The  in-house legal department, due the nature of the highly censored work that it does, has the most stringent business requirements for document and email management. Document and email management is intrinsic to corporate in-house legal departments. It’s no surprise, given the copious volumes of documents these departments generate on a daily basis. The capability […]

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Many corporate legal departments today deploy document and email management systems (DMS). Documents are the lifeblood of lawyers and they produce a plentiful supply of them. It is critical that they have a very effective document management system to assist their department to be more efficient, increase productivity and mitigate risk. That is why many […]

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Legal services provider Bude Nathan Iwanier LLP has chosen Ascertus to deploy iManage Work across its business. The solution will deliver a single email and document management solution to 31 employees. The goal is to reduce the amount of paper used by Bude Nathan Iwanier leading to significant costs. Ascertus has a proven track record […]

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We continue our look at digital document management by discussing how solutions underpin any digital transformation initiative As public sector organisations undertake their digital transformation initiatives, typically there are two key drivers – operational efficiency and enhanced customer service. In their personal lives, adoption of digital technologies is the norm and so customers are expecting […]

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Ethical Partnership

  Roy Russell, CEO of Ascertus Limited examines how law firms can determine if their technology provider adopts an ethical approach to customer service and partnership? Anecdotal evidence suggests that typically, poor quality technology support providers are readier to discount their services to account for a lack of investment in the right number, quality and […]

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Finance DMS

Finance, tax and accounts departments typically generate and handle copious volumes of paperwork – ranging from budgetary statements and financial reviews through to cashflow and invoicing through to policy and procedural documents such as credit control and the list goes on. These documents often contain some of the most sensitive and confidential information of the […]

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Law firms are learning to avoid adopting technology just for the sake of it, says Roy Russell, managing director of document and information lifecycle management specialist Ascertus. Increasingly, they are learning how to use it successfully to provide a better service for their customers. You were closely involved with law firms in the early years of […]

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Last year, perhaps more notably than ever before, the leak of the 13.4 million documents that revealed the hidden wealth of the world’s richest and the operations of the offshore financial system – dubbed the Paradise Papers – highlighted the cybersecurity vulnerability of law firms. With law firms being an especially attractive target for cyber criminals, […]

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Looking back at the year just gone, it was the Paradise Papers that most put the UK legal sector under the spotlight in 2017 This leak of 13.4 million documents revealed the hidden wealth of the world’s richest and the operations of the offshore financial system; but also brought into question – rightly or wrongly […]

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  A document or record today can take many forms – paper, email, voicemail, SMS, messaging and so on. This, coupled with the continual pace of technological change and ever-growing regulatory demands, the business imperative for a strategic and comprehensive information lifecycle-led approach to document management has now become critical. The traditional approach to document […]

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