Daniel J. Siegel, founder of Integrated Technology Services in Havertown, Pa., wrote Android Apps in One Hour for Lawyers, summarizing his take on the best apps for lawyers using an Android-based phone or other mobile device and distilling some good advice on using Google's Linux-based operating system.
The southwest and south exhibit halls to the American Bar Association's Techshow at the Hilton Chicago opened on Thursday. There were no flash mobs but plenty of signs in that new and enhanced products continue to be released after LegalTech New York.
A study entitled "Paper: An Endangered Species?," commissioned by Adobe Systems found that most managers believe paper processes increase transaction costs and hinder productivity, but they still rely on hard copy in the "last mile" to deliver contracts to get clients and customers to sign on the dotted line.
AkzoNobel, a paints, coatings, and chemicals company headquartered in Amsterdam, announced its legal department's adoption of Datacert's matter management and legal spend management software.
ERM Legal Solutions, headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., has released its legal project management software, Lean4Legal PM, which draws upon Lean and Six Sigma management techniques.
Microsoft Corp. has launched an online "Patent Tracker" tool that allows anyone to search for and view the company's patents.
Workshare has announced that it is now integrated with Microsoft SharePoint and Automony iManage, allowing users to securely share documents in a few mouse clicks.
Business Development Inc. has announced the launch of Rainmaker Coach, an app for iTunes and iPhones that helps lawyers manage their business and client development activities.
EMC Corporation has announced a new line of PCIe-based flash cards in its Xtrem family of flash server and storage devices designed to speed application performance by reducing latency and increasing throughput.