News & Tips for Legal IT Professionals

Adaptive Solutions “Doubles Down” on iManage Cloud Excellence!

By Chuck Davis | February 20, 2020

January in the “Windy City” is a cold place to visit, but not so frigid for the Adaptive Solutions crew attending the annual iManage Sales Kick-Off. Founding partners Adam Doblo, Dean Bartholomew and myself, Chuck Davis; along with members of our leadership and consulting teams were in attendance for this event hosted in iManage’s home…

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Importance of Project Scope and Considerations

By Laura LiVecchi | January 31, 2020

To prepare to make my famous Pecan Pie and Macaron’s, I ran to the grocery store to pick up the ingredients I needed. I have been making these for years and I thought I knew exactly what I needed. Was I wrong! So here I am walking down the aisles – confidently thinking I would…

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iManage | Is it time for your Firm to perform an IDOL Indexer sizing exercise?

By Joe Aurite | January 16, 2020

As your Firm grows and the documents in your iManage Databases increase, the IDOL Servers and Content Engines you originally deployed could be surpassing the iManage recommended Thresholds. This is cost free exercise that will ensure your IDOL resources are performing optimally now and in the near future. The IDOL sizing exercise is something in which…

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Manage Retention of Your Physical and Electronic Records with iManage Records Manager

By Sara Singletary | December 30, 2019

iManage Records Manager (IRM) is not just for governance of physical records. With Record Manger Policy Service, retention and disposition of electronic records can be managed alongside physical records. Policy Service integrates iManage Work workspaces into the Records Manager interface by creating a pointer to each workspace. A matter’s electronic records, i.e., documents that have…

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Passwords, Passwords, Passwords

By Adaptive Solutions | December 17, 2019

A repair, upgrade, or evaluation. Not a week goes by where an engineer at Adaptive Solutions can’t assist by guessing a password, even with customers without a previous business relationship. This isn’t an iManage problem, indeed, it often stems from old systems that are now being upgraded or moved to the Cloud.

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IDOL Maintenance: How Frequently Should IDOL DRECOMACT Run?

By Erin Amores | November 26, 2019

Running DRECOMPACT command is like running a disk defragmentation on IODL Content Engines (CEs). It will delete duplicates and free up disk space on the CEs. iManage guidelines recommend running DRECOMPACT when the committed_documents count is higher than 20% of the documents count (both of these statistics can be found connecting to port 9000 on…

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How to Link Workspaces to Templates if one wasn’t chosen during Workspace Creation

By Matt McGowan | November 14, 2019

Flexible Folders are a great way to keep your workspaces organized and keeps a consistent folder naming convention across your library. If you’re creating workspaces within Work 10 or using the iManage Workspace Generator you can select a template you’d like the workspace to use and iManage will match which Flexible Folder set should appear…

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How to Measure Project Success

By Laura LiVecchi | October 30, 2019

Have you thought about how to define a project as a success or failure? Many times, we think of it in the simplest of terms as defined in the triple constraint: Was it completed on schedule? Did we remain within the initial budget? Was it delivered with a high level of quality? These can indeed…

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How to Assemble the Best Project Team for Your Migration

By Clara Lillig-Wilshire | October 16, 2019

A migration is no simple task! It is common to run into unexpected issues along the way. By building a diverse and knowledgeable project team, you set your project up for efficiency and the smoothest possible resolution to the expected surprises as they arise. Our recommendation is that our customer’s project team includes the following…

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Client Sign-off on Project Tasks

By Mary Ann Muhlbaier | October 1, 2019

To paraphrase Tolstoy, All successful projects are alike; each failed project unsuccessful in its own way. We believe the two central features of all successful projects are client engagement and clarity of deliverables. It is the primary responsibility of every project manager, be it client or consultant, to ensure complete engagement within the team and…

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