May 21, 2013

Thomson Reuters Expert Witness Services Adds Social Media Information from Converseon

Social media footprint analysis brings new level of insights to Expert Intelligence Reports

EAGAN, MINN - Thomson Reuters Expert Witness Services announced today that social media intelligence from Converseon is now available as part of its Expert Intelligence Reports. The reports combine social media intelligence from Converseon’s Conversation Miner™ analytics with court documents, cases, depositions, transcripts, Daubert challenge information and more to provide the most comprehensive evaluation of opposing experts available.

Thomson Reuters Expert Witness Services is the leading authority for locating and researching expert witnesses. Expert Intelligence Reports provide the industry’s most comprehensive collection of background and history information on expert witnesses.

Converseon is an award-winning social media consultancy that applies proprietary social intelligence and analytics technologies to monitor, measure and draw deep insights from social media conversations. Converseon draws from a multitude of social media sources, including Twitter, blogs, message boards, social networks and more to form a complete history of an expert’s social media interactions. A combination of automated and human analysis then combs the information for patterns and insights.

Social footprint reporting is available as an additional add-on in Premium Expert Intelligence Reports, providing a comprehensive overview of an expert’s online social footprint. Each report includes:

  • Identification of online social channels in which the expert is active
  • Categorization and analysis of the themes the experts posts about online
  • The expert’s publicly available social media contributions in easy-to-review spreadsheet format

“Drawing a complete profile of an expert witness requires compiling information from as broad and deep of a pool of information as possible,” said Kristin Nimsger, managing director and general manager, Litigation, Thomson Reuters. “Converseon social media intelligence adds a wealth of information about an expert’s history and personal views in their particular area of expertise. It can reveal past statements that may be at odds with their testimony, and show inconsistencies or how their viewpoints have changed over time. That social media intelligence can be invaluable in challenging opposing experts, and complements the court documents, public records data, and other information contained in the Expert Intelligence Reports. Now more than ever, Expert Intelligence Reports provide the most detailed research of opposing experts, and does it quickly, thoroughly and cost-effectively.”

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