Blog Entries By Johannes Scholtes
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Protecting your Intellectual Property
In today’s global economy the value of an enterprise’s Intellectual Property (IP) assets is very important. In many companies however, IP is not only stored in well protected or encrypted repositor...
30 years ZyLAB!
Today, we celebrate our corporate 30thanniversary, another milestone in the rich history of our company. Incorporated on September 2nd, 1983 in Chicago, Illinois to develop the first full-text sear...
Big Data Risk Management
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 f...
The Dark Side of Big Data
The Dark Side of Big Data
The ongoing information explosion is reaching epic proportions and has earned its own name: Big Data. Big Data encompasses both challenges and opportunities. The oppo...
Another Great LegalTech 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 shorta...
The Need for Pro-active eDiscovery
Managing and controlling electronically stored information (ESI) is a matter of technology, but also of strict procedures, quality control and well-documented information management activities. ESI...
The UK Bribery Act, “FCPA on steroids”
After heated discussions, delays and even a false start, the UK Bribery Act 2010 has finally taken effect this summer.
The Bribery Act intends to respond to threats to sustained economic progre...
eDiscovery is here to stay!
eDiscovery is not a typical technology cycle that goes up and down as a 7 year polynomial distribution. I believe that eDiscovery is here to stay. Personally, I am a strong believer in the fact tha...
How to Become Litigation Ready
eDiscovery is a process that is completely driven by litigation response: if you are involved in litigation and have received a legal hold letter, you must follow the legal rules and best practices...
Search is dead, long live search!
Last week, Stephan Arnold wrote a great blog post about an older ZyLAB eDiscovery promotion video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6MhdqHlGzU) which I posted at You Tube a while ago (although we di...
6 Practical Tips for Designing Taxonomy
Now I know this is not the most exciting topic, but it is worthwhile because the role of taxonomy is becoming increasingly important to the complete search experience as well as the automatic class...
To Infinity and Beyond!
This week, my nine year old son invited me to see the 3D movie “Toy Story 3” with him in the movie theatre. I was instantly reminded of Buzz Lightyear’s infamous quote “to infinity and beyond”. As ...
Tell Us a Little About Yourself
I am the Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer of ZyLAB. From 1987 to 2009, I acted as President / CEO of ZyLAB. During my career, I have been involved in deploying in-house e-discovery software with...