Ryan Short

Ryan joined Proteus in 2020. He is an MBA and a Certified eDiscovery Specialist with over a decade of experience in publicly traded, PE-backed, and bootstrapped entities focused on technology-enabled services. Ryan lives in Indianapolis with his wife and their 5 children under the age of 9. Consequently, his wife won't let him buy a dog.
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Recent Posts

Ray Featured on Consulting Logistics Podcast

Nov 30, 2020 8:15:00 AM / by Ryan Short

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Proteus Co-Founder and CEO recently joined Kyle MacNaught of Aborn & Co. on the Consulting Logistics podcast.

Data Breach Fatigue Is Real

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

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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

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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

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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 Biederman on the Fringe Legal Podcast

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

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Ray recently joined Ab Saraswat on theFringe 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

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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

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It’s been six months since I joined the legal tech community.

The number of articles and blogs I’ve read, podcasts I’ve listened to, and conversations I’ve had in which people bring up AmLaw firms’ reticence to adopt technology is overwhelming.

Ari Kaplan Interviews Co-Founder and CEO Ray Biederman

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

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

Information Governance: Data Mapping Basics

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

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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

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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 recent re-brand, I wanted to take time to comment on the findings, specifically as they relate to in-house legal teams.