Tag: Legal Tech
Austin-based legal technology leader DISCO is on a mission to reinvent the practice of law through software by making lawyers more efficient in everything they do. Founded in 2013, it has revolutionized the way law firms and corporate legal departments operate, using technology and cutting-edge AI to analyze data quickly and free up resources for tasks that require legal judgment. DISCO provides a key competitive advantage in an industry where speed and accuracy are critical.
Digital insight has built a platform for automated due diligence research. However, the technical challenge that sits underneath is enormous. The amount of data that must be collected and analyzed to create each report is vast (much greater than a human would ever be able to explore alone), and the compute resources required to do this must be provisioned in seconds in order to meet their five-minute goal. Toby Miller, a Technical Architect at the startup, walks through how they addressed this challenge.
Historically, the legal industry benefited from a “that’s just the cost of doing business” attitude regarding its lack of transparency into billing. That’s all changing now however, with Dublin-based BrightFlag leading the way.
Call A Lawyer General Manager Francois Pekly talks about the legal tech startup’s changing customer base, sourcing lawyers, and expanding into international markets in 2019.