Extract from Everlaw’s article “3 Ways Automation Is Changing the Way Legal Professionals Do Their Jobs”
Will automation lead to vast improvements in productivity and freedom from mundane tasks, or loss of jobs and workplace disruption? In the legal world, automation is critical to stay ahead of the curve, particularly for litigation practitioners. Ediscovery is a moving target, an ever-evolving landscape in need of end-to-end platforms that are revolutionizing the way legal professionals work in the following ways:
An analysis by McKinsey Quarterly concluded that 60 percent of occupations could save up to 30 percent of their time with automation, and 23 percent of the work done by attorneys can be automated by existing technology. To keep pace with the growing volume of documents in ediscovery, legal professionals must concentrate on increasing efficiency through automation and workflow optimization.