Faster PDF Review and Greater Insight into Billing

Everlaw is a collaborative, cloud-based litigation platform for corporate counsels, litigators, and government attorneys that enables teams to discover, reveal, and act on information to better drive internal investigations and positively impact the outcome of litigation. As a cloud-based platform, Everlaw can quickly release thoughtfully designed features and improvements in response to user feedback and

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Why a Consumer-Grade User Experience Matters in Ediscovery

This is another post in our multi-part series covering our ediscovery chapter of a legal informatics textbook. To catch up on the series, you can download the ebook in full. In it, we cover the ediscovery basics, including the history of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM); core technical ediscovery concepts; the technologies powering ediscovery (encryption, machine

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Now Introducing Data Visualization and a Predictive Coding System Upgrade

We at Everlaw are proud to announce three major updates to our ediscovery platform, and just in time for our trip to Legalweek New York. Data Visualizer Everlaw’s latest update includes our brand new Data Visualizer, a tool that allows any user to create interactive visualizations from any set of documents, bringing to life information

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Does Your Legal Software Optimize for the Short Term?

Ample data shows that good design improves outcomes for both users and software providers. Because technology in legal lags behind other industries, the big push has been to pick vendors who consider not just function, but also user experience. But a recent Harvard Business Review article is a good reminder that the presence of design

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What Makes for a Good User Experience?

How do you feel when you use your favorite web or mobile app? When I use my iPhone, for example, l feel happy.  I can complete useful tasks with minimal clicks or swipes, and without reading a training manual.  Getting from point A to point B feels intuitive and engaging. What causes this great experience, however,

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Listening to Our Users

We’ve just launched a new team here at Everlaw: User Advocacy! Our newly-minted user advocates: Gather feedback from users to inform our product development and delivery. Interpret data about various aspects of product usage to help improve interfaces. Create and iterate learning and help materials to support users and to help them have an optimal

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The Growing Importance of Design

Every lawyer knows that how you present an argument is almost as important as the argument itself. This is no less true of legal tools: how easy they are to use is as important as what they do. After all, the most amazing functionality in the world is useless if you can’t figure out how

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3 Great B2B User Experiences

If you doubt the importance of user experience, read about Apple – whose success is driven by customers’ satisfaction with user-friendly versions of existing products. Or, read these case studies of how small changes to a site’s wording, photos, or navigation significantly increased sales. On a larger scale, read about how design-centric organizations outperformed the

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Starting Fresh: Everlaw’s Redesign Process

Last year, we kicked off Everlaw’s ediscovery redesign with a new logo. Since then, I’ve been working with everyone on the team to revamp our look—and to reflect it in our software and marketing materials. We’ve been focusing on not only our visual presence, but on the usability of our product. We were specifically looking

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The Everlaw Way: Momentum Design

Momentum matters. Every time you have to wait for your computer or your phone, you’re losing time and energy. A delay is an invitation to get distracted by your email, your colleague, or your next project. Even waiting a few seconds for a search to complete is sufficient to lose focus, and it takes valuable

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