Data on the Move – Mobile Devices Update, Part 1
A multi-part update on the discovery challenges posed by the proliferation and popularity of smartphones and other mobile devices
by Matthew Verga, JD, Xact Data Discovery
Almost two years ago, we discussed the phenomenal power and surging popularity of mobile devices – primarily smartphones – and the implications they have for discovery. With more computing power in the pocket of most people “than all of NASA when it put the first men on the moon in 1969,” mobile device usage minutes surpassing computer usage minutes, and a vast majority of people using text messages for business as well as personal communications, smartphones had become a major source of relevant electronically-stored information (ESI).