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Due to the pace of technological change and ever-growing regulatory demands, the business imperative for a strategic and comprehensive information lifecycle-led approach to document management is now critical. The traditional approach to document management is no longer fit for purpose. The following are the most pressing reasons why law firms need a robust approach to […]

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What makes a good Support Helpdesk?  The latest survey conducted independently by iManage highlights that Ascertus is very highly rated for the quality of its Support services by customers.  We have also significantly improved our rating from last year.  Such instances are always a good time for introspection – what are we doing well and […]

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I’ve been a longstanding user of FileSite, a solution that provides the iManage content management add-in within Microsoft Outlook.  However, since moving to iManage Work 10, the latest version of the solution, I’ve actually stopped using FileSite.   It is a personal preference of course.  Nevertheless, I believe lawyers too will love iManage Work 10.  Here’s […]

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Today in our personal lives, rather than making large one-off payments to own expensive items, such as IT devices, cars and such, many of us opt for a purchasing model that allows us to use the products without necessarily ‘owning’ the assets. Given the rapid pace of technology and how quickly some of these items […]

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) offers the promise of significantly transforming our personal and professional lives, and much has been made about its impact on the workforce, perhaps not always positively. The reality, however, is that AI enables individuals to improve and enhance their capabilities and quickly adapt to a rapidly changing environment. AI by itself is […]

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The demonstration of the iManage Work 10 at the recent iManage ConnectLive event would have left little doubt in the minds of organisations that this latest version truly represents a substantial leap forward in the functionality of document and email management systems. It will enable organisations to address a number of business challenges surrounding mobility, […]

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It is genuinely mind-boggling. Why do in-house departments struggle to secure investment for legal technology from the business and indeed from IT?  The commercial rationale for legal technology is exactly the same as for any other business application and department – increased efficiency and productivity, reduced staff cost, decreased business risk and more recently, the […]

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Pressured by their organisations to ‘do more with less’, in-house legal departments are demanding more efficiency from law firms; and given the access to and the use of technology in business today, there really isn’t any excuse for inefficiency. However, despite the extensive use of technology in law firms, many who are involved in legal […]

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Ask a law firm if the organisation has a ‘paper to digital’ strategy and the majority will affirm. Then ask if they are seeing a significant reduction in paper in their organisation, and the typical answer is likely to be a resounding “no”. Law firms are investing significantly in digital transformation projects to minimise paper, […]

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The challenge of cyber security is laid bare when RSA, one of the world’s preeminent security firms providing solutions to address cyber threats, is unable to prevent a social engineering attack on itself.  This of course happened in 2011, but given the frequency with which companies are breached today, no enterprise can be a 100% […]

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