Document Security & Compliance: Are You Really Willing to Risk it?
There is no shortage of subpar consumer services available to store documents and data. Should you, as a firm and practicing professional, be using these to store and access client documents and confidential information?
Dreamforce - THE Cloud Computing Event of The Year!
On September 18th, 70,000 people will descend on San Francisco for Salesforce.com's Dreamforce conference. For four days people from around the globe will learn how to better use the leading web based CRM system, and look for other applications and services found in the enormous ecosystem of consultants, apps and independent software vendors, like us. We'll be busy at booth 237 and connecting with our partners, but if you were one of the lucky ones to find a hotel in the city, be sure to stop by – at least for the booth swag!
NetDocuments to Move Global Heqadquarters to Thanksgiving Park in Lehi, Utah
RELEASED TODAY, AUGUST 16, 2012 -- NetDocuments, the leader in cloud based document and email management, announced the relocation of their global headquarters to the growing technology community at Thanksgiving Park, just south of Salt Lake City. Since its incorporation in 1998, NetDocuments has serviced their user base of over 100,000 users across 140 countries from Orem, UT. With the move to Thanksgiving Park, NetDocuments will be joining a technology hub that has seen a rapid increase in development in the past several years, attracting leading companies such Adobe, Microsoft, At Task, and SirsiDynix.
5 Things to Do When Making the Switch to a New Technology
Whether you're a small firm with a few people, or part of a global company with many offices, you've likely felt the good and bad effects when new technology is purchased, implemented, or force-fed to users. The technology itself may be the perfect solution to a problem, but this doesn't always translate into user adoption, efficiency, or the increase in productivity that you'd hoped for. Why? Your answer will be different from the company across the street currently shaking with the pain of tech adoption and withdrawals from their "old way" of doing things, but in both failed scenarios, disaster could have been avoided with a few simple concepts. This post is a precursor to a formal whitepaper NetDocuments will produce. Our Professional Services Department and community of channel partners have implemented well over 1,000 firms. They have boiled it down to five key ingredients every successful tech rollout needs.
Bridging the Gap Between Productivity, Security, and Compliance ... for You Mobile Workaholics
Apparently we're all workaholics. Did you know that according to a recent survey, 80% of people continue working after leaving the office? This is a good thing for the firm, more working people = more things getting done. BUT, since a large portion of this work is accomplished on mobile devices, this introduces two big issues 1. Are they secure? And 2. The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) revolution.
Channel Partner Website Gets a Facelift
It's been two years since NetDocuments officially launched the "Channel Partner Program". Today the partner community has grown to over 80 companies with consultants and offices all over the globe.
New UI Review "Netdocuments Revised - Really Nice!!"
NetDocuments released a brand-new interface to the public on September 30th, and we think it's pretty awesome. Feedback from firms that have adopted the new interface is that it is "very intuitive, easy to learn, and much more user friendly in daily operations."
Clearing the Fog
In the September/October 2011issue of The Pennsylvania Lawyer, published by the Pennsylvania Bar Association, practicing attorney and technology consultant, Shannon Brown, provides a very thoughtful and informative primer on the "why's and wherefores" of cloud computing. His article offers some important background for attorneys attempting to understand the "alphabet soup" of current cloud computing terminology.
Guest Post: A firm case for Cloud Computing
The Desktop Computing era has brought computing power into the hands of the users, but left them still dependent upon IT to provision the back-end infrastructure such as networks, servers and firewalls. Upkeep on in-house infrastructure tends to be daunting and very costly. What's more, catastrophe can result at anytime from drive failures, viruses, corrupt databases, server patches and the list goes on. You also need to pay for all the hardware and a team to manage it.
Legal Cloud Computing Association Publishes Responses to ABA, North Carolina State Bar
Industry leaders publish open responses to ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20 Proposals and North Carolina State Bar Proposed Formal Ethics Opinion on cloud computing Jul 19, 2011 – The Legal Cloud Computing Association ("LCCA") has published its responses to proposals issued by the ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20 ("Commission") and the North Carolina State Bar ("NC State Bar") regarding the use of cloud computing within a law practice.