Kira Technology 

March 11, 2014

Recent External Coverage of DiligenceEngine

We have had law firm and corporate users doing real deals with the assistance of our contract review software for quite some time.

January 31, 2014

Machine Learning Based Automated Contract Provision Extraction - Contract Review Software Buyer’s Guide Part 13

Put contract provision examples in, get provision models out. If machine learning is so powerful, why would anyone build a contract provision extraction system any other way?

September 23, 2013

No Rules: Problems With Rules-Based Contract Provision Extraction – Contract Review Software Buyer's Guide Part 4

This Gordon Gecko-esque cell phone is a good metaphor for manual rule-based contract metadata extraction systems: Keyword search systems may be sophisticated compared to the status quo of non-technology-aided humans reviewing contracts from scratch.

September 17, 2013

How Automated Contract Provision Extraction Systems Find Relevant Provisions, And Why "How" Matters – Contract Review Software Buyer’s Guide Part 3

People who review contracts generally need to do this work accurately. In fact, one of the principal problems with the current non-tech enhanced way contracts get reviewed (at law firms and elsewhere) is that people make mistakes in this work.

September 9, 2013

What is Contract Review Software & Why Does it Exist? – Contract Review Software Buyer's Guide Part 2

More and more companies are offering contract review software systems. This post gives more details what these systems do and why there are more of them.

August 30, 2013

Contract Review Software Buyer's Guide - Introduction

The contract review software space is getting more crowded—I came across two new competitors in two days earlier this week.

July 24, 2013

Why Lawyers Should be Required to Keep Abreast of Relevant Technology

Under the American Bar Association’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 1.1, lawyers have a duty to provide competent representation. Under Comment 8 to the Rule, lawyers must maintain their competence:

May 13, 2011

Programming Law

Marc Lauritsen, in his thoughtful talk at Ignite Law 2011 “Apps for Justice–Code to the Rescue,” argues that law schools should teach students how to program legal apps.