documents in other Languages

January 28, 2014


High-stake investigations and eDiscovery projects are not limited by national boundaries and no investigator can afford to miss relevant information because it is in a foreign language and the cost of translation is too high. Multi-lingual text collection hide more complexities than it initially look like, because, in addition to differences in character sets and […]

How Technology can Help Investigators to Discovery the Golden W’s

January 13, 2014


The answers to the “Five W’s” that every investigator knows from school form the basis of the complete story of an investigation: • Who is it about? • What happened? • When did it take place? • Where did it take place? • Why did it happen? Some investigators add a sixth and seven question, […]

The Essential Role of Technology for Law Enforcement and Internal Investigations

December 16, 2013


Almost every crime leaves a proverbial “paper trail”, but when the probative information spans a vast volume of confiscated documents, electronic records, e-mail, wiretap transcripts, observation reports, cold cases, intelligence, information from telecom and internet providers, handwritten notes, audio files, pictures, video’s and social network posts, it is hard to link and combine all these […]

Text Analysis: The next step for eDiscovery, Legacy Information Clean-up and Enterprise Information Archiving

December 16, 2011


Text and content analysis differs from traditional search in that, whereas search requires a user to know what he or she is looking for, text analysis attempts to discover information in a pattern that is not known beforehand. One of the most compelling differences with regular (web) search is that typical search engines are optimized […]

eDiscovery is here to stay!

February 18, 2011


eDiscovery is not a typical technology cycle that goes up and down as a 7 year polynomial distribution. I believe that eDiscovery is here to stay. Personally, I am a strong believer in the fact that Enterprise Information Management is really the best solution to drive down your eDiscovery costs and risks. But in the […]

Audio and Phonetic Search: What’s Working and What’s Not

January 7, 2011


Companies are on alert when it comes to endless amounts of data stored within the enterprise. But they must be equally vigilant about information that exists as spoken word. It’s a major challenge, however, to effectively search audio files. Why Audio Files Matter Organizations don’t want to leave themselves open to a lawsuit or security […]