Explore Pinpoint Labs' History and Purpose

Pinpoint Labs strives to simplify the e-Discovery collection and review processes by continuing to expand software functionality through several phases of research and development. Legal, Corporate IT, and Computer Forensic Professionals will have the ability to capture relevant data quickly and efficiently through reduced data collection processes. 

Pivotal Guidance Inc. Was Founded

AboutImagePivotal Guidance Inc., founded by Computer Forensic Expert Jon Rowe and Software Designer James Beasley on May 31, 2006 in Murray, Nebraska, was built to provide excellent computer forensic collection and investigative services. This was accomplished by creating defensible software applications capable of resuming after network outages, creating a chain of custody, retaining Metadata, and providing targeted culling practices.

A Division of Pivotal Guidance, Inc. was Established: Pinpoint Labs

PPLBadge Pivotal Guidance, Inc. created subdivision, Pinpoint Labs, in an effort to provide free computer forensic software utilities and expand on e-Discovery collection capabilities. Within the same year, SafeCopy 1 was released to provide users with a high-speed defensible backup program.

Harvester 1 Became Available

HarvesterLogoHarvester 1, an eDiscovery data collection tool, became available in 2009 with capabilities that surpassed SafeCopy 1. Introductory features included targeted culling, deduplication, deNISTing, and other useful culling features existing in Harvester today.

Harvester Server Launched

HarvesterLogoHarvester Server was released allowing users to remotely launch Harvester jobs across a network and monitor custodians from a central location.

SharePoint Collector 1 Released

SharePointCollectorLogoSharePoint Collector 1, the only software tool of it’s kind was released. It allowed users to collect documents and list items from SharePoint sites without installation on the custodian’s computer and with the ability to collect remotely.

Pivotal Guidance Inc. (parent company of Pinpoint Labs) Celebrated 10-Year Anniversary with Harvester 5.0 Release

HarvesterLogoPivotal Guidance, Inc. celebrated 10- Years of success with anniversary on May 31, 2016. In addition, Harvester 5.0 was released on July 5, 2016 signifying a milestone for Pinpoint Labs. It is the first software program with capabilities of collecting information from the regular and cloud environments using a multi-threaded processing engine to increase copy speed.

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