This week Billy Hyatt, one of the co-founders of the ediscovery software business Case Logistix and now a partner in the Standard CP consultancy, based in Tennessee, is starting on a 444 mile hike down the historic Natchez Trace trail, which links Natchez on the Mississippi to Nashville, to raise funds and awareness for two good causes. These are the Mocha Club in Africa and Generation@ in the United States. Billy is being sponsored by another ediscovery software company – Cicayda. You can read more about these two organizations – and keep in touch with Billy’s progress (we were with him last week when he was road-testing a solar-powered battery recharger for his iPhone and iPad) at www.tracetrek.com and and Twitter at @tracetrek And, just in case you were wondering, Billy will be roughing it while he is on the trail, carry a 65lb pack with him and sleeping out at night in a hammock-tent, rather than using any hotels and motels he encounters en route.

Our latest report is that he started out a few minutes ago – and here is a video we recorded with him last week in Nashville, where he talks a little more about the project…