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Instructor-led Training: The WOW! is in the Details

In this month's webinar I discussed Instructor-led Training, better known as ILT. But not the usual technical stuff. Instead, I wanted to share the …

Showtime

We need laws requiring lawyers to stay abreast of technology?

Robert Ambrogi (@bobambrogi) reported this week that Massachusetts is the 14th state to require lawyers to stay abreast of technology as a condition …

Saint Paul

Sensitive Data Finder from Nuix

Nuix has launched Sensitive Data Finder, a new tool designed to aid compliance with privacy laws and data protection regulations amongst other …

Data Security

Data loss?

I got a USB (aka jump, aka thumb) drive (aka stick, aka key) for free from a vendor at a conference a couple of days ago. The thing is so small it …

Data Loss

Why is eDiscovery a Mystery to Attorneys?

One of the legal profession’s most powerful tools, eDiscovery, is also among the most poorly understood by attorneys. Surveys show that many …

Digital Forensics

Introverts Love Facebook and Extroverts Hate It. Here’s Why.

Do you love Facebook? Do you enjoy getting a glimpse into the daily lives of your family and friends? If you do, there’s an excellent chance that …

Facebook

Something I Wish Everyone Knew About Work - The Company is Not Your Friend

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While I share a lot of interesting articles across my social network profiles because they provide an interesting insight, or …

5 Reasons to Embrace Instructor-led Training

Mar 17, 2015 | Posted by | Instructor-led, Social Learning | 0 comments |

Cindilooks at the screen excited to learn something new.

Her professional …

Learning

Facebook Announces Changes to How It Counts Your Page Likes

Facebook Announces Changes to How It Counts Your Page LikesMarch 07, 2015On March 5th, Facebook released a blog post titled “Making Page Likes More …

Facebook

What Happens When the Hackers Start Planting False Information Instead of Stealing Information?

That’s a good question, and the part the Bruce Schneier found most interesting about a recent report by the Director of National …

Focus on the Merits to Find What is Relevant, Not Search Terms Alone

Responding to a discovery request marries the practice of law to search technology. Rule 26 Conferences in Federal Court often have parties spending …

Batteries

Travel Doesn’t Have To Be Complicated To Be Life-Changing

I live in a travel bubble and I know that. It’s my career and I tend to mostly talk with other people who have made it their career as well. I get …

How to Disable Your Webcam (and Why You Should)

Once a concern that was the province of the paranoid, years worth of reports and revelations have made it readily apparent that people really can …

Webcams

Stop Blaming Social Media for Making You Feel Like Shit

Last month researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia released a study linking Facebook use to increased envy and depression. The work was quickly picked up in the media as many echoed the familiar message of too much time online turning our young people into melancholy, anxiety-riddled, …

Social Media

Moving to Office 365? Prepare for the huge pain of archive migration

As an Exchange MVP, I get calls, emails, and tweets daily from people looking for help in making the decision of whether they should go to Office 365 …

Migration

The Conundrum of Competence in E-Discovery: Need Input

I frequently blast lawyers for their lack of competence when it comes to electronic evidence. I’m proud to be a lawyer and admire all who toil in the …

Competence

Don’t send another email until you read this

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — While Hillary Clinton is in the hot seat for using personal email for official state matters and Amy Pascal has been demoted at Sony Corp. in a separate email controversy — lawyers and software companies are making a killing.

The business of e-discovery, or the process of …

Email

Why You Feel Like an Idiot When You Talk About Your Blog (and How to Fix It)

It’s the question you secretly dread:

“So, what’s your blog about?”

You should be delighted that someone’s showing an interest in your passion.

But the …

Blogging

Everyone Wants You To Have Security, But Not from Them

In December, Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt was interviewed at the CATO Institute Surveillance Conference. One of the things he said, after …

Security

Online Services That Help Me Keep Life Straight

As you may know by now, my work requires me to travel pretty often, and one of the biggest challenges when you find yourself in a new place every …

It’s True Twitter Does Not Drive Traffic

Image by petesimon Derek Thompson has the details of his own look at Twitter engagement numbers over at the Atlantic.Is the social web just a matrix …

FreeFileSync - Catastrophe Protection

. We live in a digital age. Our photographs don't sit in drawers or photo albums anymore. They are bits and bytes on a magnetic drive or a cloud …

Catastrophe

Microsoft will give you 100 GB of OneDrive storage if you have a Dropbox account

Microsoft is going after Dropbox with a new promotion that will add 100GB of storage to your OneDrive account if you currently have a Dropbox …

Microsoft

Facebook's Worst Nightmare: What If Social Media Is Just That - Social?

These are heady days for social media interests. Facebook and Twitter run rampant, Pinterest, LinkedIn, YouTube, Vine and Instagram are booming, Ello …

Social Media

Publishers Need to Stop Whining About Adblock [Opinion]

You can block online ads and malware with various tools like Adblock Plus and uBlock. Internet-based content producers and publishers hate these …

Annoyance

Engagement That Isn’t Engagement

As many of you know, I find the study of social media a fascinating hobby. It’s not my full time job, and I’m not out here trying to sell anything or …

Search Term Fights Over Proportionality

Attorneys have been fighting over search terms for years. Many times this fight is without expert advice, search efficiency reports, or any evidence …

Plaintiff

Microsoft OneNote Now Unlimited Freeware

A year ago, Microsoft decided to take on the big players in the online notes business. The likes of Evernote were now up against Microsoft OneNote in …

Microsoft Windows

Mobile Tech Developments Require Security

Last week I had the opportunity to attend TEDx OregonStateU here in Corvallis and I had a few ideas from those talks for blog posts. One of them was …