How paper-light practices can help your legal firm win more cases

  Few professions are as ‘docu-centric’ as law firms. Documents are important to law firms as evidence is important in a legal proceeding. In fact, documents are evidence, documents have become a unique feature of the legal profession.  A usual law firm generates or receives myriads of physical documents every year, ranging from pleadings to […]

TECRES TECHNOLOGIES NIGERIA LIMITED

Tecres Technologies Nigeria Limited is a document scanning and management company providing paperless solutions to public and private organizations throughout Nigeria and the West Africa region. Tecres Technologies was established as an enterprise company in 2014 and incorporated in 2016 to support organizations that face critical document management issues and challenges in their desire to […]

Concluding the series on IMPLEMENTING DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT FOR A LAW FIRM.

Integration with Other Products Make sure that the proposed document management program will integrate not only with Microsoft Office but Acrobat, various scanning products, or other specialized programs. If the program does not natively integrate, can integration be easily added? Integration with E-mail Client-related e-mails sent or received by various people in the firm should […]

IMPLEMENTING DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT FOR A LAW FIRM. Part 2

Continued from Part 1. Plan, Plan, Plan Once you have a list, how exactly do you want the system to work? Do different practice areas/departments require different settings or levels of security? Generally speaking from one to three profiles (containing basic information about the document) suffice to meet the needs of most firms. This is […]

IMPLEMENTING DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT FOR A LAW FIRM. Part 1

There are no hard and fast rules when implementing a document management system, although experience shows that some configurations tend to work better than others for most firms. Therefore I will focus on some general guidelines based on my experience as a consultant with document management systems. What Do You Want to Accomplish? Most vendors […]