Monday, April 25, 2005

Subscription Based Pricing

CIO currently has an article available which speaks about how to best work out subscription-based pricing deals with companies, being sure you make effects to keep costs controllable for the foreseeable future.

The article is available by clicking here.

Tuesday, April 12, 2005

Legal Extranets Defined

Here is a link to an old, yet accurate, definition of legal extranets and the cost/benefit and business value of these tools.

Recent innovative uses of legal extranet technology

Here are some quick updates on some recent uses of extranet technologies to manage legal information or litigation information we are aware of:
  • Corporate law departments considering tracking and managing legal invoices via collaboration systems.
  • Tracking Bates Numbers associated with case documents.
  • Assigning issue and category codes to documents for easier tracking and managing.
  • Importing individual calendars from Outlook to be posted and made available to litigation case management teams.
  • Helping corporate law departments track and manage cases amongst multiple company offices.

Monday, April 04, 2005

Related Parties / Defendants / Plaintiffs

Legal extranets provide an easy and convenient way to share with a firm's clients and other team members working on a case the related and other defendants and plaintiffs. It is often difficult to recall how the ancillary parties to a lawsuit are (and who is representing them).

Posting the parties and their counsel on a secure legal extranet site provides this information to all authorized parties in a manner which is quickly and easily disseminates this information to the workteam.