Lexis® for Microsoft Office® offers a turning point in legal research and workplace evolution— Blue Hill® Research Analyst Insight

Lexis® for Microsoft Office® offers a turning point in legal research and workplace evolution— Blue Hill® Research Analyst Insight

Blue Hill Research, a provider of research and analysis on the global IT industry, recently reviewed Lexis® for Microsoft Office®. 

Review Highlights include:

    • Lexis for Microsoft Office offers a turning point in legal research and workplace evolution
    • Lexis for Microsoft Office has emerged as a maturing workspace for legal document generation, enhanced by in-context access to external and internal knowledge.
    • Importantly, Lexis for Microsoft Office uses text analysis and search capabilities to automatically identify matter-relevant information resources, organized in the context of the relevant email or document.
    • In practice, this personalization approach reduces manual effort required by search-based research methods by automating the initial information acquisition steps. The ultimate upside potential for users is an increase in efficiency and efficacy of research not unlike the shift from paper to electronic research.
    • Lexis for Microsoft Office represents one of the more fully developed examples of what an integrated attorney workspace looks like, using Microsoft Office to provide an unstructured environment for research, knowledge management and process automation.
    • LexisNexis has proven sensitive to shifting trends in legal research and knowledge acquisition, as well as demands on attorney workspaces.

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