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Cloud Computing as Law Firms Collaboration Tools

Posted on: December 26th, 2019 by nexstepaz No Comments

Most large legal cases are an exercise in collaboration and improper tools for the job can be a major source of redundancy and wasted money over time. To help eliminate this issue it is important to take a look at cloud computing as a tool for collaborations. (more…)

Seeking the Right Cloud Computing Provider for Law Practice

Posted on: December 15th, 2019 by nexstepaz No Comments

Most lawyers already know the benefits of cloud computing by now. They’ve either experienced some of the benefits for themselves, or they have a buddy that’s using the technology that is constantly telling them all about it.

Some of these lawyers are planning on adopting the tech soon, but are worried about how much time it will take to learn to use it, others are concerned with the security aspects of cloud computing. After all, cloud computing is essentially taking all your confidential documents and putting them out on the internet so that you can access them more conveniently. (more…)

Security Advantage Cloud Computing Gives to Your Data

Posted on: December 2nd, 2019 by nexstepaz No Comments

What is the most common reason why many attorneys and law firms try to stay away from cloud computing?  There is a prevailing belief that information of clients are more secured when stored locally, as compared to being in the cloud.

This is probably true (or you would want to believe that it is true) if you do not have a better understanding of cloud technology.  Let’s take a look at some reasons why client information is more secured in the cloud. (more…)

Using Cloud Computing as Disaster Recovery for Your Law Firm

Posted on: November 10th, 2019 by nexstepaz No Comments

If you’re considering cloud computing for your law office, you probably know about many of the benefits that such setup offers. You know that you’ll save time on cases, that you might be able to work with fewer staff members and that your business will be more streamlined overall. (more…)

Increasing Legal Practice Productivity with Cloud Computing

Posted on: November 8th, 2019 by nexstepaz No Comments

Collaboration is one of the foundations of legal work.  Lawyers regularly need to get in touch not only with other lawyers in their team, but also with their clients.  Collaboration may be necessary for many different aspects of the case such as sharing of evidences, discussing ideas, or formulating strategies among others.  Unfortunately, physical or geographic distance is a huge hurdle for effective collaboration.  So where does cloud computing come in and are there real benefits from it? (more…)

Avoiding Cyber Crime in Your Law Firm with Cloud Computing

Posted on: October 17th, 2019 by nexstepaz No Comments

Many law firms are now being scrutinized to ensure that they are not susceptible to security breaches that can lead to the exposure of client information. This is part of the response in the increasing incidences of cybercrime that is being experienced in various industries including the legal profession.  How can law firms protect sensitive client data from prying digital eyes? (more…)

Shifting Your Law Firm to Cloud Computing Environment

Posted on: August 26th, 2019 by nexstepaz No Comments

When you realize how effective cloud computing is when used properly, it’s not really a surprise that a recent study shows about 82% of the companies spoken to have some sort of cloud strategy going compared to the 74% that were using the technology in 2014.

There is a culture shift that has to take place for cloud computing to work out. If your company doesn’t accept the change, or doesn’t make the change at all you’re in for some trouble. (more…)

Heading to a Modern Virtual Law Office with Cloud Computing

Posted on: August 5th, 2019 by nexstepaz No Comments

With all of these techno jargon flying around, there seems to be a misconception on what a virtual law firm actually is.  Can you be considered a virtual law firm if you just have no office?  The fact of the matter is that there is no standard definition yet on what constitutes a virtual office. (more…)

Reasons Why Cloud Computing is Suitable for Law Firms

Posted on: July 29th, 2019 by nexstepaz No Comments

With the legal service full of old school lawyers, it is quite difficult to imagine a merger between the legal world and technology.  However, are you aware that technology, specifically Cloud computing, is a great fit for law firms?  In a profession where information and communication are vital, having convenient access to both would be truly priceless. (more…)

Changing from Traditional Business to Modern Law Firm

Posted on: July 8th, 2019 by nexstepaz No Comments

Those who have been involved in the practice of law are all too familiar with the “ancient” practice of taking dictations, transcribing, and filing of documents.  Lawyers and clients met face-to-face in conference rooms and relied on billable hours to keep track of their revenues.  But are all of these changing with the increased desire for value by clients?  Where is the traditional law firm model headed? (more…)