KnowledgeMill Delivers Smart Email Management for RPA |Rui Pena, Arnaut & Associados

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KnowledgeMill helps law firm distil matter related email from everything else aiding to release business value from otherwise inactive and costly content. In a simple click, the solution allows lawyers to distinguish and classify matter emails from all others. This smart approach helps place business users at the heart of knowledge management whilst being sympathetic to their daily workload.

KnowledgeMill Innovating To Help Law Firms Do More for Less

KnowledgeMill, a new Enterprise Content Management software market entrant, has today revealed how the power of its innovation has delivered significant business results for a leading Portuguese law firm, Rui Pena, Arnaut & Associados (RPA).

Hisham Anis, CEO of KnowledgeMill, said, “The vast majority of the information that legal firms have is unstructured data residing in word processing documents, email, presentations, rich-media files, spreadsheets and other file types. For many legal firms, presenting and delivering this content to the business is a significant challenge that they are failing to address fully.”

Anis says, "KnowledgeMill’s innovation enables management and delivery of your intellectual assets effectively, at the right time to the right business users. At RPA we provided a disciplined framework for ensuring email content is managed and recycled in alignment with their business model. ‘ContextStore for Exchange’ allows lawyers and support staff to intuitively organize and manage email data and attachments by legal matter through our unique interface ‘OnePlace’. In doing so, lawyers and support staff enable email data to be shared , managed and organized effectively and non-business important email to be quickly identified and dealt with, rather than relying on IT to do this for them. The net result is more accessible information, less cost and greater compliance.”

Hélder Santos, IT Manager at RPA, says, "We're very pleased with the results KnowledgeMill has delivered for us with their ContextStore product. A great deal of our business communication and workflow is centered on email, and it is no surprise that as volumes of email data are increasing we are presented with a significant management problem. KnowledgeMill has helped us tackle that problem head on and deliver for our business an intuitive solution that allows us to manage email by matter, and importantly comply quickly with eDiscovery and Search requests.”

With backgrounds working for a number of large legal firms, it’s understandable that Anis and his team have a focus and interest in delivering solutions for the legal sector. He says, “Managing content across the practice, whilst keeping cost down and delivering innovation and value is a major workflow challenge to any firm. To help meet this challenge, KnowledgeMill’s solutions work when you’re mobile through web, your iPhone or Blackberry, and whether you are hosting your own IT infrastructure, or hosting it from within the Cloud.”

Anis has plans to deliver more. “Our mission is to become the leading provider of innovative, efficient, context enriched Enterprise Content Management solutions for the legal sector and other industry verticals, both in the Cloud and for traditionally hosted solutions. The results we have delivered for RPA show that we are well positioned to do this.”

About RPA |Rui Pena, Arnaut & Associados
Rui Pena, Arnaut & Associados – Sociedade de Advogados, RL (RPA) is a top tier law firm in Portugal, well known nationally and internationally leading some of the most relevant practices within the Portuguese legal market. RPA has adopted since 2005 a strategic approach focused in achieving the top notch of the market in all practice areas. The law firm works with international standards and with a lateral hiring’s policy. RPA has 14 partners and 70 lawyers and his strategic growth is based in the competence reinforcement and in the excellence of the team.

RPA Media contact
Inês Veloso
Marketing Officer
Tel: + 351 21 382 81 75
Mob: + 351 91 959 01 95
E-mail: iveloso (at) rpa (dot) pt

About KnowledgeMill Context Store for Exchange
KnowledgeMill Context Store for Exchange is a Next Generation content management platform:

  •     Business related data definitions from practice management / financial systems
  •     Filing and collaboration through business context
  •     Business intelligence and analytics
  •     eDiscovery and Search based on business context
  •     Powerful compression and de-duplication
  •     Cloud ready
  •     Available for Microsoft Exchange 2007 and 2010

About KnowledgeMill OnePlace for Outlook
The OnePlace suite is specifically designed for professional information workers and comprises line of business applications for Desktop, Web, MS Office, MS Outlook, MS SharePoint, iPhone, and Blackberry.

The OnePlace applications have been built with performance in mind. Intelligent features such as suggestive filing, folder synchronization, compression and caching ensure the best end user experience possible.

About KnowledgeMill Ltd.
KnowledgeMill is a new market entrant focused on innovative content software technologies. Founded in 2009 by enterprise architects working within the legal sector, KnowledgeMill has established key partnerships with EMC, Microsoft, Oracle and Union Solutions to develop on their content platforms. For more information, visit


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