Logikcull

Logikcull

Instant Discovery for Modern Legal Teams

4.6/5 (241 reviews)

Logikcull Overview

Logikcull automates the process of discovery from end to end. The cloud-based power and simplicity and power of Logikcull makes discovery more efficient, more secure, and less costly.

Simply drag and drop your files into Logikcull and they are uploaded securely to Logikcull's cloud service. Within Logikcull all files are scanned, filtered, and organized so that building a discovery database takes just a few clicks. Access files from anywhere, on any device.

After drag and drop uploading into Logikcull, files can be filtered and tagged, and prepared for review. Logikcull allows for efficient culling of data and dramatically reduces the cost of review by allowing for easy culling of irrelevant documents in the upload data.

Productions are easily created in virtually any file format and can be securely exchanged with another party simply by inviting the other party into Logikcull. Access is controlled and a higher level of security is maintained through this secure exchange.

Logikcull doesn't charge for new users--only matters and storage beyond the initial storage allocation. Logikcull also provides a feature to manage legal hold.

Logikcull makes litigations and investigations much faster and less expensive by being cloud native and simple to use.

Pricing

Starting from
$50/month
Pricing options
Free Trial
Value for money

Devices

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Markets

Canada, United States

Supported Languages

English

Logikcull Reviews

Overall rating
4.6/5
95% positive reviews
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Logikcull: Fairly good, still needs some work

Used Weekly for 1-5 months
Reviewed on 11/11/2016
Review Source: Capterra

Logikcull is a web-based document review program, designed for human reviewers to sift through documents (as opposed to the new wave that are extremely automated).

Many of the features of the program are fairly standard for this field: It imports documents (in my case, PST files from Outlook), scans them for duplicates, OCRs documents that don't already have machine-readable text, & allows the review manager to run boolean searches on the documents to weed out obviously non-responsive documents, set up tags, & parcel out sets to reviewers who then read through the documents & tag them according to the review protocol.

I've used a number of different doc review programs over the course of about a decade, some using locally-installed software, some run through web browsers. Logikcull seems to be well put together & as capable as most. My personal opinion is that automated review software is the way to go in the future (I regret the effect this will have on reviewers' incomes, but reviewing is a terrible job to have to endure, & honestly, software with some human management can probably avoid human errors & reduce the amount of manpower required to produce a good set of documents) so Logikcull isn't where it needs to be.

In addition, there are some glitches: You can't review too fast, because you must wait for each tag a reviewer codes to be saved before doing the next one. Tags can be assigned colors, but the colors glitch back to their defaults for no clear reason all the time, making this rather useless. Tags can't be renamed, & organization is frustratingly limited. The interface is attractive (not that anything wouldn't be compared to, say, Kroll) but 'fat' -- It takes up a lot of screen space, & I ultimately had to start using a 40" 4K monitor for comfort. You can't see search term highlighting in the actual document view; it can be accessed, but not conveniently. There is no near-duplicate matching, or assistance in finding single documents that include entire threads to reduce duplicative reviewing. The software doesn't make it easy to see how families & threads are organized, & under some circumstances can become hopelessly fouled up in this regard. If you need to code whole families & threads, it doesn't give you good estimates of project scope. Etc.

I have found their support staff to be easily reachable & helpful. They are receptive to feature requests & bug reports, but I haven't noticed any of mine acted upon yet.

Pros

It's run through a web browser, so no need to install special software. The UI is attractive and easy to understand. It seems to be able to cope with large reviews. There are a lot of different criteria which can be used for boolean searching to pare down the documents into a potentially-responsive pool. Most importantly, the support provided by the company is very responsive; I never have a problem getting someone to answer me, usually very quickly. Uptime is good (though scheduled downtime does occur, rather than the system being designed for five nines uptime).

Cons

The most serious problem is that if you try to tag too quickly, Logikcull can fail to save your work, & can fail silently so that you don't know unless you look for it. This arises when you want to tag a document with more than one tag & check the second tag before the first one has indicated that it has finished saving (which takes a second). This is not good for fast reviewers, as it slows their pace to that of the software's ability to save.

