Tech Directions

Helping clients navigate the changing technology world

What is Blockchain?

You might wonder why a blog focused on law office technology would be writing about blockchain. Read on here to discover why we think it is important to understand this new blockchain technology,and be poised to work with it as new uses emerge. Before discussing what...

netdocuments® 17.2 Is Here!

NetDocuments released their 17.2 updates on February 2, 2018. This release contains quite a few changes to the web browser interface as part of a tech refresh. We’d like to show you some of the highlights so you can continue to get the most out of NetDocs. If...

CosmoLex Announces a New Release—5.0

Our team has been pleased to support CosmoLex, a leading provider of cloud-based legal practice management software for a few years now.  And our commitment to this application has been well rewarded – with an all-in-one approach to legal time & billing,...

PCLaw: Using the Time Calendar Feature

PCLaw by LexisNexis is a versatile, all-in-one time tracking, cost tracking, billing and accounting, practice management program that gives its users several ways to enter their time and fees. One recent feature is utilizing the Time Calendar. Using this allows...

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...