Posts Tagged Technology

Online System for Court Attendance Reservations a hit

originally published in The Lawyers Weekly OSCAR may soon arrive at a court near you. When he does, he will make many people a lot less grouchy. That’s because the Online System for Court Attendance Reservations (OSCAR) offers registered users the ability to reserve court attendances online.

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blog post: "Good Enough" Is the Bare Minimum

originally published on ReadWriteWeb.com, written for aplus.net.com Senior Wired Magazine editor Robert Capps penned an article titled “The Good Enough Revolution” for Wired’s September 2009 edition. The print edition included the daring (and perhaps intentionally provocative) subtitle “Why lo-fi tech will rule the world.” This rings of

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Bringing Technology into the Classroom

Five years ago, Lucas Kent brought a digital whiteboard into his largely analog classroom. The benefits were immediate, whether he taught topics as graphically gratifying as sunspots or he needed to bring up a lesson from the previous school day. “Instead of having to get out a

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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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Free vs. paid online legal research tools

originally published in The Lawyers Weekly Cost-conscious lawyers may ask themselves: Can we get by using only freely available research tools? Chances are, the answer today is no. But free legal research tools continue to improve as new ones emerge and legal researchers everywhere are better off

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Draw your case

originally published in Lawyers Weekly Want to get your message through to a jury? Considering that jurors are 65 percent more likely to retain information when you use visual exhibits to complement your oral presentation, the choice seems obvious – use graphical displays in the courtroom.

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Will Macs replace PCs as the computer of choice at law firms?

Originally published in The Lawyers Weekly “Hi, I’m a Mac.” “And I’m a PC.” You’ve probably heard personifications of these two computer operating systems bantering on TV, where the young, hip Mac always comes out ahead of the buttoned-down PC. In law firms, like in most businesses,

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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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3D digital modelling drives design innovation

originally published in Plant Magazine Theme park executives and ride designers watch as their newest rollercoaster crests the first hill. The drop that follows thrusts the coaster through the loops, turns and other thrills that will lure thousands of adrenaline seekers a year or two from now.

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Outsourcing/offshoring

Originally published in The Lawyers Weekly It’s already happened for a variety of manufacturing, accounting and information technology companies who seek cost advantages that Canadian industry can’t match. How easily could Canadian lawyers offshore legal services to better serve their clients? More easily than you might think.

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