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Moving to the next generation of legal desktops!

It’s no secret that 21st century attorneys are highly mobile and practice law from just about anywhere.  Gone are the days of working within the office, behind old wooden desks, and going home for the weekend with your files safely stowed in your litigation bag.  Today’s lawyer works at Panera and Starbucks. They demand a…

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iManage Work 10 Feature Spotlight – Journaling

Users who accidentally choose “replace original” when saving a document now have the ability to download the document they inadvertently overwrote without having to contact an administrator. iManage Work 10 gives administrators the ability to create backup copies of user’s documents, eliminating the need to perform work on the backend system to retrieve documents that…

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Floor Support – An Essential Element of a DMS Rollout

While the Go Live classroom training is key to a successful DMS roll out, there is significant value in face to face interactions. That’s why, in this article, I will review the benefits of floor support as an essential phase of your DMS roll out. What is the best approach? Various organizations have rolled out…

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Experienced Developers Can Easily Customize iManage Solutions

At ASI, we have been able to develop and deliver customized document management solutions to our clients. iManage makes this easier by providing training, certifications and documentation tools that developers need to provide law firms the flexibility and functionality they require in their DMS. iManage provides documentation for each of the many integration points that…

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DMS Victory by Avoiding 8 Common Mistakes

Winston Churchill was right when he stated, “Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” Over Adaptive’s 20 years in the legal technology industry, we’ve seen our share of mistakes. We’ve found that the following are the eight most common DMS mistakes law firms and corporate legal departments should be sure…

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Is Technology Leasing Right for your Law Firm?

I am often asked by our clients, is leasing a good option for law firms funding large IT projects?  While there is not a “one size fits all” answer to this question, in many instances, leasing can be advantageous.  Some benefits that immediately come to mind include: Leasing allows the firm to hold onto more…

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A Fox, Chicken and Sack of Grain

Most people have heard the riddle of the fox, a chicken and a sack of grain – You must cross a river with only one of them at a time. If you leave the fox with the chicken he will eat it; if you leave the chicken with the grain he will eat it. How…

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32 Bit or 64 Bit? That is the Question

Until fairly recently the choice between a 32 bit or 64 bit application install was a fairly easy one.  While 64 bit had its advantages the idea of running a 64 bit version of a product like Microsoft Office was simply a no go.  Your preferred Document Management System typically would not integrate, your add-ins…

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Blocking Built-in Applications With AppLocker

With the new world of Windows 10 and its never-ending stream of feature updates, Microsoft has introduced a new set of “built-in” applications.  Some of these “applications” can be removed as part of an MDT or SCCM task sequence or manually from PowerShell.  However, there are some applications which Microsoft does not allow to be…

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