A Solution to Make Case Strategy Easier

by Liz Lieberman on January 04, 2018

Law Firm , Processing , Product Spotlight

As your e-discovery process evolves, so does Relativity.

This month’s RelativityOne update includes three new features in popular demand: a new transcripts application, an alternate file conversion option in Processing that reduces storage, and a refreshed workspace portal.

Manage Transcripts with Ease

Sometimes your case strategy may hinge on a transcript, or even a small passage from one. Attorneys already use Fact Manager to organize the key elements of the case and develop a winning strategy—and now Relativity can easily manage transcripts to complement it. You can more easily get the full picture and effectively prepare for trial without needing multiple solutions to manage your data, build your narrative, and act on deposition learnings

With transcripts in Relativity, you can drag and drop transcripts into your workspace to start searching and identifying key passages quickly. Let your case team know what to focus on by annotating and linking specific passages to supporting evidence. With complete transcript support, you can also mass-link documents to a transcript, so you can see all information related to the transcript in one place, and print four transcript pages on a single page.

Transcripts Application in Relativity

Because it’s fully integrated with Relativity, you can quickly move from conducting depositions to finalizing your case narrative and timeline for trial.

The Ability to Convert Files to the MHT Format During Processing

Most e-discovery projects include a lot of email messages, and MSG email files can take up unnecessary storage space. Because MSG files are containers that store an email message as well as any files attached to the email, the attachments are stored once with the MSG file and are also extracted and saved as their own records.

To help reduce the amount of occupied storage, you can now convert MSG files to the MHT format when processing data in Relativity. Attachment files are no longer stored twice as they are with MSG files, which can reduce file storage by 40 percent. 

While reduced file storage is a big advantage of the MHT format, the alternate file type comes with an additional benefit. If you need to produce the native email file, all of its attachments—which might be privileged or not relevant—are stored as separate files, reducing the possibility that privileged attachments will accidentally be produced.   

As a popular submission in the ideas portal, we’re excited to deliver it to the community. Visit the Community site to submit your ideas or vote for others that have been submitted from the community.

More Than a New Coat of Paint

The workspace portal provides a single pane of glass to your workspaces. The portal allows you to access all of your workspaces and navigate between instances regardless of where the data resides—in RelativityOne, on-premises, or in an appliance.

To make it easier to quickly find what you’re looking for, we’ve redesigned the workspace portal. Now when you log in, you can type into a search bar and navigate directly to the appropriate workspace. While all of your workspaces are available in a list, your pinned workspaces are featured as cards at the top of the page, providing easier access to the workspaces that matter most.

Refreshed Workspace Portal

Learn about more recent enhancements and new features by taking a look at the RelativityOne What’s New page and the Relativity 9.5 What’s New page.

Liz Lieberman is a member of the product marketing team at Relativity, working closely with the product teams to understand customer needs and strengthen the platform.

 

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