Document managementmagazines|December 2010
Digital document futures
Damien Behan on why harnessing email is DMs next battle, and why tablets are the future
How DM is changing the way firms work, and why firms are turning to Microsoft SharePoint
How SharePoint can be enhanced to produce real, legal-ready document management - and what you can do with it
Microsoft has finally turned its gaze towards legal – and as many people in other business sectors will tell you, once this happens your world is rarely the same. The news that Lewis Silkin’s Excalibur DMS, based on Microsoft Share- Point, will now be publicly available is potentially game changing for existing DM vendors.
Clifford Chance’s moves in the same direction only cement the threat. This isn’t just an abstract IT thing – SharePoint as a legal DM could affect everyone in a law firm. We spoke to UK and US firms that use, know and live good DM. Damien Behan at Brodies says it’s the best way to tame the email beast, and it provides the base for tablet computing to take off in legal. Joanna Goodman analyses the new SharePoint game, and Workshare outlines how to implement it.
Rising IT star Damien Behan talks to Rupert White about how document management is delivering compliance, security and knowledge benefits to Brodies – and how it’s taming email
REVOLUTION IN THE DOCUMENT FACTORIES
Joanna Goodman examines how document management is changing the way law firms work, and asks if Microsoft
SharePoint now represents a real alternative
TO OUTLOOK, AND BEYOND
Jes Breslaw at Workshare on how Microsoft SharePoint 2010 is now ready for law firms of all shapes and sizes