Using Search to Solve the Email Overload Problem

by Barry Murphy There was an interesting article from The Information Governance Initiative about email overload and information governance. The quote that caught my eye is “in today’s fast-paced business …

X1’s Microsoft Enterprise Search Strategy: Better Than Microsoft's?

By John Patzakis It seems obvious to say, but Microsoft is furthering its supremacy in the enterprise. While Microsoft has always dominated with is ubiquitous OS, it is dramatically consolidating its …

Judges Believe Social Media will Have Biggest Effect on eDiscovery Over the Next Two Years

The good folks at Exterro recently released a very interesting report titled “Federal Judges Survey, eDiscovery Best Practices and Trends.”  The title includes a link to download the report, which …

Gartner Names X1 A Cool Vendor In Endpoint Computing, 2015

It is always gratifying to receive market recognition for your products.  At X1, there is major momentum around the X1 Search Virtual product that enables desktop search in virtual desktop infrastructure …

X1 Changes the Game in Hybrid Cloud Search with Box Connector

by Barry Murphy The Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) category is hot right now.  This is not a surprising fact.  In the research document Parting Enterprise Users From Consumer …

What is Time Management?

Today we are pleased to welcome guest blogger, Sue Becker, Productivity Coach at Spark Productivity. Sue has spent the last 15 years inspiring business people to implement organizational solutions to be …

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 …