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Wolters Kluwer Named a Leader in Enterprise Legal Management Software by IDC MarketScape

— September 22, 2023

The report notes ELM Solutions’ thoughtful approach to innovation reflected by AI investments and feature development.

The IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise Legal Management Software 2023 Vendor Assessment (doc #US49842023, August 2023) has recognized Wolters Kluwer as a Leader. This IDC MarketScape report uses a broad range of criterion to evaluate vendors participating in the worldwide enterprise legal management software market – including user experience, cybersecurity, and AI analytics.  

“Our analysis found that ELM Solutions leverages a deliberate and thoughtful approach to building its software while continuing to innovate and pioneer at scale for clients,” said Ryan O’Leary, Research Director, Privacy and Legal Technology at IDC. “This has created a stable, reliable and innovative enterprise legal management platform.”

The report notes, “Wolters Kluwer is uniquely situated to develop products for enterprises as most of its customers are the largest enterprises in the world.” Additionally, the IDC MarketScape adds that, “Wolters Kluwer overall is an incredibly stable organization, and customers should feel comfortable investing in their software in times of economic uncertainty.” 

“Thanks to IDC for recognizing Wolters Kluwer as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape,” said Barry Ader, VP Product Management and Marketing, Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions. “We believe that forward-facing technologies such as AI-powered spend management systems or intuitive e-billing and matter manager solutions can prepare corporate legal departments for challenges they may face either now or in the future.”

The report adds, “Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions has deep analytics and AI capabilities that leverage its massive amount of legal spend under management to provide all its end users with deep benchmarking data. Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions focuses on practical AI capabilities that drive value for clients right now, not some future state.” 

In 2023, ELM Solutions’ commitment to customer service and innovation have already generated more than 20 awards year to date.

About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer logo courtesy of Wolters Kluwer.
Wolters Kluwer logo courtesy of Wolters Kluwer.

Wolters Kluwer (EURONEXT: WKL) is a global leader in information, software, and services for professionals in healthcare, tax and accounting, financial and corporate compliance, legal and regulatory, and corporate performance and ESG. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services. 

Wolters Kluwer reported 2022 annual revenues of €5.5 billion. The group serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries, and employs approximately 20,900 people worldwide. The company is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. 

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About IDC MarketScape

IDC MarketScape vendor assessment model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors

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