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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 […]

Protecting privacy essential to protect your organization!

December 10, 2013


The Enron Data Set is an industry-standard collection of email data that was previously hosted by EDRM and in 2012 became an Amazon Web Services Public Data Set. The Enron Data Set has served for many years as an industry-standard collection of email data for electronic discovery training and is a valuable public resource for […]

Big Data Risk Management

June 25, 2013


Big Data is the New, New Thing (Lewis, 1999)! In Moneyball (Lewis, 2004), Michael Lewis described how Big Data analytics can be used to create an optimal baseball team with limited resources. The futuristic The Singularity is Near (2005) from Ray Kurzweil argues how Moore’s Law will eventually lead to computers so powerful, that man […]

Another Great LegalTech 2012

February 9, 2012


I’ve just returned from another great, high-energy and exciting LegalTech conference in New York. I love that show! Large crowds of old and new friends, and incredible buzz. There was no shortage of software solutions that could be deployed either in-house or in the cloud, but the availability of eDiscovery solutions that are fully parallel […]

European Privacy and Data Protection Regulations: Effective Defense Tools in eDiscovery But Also a Compliance Risk!

December 5, 2011


Last week, nearly 300 privacy professionals gathered in Paris for the second International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) European Data Protection Congress. Completely focused on the latest developments in privacy for the European data protection community, this conference was an extraordinarily high quality event—one of the best I have ever attended. The organizers sought to […]

Why Legal, IT, Compliance and Investigators Must Work Together!

December 1, 2011


Last week, ZyLAB’s Amsterdam team hosted more than 100 professionals and thought-leaders in the areas of eDiscovery, information management and legal technology. The delegates converged at “ZyLAB Universe 2012” which took place at the Nyenrode Business University in Amsterdam. This unique professional and historic setting was a fitting backdrop for workshops and presentations from many […]

Towards an Efficient and Less Risky eDiscovery via an Efficient Records Management Strategy

October 18, 2011


Considering the context outlined in the previous section, any records management solution should at least adhere to the following basic principles: Creates additional flexibility regarding the way records are actually defined within the organization; Supports the management of records as they are currently used (a file plan); Provide a comprehensive and workable strategy for secure […]