PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Autonomy, an HP Company, today announced that Dechert LLP, an international law firm, has selected Autonomy WorkSite to manage and access more than 50 million electronic and paper documents across its 26 offices in 12 countries.
With Autonomy WorkSite, almost 900 Dechert legal professionals can easily collaborate across the firm's global practice, while working faster and more efficiently.
Dechert selected Autonomy technology and enlisted its professional services team to accomplish the centralized management of legal records. When a legal matter file is created by a Dechert partner, both electronic and scanned paper documents are automatically profiled by the WorkSite system, which categorizes them for easy retrieval across practices. The system enables offices across the practice groups to centralize the matter files for all of their clients, making it easy for a Dechert lawyer in San Francisco, for example, to access documents from a matter file created by a Dechert lawyer in New York."A solid document management system is vital to an international firm of our size," said Michael Shannon, chief information officer, Dechert LLP. "Autonomy WorkSite and its top-notch support team opened the door to a powerful system that has become indispensable for our practice. I can't imagine how our lawyers could work without it." Dechert plans on expanding the system to provide its lawyers with mobile access to read, annotate and forward any document in the system to others using mobile devices such as the HP ElitePad and Apple iPad. Dechert plans to deploy WorkSite Mobility as a pilot program this month. "Without a strong enterprise content management plan in place, law firms today can easily become overwhelmed with the volume, variety and velocity of information needed to manage their business, serve their clients and win in the marketplace," said Neil Araujo, general manager, Enterprise Content Management, Autonomy, an HP Company. "Dechert is a powerful example of the massive benefits a law firm can reap when they get it right—and develop a world-class content management solution that serves the needs of its legal professionals, and clients, around the world." WorkSite is part of the Autonomy Protect suite of solutions for archiving, compliance, eDiscovery, enterprise content management and information governance. About Dechert LLPWith 26 offices in 12 countries across the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Dechert LLP is an international law firm focused on corporate and securities, complex litigation and international arbitration, financial services and asset management, real estate finance, labor and employment, business restructuring and reorganization, intellectual property and tax law. About AutonomyAutonomy, an HP Company, is a global leader in software that processes human information, or unstructured data, including social media, email, video, audio, text and web pages, etc. Autonomy's powerful management and analytic tools for structured information together with its ability to extract meaning in real time from all forms of information, regardless of format, is a unique tool for companies seeking to get the most out of their data. Autonomy's product portfolio helps power companies through enterprise search analytics, business process management and OEM operations. Autonomy also offers information governance solutions in areas such as eDiscovery, content management and compliance, as well as marketing solutions that help companies grow revenue, such as web content management, online marketing optimization and rich media management. Please visit www.autonomy.com to find out more. 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