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July 2013: Knowledge Management

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ARCHITECTURE FOR DOCUMENTS: BUILDING DOCUMENT AUTOMATION TOOLS ENSURE AN APPROPRIATE STANDARD OF CARE In many ways, document automation can improve the level of care involved in creating documents. The manner in which questions are worded and grouped can help crystallize issues, and tutorials and other annotations can help ensure the person preparing the form has an understanding of the key issues and concerns. However, firms should be wary of the temptation to rely on document automation completely and should have safeguards in place to ensure there is an appropriate standard of care applied to preparing documents. Add warnings to the tool itself, and address this concern in training sessions. connect, collaborate and share. ILTA is pleased to announce a newly revised mobile app for the Connected Community. The mobile app allows you to search, find and connect with other members; receive the latest ILTA news; and view ILTA events all from your smartphone or mobile device. The mobile app is pre-populated with all of your contact information to save you set-up time. Tony Kikuta is a counsel in Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati's knowledge management group. He helps support superlative client service by putting the expertise and experience of the entire firm at the fingertips of every Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati attorney. Tony is also responsible for developing corporate and securities law resources and reference materials for use in the firm's practice. He has previously written about document automation and can be contacted at

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