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Automating document workflow for law firms [Video]

Juliana Lee

Posted by Juliana Lee
Wed, Apr 12, 2017

Efficient, secure document management is important for any organization, and for law firms, it's absolutely critical.

Paperwork is at the center of many legal processes and workflows. From pleadings and discovery documents, to forms and case files, there are many critical documents circulating through firms at any given moment. 

And if they aren't managed properly — and in a way that makes for easy yet secure storage and retrieval — the operations of the firm suffer, as do the clients and their cases.

Related: How to find your documents in 60 seconds or less

This is why automating document workflow is highly recommended for law firms. Read on or watch the video below to learn more.

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How to Prepare Your Paper Files for Electronic Document Management

Kam Roshan

Posted by Kam Roshan
Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Sometime in the future, when paper documents have disappeared and gone the way of cuneiform written on clay tablets, paper may be relegated to museums alongside papyrus and parchment.

But for now, mountains of paper documents still occupy many offices, and must be converted to digital form in order to reap the many benefits of a document management solution (DMS).

Often, implementing a DMS involves preparing large amounts of paper documents for subsequent scanning and indexing. Of these three steps — document preparation, scanning and indexing — the most labor intensive is the prep.

And, because it can save an enterprise significant time and money, proper planning and careful pre-scanning document preparation deserves its own blog post. Scanning and indexing will be discussed in a future post.

Keep reading for more info about the 3 key steps for successfully preparing paper documents to be loaded into your electronic content management system.

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