Brings Corporations and Law Firms Greater In-house Control over Electronic Evidence Projects
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 8, 2009--
Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI), a global consulting firm providing
dispute, investigative, operational, risk management and financial
advisory solutions, announced today the launch of its advanced
eDiscovery portal built upon Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.
Navigant Consulting’s new tool was developed in response to a growing
demand among corporations and law firms for better processes around
internal documentation. The portal provides organizations with greater
access and control over the activities that occur during an eDiscovery
project, including compliance, archiving, search, collection and
“According to Gartner research, and based on feedback from many of our
clients, companies are increasingly looking to insource portions of
their eDiscovery in an effort to reduce litigation costs,” said Julie
Howard, President and Chief Operating Officer, Navigant Consulting. “Our
firm can attest to this growing trend as we have built our own in-house
eDiscovery solution to use our e-Discovery portal and have successfully
assisted clients in implementing this tool to better manage their
Navigant Consulting’s eDiscovery portal enables clients to manage the
end-to-end eDiscovery process through Office SharePoint Server 2007. The
technology features automated legal hold noticing as well as a workflow
for managing eDiscovery activities under one central location. Navigant
Consulting’s portal allows integration with multiple litigation
technologies and provides a set of eDiscovery compliance tools necessary
for effective electronic records management.
“Office SharePoint Server 2007 is a terrific platform for the kind of
workflow that eDiscovery projects generate,” said Richard Finkelman,
Managing Director and leader of Navigant Consulting’s Discovery Services
practice. “The tool is extremely dynamic and allows companies who are
insourcing solutions in stages to properly preserve both legacy
information and information from newer systems.”
“We are delighted to work with a consulting firm that has such
comprehensive knowledge of the eDiscovery business and is helping
clients to migrate their existing eDiscovery functions to more current
architectures,” said Brian Zeve, U.S. professional services managing
director, Microsoft Corp. “Office SharePoint Server 2007 is one of the
fastest growing products in Microsoft’s history and we think more
companies and industries will be able to meet their compliance
obligations with advanced tools like Navigant’s eDiscovery portal.”
For more information about Navigant Consulting’s SharePoint eDiscovery
portal or to obtain a demonstration of the tool, please contact Richard
Finkelman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Navigant Consulting, Inc.
Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) is a specialized independent
consulting firm providing dispute, financial, regulatory and operational
advisory services to government agencies, legal counsel and large
companies facing the challenges of uncertainty, risk, distress and
significant change. The Company focuses on industries undergoing
substantial regulatory or structural change including healthcare, energy
and financial and insurance services, and on the issues driving these
transformations. "Navigant" is a service mark of Navigant International,
Inc.Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NCI) is not affiliated, associated, or
in any way connected with Navigant International, Inc. and NCI's use of
"Navigant" is made under license from Navigant International, Inc. More
information about Navigant Consulting can be found at www.navigantconsulting.com.
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