Buyers Guide

March 31, 2016 | Resources

What is the difference between contract analysis and eDiscovery software? – Contract Review Software Buyer's Guide Part 15

Over the past decade, the demand for eDiscovery software has grown dramatically, and there is now a multi-billion dollar market for it.

September 14, 2014 | Resources

Non-Standard Contract Clause Detection is Easy to Build, Hard to Get Right - Contract Review Software Buyer's Guide Part 14

Software can’t accurately identify non-standard contract clauses unless it’s highly accurate at identifying contract clauses in the first place.

July 30, 2014 | Resources

Do-It-Yourself Instructions on How to Add Non-Standard Clause Detection to Your Contract Metadata Extraction System - Contract Review Software Buyer's Guide Part 13

Spotting outlying contract provisions isn’t as much fun as finding the 16 differences between these two images. Fortunately, simple software can help on the contract side.

July 16, 2014 | Resources

Do-It-Yourself Instructions on How to Build an Automated Contract Provision Extraction System! — Contract Review Software Buyer's Guide Part 12

If you only need contract provision extraction software to review agreements you specifically trained it for (which are in the form of clean scans), rules- and comparison-based tech should work fine.

June 1, 2014 | Resources

Further Information on Why Who Instructs An Automated Contract Provision Extraction System Matters – Contract Review Software Buyer’s Guide Part 11

In the previous post in the Contract Review Software Buyer’s Guide, we explored the human element of building contract provision extraction software.

May 5, 2014 | Resources

Garbage In, Garbage Out: Why Who Instructs An Automated Contract Provision Extraction System Matters – Contract Review Software Buyer’s Guide Part 10

Good way to build accurate contract provision extraction models? tl;dr: If you wouldn’t trust the people who instructed a contract review system to accurately review contracts, can you trust results from the system they built?

March 19, 2014 | Kira Technology 

Machine Learning-Based Contract Provision Extraction on Poor Quality Scans – Contract Review Software Buyer’s Guide 9

ML-based contract provision models can be robust enough to work on poor quality scans and unfamiliar agreements, includes video showing this.

January 31, 2014 | Kira Technology 

Machine Learning Based Automated Contract Provision Extraction - Contract Review Software Buyer’s Guide Part 8

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?

December 13, 2013 | Resources

Foundations of Machine Learning-Based Contract Review Software – Contract Review Software Buyer’s Guide Part 7

The past several posts in the Contract Review Software Buyer’s Guide have gone into details of how manual rule and comparison powered systems actually find contract provisions, and included a case study on a well-funded vendor’s experience with manual rules.

November 1, 2013 | Resources

Comparison- and Header Detection-Based Automated Contract Provision Extraction – Contract Review Software Buyer’s Guide Part 6

The two previous installments of the Contract Review Software Buyer’s Guide covered how manual-rule based contract provision extraction systems—while relatively easy to set up and add provisions to—underperform on agreements and provisions that are not identical or very similar to ones they were built to review (”unfamiliar documents”).