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Next two years: A rise in legal project management technology

Next two years: A rise in legal project management technology

Legal Software, Project Management
From Exterro: "New Benchmarking Report Showcases How In-House Legal Teams are Focusing on “Control” to Meet Evolving E-Discovery Requirements" [full article] October 17, 2017 BY MIKE HAMILTON Director of Marketing Programs To help manage these projects which were once outsourced, legal teams are looking for legal project management technology to help ensure new processes are run in a streamlined, managed and defensible way. Case and point, in the next two years there is expected to be an increase in the use of legal project management technology, while also a decrease in use of spreadsheets and email for managing these new legal projects. [full article]
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Are you solving the right problem?

Process Improvement
No, afraid not. Sorry. "If I had only one hour to solve a problem, I would spend up to two-thirds of that hour in attempting to define what the problem is." Head of the Industrial Engineering Department of Yale University, From The Manufacturing Managers Skills, William H. Markle, 1966. Unless, you had the courage to spend the time and effort up front to define the problem and. "What are we even trying to do? Why are we spending so much money on this?" Bet you've heard that one around the office a few million times. I have. I've also said it quite a few times. But it doesn't have to be that way. Spend the time up front to define the problem, communicate it to the stakeholders, and then keep communicating. Communicate it more. It will keep you on track like nothing else will. I…
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TrialDirector and TimeCoder Pro – Incredible software for attorneys & law firms

TrialDirector and TimeCoder Pro – Incredible software for attorneys & law firms

Legal Software, TimeCoder Pro, TrialDirector
Just completed three days of TrialDirector and TimeCoder Pro certification training at iPro’s headquarters in Tempe AZ. The training was excellent, all the folks at iPro are fantastic, and their facility is beautiful. It’s just incredible what these two integrated software products can do. I’m very excited about completing the exam in the next few days and eager to get out there and begin using these products to meet the needs of attorneys and law firms in the greater San Diego area. Please feel free to contact me (more…)
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TrialDirector 6 and TimeCoder Pro Certification

TrialDirector 6 and TimeCoder Pro Certification

Legal Software, TimeCoder Pro, TrialDirector
Visiting iPro and inData's joint headquarters in Tempe, Arizona this week to get certified on InData's TrialDirector 6 and TimeCoder Pro.  TrialDirector 6 is the legal industry's leading trial presentation software. TimeCoder Pro is powerful video deposition and transcript synchronization software. On August 1, 2017 iPro announced its acquisition of inData. Learn more TrialDirector 6 is the most flexible and widely-used trial presentation technology available. Easily organize, annotate and customize your exhibits for large or small cases. Present virtually any type of document or media from your PC, tablet or iPad and create deposition clips in a snap. Streamline your entire trial preparation and trial presentation process with one simple tool. More about TrialDirector 6  TimeCoder Pro is video and transcript synchronization software widely used by legal videographers, court reporters, and law…
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What is IT Project Management?

Project Management
IT project management is the process of planning, organizing and delineating responsibility for the completion of an organizations' specific information technology (IT) goals. IT project management includes overseeing projects for software development, hardware installations, network upgrades, cloud computing and virtualization rollouts, business analytics and data management projects and implementing IT services. In addition to the normal problems that can cause a project to fail, factors that can negatively affect the success of an IT project include advances in technology during the project's execution, infrastructure changes that impact security and data management and unknown dependent relationships among hardware, software, network infrastructure and data. IT projects may also succumb to the first-time, first-use penalty which represents the total risk an organization assumes when implementing a new technology for the first time. Because…
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