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eDiscovery Journal essays by Greg Buckles, peers and anyone else who is willing to speak their personal truth from the eDiscovery trenches. Validated members are encouraged to join the discussion.

Are You an M365 Records Expert?

Seeking peers for a confidential review and feedback on a paper focusing on M365 Purview Records Management from the large enterprise adoption perspective. This is such a complicated topic that I want to get the potential advantages and gotchas right. I also want outside perspectives to make sure that I am [...]

By |January 17th, 2023|Categories: Essay|0 Comments

LegalWeek 2023 – See You There!

LegalWeek has been pushed back to March 20-23 this year. Check my availability to reserve a time slot a briefing or peer meeting. This year I am focusing on a couple major themes: Microsoft 365 sources, integrations, records management, work arounds, success stories, partners and more. Selective hold/collection scoping via AI, [...]

By |January 4th, 2023|Categories: Essay|0 Comments

eDJBrief: The LegalTech Fund

Zach Posner from The LegalTech Fund(TLTF) was one of the briefings lost in my botched ILTA attempt. Developments in my own startup during the delay made our conversation much more relevant. I want to start by expressing my thanks to Zach and Jon Zerden for all the investor insights. Zach, what [...]

By |November 21st, 2022|Categories: Essay|0 Comments

Who is Stealing Your Content?

RANT WARNING- here we go again! – I have been blogging 14+ years and expect commentary, citations and other fair use partial republication of my content. WordPress plugins handily track republication and links of posts. I always check pingbacks to make sure that they do not ‘steal’ or ‘misappropriate’ content that [...]

By |November 18th, 2022|Categories: Essay|0 Comments

RelativityFest 2022 eDJ Perspectives

Relativity Fest 2022 was a fabulous time after my ILTA travel catastrophe. Instead of booking up briefings with the Relativity team, key channel partners and peers, I built a session agenda and spent a lot of time talking with attendees.  This blog will be a mix of my own (italics) and [...]

By |November 14th, 2022|Categories: Essay|0 Comments

eDJ Brief: Casepoint

Casepoint entered the cloud eDiscovery platform market in 2008. I had always classified it as a firm focused large matter boutique hosting platform based on their good reputation and minimal marketing presence. David Carns and Athena Strasel updated me on Casepoint’s changing role and architecture in before and after the Pandemic [...]

By |November 8th, 2022|Categories: Platform, Provider, Analytics, Essay, Collectors, Legal Holds, Matter Management|0 Comments

eDJ Brief: FTI Technology and Jerry Bui

I enjoy meeting eDiscovery peers, especially those whose social media content bring me new perspectives and pro tips. Jerry Bui’s videos and articles attracted my attention and ILTA was a good excuse to catch up on FTI Technology. 7 degrees of eDiscovery It is always fun to share eDiscovery journeys and [...]

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Platform, Provider, Essay, Analytics, Collectors, Collection, Processing, Tech, Analysis, Review|0 Comments

Now and Then – Looking Back and Ahead

Richard Robinson bravely posted his 2010 vs. 2022 profile pics and I promised myself I would step up. I have been coasting on my 2008 headshot for WAYYY too long. I was dodging a request for a ‘hi-res’ headshot for my recent Veritas Live! Session with Irfan Shuttari. Richard’s post made [...]

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Essay|0 Comments

eDJ Brief: eDiscovery Today

Doug Austin & eDiscovery Today Many years ago, Doug Austin and I worked several corporate and criminal defense matters together. I was happy to see Doug launch eDiscoveryToday.com during all the Pandemic chaos. He dedicates the time and networks to publish daily eDiscovery news, bringing us all content that we do [...]

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Essay|1 Comment

eDJ Brief: Redgrave Data

I met with Dave Lewis (Chief Scientific Officer) and Mark Noel (CIO) to explore Redgrave Data since its launch in January by five well known eDiscovery experts. Defining Redgrave Data Our industry is filled with technology and service companies spun off from successful law firms. Despite the name and law firm [...]

By |October 4th, 2022|Categories: Essay|0 Comments

Airlines: J-I-T = Instability

Warning - non-eDiscovery and possible rant follows I was really looking forward to ILTACON 2022. I invested days scheduling and preparing to transform my usual hectic briefings into truly ‘Well Formed Meetings’ using KnowNow to research and build focused, purposeful agendas with 20+ market leading companies over two days.  As a frequent [...]

By |August 25th, 2022|Categories: Essay|3 Comments

ILTACON 2022 – Take Two

My birthday present? 12 hours of airport frustration trying to get to ILTACON until United fessed up that everything going east was cancelled. Now staying over to Thursday when I eventually join you all late tomorrow. Who knows, the chaos factor may give me floor and social time? See you all [...]

By |August 22nd, 2022|Categories: Essay|0 Comments

RelativityOne Looking Upstream – No More User Fees

In Q4, Relativity is dropping the per user license fees (~$100/month/user) for new and renewing RelativityOne customers. They are also rolling the Relativity Legal Hold into the existing data tier license model. I asked Relativity what is driving this change and how the market should interpret it ahead of the announcement. [...]

By |August 22nd, 2022|Categories: Essay|2 Comments

ILTACON 2022 – Briefing Overload and Sessions to Catch

Thank you all for officially overbooking my 48 hours of ILTACON. I wanted to share all the great sessions that I now cannot attend and ask you to send me your pics, highlights, notes and open questions for my post-show blogs. After years of sorting through biz cards I have finally [...]

By |August 18th, 2022|Categories: Essay|0 Comments

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