Social Media More Relevant than Ever — Hundreds of Thousands of Legal Cases Estimated to Address Social Media in 2014

by John Patzakis As part of our ongoing effort to monitor legal developments concerning social media evidence, we again searched online legal databases of state and federal court decisions across …

In 2015, What Should We Expect From Search?

It’s that time again: time to prognosticate about what the coming year will bring in our search software market. Lest anyone think search is a stale market, there are foundational …

Social Media Evidence Law Update: Numerous Recent Decisions Disallow Social Media Screen Prints as Evidence

by John Patzakis In recent months, courts in several reported decisions have excluded evidence in the form of screen captures of social media. These court decisions greatly impacted the overall …

X1 CEO Message: A New Approach to Enterprise Search Resonates

by John Patzakis In my two and half year tenure as CEO here at X1, we have seen tremendous progress and exciting growth with our next generation search solutions: X1 …

Amazon Re:Invent – With the Cloud, Avoid Mistakes of the Past

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the Amazon Re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. Over 13,000 people took over the Palazzo for deep dive technical sessions to learn how …

Botched Social Media Evidence Collection Results in Overturned Conviction

by John Patzakis A US Federal Appellate Court, Second Circuit, recently overturned a criminal conviction upon finding that the lower court erroneously admitted a screenshot of the defendant’s alleged profile …

The Time Has Come to Approach Search Differently

Anyone in the search / eDiscovery business lives and breathes search – we think about all day, every day because it is our livelihood.  At X1, we have many customers …

X1’s Enterprise Search Webinar Takeaways

by Barry Murphy Last week, I had the pleasure of participating in a webinar on enterprise search and how to do it in a way that actually works.  Early feedback …

Top Five Reasons to Attend X1’s Enterprise Search Webinar

This Wednesday, October 8 at 1pm ET / 10am PT, X1 will host a very interesting webinar focused on “Enterprise Search That Actually Works.”  In this session, we will look …

Why Printing Social Media Pages is a Bad Idea and May Violate an Attorney's Duty of Competence

by John Patzakis Cases involving social media are published on a daily basis, and if social media evidence doesn’t routinely factor into your litigation (if you are a lawyer) or …

End-User Computing & Search Go Hand-In-Hand

by Barry Murphy Last week, John Patzakis here at X1 blogged about the VMworld 2014 event and how it has become the Comdex for enterprise IT.  I was at the …

VMworld Recap: Major Disruption in Store for Enterprise Search & eDiscovery

by John Patzakis Last week we attended and exhibited at VMworld 2014 in San Francisco, VMware’s annual conference that brings together over 25,000 thought leaders, subject matter experts, technology providers …

VMworld 2014 Hot Topics – VDI, Hybrid Cloud & Mobility

Next week, the VMworld conference kicks off and all of us at X1 are excited.  VMworld gives X1 the opportunity to introduce our newly-minted VMware Ready products – X1 Search …

Social Discovery: An Interview With Howard Williamson

This week’s blog is something new for X1 – a Q & A with Howard Williamson, the General Manager for X1’s market leading Social Discovery product.  Howard is an experienced …

The “Desktop” Of The Future

In talking with a business acquaintance recently, a question came up about the future of desktop search:  what happens when the desktop is no longer the interface of choice for …

Seeing The Full Picture On Hybrid Cloud

If it seems that a lot has been written about hybrid cloud lately, that’s because there has – it is one of the hottest topics in the technology world, if …

Why the “Google Paradigm” Has Damaged Enterprise Search

by Barry Murphy In last week’s post about what we are looking for with enterprise search, I mentioned what we call the Google paradigm.  A reader asked me to be …