Scanning has transformed the legal industry for the better by not only enabling the conversion of paper documents into digital ones and making paperless document transfer possible, but also by allowing law firms to save on purchasing costs and time. But while scanners have made file transfer easier and faster, they still have their limits.
Technology provides ease and convenience for work-related tasks. Apps that enable eDiscovery and real-time collaboration, for example, have made workflows more efficient and less time-consuming. Your mobile devices are designed to make life easier; most of you have probably used your mobile phone or tablet to access or share files remotely.
Law firms bustle with critical tasks everyday, with contracts to be signed, annotations to be added, and cases to be updated. Microsoft applications like Word and PowerPoint have helped to make these tasks easier, but there’s one overlooked Office software that can further streamline your practice: OneNote.
In 2010, the last Sony Walkman was shipped out from Japan. In that same year, the floppy disk was discontinued. Technology is always improving, and just as stone tools became obsolete with the introduction of iron tools, old technologies will be replaced by newer, more efficient ones.
Microsoft Word is one of the most popular word processing programs across the globe. Chances are, you probably use it every day to create, edit, or view documents. And because you’re so familiar with it, you might think that you already know everything there is to know about the program.
Cases are confidential, and all information pertaining to them must be protected at all costs. In an increasingly interconnected world where hackers don’t rest, and cyberattacks happen on the same day a software update is released, how do you make sure that your data is secured and will not be stolen from right under your nose? Do not ignore these industry-tested security tips for your law firm, so that your data won’t be compromised, and you’ll stay on top of your game.
Worldox has been a trusted document management system (DMS) in the legal industry since 1988, helping law firms simplify eDiscovery, centralize document storage, and back up data. And this year, it just got better.
The newest version of Worldox can seamlessly integrate with Microsoft’s powerful productivity suite, Office 365 via OneDrive.
Working in a law firm sounds fascinating, but there’s also an unglamorous side to it that you may be all too familiar with: paperwork. Whether your firm specializes in family law or corporate law, all your cases require lots of written correspondence with clients.
Have you ever lost original copies of documents due to natural disasters? Missed deadlines because files took too long to be delivered? Do you have a hard time finding records because they are misfiled? If you answered yes to any of these, transforming your firm into a paperless office will save you money and improve your clients' experiences.
When you’re busy running a law practice and routinely dealing with huge amounts of paperwork and digital documents, chances are technology is not your highest priority. However, IT plays a crucial role in the efficiency of any law firm, especially given the growing need to better accommodate tasks like electronic discovery, document management, security, and compliance.