(Not) Working on Vacation
How to work during a vacation without completely ruining it.
Podcast #47: Automating Your Documents, with Barron Henley
Want to automate your documents? Step one is *not* shopping for software. Barron Henley talks about how to get started — without purchasing a thing. Before that, we say goodbye to two Dropbox services we loved.
Box For Lawyers User Guide
Box is an online file collaboration system where you can create, edit, and store documents, and it wants lawyers as users. Since 2013, it has courted the legal industry in response to Dropbox. Here is what you need to know to use Box effectively.
Dropbox is Not “Insecure”
On SoloSez recently, someone asked whether Dropbox is secure or not, to which someone responded “Treat it as insecure, because the consumer version is insecure.” I thought my response might be worth posting here, as well: Dropbox is most certainly not insecure. In fact, secure/insecure is not a binary thing. There is a security spectrum, […]
Sookasa Provides HIPAA-Compliant, Encrypted Cloud Storage
If you are a solo or small firm that needs to easily manage secure healthcare data while being on the go, Sookasa may be a great solution for your practice.
New Solo Technology Shopping List: the Basics
Choosing a laptop and selecting a document scanner aren’t covered in law school. To make it easier, here is my “shopping list” for new solos. Just get what you need and get back to focusing on your clients instead of poring over practice management software reviews. Obviously, this does not cover everything you need, but […]
Dropbox + Microsoft Office = Mobile Productivity
Dropbox and Microsoft just partnered up so that you will be able to access Office documents stored in Dropbox, right from the Office apps.
Dropbox Wasn’t Hacked, but You Should Probably Change Your Password
Dropbox says the login information being passed around are actually from other services for which the users used the same usernames and passwords.
Dropbox for Lawyers User Guide
According to the ABA’s most-recent technology survey, 58% of lawyers use Dropbox, making it the most popular online file storage option among lawyers. Here is everything you need to know about Dropbox, from how to install it to securing your client files.
Viivo Secures Your Client Files in the Cloud
Viivo’s security looks rock-solid. Your data is encrypted before it leaves your computer, and you keep the encryption keys. To be frank, I'm sold.
Dropbox Amends its Terms of Service to Add Mandatory Binding Arbitration (Also, No More Class Actions)
From now on, you'll be using the American Arbitration Association if you have a dispute with Dropbox. Oh, and no more class actions, either.
Rocket Matter Adds Box Integration
Rocket Matter just added Box to the cloud storage services it integrates with. (Box prematurely announced the integration back in November.) Like its Dropbox integration, you can associate Box folders with your matters and navigate your client files from within Rocket Matter, making the integration fairly seamless. You can also associate billable time with anything in […]
Is Dropbox Right for Your Practice?
Dropbox is an extremely popular cloud computing option. Just because it's popular, however, does not mean it's right for your practice. Here are some things to consider before using Dropbox in your practice.
How Much Say Should Clients Have Regarding the Legal Software You Use?
Clients don’t have any input regarding your hiring decisions, your selection of office supplies, or your choices regarding long term paper document and file storage. So why should your clients have any say in the legal software programs you choose to use?