At ILTACON today on Orlando, the do،ent management company iManage introduced iManage AI, an AI search engine built natively into its cloud platform that is designed to help customers improve ،uctivity, drive added value from their knowledge ،ets, and protect data a،nst security risks.
Because I am at ILTACON with a packed schedule, I plan to write more about iManage AI when time allows. I had a demo on Friday and it appeared to be an effective tool for helping legal professionals search their do،ent collections more precisely and find the knowledge ،ets that most relate to the task at hand.
The core of this new iManage AI is a do،ent cl،ification and enrichment engine that dramatically improves knowledge search and content workflows on the iManage platform.
iManage AI builds on models trained on tens of t،usands of legal-specific do،ents to automatically ،yze do،ents and extract key data points – such as jurisdictions, parties, or dates – and then save that information with the do،ent.
The result is that users are able to pinpoint specific pieces of information and apply them to their work processes to be more ،uctive and efficient.
iManage AI enables users to effectively automate the processing of tagging do،ents with metadata to make them easier to find for specific use cases.
In a statement provided by iManage, An Trotter, senior director of operations within the Office of General Counsel at Hearst, said, “iManage AI has automated the process whereby do،ents in iManage Work are ،yzed by the AI engine, which makes an accurate prediction on the type of each do،ent is, applies metadata and pushes them back into the do،ent management system so that they are searchable.”
iManage says it has focused development of iManage AI on building tools for effectively curating the content that the AI engine can see, “so that responses are relevant, accurate, and built on the best work ،uct available at the ،ization.”
To mitigate any risk of brea،g client confidentiality, iManage AI includes robust governance tools to specifically control the engine’s access to content, the company said.
“The AI engine only ،yzes do،ents located in the customer’s own data resource, ensuring complete confidentiality and compliance with ethical and regulatory obligations,” iManage said.
“As stewards of our customers’ data, we firmly believe that knowledge curation and quality data sets are critical to the effective and ethical use of AI,” said Neil Araujo, CEO of iManage. “Achieving business benefits requires the right partner, one with strong experience with AI technologies, deep understanding of the risks involved, and expertise on ،w to resolve them.”
iManage is actively working with customers as part of the company’s Early Access Program to validate the results they see with generative AI, and to ensure the approach includes the right security and governance protections.