Digital Reasoning and Clutch Group Partner to Revolutionize Compliance and eDiscovery

The partnership leverages the power of Synthesys® platform and Clutch Group's deep industry expertise

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There is no doubt that partnering with Digital Reasoning is essential as Clutch releases the first ever predictive analysis solution based on entity-driven natural language processing and multi-layer analytics tailored to the legal and compliance market

Washington, D.C. & Nashville, TN (PRWEB) February 27, 2013

Digital Reasoning, the leader in unstructured data analytics at scale, and Clutch Group, a leader in delivering legal and compliance solutions, today announced a partnership to bring revolutionary processes and technology to Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and eDiscovery markets. This integrated partnership represents the first time that advanced entity analytics has been combined with innovative process to deliver a transformative discovery model for legal and compliance departments for major Fortune 500 companies. This new solution makes it possible to move governance and eDiscovery beyond a document-level analysis to an automated analysis of people, places, organizations and relationships – all while mitigating risk through a rigorous and defensible process.

“We're thrilled to partner with Clutch Group to bring powerful new capabilities to eDiscovery and compliance markets”, said Rob Metcalf, President and COO of Digital Reasoning. “Corporate counsel and chief compliance officers are overwhelmed with the costs of current offerings and underwhelmed with the quality of the analysis, and this partnership brings an innovative solution for both problems.”

Clutch Group is recognized as one of the most innovative and capable providers of eDiscovery and risk/compliance services. “The combination of Clutch Group’s award-winning services and expertise along with Digital Reasoning's unique, advanced unstructured analytics platform will provide our mutual clients with unparalleled solutions to some of their most vexing challenges,” said Mike Miller, Executive Vice President of Sales at Digital Reasoning.

The partnership is the result of a series of projects where Clutch conducted a side-by-side comparison of various tools available to the legal and compliance market. In contrast to the other predictive and analytic tools available in the legal market, Synthesys drove extraordinary value and results across actual data sets. “After extensive testing and analysis, we have been working closely with the Digital Reasoning to help clients both in proactive and reactive use cases for discovery and investigatory work.” said JB Costilow, Vice President of Innovation at Clutch Group. “We realized that including enhanced layers of data analysis in our predictive modeling, such as temporal reasoning, made this an ideal engine to serve as the foundation of our platform.”

“As we analyzed tools currently available to the legal and compliance market, we quickly realized that the antiquated indexing technology, upon which the household names in predictive coding are built, was incapable of capturing even basic information that would lead to a relevance decision” said Brandon Daniels, President of Managed Services at Clutch Group, “There is no doubt that partnering with Digital Reasoning is essential as Clutch releases the first ever predictive analysis solution based on entity-driven natural language processing and multi-layer analytics tailored to the legal and compliance market.”

This partnership will be the subject of a joint presentation by Tim Estes, CEO of Digital Reasoning and Brandon Daniels, President of the Clutch Group at O’Reilly Media’s Strata Conference in Santa Clara this week.

About Digital Reasoning

Digital Reasoning has developed Synthesys, a platform for making sense of unstructured data. Modeled after the human understanding process, Synthesys reads, resolves and reasons across hundreds of millions of documents to automatically understand and isolate critical information such as risks, opportunities and anomalies. Having solved problems for US intelligence agencies for the past decade, Synthesys is now delivering Automated Understanding for big data challenges in finance, health care and legal markets. Digital Reasoning is based outside of Nashville, Tennessee, with offices in Washington, D.C., and New York. For more information, go to http://www.digitalreasoning.com.

About Clutch Group

Clutch Group is a global, enterprise-class organization dedicated to providing professional services for law. Founded in 2005 by top attorneys from leading firms and business process pioneers, Clutch Group has grown to over 450 legal, technology and process experts in 5 offices across 3 continents.

Clutch was built from the ground up to help General Counsels more effectively manage problems within Fortune 500 companies. At our core, we have built expertise in harnessing technology, implementing process and focusing on Fact Development across our organization to deliver a risk-measured, cost optimized solution for our clients. Our clients consist of leading corporations’ legal and compliance departments and our services are tailored to the core industry verticals in which we operate, including Financial Services, Life Sciences and Technology companies.

Clutch Group has been consistently ranked as a top provider by industry research as well as client satisfaction since its inception and has been recognized by industry authorities including Chambers Global, Frost & Sullivan, the Black Book of Outsourcing and Dun & Bradstreet. For more information, go to http://www.clutchgroup.com.


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