- LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of content and technology solutions, today announced that it received the prestigious 2016 SIIA CODiE Award in the "Best Solution for Integrating Content into Workflow" category for Lexis for Microsoft Office, the market-leading legal drafting and review tool. This award recognizes Lexis® for Microsoft Office® as an innovative solution that integrates tools and resources for legal research, discovery, analysis and argument with the Microsoft® Word and Outlook applications legal professionals use every day—delivering a seamless user experience and significant productivity benefits.
“This is one of the most thoughtful workflow products I have ever reviewed”, said 2016 SIIA CODiE judge Ed Keating. “This product was outstanding. It really fit into the workflow of the target market. I was impressed that its features could be invoked at the instance of an email. It was also careful not to dictate the workflow. The product team realized that all clients are not the same.”
CODiE Award recipients are the companies producing the most innovative businesses technology products across the country, and around the world. The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, announced the full slate of CODiE winners during a special webcast to an audience of over 400 business and technology leaders on May 18.
“We are delighted that Lexis for Microsoft Office won the 2016 CODiE Award for Best Solution for Integrating Content into Workflow,” said Sean Fitzpatrick, managing director of the North American Research Solutions business at LexisNexis. “This recognition is a tribute to our passion and continued investment in customer-centric innovation. The deep integration of Microsoft Office with Lexis Advance research and transactional solutions puts mission critical tools, data and insights right at lawyers’ fingertips—delivering significant productivity and quality benefits.”
Lexis for Microsoft Office gives legal professionals a leg up in their day-to-day workflow with a suite of integrated tools to help them find, validate and execute on legal information. Users gain direct access to the legal research capabilities and content within the legal information solution Lexis Advance®, as well as the practical guidance resources of Lexis Practice Advisor® and the internal database searching of Lexis Search Advantage®. Lexis for Microsoft Office is the only drafting solution on the market designed in partnership with Microsoft to seamlessly integrate with Outlook and Word to dramatically increase legal professionals’ speed and precision in drafting and reviewing documents.
“SIIA’s 2016 Business Technology CODiE Awards recognize the most innovative products impacting businesses across the world. Being selected for a CODiE is a unique honor because it reflects the view of industry experts and of the winner’s peers,” said Ken Wasch, president of SIIA. “The winners should be particularly proud of this accolade because it means they have made significant contributions to their industries.”
The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier awards for the software and information industries, and have been recognizing product excellence for over 30 years. The awards offer 91 categories that are organized by industry focus of education technology and business technology. Lexis for Microsoft Office was honored as one of 215 finalists across the 62 business technology categories. A list of all winning products can be found at http://www.siia.net/codie/2016-Winners.
Since its launch in 2010, Lexis for Microsoft Office has frequently garnered recognition among lawyers and legal administrators. Most notably, in 2014, 2015 and 2016 it was voted as both “Best Tables of Authority Software” by readers of the National Law Journal as well as “Best Table of Authority Software Provider” in the New York Law Journal reader survey in 2014 and 2015. In addition, it was ranked as one of the “Top 25 Products of 2015” by TechnoLawyer NewsWire readers.
About LexisNexis® Legal & Professional
LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enables professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. LexisNexis Legal & Professional, which serves customers in more than 175 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide, is part of RELX Group, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries.