Tag Archives: cloud computing

Independent Thinking: Small Law Firms Find Their Niche in Hosted Software

Are you still debating a move to “the cloud?” Thomson Reuters has released a free practice management article—the first in their Independent Thinking thought leadership series—that defines cloud technology, and lays out specific reasons why hosted software (a.k.a. Software as a Service/SaaS) has certain inherent benefits to solo and small law firms. In the article Getting Ahead in the Cloud:  Why Small Law …

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Dine Law’s Favorite Things

On September 9th, 105 days before Christmas, K-mart ran the first holiday commercial of the 2013 holiday season advertising its layaway program. That got us thinking and our hamsters mounted the wheel to bring you this post touting some of Dine Law’s* favorite technological things! We’ve put together a short list of six technologies that keep us motivated and engaged. …

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Software By Subscription and More

Kennedy Mighell Podcast

What started as a way to back up our hard drives is moving to how we access, what feels like, everything on our computers. On this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss the new trend of software by subscription. Instead of paying for an updated version of a new software product, companies are offering a monthly subscription which will immediately …

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Secure Collaboration in the Cloud

The rise of new cloud-based applications is transforming the delivery of legal services. Many lawyers are abandoning traditional technology in favor of online alternatives, including secure cloud collaboration tools. This free webinar, Secure Collaboration in the Cloud, shares best practices and lessons in using the cloud effectively and securely as well as general thoughts about the cloud and BYOD (bring …

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Pardon Our 100th Interruption

Kennedy Mighell Podcast

The Kennedy Mighell Report has reached a milestone: Episode 100! As part of the celebration your hosts will bring you today’s legal technology issues in the format of one of their favorite shows: ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption. Hear how technology can make your business more efficient, highlights from the ABA TECHSHOW, the future of technology for lawyers, and more [powerpress]

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Cloud Computing Ethics Compared: New Hampshire

In February of this year, yet another state issued an opinion on the cloud: New Hampshire.  With Ethics Committee Advisory Opinion #2012-13/4, New Hampshire joined a number of other states in finding nothing inherently wrong with cloud computing.  Their opinion did, however, stress the necessity of lawyers taking steps to comply with the rules of professional conduct when moving sensitive data into …

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Video: Build Your Practice in the Cloud

According to the 2012 Legal Technology Survey Report, just 21% of responding lawyers reported using “the cloud.” The number one reason cited by those who don’t use it? A lack of familiarity with the technology. In this webinar, recorded December 18th, 2012, Ron Collins from Amicus Attorney explores the advantages and disadvantages of cloud computing, how to get started, what …

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Free Webinar: Build Your Practice in the Cloud

Used carefully, the cloud offers a variety of potential benefits: cost savings, constantly up-to-date software, access-anywhere flexibility, and even improved security.  Yet according to the 2012 Legal Technology Survey Report, just 21% of responding lawyers actually reported using “the cloud.”  The number one reason cited by those who don’t use it? A lack of familiarity with the technology. Take a …

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FFIEC Issues Cloud Computing Guidance

We’ve written a good amount about cloud computing, including our recent comparison chart of cloud computing ethics opinions.  But lawyers aren’t the only professionals struggling to determine if and how to appropriately implement the cloud in their businesses. Last week, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), issued an informational paper on outsourced cloud computing for financial institutions.  The FFIEC …

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