Henry Ford, Faster Horses and the Launch of CTRL

“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” Henry Ford’s quote is a timeless example of the perception that people universally desire some flavor of incrementalism when they seek improvement. For example, if your car gets 20 miles per gallon, then achieving 25 miles per gallon (via a new…

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Q & A with eDiscovery and Litigation Guru Craig Ball

Long before eDiscovery entered into the common lexicon of most civil litigation attorneys, Craig Ball was advising clients, counsel, and the courts on the issues. As both a board certified trial lawyer and a certified computer forensic specialist, Craig’s unique skill set has enabled him to help scores of courts and counsel distinguish between eDiscovery…

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The Building Blocks of eDiscovery Investigations – 5 Key Techniques

Fact investigation is all about building hypotheses into conclusive understanding. This process is so pervasive that even TV show investigators embrace the approach. In the eDiscovery context, these activities happen in the context of language and data. A savvy investigator uses a variety of information retrieval techniques that exploit language use in different ways. Taking…

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