Tech Directions

Helping clients navigate the changing technology world

ALERT: ABA offers FREE WEBINAR on TECHNOLOGY COMPETENCE

In 2012, the American Bar Association formally approved a change to the Model Rules of Professional Conduct to make it clear that lawyers have a duty to be competent not only in the law and its practice, but also in technology. Since then, 28 states have adopted the...

Moving to the Cloud? Make Sure It’s the Right One

Recently, LexisNexis announced the selection of an “authorized hosting provider” for their Time Matters and PCLaw software applications.  This continues a trend we’ve seen in the software industry: the move of traditional, so-called “legacy” software to hosting...

Disaster Preparation: Are You Ready?

Hurricanes.  Floods.  Wildfires.  Recent headlines of natural disasters overwhelm us.  Unfortunately, some of our clients have been affected by these.  One client of ours called it “a one-two punch:  Irma ripped off the roof [of their office suite] and Maria flooded...

NetDocuments and ndOffice 2.1

Current NetDocuments users know about the excellent, tight integration between this world-class document management system and Microsoft Office (and Adobe).  What you may not know is that a new version recently came out, with some excellent new options and features. ...

Timeslips to TimeSolv-The Right Move for You?

Timeslips is an excellent billing application that is used by hundreds of our clients, and has been popular in law offices for many years. Some recent changes in the way Timeslips is being sold and supported by Sage (the licensor for Timeslips), however, has caused...