Via Legal IT Insider, originally published 14th January 2014.
“Search and discovery is a significant routine task within a law firm. It is often the first step for legal matters where information about people, companies and entities involved in a case needs to be explored. In the absence of technological solutions that consolidate and collaborate this commercial information, lawyers traditionally follow a manual process of ordering disparate pieces of information through information brokers and registries. Commercial information is generally delivered in a linear PDF format at which point it has to be read, understood, consolidated, passed to a colleague or stored for future use. In the legal industry, where time literally means money, any lawyer delegates search and discovery in order to spend more on applying their expertise in preparing advice. This is where cloud based information visualisation software provides a tangible and robust solution for legal professionals.”
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