Understanding Legal SaaS: A Software-as-a-Service Video

Since our public Pilot launch on February 21, 2008, Rocket Matter has quickly become recognized as the leading Software-as-a-Service provider for legal practice management and time and billing software. We’ve discussed SaaS before on our blog, exploring the undeniable growth of the industry, and explored some of the issues raised

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Jay Fleischman on Managing Email

Jay Fleischman of Bankruptcy Practice Pro has a great post worthy of Life Hacker about managing email. Very appropriate, considering now that the world is awash in blogs, Twitter tweets, Facebook notifications, and email, electronic communications quickly spiral out of control. Here’s the short version (though it’s worth reading in

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McKinsey Study: Software-as-a-Service a Dominant Business Trend

When we started Rocket Matter, it was very clear to us the advantages that small firms and solo practitioners would enjoy from the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model: zero install, zero upgrade, worry-free backups, expert security, and a host of other advantages we discuss in this post. The trend in the business

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Rocket Matter Update: Matter Specific Rates

Rocket Matter now affords you maximum flexibility for setting your billable rates. With our recent update, you can set an hourly rate in three ways: Globally – Each user has a default rate. Matter Specific – Certain matters can now be set up with their own rates per user. Item

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Open standards movement in Legal Software

When we were at ABA Techshow last month and attended a session on legal practice management software, we were surprised to hear advocates of both Time Matters and Amicus Attorney state that once you chose a legal practice management solution, you were unlikely to switch, as there’s no good way

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Rocket Matter Interview on The Connected Lawyer

Many thanks to Bryan Sims who runs the excellent blog “The Connected Lawyer” for publishing an “An Interview with Larry Port from Rocket Matter.”  I’ve been a fan of Bryan’s high quality content for a long time and it was an honor to be included in his blog.

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Legal GTD: Mind maps in the law practice

Recently I wrote about my love for mind maps and specifically, the web-based product MindMeister for online collaboration. The topic of mind maps has been explored recently on the SOLOSEZ listserv. Nerino Petro, PMA for the State Bar for Wisconsin, offered some great advice and tidbits: “I’ve found it to

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