Ryan Short

Ryan joined Proteus in 2020. He previously spent a decade providing consultative enterprise solutions in transportation and medical equipment, and is surrounded by 3 daughters under 5 years old. Consequently, his wife won't let him buy a dog.
Find me on:

Recent Posts

Breach Fatigue Is Real

Nov 16, 2020 12:41:47 PM / by Ryan Short

0 Comments

I write this post from my childhood bedroom. Yesterday, life gave me an unplanned analogy for parenthood and corporate data breaches.

The Case for Outsourcing

Nov 2, 2020 11:01:57 AM / by Ryan Short

0 Comments

A $128 million lawsuit is not a typical day in the office. When LeClairRyan and UnitedLex joined forces in 2018, neither party saw it ending like this. 

Thoughts on Legal Business Development

Oct 27, 2020 3:17:19 PM / by Ryan Short

0 Comments

My transition to the legal space (the week Indiana shut down due to COVID-19) has been eye-opening in many respects. One area of constant curiosity for me is legal professionals' and law firms' business development efforts.

Ray's Guest Spot on the Fringe Legal Podcast

Oct 16, 2020 2:24:50 PM / by Ryan Short

0 Comments

Ray recently joined Ab Saraswat on the Fringe Legal podcast to talk about DiscoveryMaster, a tool developed to give non-Relativity experts critical insights into document review progress and budgets.

White House Makes an eDiscovery Rookie Mistake

Oct 7, 2020 2:07:50 PM / by Ryan Short

0 Comments

A picture is worth a thousand words, but the metadata often helps illuminate whether those words are fact or faction.

Thoughts on Legal Tech in AmLaw Firms

Sep 22, 2020 10:12:04 AM / by Ryan Short

0 Comments

This piece was originally published on the DiscoveryMaster blog, but I wanted to cross-post it here because Proteus clients include AmLaw 100 firms, in-house legal teams that utilize AmLaw 100 firms, and both categories are regularly approached by legal tech vendors.

Ari Kaplan Interviews Co-Founder and CEO Ray Biederman

Sep 17, 2020 10:41:00 AM / by Ryan Short

0 Comments

Recently, our Co-Founder and CEO Ray Biederman spoke with Ari Kaplan about his background, the rise of ALSPs, and trends in the eDiscovery market.

Data Mapping Basics

Sep 2, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by Ryan Short

0 Comments

Minimizing eDiscovery spend begins with a disciplined information governance (or, in traditional corporate speak, a disciplined document retention plan).

And that begins with a data mapping exercise.

eDiscovery Unfiltered Survey Results: Key In-House Trends

Aug 25, 2020 1:22:10 PM / by Ryan Short

0 Comments

Ari Kaplan recently posted results of his 6th Annual eDiscovery Unfiltered Survey, which deals with legal technology vendors and industry trends.

As we move toward launching our Proteus re-brand, I wanted to take time to comment on the findings, specifically as they relate to in-house legal teams.

 

Information Governance Stakeholders

Aug 18, 2020 5:19:29 PM / by Ryan Short

0 Comments

Information Governance is a tech-era update of the old corporate term, "document retention policies," so I'll use both terms below. It's not great cocktail party conversation (remember cocktail parties?!?!) but it's crucially important.