Other issues:
* You can't rename tags after they are created, & cannot reorganize them at will
* No identification of near-duplicates
* Boolean searching could be refined in several ways. I appreciate the highly granular options, but I would like some less-granular ones too, like whether an e-mail address appears in any e-mail address field. Also, the ability to use a mixture of handwritten searches and assisted searches using forms (right now the form wipes out the handwritten search).
* Live filters on search results cannot be frozen; If you do a search, & then filter out tagged documents, tagging one of those will knock it out of the filtered results immediately, making this unhelpful for resuming partially completed sets.
* Poor handling of threads and families: Can only view one family in one thread at a time, no combined hierarchical view, serious problems if an e-mail has another e-mail as an attachment. (Thanks, Outlook!)
* Tag custom colors glitch; also not many options
* Very limited names, re: symbols, length

Response from Logikcull

Hi Joshua,

we appreciate your candid review, and we agree that automated review is the future of discovery. That¿s why we¿re working hard to build Instant Discovery - where you can start a project in seconds, search documents with Google-like ease, and where all of the risks associated with traditional eDiscovery solutions are eliminated. I trust that since you first began using Logikcull, you¿ve noticed the platform moving quickly in this direction. To address some of your other comments directly, handwritten documents are now searchable on Logikcull and you can also toggle any search between frozen and dynamic, and filter on the ends of threads in Logikcull. And soon, you will be able to rename tags after they are created. Again, we thank you for your great feedback. It is essential to helping us improve the user experience. Our 24/7 support chat is always available to help you in any way possible, or feel free to reach our support team at [email protected]

Rating breakdown

Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

7.0/10

Very Good Option for Hosted E-Discovery Solution

Reviewed on 4/7/2016
Review Source: Capterra

This software has a very approachable user interface with a clean, modern look and substantial power on the back end to handle e-discovery projects. It is all browser based and works by providing search results in batches that can be filtered, coded and tagged, including by family structure. I had no problems in accessing the program and it is secure because it is in the cloud. It works well even just doing simple searches, but once you learn more about how to find and manage the results, its power and ability to speed up projects can really shine.

It can handle complex searches and uses filters effectively to speed up the process for lawyers or reviewers. The speed is very good and it processes searches quickly. It can use an unlimited number of tags which can be very helpful, but will require protocols for a case with lots of people involved. The production process is fast and fairly simple and creates load files for all the major platforms although some additional output options would be nice if you have complex output requirements. I would like to see additional options regarding processing of privileged material so that you choose to Bates number it, but then not produce it.

The initial indexing occurs fairly quickly although unusual file types can sometimes slow it down, but had over 60GB processed and ready in less than 24 hours. The staff is very knowledgeable and responsive, which is helpful, especially at the beginning of using the product.

The product is priced to compete well with vendors for serious projects and can easily handle small projects. One issue that can arise, as is true in any per-GB solution, is to try to eliminate useless files before upload so they don't count against your data limits. In addition to the namesake ability to "cull" non-responsive materials (which means they don't show up in later searches), the Company is adding the ability to remove unwanted data which will reduce the storage needed on projects.

This is a very competitive e-discovery platform and I would recommend taking a look to see if it is the right fit. It is geared towards firms that will have a number of e-discovery projects (even though it could be used for one off projects) and its benefits will only grow as the users become more proficient with it. It has a base monthly charge, which you can likely pass through, but the advantage is that you can cut out processing costs from e-discovery vendors.

Rating breakdown

Ease of Use
Customer Support

Logikcull saves time and money. The software is intuitive and requires no support from our IT team.

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 9/5/2017
Review Source: Capterra

Pros

I love how easy it is the process and review data. To process data with our old solution, I would need support from the vendor AND our IT team. The processing was very slow and while it did the job, the search/review functionality was limited. With Logikcull, I can process data from anywhere there is a WiFi connection and I do not have to wait for the vendor or IT to get started. Thanks to the filter carousel, I have a ton of information available about the collection as soon as it's done processing. Logikcull essentially takes the first pass at the documents for me!

Cons

Because Logikcull is so efficient and I've revealed (and raved about) its capabilities with my boss, I now do far more discovery work in-house. Definitely not a win for my workload (or stress level sometimes), but the cost-savings are a big win for the Legal department and the company.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Logikcull is really a revolutionary eDiscovery product. We rely on it now.

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 9/1/2017
Review Source: Capterra

Cost-effective and highly efficient document management and production under our control. That last part is huge.

Pros

Logikcull evolves with our needs and the company is incredibly responsive to suggestions and requests. Most importantly, it's easy to use and doesn't require a hefty investment in learning a confusing interface. It looks like a modern web application because it IS a modern web application that is applied to eDiscovery, which is an industry where UX and UI are often second-class citizens. In short, Logikcull is a huge advance for lawyers who need an everyday solution for document management, robust discovery tools and document production.

Cons

It still lacks some features common to older database-driven eDiscovery applications, but the gap is constantly narrowing.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10

Conducting a privilege review has never been easier

Reviewed on 9/29/2016
Review Source: Capterra

We recently had a case where we needed to conduct a privilege review of emails related to our client. Logikcull was the perfect choice for several reasons.

