West km® is the premiere knowledge management product for the legal profession. Law firms, corporate legal departments and legal offices in government agencies create volumes of documents and work product each day. These documents represent the intellectual capital of the organization -- its best thinking and experience.
A knowledge management solution that unlocks the value of this in-house work product, and lets you combine it with Westlaw®'s world class legal information can provide a distinct competitive advantage. West km® not only makes this possible, but makes it easy.
West km is a product of West.
The top choice for law firms in the Knowledge Management System category.-- Law Technology News
With West km, you can:
- Reuse your organization's best work, regardless of practice area.
- Increase knowledge sharing and transfer.
- Improve productivity and avoid "reinventing the wheel."
- Integrate your organization's own information archive with Westlaw®, West's widely used online legal research system.
- Help junior associates benefit from the experience of more seasoned professionals.
- Maximize the value of your organization's investment in a document management system.
- Know instantly if the document you have is citing good legal authority.
- Retrieve documents in word-processing format for easy editing and repurposing.
- Collect and classify documents automatically.
- Ensure security because all documents remain on site and are secured by your organization's firewall and network.
Why choose West km?
- Customized for the legal workflow. West km® was designed specifically for the unique needs of lawyers.
- Combines Westlaw® with your firm's expertise. Enables users to quickly find relevant documents and gain insight and understanding from both internal and external knowledge and expertise.
- Preferred: Chosen continually by legal professionals as the best knowledge management system.
- Proven: Installed in more legal organizations than all other knowledge management solutions combined.
Choose the KM Package that is right for your Firm:
West km® offers you four powerful enterprise solutions that are specifically designed for the knowledge management needs of the legal industry:
- West km® Foundation Services: Provides the core software components for West km® Enterprise. It is installed onsite, remains safely behind your organization's network firewall, and integrates with your document management system (DMS) or stand-alone document collection. It provides the following key functions: security, administration, DMS integration, and fundamental indexing and search capabilities
- West km® for Litigation: A complete set of tools for litigation practitioners, including Westlaw® full-text searching, litigation data extraction, document categorization, and real-time citation and reference checking; information-enabled with links to premium Westlaw® information.
- West km® for Transaction: A complete set of tools for transactional practitioners, including searching for documents, clauses and defined terms; workflow-enabled for use as a web application or in word processing.