kCura unveils Relativity 7 ediscovery platform

kCura ‘s release of its Relativity 7 ediscovery platform promises improvements to the review experience, enhancements for administrators and case managers, more tools for building custom applications, and updates to the user interface.

"We have more than 40,000 users in Relativity on a monthly basis. Most of these individuals are doing the document review," said Andrew Sieja, president and CEO of kCura. "We wanted Relativity 7 to really focus on the reviewers. Relativity 7 will help reviewers make faster, more informed decisions."

A pane on the left-hand side of the review interface lists all keywords, along with the number of times they hit in the document being viewed. This makes review faster by giving users instant context about the importance of a document.

When reviewing similar documents, users can carry coding decisions from one document to the next with a single click. This speeds up review by eliminating redundant mouse clicks and keystrokes.

Relativity 7 lets users easily jump to any redaction or annotation in a document and email thread display in Relativity has been improved via a new script. The improvement gives users a clear visual indication of replies and forwards within a thread.

An updated viewer engine provides better rendering of PDFs and certain types of email files, making native file viewing easier. Additionally, users can now expand Excel spreadsheets to show all hidden columns.