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Today Fastcase and Courtroom Insight are announcing a partnership which will integrate Docket Alarm with the Courtroom Insight knowledge management product. Courtroom Insight which offers a database including thousands of profiles for judges, expert witnesses and arbitrators, allows law firms to build out custom experience database mapping internal lawyer experience to those profiles. . Docket Alarm’s 500 million state and
Continue Reading APIs for Insights: Fastcase and Courtroom Insight Announce Full CI Integration with Docket Alarm

Last week Thomson Reuters announced a significant new integration of HighQ with  workflow  features of  Practical Law and 3E features, and  Microsoft Teams®. According to the press release the HighQ workflow platform offers more than “50 customer-driven enhancements.”  The marketplace is demanding tools which drive collaboration and optimize workflows and productivity.
The HighQ 3W DashboardThe new integrations offer the following
Continue Reading Thomson Reuters Ramps Up HighQ Workflows with Practical Law, 3E, Microsoft Teams Integrations

Earlier this month Wolters Kluwer expanded their Practical Insights a component of  Kluwer Arbitration Practice Plus . Kluwer which offers the leading arbitration product for lawyers added practical guidance for 23 arbitration topics. The product will expand to 40 topics by November 2021.

The Kluwer Arbitration Practice Plus (KAPP) platform launched in 2019 as an add on to Kluwer Arbitration.
Continue Reading Wolters Kluwer Enhances Arbitration With Practical Insights and Guidance Features

Tuesday morning law librarians around the country began fielding inquiries from lawyers complaining of slow response times and access problems on Westlaw. The disrupted services included: Westlaw, Westlaw Edge, Westlaw UK, Practical Law US and UK, Practical Law Connect, Data Privacy Advisor.
After almost 7 hours of  interrupted access and colossal slow response times, Thomson Reuters representations were reaching out
Continue Reading Westlaw Services Back to Normal Following Serious Disruptions Through Most of Tuesday

Today law 360 pulse released the second part of  their  Summer Associate Survey. The survey ‘s reported goal is to explore the  ongoing impact of the pandemic  as the second class of pandemic summer associates waves goodbye.

The survey was conducted from June 29 to August 9, 2021 and responses were received from 751 individuals. Although the survey was anonymous
Continue Reading Summer Fun Ain’t What It Used To Be – Law 360 Pulse Releases Summer Associate Survey Part 2

On August 24, I was stunned by a press release announcing that Docket Navigator a U.S. research and analytics platform was being acquired, not by one of the usual U.S. legal tech suspects, but by a U.K. information services platform, Law Business Research, Ltd. (LBR) which has a fairly low profile in the United States. According to the press release
Continue Reading Docket Navigator Acquired By Law Business Research Ltd.: What Should Customers Expect?

The 2007 recession was sort of a “cattle prod” which shocked law firms into acknowledging that  clients won’t pay for inefficiency. Legal publishers responded with a variety of “know how” or KM tools  which have created  a highly competitive niche in legal publishing. Every major legal publisher LexisNexis ,Thompson Reuters, Bloomberg Law, and Wolters Kluwer have been focused on gaining
Continue Reading Feit Consulting: Is Lexis Practical Guidance Ready for Prime Time?

Creating LINKS: Bringing Together Legal Information and Knowledge Professionals

Colleen Cable | September 14, 2021

As we near the end of 2021, legal information and knowledge professionals have continued to work primarily in a remote environment. This has not only impacted how we work, but also how we network, how we learn, and how we grow as professionals.
In this
Continue Reading HBR Hosts “Creating LINKS” For Legal Information and Knowledge Professionals

Gavelytics has announced a significant upgrade to their analytics platform including wide variety of enhancements and functionality analytics data categorization and perhaps most importantly an API so users can directly deliver data into their Organizations for business intelligence.

Gavelytics leverages proprietary AI and enabled machine learning technology to deliver analytics and insights for litigators, librarians and knowledge professional as well
Continue Reading Gavelytics Adds APIs, New Features and Full Text Briefs for KM and Strategic Insights

Thomson Reuters is releasing a powerful suite of new tools to enhance workflow within Practical Law.  .   The new features include Dynamic Search, Knowledge Maps, Quick Compare,  Interactive Matter Maps and What’s Market Analytics. Several of the features such as Dynamic Search and Quick Compare parallel developments and tools already available in Westlaw Edge. Erica Kitaev, senior director, Product
Continue Reading Thomson Reuters Launches Practical Law Dynamic Tool Set

LexisNexis has announced the launch of  Legal News Hub, the latest enhancement to the Lexis+ ecosystem.  Although Lexis has enjoyed a dominant position in the legal news market, they have faced increasing competition in the past year with the  launch of significant new legal news initiatives from Thomson Reuters. Fastcase and ALM.

The Lexis Legal News Hub will now appear
Continue Reading Lexis+ Legal News Hub Integrates Law360 Content into Research Ecosystem

Congratulations to all of those named to the Fastcase 50 this year. I am always please to see long term knowledge and library colleagues including June Liebert, Holly Riccio, Katherine Lowery, James Duggan and Nikki Shaver included in the roster. It also has to be noted that Fastcase recognizes their competitors including Rick Merrill of  Gavelytics, Ryan Walker of Casetext
Continue Reading Fastcase Announces the 2021 Class of Fastcase 50 Including 8 Library and Knowledge Professionals

Today the American Association of Law Libraries announced the release of it’s 2nd State of the Profession Survey. The Survey was created and administered by a State of the Profession Special Committee which created three different versions of the survey for academic, firm/corporate and government legal information professionals. The report was designed to gather insights on the opportunities and challenges
Continue Reading AALL Releases 2nd State of the Profession – Highlighting Tech Leadership and Resilience Through the Pandemic

Last week Wolters Kluwer released their 2021 Future Ready Lawyer: Moving Beyond the Pandemic. Download the report here.

When: June 24, 2021 at 11 am EST
Register: At this link

Here is information on the session and panelists:

Given the new financial pressures on businesses as a result of the pandemic, there will be a brighter spotlight on legal professionals
Continue Reading Join Me June 24th at Wolters Kluwer Future Ready Lawyer: Navigating Information Globally

Today Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.   is announcing an expanded version of its COVID-19 State & Federal Compare Smart Chart which is   focused on “return to work” issues. New areas of coverage focus on a wide range of back to office content and caselaw related to the pandemic, accessible for all Cheetah and Cheetah for Corporate Counsel subscribers.
Continue Reading Wolters Kluwer Expands Post-COVID  “Back to Work” Smart Charts, Litigation Tracking and Alerts

 New feature identifies cases which are contrary to an opponent’s arguments
This week Thomson Reuters released another feature to Quick Check. How much easier can cite checking get? Quick Check Contrary Authority helps lawyers zero in on vulnerabilities of an opponents brief. Quick Check Contrary Authority identifies uncited cases that oppose the arguments in an opponent’s brief.
Quick Check Thomson
Continue Reading In The Brief Checking Wars Thomson Reuters Ups the Ante with New “Contrary Authority” Feature