OMONA, CA. - February 15, 2011 - AgentLegal, Inc., today announced the release of AgentLegal Electronic Resource and Research Management Suite, Version 3.0, focused on containing, controlling and reducing resource and research costs. AgentLegal solutions monitor the searching of critical information resources, including subscription data sources, document and content management systems, email, internal data repositories, and the open web. The solutions support extensive user, resource and client matter tracking; enhancing research effectiveness by offering federated search, and personalized portals. The suite offers comprehensive reporting, analytics, and integration with existing management and accounting systems.
"We clearly identified a symbiotic relationship between the AgentLegal products and our electronic resources and knowledge management services," said Nina Platt, owner and principal consultant of NPCI. "We are looking forward to helping AgentLegal strengthen its relationship with the legal market and law librarians, specifically."
"AgentLegal is working with us to extend and manage our legal research base. AgentLegal's Electronic Resource and Research Management solution will help optimize our research utilization by monitoring, tracking and reporting on all client matter related research activities. To complement their research, attorneys will have access to practice specific newsletter subscriptions using AgentLegal's powerful federated search and knowledge management capabilities," said Les Forrester, director of legal research at Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP.
The AgentLegal suite consists of a core component, eResource Manager; and three integrated modules: Research Director, Personal Workplace and Advanced Reporting:
AgentLegal eResource Manager, tracks billable and non-billable research activity, providing detail client matter analysis and usage reporting for managing resources and allocating costs.
AgentLegal Research Director Module supports federated searching of subscription and non-subscription data sources, document and content management systems, email, internal data repositories, and the open web. Client matters are tracked for all resources using native search and the familiar Lexis and Westlaw syntax-based format.
AgentLegal Personal Workplace Module offers users a portal or intranet extension for a single point of access to all content. Relevant content can be saved and shared with peers. Personalization features include calendar integration with MS Outlook, import of Internet favorites and RSS feeds
AgentLegal Advanced Reporting Module provides a report writer and extensive library of customizable reports; supporting drill down detail for analysis of contracted and out of contracted subscriptions. Interactive dashboards offer extensive business intelligence features for analysis and problem resolution.
"AgentLegal's Electronic Resource and Research Management Suite implements best practices for managing costs by tracking client matter to all resources used in the firm", said Paul Cope, president of AgentLegal, Inc. "Law firm management is challenged in conducting comprehensive research at the lowest cost. Our products maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of research activities by providing management extensive analytical insight into the firms' resource utilization."
About AgentLegal, Inc.
AgentLegal is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Agent Information Software, Inc. (AIS). AIS develops innovative products that are standards-compliant, built on an open systems architecture and available primarily through the Software as a Service (SaaS) hosted delivery model. AIS data and resource management solutions are used by customers across multiple industries, including library, legal, financial, publishing, aerospace, and manufacturing. For more information, please visit www.agentlegal.com.