New Ringtail E-Discovery Software from FTI Consulting Accelerates Discovery of
Key Facts and Documents
Redesigned User Experience Optimizes Productivity and Simplifies Usability of
WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014
WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN),
the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect
and enhance their enterprise value, today announced that its FTI Technology
business segment is launching the latest version of its award-winning
Ringtail® e-discovery software. New features and enhancements to search and
analytics improve the speed and efficiency of review for legal teams during
"Unlike other legal review tools, Ringtail facilitates the activities of each
user, no matter their role," said Anne McKay of Covington & Burling LLP. "Our
case administrators can search the database and create assignments quickly and
efficiently on the fly. Reviewers can find and use the features they need with
minimal clicks. The streamlined user interface sits on top of Ringtail's
scalable database and innovative visual analytics, delivering greater user
productivity and value for our clients."
New Ringtail enhancements and features include:
oMacro-to-micro analytics: Legal teams can analyze millions of documents at
a high level and then immediately drill into smaller data sets for
additional research, revealing similarity relationships between documents.
This functionality drives a more complete and faster identification of
potentially relevant information and ultimately a richer understanding of
key case facts.
oVisual advanced search: Featuring a redesigned layout specifically
designed to simplify complex search construction, visual search lets users
toggle between advanced search, document lists and analytics, to produce
immediate advanced searches from any visualization.
oQuick searches: From the consistent navigation ribbon, reviewers can now
access saved searches, assignments, document content, metadata and
document IDs. Likewise, administrators can now immediately navigate to
users, groups, workflows, binders and document collections.
oSimplified homepage: A unified case homepage including hierarchical task
menus, navigation "breadcrumbs" and a quick-link sitemap improves
usability by allowing reviewers and administrators direct access to
oIntegrated processing: With support for more than 400 file types,
Ringtail's new integrated processing delivers an optimized workflow with
rapid ingestion, engaging dashboards and flexible configuration options.
"We continue to work closely with Ringtail users at law firms and corporations
to make Ringtail the most intuitive and powerful legal review software
available," said Joe Milan, a Senior Director of User Experience (UX) with FTI
Technology. "Our user-centered design approach has resulted in a number of
improvements above and beyond general usability that make Ringtail unique in
the market. These enhancements include empowering users to find important
information faster, as well as moving back and forth between multiple,
integrated visual analytics tools for a deeper understanding of key themes."
A number of publications, including The National Law Journal and KMWorld,
recognize Ringtail as a leading e-discovery software for legal review. Most
recently, FTI Technology was included in the 'Leaders' quadrant of Gartner's
'Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery Software' report (Jie Zhang, Debra Logan,
Garth Landers, June 19, 2014). A complimentary copy of the report is available
at the FTI Technology site.
FTI Technology will demonstrate the latest version of Ringtail at the ILTA
2014 tradeshow in Nashville. For a demo, please visit booth #210. For more
information on FTI Technology, please visit www.ftitechnology.com.
About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping
organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex
legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,200 employees
located in 26 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with
clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in
areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory
issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The
Company generated $1.65 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2013. For more
information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter
(@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.
SOURCE FTI Consulting, Inc.
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