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Managing information overload

originally published in CCCA Magazine Thanks to the wonder that is electronically stored information, corporations profit from – and sometimes stagger under – more information than ever before. And few tasks underscore the mass of a company’s data like e-discovery. Those closest to the work know this

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Unlock the secrets of your smartphone

originally published in The Lawyers Weekly Still think that calling and e-mailing from your BlackBerry is a great productivity booster? Consider this: The gadget in your hand now boasts more power than the computers of your childhood. So why stick to traditional smartphone tools like calendars, task

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BlackBerry Storm has some kinks to work out

Originally published in Lawyers Weekly To paraphrase George Orwell: “Physical keyboard good! Virtual keyboard bad!” That’s the common refrain from many BlackBerry devotees ever since Cupertino, California’s Apple Inc. announced the iPhone two years ago. Now, smartphone buyers have another choice: the BlackBerry Storm, the first-ever touch-screen

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Tech for tough times: Speedy customer service

originally published in PROFIT Magazine How one successful business uses low-cost technology to deliver speedy customer service — perfect for firms looking for a leg up in the downturn. Kyle Powell’s prior business experience made him determined to squeeze cost savings, accelerated workflows and competitive advantages out

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Effectively handling e-mail overload

originally published in The Lawyers Weekly “Neither our standard education, nor traditional time-management models, nor the plethora of organizing tools available, such as… Microsoft Outlook… has given us a viable means of meeting the new demands placed on us.” David Allen was talking about the modern-day knowledge

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Working on the move

originally published in Lawyers Weekly David Woolford, a partner with Cassels Brock & BlackWell LLP, may conduct business from home (an hour commute from the office), the cottage (even farther) and locales like Germany or Hawaii. Kevin Davidson, a general civil practice attorney “based” in Appleton, Wisconsin,

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Preparing for e-discovery: Why firms need data retention policies

originally published by The Lawyers Weekly By some estimates, any given billion-dollar corporation faces more than 500 lawsuits every year. And for some, litigation expenses may be their largest unfunded liability. Ballooning these expenses are settlements conceded when litigation costs don’t seem to justify arguing a case.

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The smartphone showdown: BlackBerry versus iPhone

Originally published in Lawyers Weekly. Video pirates posted this scene from the Italian translation of the movie “Sex in the City” on YouTube: A bride-to-be demands a phone. Her friend hands her a sleek black slab. She takes it. Icons spring onto the device-long screen – no

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How to be the master and get the most from your BlackBerry

originally published in The Lawyers Weekly Quick! Before you read this article, go online and find the one-minute demonstration of the BlackBerry Helmet as shown on TV’s The Rick Mercer Report. Now that you’re back, complete this sentence: Rick Mercer is: a very wealthy man once he

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