The legal sector has always been one of the few industries that were until very recently, lingering behind the technological advancements. However, in recent years, the industry has seen an exponential growth in the incorporation of technology in order to transition its complex and limitless amount of information into the digital domain. Innovative technologies such as in-house document management systems and cloud computing are assisting law firms to seamlessly store, manage, and share information from a secure database. Law firms are implementing Internet of Things (IoT) to resolve cases related to correspondence and innovation issues in legitimate and administrative systems. Further, organizations are utilizing Artificial Intelligence (AI) to automate tasks such as legal research and report generation while E-discovery is aiding in the protection and delivery of sensitive records that only exist in a digital format.
With the fast-paced progress in technology, being educated in technological advancements has become a vital expertise for legal counselors to have. With a dedicated use of time and resources, law firms can transform technology into fortune while also encouraging the creation of an efficient legal system.
To emphasize on the details of the ongoing transformation in the legal industry and to assist law firms choose the best vendors of the domain, this edition of CIO Applications puts forth a collection of the ‘Top 25 Legal Solution Providers - 2018.’ Our revered panel of editors, researchers, and industry experts has diligently curated a list of the most prominent software providers that address the primary challenges in the legal sector and deliver innovative solutions that can aid businesses in taking the next step in their technological evolution.