Extract from Jennifer Robert's article "Automating The Manual Components of Ediscovery with Everlaw (Part 1): Uploads and Processing"
The legal industry is rapidly transforming. Law firms are under greater pressure than ever to demonstrate efficiency for their clients. Budgets at corporations and firms are under increasing scrutiny due to economic conditions. And, nearly all legal teams are working remotely. As a result, one of the most pressing needs for legal teams now is to have the ability to integrate technology, which will help streamline operations and improve services and outcomes.
If correctly chosen and properly deployed, ediscovery automation technology that replaces manual tasks can lower costs while maintaining and even improving the quality of legal work. This means that organizations can leverage this technology to accelerate legal work and ensure consistency when uploading data and preparing cases. In short, automation has the potential to transform law firms and corporate legal departments from what traditionally have been cost centers into profit centers.
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