About ComplexDiscovery and ComplexDiscovery OÜ

  • ComplexDiscovery is an online publication that highlights data and legal discovery insight and intelligence ranging from original research to aggregated news for use by business, information technology, and legal professionals. The highly targeted publication seeks to increase the collective understanding of readers regarding data and legal discovery information and issues and to provide an objective resource for considering trends, technologies, and services related to electronically stored information.

  • ComplexDiscovery is a technology marketing firm providing strategic planning and tactical execution expertise in support of data and legal discovery organizations. Registered as a private limited company in the European Union country of Estonia, one of the most digitally advanced countries in the world, ComplexDiscovery OÜ operates virtually worldwide to deliver marketing consulting and services.

About the Editor and Managing Director

Rob Robinson is a technology marketer who has held senior leadership positions with multiple top-tier data and legal technology providers. Rob writes frequently on technology and marketing topics and publishes regularly on ComplexDiscovery.com. Based in Austin, Texas, Rob splits time between Texas (Austin) and Colorado (Pagosa Springs) and also has been granted status as an e-Resident of Estonia.

Rob holds a Certified E-Discovery Specialist (CEDS) designation from ACEDS, a Certificate of eDiscovery from the Electronic Discovery and Evidence Training Institute, and is a Brainspace Certified Analyst, Specialist, and Administrator. He has held leadership roles (VP of Marketing, CMO, and COO) in legal technology organizations to include ONSITE3 (Acquired), Orange Legal Technologies (Acquired), CloudNine (Acquired LexisNexis eDiscovery Product Line), and with HaystackID (Acquired Envision Discovery, Inspired Review, eTERA Consulting, and NightOwl Global). Rob also has had leadership positions in technology-centric organizations to include Crossroads Systems (Director of Marketing – Storage Area Networking) and Compaq Computer Corporation (Product Marketing Manager – Deskpro and Prosignia Product Lines). A former US Army Captain and Helicopter Pilot, Rob is an alumnus and distinguished military graduate of the University of Mississippi, graduating cum laude with a B.A. in Business.

Marketing Specialties: Market Research, Market Analysis, Product and Service Strategy, Corporate Branding, Demand Creation, Field Marketing, Partner Marketing, Industry Analyst Relations, Content Development, Curation, Website Development, Marketing Automation, Social Media Automation, Public Relations

Domain Expertise: Blockchain, Data Discovery, Legal Technology, Electronic Discovery, Enterprise Storage Technology, Enterprise Personal Computing Technology, Software-as-a-Service, Two-Tier Technology Distribution

Contact Information

Website/Blog Disclaimer

This is an independent website. The views and opinions expressed here are my own and not necessarily those of the people, institutions or organizations that I may or may not have an affiliation with at this time. My views and opinions may change from time to time as I come to learn more and develop a deeper understanding of the areas and issues highlighted on this website/blog. This website also may include links to other sites/blogs operated by third parties. These links are provided as a means of convenient access to the information/opinion contained therein, and I am in no way responsible for the content of any other sites or any products or services that may be offered through linked sites.

Business as Unusual? Eighteen Observations on eDiscovery Business Confidence in the Summer of 2020

The results of the recent Summer 2020 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey present the unfortunate and continuing impact of COVID-19 on the business of eDiscovery. However, for these pandemic-driven results to be fully understood, they should be viewed through the contextual lens of the results of all nineteen surveys that have been administered to eDiscovery professionals since the inception of the eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey in early 2016.

Check Out the Observations Now!

ComplexDiscovery combines original industry research with curated expert articles to create an informational resource that helps legal, business, and information technology professionals better understand the business and practice of data discovery and legal discovery.

All contributions are invested to support the development and distribution of ComplexDiscovery content. Contributors can make as many article contributions as they like, but will not be asked to register and pay until their contribution reaches $5.