Cloud Computing: The wave of the future?

Recently, Google announced the future release of Google Chrome OS and this has caused quite a stir on Twitter and in the technology blog scene.

NetDocuments at ALA event in New Orleans

Guest writer: Keith Schneider, Sr. Account Manager at NetDocuments "Back from New Orleans after attending the annual Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) national meeting. Although the attendance was off by 35% from last year's we still received good attention at the NetDocuments booth. Because of the economic times the annual meeting was less of a "boondoggle", for those administrators who attended, and more of an educational trip than years past.

Top 10 Excuses For Not Considering Document Management This Year

Using reverse psychology, AIIM produces 10 video clips identifying "excuses" why organizations delay any decisions for moving to a document management. http://www.aiim.org/Top-10-Excuses-For-Not-Considering-Document-Management.aspx

"Anywhere IT Environment"

I recently read an article on how CIOs of SMBs can cut 50-80 percent of their communication costs, e.g. messaging, phone services, etc., by moving to an Anywhere IT environment.

Document Management for Law Firms

I have posted an article on March 24th, 2009 that was included in Technolawyer, an email newsletter for law firms. This article highlights the key document management applications and some key features when shopping for a DMS. I thought it was well written, objective and worth posting to our blog readers: Have you ever made a mistake or forgotten about something? If so, it's likely that your firm's manual system for storing and retrieving documents has caused you headaches thanks to misplaced documents, missing documents, misnamed documents, and many other mis-takes so to speak. You may benefit from a document management system (aka enterprise content management system), but where do you start? Earlier this year, legal technology consultant John Heckman penned a 25 page treatise on document management systems (DMS) for law firms. We asked him to distill the key points into two TechnoFeature articles. In Part 1 last week, John discussed the problems that a DMS addresses. Today in Part 2, you'll learn how to shop for and implement a DMS. This article contains 1,722 words.

SaaS, Cloud Computing and Security

I just read some good articles on the long term forecast of Cloud Computing on Wired's Portfolio.com site. the article highlights a key issue regarding the preceived fears of SaaS and security. In an ongoing survey conducted by the research firm IDC, almost 75 percent of I.T. executives and CIOs report that security is their primary concern, followed by performance and reliability. Good perspective from those that have the big picture view:

NetDocuments Attends T3 Conference for Financial Service Advisors

Leonard Johnson and Marc Duncan exhibited and presented at the Technology Tools for Today 2009 Conference, held at the InterContinental Hotel in Addison, Texas. This event targets the technology needs of Financial Services Advisors. This is the fourth conference held and the first for NetDocuments. There were about 400 attendees from across the nation. We were impressed with the attendees and their focused interest in learning more about technology, and looking for CRM, document management or other industry-specific technologies for their business.

22 Year LexisNexis Veteran Joins NetDocuments

Great to have Keith Schneider join NetDocuments as a Senior Account Manager based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Many in the legal community know Keith as the Product Champion for NetDocuments the past three years. It's nice to have him wear the "ND Hat" as a full time employee. Keith worked for LexisNexis for over 22 years as a client manager and product champion responsible for working with legal, government and national accounting customers to understand their information needs, business objectives and the firm's IT strategy. Keith was instrumental in forming the LexisNexis strategic alliance with NetDocuments in 2006 and, as product champion, directed the sales and marketing efforts within LexisNexis for NetDocuments.

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