Craig Ball, an EED special master and frequent contributor to law.com, wrote an article today about his crystal ball predictions for eDiscovery. Not surprisingly, these predictions mirror some forward looking trends in IT. This is not surprising because eDiscovery potentially impacts all aspects of an organization's information and information management strategies, policies, governance and compliance.
Included in the article are predictions about virtualization, networked storage, storage and content management in the cloud, security, privacy, and the use of appliances to index and efficiently collect content. All of these trends read like a roadmap to EMC's product and solution portfolio and strategy (http://www.emc.com/products/index.htm).