1. We were able to upload the emails and begin reviewing within minutes. We did not need to wait to talk to a project manager or anyone else from Logikcull before we began our project.

2. Logikcull's "Potentially Privilege" QC tag identified many of the emails we were looking for before we even began our review.

3. Other privileged communications were easily identified in bulk using the "Email From Domain" and "Email To Domain" categories.

4. The reviewing attorney is not a "power user" of other document review tools, but was still able to begin his review without having any training sessions with Logikcull.

5. The pricing was simple and straightforward (although I wish it was based on compressed data uploaded, rather than expanded data hosted after processing).

6. We contacted the "Help Desk" with a few technical questions, and we received a response within seconds by using the "Conversations" feature (which opens a chat dialogue). The answers to the questions were saved and were available for reference later during the review.

One feature that I wish was more developed in the privilege review context is the ability to generate a privilege log after flagging the privileged documents. While a privilege log can be generated using the "Export to CSV" feature, it would be nice if there was a separate button or option that walked the user through the process of creating a customized privilege log prior to downloading the file.

Full disclosure: I consider many of the Logikcull team members to be my friends, but one of the reasons I like them is that they are all passionate about their product and providing excellent service to their customers. They are also passionate about educating people on a grassroots level, and they recently sponsored and participated in an event for the ACEDS Jacksonville Chapter (of which I am the President) where we discussed the "Processing" stage of the EDRM.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10

Logikcull Pricing

Starting from
$50/month
Pricing options
Free Trial
Value for money

Logikcull starts at $50/GB per month with no hidden fees.

Logikcull Features

  • API

  • Activity Dashboard
  • Automatic Notifications
  • Automatic Reminders
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Calendar Management
  • Case Management
  • Custom Fields
  • Document Management
  • Document Storage
  • Document Templates
  • Invoice Management
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • SSL Security
  • Search Functionality
  • Task Tracking
  • Third Party Integration
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Time Tracking by Client
  • Workflow Management

Additional information for Logikcull

Key features of Logikcull

  • Automatic OCR (using ABBYY)
  • Automatic metadata preservation
  • Automatic privileged detection
  • Automatic re-OCR of redacted documents
  • Automatic rendering to PDF
  • Automatically loaded for search & review post-processing
  • Bulk tag or cull in a single-click
  • Customize your load file and save it as a template
  • Drag and Drop upload
  • Email notifications when uploads complete
  • Endorse/brand TIFFs and PDFs
  • Export your data in TIFF, PDF, with or without native files
  • Filter by Email Domain, Custodian, Language, Company, Date
  • Free Trial with 1GB stroage
  • Include custom slip-sheets
  • Review your documents in the browser
  • Web-based

Benefits

--At least 10x lower cost than competitors.
--100% web-based
--MUCH lower total cost of ownership.
--Incredible ease of use - drag and drop.
--Easy filtering, culling, and production creation
--Mobile ready UI

Logikcull FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for Logikcull.

Q. What type of pricing plans does Logikcull offer?

Logikcull offers the following pricing plans:

Starting from: $50/month

Free Trial: Available

Logikcull starts at $50/GB per month with no hidden fees.

Q. What are the main features of Logikcull?

Logikcull offers the following features:

  • Automatic OCR (using ABBYY)
  • Automatic metadata preservation
  • Automatic privileged detection
  • Automatic re-OCR of redacted documents
  • Automatic rendering to PDF
  • Automatically loaded for search & review post-processing
  • Bulk tag or cull in a single-click
  • Customize your load file and save it as a template
  • Drag and Drop upload
  • Email notifications when uploads complete
  • Endorse/brand TIFFs and PDFs
  • Export your data in TIFF, PDF, with or without native files
  • Filter by Email Domain, Custodian, Language, Company, Date
  • Free Trial with 1GB stroage
  • Include custom slip-sheets
  • Review your documents in the browser
  • Web-based

Q. Who are the typical users of Logikcull?

Logikcull has the following typical customers:

Freelancers, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Non Profit, Public Administrations, Small Business

Q. What languages does Logikcull support?

Logikcull supports the following languages:

English

Q. What type of pricing plans does Logikcull offer?

We do not have any information about what Logikcull pricing plans

Q. Does Logikcull support mobile devices?

We do not have any information about what devices Logikcull supports

Q. What other apps does Logikcull integrate with?

Logikcull integrates with the following applications:

Box

Q. What level of support does Logikcull offer?

Logikcull offers the following support options:

FAQs, Forum, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials