How Does the Fourth Amendment Relate to the Cloud?

Recently, a very in depth analysis on this topic was released in the June 2009 edition of the Minnesota Law Review titled, "Defogging the Cloud: Applying Fourth Amendment Principles to Evolving Privacy Expectations in Cloud Computing." The article discusses how the fourth amendment relates to data stored in the cloud. The article was written by David Couillard, who is in his final year at Minnesota Law School.

New Year's Resolutions for Lawyers

This post originally appeared as a TechnoRelease in the TechnoLawyer newsletter. Post authored by Leonard Johnson, VP of Marketing at NetDocuments. At this time every year we find ourselves contemplating our shortcomings and using the New Year as an excuse to change our ways and better our lives. Everyone is sending out resolutions lists, so instead of shooting for the stars, test out these five simple and easy-to-do tips for enhancing your law practice and client relationships for 2010.

Analyzing Gartner's 10 Strategic Technologies of 2010

Every year Gartner, Inc. identifies the 10 strategic technologies for the year ahead. For Gartner to consider a technology, a "strategic technology," it must have the "potential for significant impact on the enterprise in the next three years. Factors that denote significant impact include a high potential for disruption to IT or the business, the need for a major dollar investment, or the risk of being late to adopt."

Dreamforce Offers Glimpse Into the Future of SaaS and Social Media

Post authored by Marc Duncan of the NetDocuments Sales Team Wow, what a week and what a show. I have just returned from the Dreamoforce 09 show in San Francisco and had an amazing experience. As a member of the NetDocuments sales team I spend a lot of time "selling" the idea of SaaS, cloud computing, etc. During this day to day routine, it is easy to wonder: is this idea really catching on? On Wednesday morning during the keynote address I was assured that yes…SaaS and Cloud computing are here to stay.

Innovations in Document Management

Recently, Leonard Johnson was featured as a guest writer for John Mancini's "8 things" blog series with a post titled, "The 8 Things that Changed the History of Document Management." The blog describes eight disruptive innovations that had large impacts on the way people manage documents. The eight items are as follows: 1. The File Cabinet 2. The Server 3. The PC 4. Electronic Document Management Systems

NetDocuments Client Portal Review

NetDocuments was recently reviewed in the t3 newsletter which deals with technology for financial services professionals. It was written by David Drucker who, along with Joel Bruckenstein, administer the t3 conference and newsletter. Along with running t3, David Drucker is also a journalist, speaker, financial advisor, pit bull rescuer, biker, classic car nut, gadget geek, and bluesman. In his recent article titled, "A Sampling of Client Portals," Drucker reviewed four different products that provide client portal functionality for financial advisors. The four products reviewed were Advisorsites, Family Office Network, NetDocuments and Make It A Good Day.

NetDocuments is 16th highest rated app on Salesforce AppExchange

It has been over three years since the NetDocuments/Salesforce.com integration was developed and listed on the Salesforce AppExchange.

The Clouds are Turning Green

There are numerous benefits inherent with SaaS applications and we have discussed many of them on this blog: anywhere access, low startup costs, automatic upgrades, etc.

SaaS Business Profile Series

Kevin Dobbs from Montclair Advisors writes a very informative blog titled, "Smart SaaS." Over the past year he has been highlighting different SaaS companies in his "SaaS Business Profile" series. This week he featured NetDocuments, and interviewed its CEO Ken Duncan to get content for the article. When asked about emerging trends in the SaaS industry, Ken Duncan touched on the benefit of SaaS for SMB's:

Elevated Content Regarding SaaS Technology

This past week saw a wide variety of news, blogs and videos regarding SaaS content management and cloud computing all over the web. In this blog, we will highlight a few of them. In August, during Ilta '09, A group from ii3 consultants produced live Ilta TV broadcasts of conference events and interviews. They have now posted the recordings of the broadcasts online and made them free to the public. One of the segments was called, "Software as a Service for Law Firms," and featured Tim Hooks of Chester, Willcox & Saxbe, LLP, as well as David Clark of Jones and Waldo. They discussed emerging SaaS technologies, and how SaaS solutions have helped their firms by reducing IT costs, and enabling their lawyers to practice law more efficiently.