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Dazzle without Being a Diva

Slide Presentations 101 for Lawyers

By | Jun.27.16 | 1 Comment

Presentation technology has come such a long way, “Death by PowerPoint” should be a thing of the past. How can you be sure the new visual and audio aids you are using enhance your message …Continue reading »


Working with Multiple Editors

Google Drive Collaboration: It’s a Document Party!

By | Feb.23.16 | No Comments

Google Drive, through Docs, Sheets or Slides, has given users a free way to create documents, share them and allow multiple users to edit simultaneously or asynchronously. So, how would you use this? Say you …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Best Collaboration Tool? It All Depends

By | Sep.18.15 | 1 Comment

There are so many ways to collaborate now, with a plethora of helpful technology tools to choose from, based on your needs or wants. However, I default to email and phone calls if I don’t …Continue reading »


Tech Tips

Power Up the Free Google Calendar

By | Feb.11.13 | 2 Comments

Google Calendar, available with a free Google account and also bundled with the fee-based Google Apps productivity suite, is an interesting product. While it is not exactly revolutionary in the way it handles online calendar …Continue reading »


Project Management

Asana vs. Trello: Checklist Collaboration Tools Compared

By | Oct.08.12 | 6 Comments

In his book The Checklist Manifesto, surgeon Atul Gawande asserts that checklists are a “cognitive net,” a mechanism that can help prevent experienced people from making errors due to flawed memory and attention, and ensure that teams work …Continue reading »


Product Beat

Quick Look: New Fastcase Android App

By | Jun.05.12 | 3 Comments

In news for Android-using lawyers, the much anticipated Fastcase app for Android is now available. For lawyers who do not have a Fastcase account at all, this app—like the Fastcase iPhone app—allows you to search, …Continue reading »


Fog Bank: When the Cloud Is Down

By | May.22.12 | 4 Comments

Sometimes you just don’t have access to the Internet. Whether you’re traveling in a plane, or in a remote (or sometimes not so remote) area that has no WiFi, 3G or 4G coverage, or simply …Continue reading »


Technology

Make Your Hard Drive Picture Perfect

By | May.04.11 | No Comments

You have your computer backup strategy carefully planned. Your files are backed up in three locations, your servers are in a RAID array, you have all your installation disks and license numbers handy, and you …Continue reading »


TECHNOLOGY

You Are Backing Up Your Gmail, Right?

By | Apr.12.11 | 4 Comments

Google’s Gmail has made news in the past couple of years by “losing” users’ e-mail—often years’ worth. While these outages have primarily affected the free Gmail service, even access to the paid Google Apps has occasionally …Continue reading »