LTR posts article on Software as a Service (SaaS) for Lawyers

The ABA’s Legal Technology Resource Center has posted a great and comprehensive article about Software-as-a-Service and web based practice management for law firms.  It is a great article for any firm considering a move to legal SaaS.  A brief snippet from their introduction: …there are a number of drawbacks to traditional legal software: substantial up […]

Lawyers using Smartphones and Web Legal Software

Jordan Furlong, in his highly observant and clever blog Law21, recently posted about the smartphone era in which lawyers find themselves.  Heralded by the iPhone, the era of smartphones is clearly having an impact already on the practice of law, beyond just emails on Blackberrys. Here’s a snippet from Jordan’s post: …With the smartphones of […]

Independence Day thoughts from John Adams

John Adams, who has become a better-understood founding father as of late due to the wonderful David McCullough book and HBO Miniseries, had the following predictions some 232 years ago.  He envisioned future generations celebrating the 2nd of July, the date on which the Continental Congress actually voted for independence:  The Second Day of July […]

Cloud Computing vs “In The Cloud”

Our language appears to be evolving.  I notice a growing trend of people referring to software that runs “in the cloud” when discussing software delivered over the web, or Software-as-a-Service. “In the cloud” appears to be a very useful expression, because it sounds like a location you can put things:  e.g. Joe put his data […]