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Author: Robyn Rebollo

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Research professionals across law firms and corporations have seen both the expansion and consolidation of electronic information resources (EIR) in recent years. As new technologies are developed, they are often acquired by the large industry players: Bloomberg, LexisNexis and Thomson Reuters. The landscape changes quickly, and…

Today’s research challenge is not a lack of information; it’s knowing where to start the search, which services provide the most reliable and current information or what represents a credible source.  So much information exists that researchers are often overwhelmed and paralyzed. The buyers of…

One of our clients recently inquired about the resources most frequently used and most helpful for due diligence on European mergers and acquisitions. With rising concerns over information security during M&A transactions and uncertainties over Brexit, it’s never been more important to make well-informed, data-driven…

As EIR (electronic information resources) and SaaS applications become mission-critical in law and business, unscheduled downtime and outages have become an important contract consideration. While efficiency, maintaining normal business operations and cybersecurity protection are chief concerns, the issue of possible cost recovery also is taking…

Competitive intelligence research is a growing request from our clients in business and law. And, since you're here, we gather it's of interest to you, too. Read on as we share some 2018 trends and insights and compile some additional CI readings and information.

Providers of financial research software are aggressively competing to load more bells and whistles on their products for investors and other financial services professionals. S&P Global Market Intelligence has rolled out its next-generation Capital IQ platform. Capital IQ, like other competitive, web-based products, is customizable…

Many law firms and financial services professionals rely on Thomson Reuters financial products for corporate & financial research. The Thomson ONE financial database, in particular, is a favored platform among research experts. Thomson is promoting its next-generation financial research product, Eikon, as a successor to…

Do search algorithmic differences, particularly in Westlaw and Lexis, require a firm to maintain both platforms for attorneys' legal research needs? We were recently asked about the impact of search algorithms by a client who is considering aligning with one legal research provider for the…

In the spirit of New Year trends and forecasting, Chase Cost Management has updated our report, In the beginning, there were two, an overview of the legal research/information services landscape. Originally published in 2016, this report accounts for vendor changes and trends we saw in…

Do legal tech companies and other providers like legal process outsourcing and managed legal services need an exit strategy? Ron Friedmann has posed that question in an article he wrote for Legal Business World. As partner at Fireman & Company, a legal industry-focused management consulting…

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