Why I Joined X1

Two weeks ago I joined X1 as CEO, a company I am convinced is in the process of disrupting not just the eDiscovery industry, but the regulatory compliance and corporate …

Three Key eDiscovery Preservation Lessons from Small v. University Medical Center

Small v. University Medical Center is a recent 123-page decision focused exclusively on issues and challenges related to preservation of electronically stored information in a large enterprise. Its an important ESI …

When your “Compliance” and eDiscovery Processes Violate the GDPR

Time to reevaluate tools that rely on systemic data duplication The European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became effective in May 2018. To briefly review, the GDPR applies to the …

Assessing GDPR 30 Days In: A Report from the Field

Enforcement of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) began May 25, 2018, and this new development is significantly reshaping the information governance landscape for organizations worldwide that control, process …

X1 Announces Strategic Product Integration with Relativity

Today we are announcing some exciting news. Our X1 enterprise eDiscovery solution now integrates with Relativity, the industry leading e-discovery platform. X1 Insight & Collection, a component of the X1 …

Data Discovery “Is the Foundation of GDPR Compliance”

Recently, I attended a very informative Microsoft GDPR Summit in Redmond, Washington. Microsoft invited their key compliance partners to brief them on Microsoft’s strong support for GDPR compliance within their …

New Federal Rule of Evidence to Directly Impact Computer Forensics and eDiscovery Preservation Best Practices

At X1, an essential component of our mission is to develop and support exceptional technology for collecting electronic evidence to meet eDiscovery, investigative and compliance requirements. It is also our …

Effective Information Governance Requires Effective Enterprise Technology

Information governance is the compilation of policies, processes, and controls enforced and executed with effective technology to manage electronically stored information throughout the enterprise. Leading IT industry research firm Gartner …

True Enterprise-Wide eDiscovery Collection is Finally Here

My previous post discussed the inability of any software provider to solve a critical need by delivering a truly scalable eDiscovery preservation and collection solution that can search across thousands …

Enterprise eDiscovery Collection Remains Costly and Inefficient

2016 marks my sixteenth year as a senior executive in the eDiscovery business. I began my career as a co-founder at Guidance Software (EnCase), serving as General Counsel, CEO and …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Avoid SharePoint eDiscovery Headaches Before They Begin

by Barry Murphy Last week, this blog featured highlights from the very successful SharePoint eDiscovery webinar with Reed Smith.  It is a topic that came up time and again in …

Barry Murphy Joins the X1 Team

Last week, I said goodbye to my time at the eDJ Group, a company in good hands that will continue to provide top notch eDiscovery and information governance consulting at …