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Is Cloud Computing Right for Your Business? 6 Ways to Tell

The big trend now is for small businesses to move more and more of their operations to the cloud. I love the world of “cloud computing.” I love how I can use a browser and have all of my data–anywhere I can get to a browser. I also like how through my mobile phone, I [...]


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Attorneys Who Use Skype May Just Ditch Gmail for Outlook.com

With Microsoft’s new Outlook.com, attorneys with multiple social-media accounts may find that Gmail has finally met its match. Redmond, Wash.-based Microsoft has launched a “preview” of its new Outlook.com cloud-based email service, touting built-in connections to social media and more convenient ways to stay productive, the website SlashGear reports.


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From Biglaw to Boutique: Stay Hungry, Not Desperate

I’ve heard that a hungry dog hunts best. I don’t know if that’s actually true because my pugs were always hungry, and yet they could not have caught a three-legged turtle. But the saying makes sense, and I do know that staying hungry — but not desperate — is an important concept for law firms.


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Client Secrets at Risk as Hackers Target Law Firms

Think knowing how to draft a contract, file a motion on time and keep your mouth shut fulfills your lawyerly obligations of competence and confidentiality? Not these days. Cyberattacks against law firms are on the rise, and that means attorneys who want to protect their clients’ secrets are having to reboot their skills for the [...]


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Top 5 Things the Cloud is Not

It’s clear that the technology industry is moving from the PC era to the cloud era in several significant ways. While cloud represents a new way for IT to deliver — and end users to consume — IT applications and services, this transition also represents a significant change in how applications, services and systems are [...]


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Legal Project Management vs. Process Improvement – Which Drives BFC?

Legal Project Management (LPM) can now officially be crowned the buzz-phrase of 2012. Although not many firms have fully integrated LPM in to their practices, the need for embracing it is a foregone conclusion. Being faced with this challenge has caused me to put many brain cells on the how and why of LPM and [...]


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4 Ways to Stop Social Media Abuse at the Law Office

It seems like the social media giant Facebook is the talk of the town — and law offices. It’s not unusual for paralegals and attorneys to have Facebook on their smartphones and use the mobile app frequently, but here at Law to Cloud we have 4 ways to stop social media abuse at the law [...]


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7 Tips for Establishing a Successful BYOD Policy

These seven core ideas should be a part of any good Bring Your Own Device program. Each idea comes with many important questions to ask yourself, your IT associates, and your executive team while developing a BYOD policy.


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