Successful Law Firms Invest in Technology

Over the past few years the need for law firms to enhance processes and become more efficient in big law has become increasingly important. There have been, and continue to be, big changes in the use of technology to improve the practice.  Firms are investing in AI, expert systems, sophisticated search to deal with big …

Are you Seeing Clearly? Tips on FileSite Views

Changing your FileSite Views and having them remain in place can be a little tricky. We’ll take a look at how to change your views and have them remain in place for good.   To change or configure your FileSite Default folder view, click on a folder using the FileSite Default View (typically a document …

Adaptive Solutions Celebrates 20th Anniversary!

January 17, 2018, Philadelphia PA – Adaptive Solutions, Inc. (ASI) is proud to announce its 20th year as a premier nationwide provider of legal-specific systems integration and consulting services. ASI has continued to adapt to the ever-changing technology landscape of law firms and corporate legal departments by providing exceptional leadership skills and an unmatched depth …

ASI is Enjoying Some REST

A RESTful API is an application program interface that uses HTTP requests to GET (retrieve), PUT (update), POST (create) and DELETE (uh, delete) data.   One of the guiding principles of REST is the separation of client and server. By separating the user interface concerns from the data storage concerns, we improve the portability of …

iManage Work 10.1 “Unboxing”

On Monday, December 11th, iManage debuted the long awaited release of iManage Work 10.1.  Building on the newly designed architecture of the 10.0 platform, Work 10.1 finally brings a viable client alternative to the traditional Desksite and Filesite installations, as well as multiple bug fixes and backend management enhancements.   10.1 Clients – spoiled for …

Increasing DMS Security

Given the constantly evolving threats, document management system (DMS) security is an increased priority.  While many organizations are migrating to a cloud based DMS to address concerns, others fear giving up control and having an outside entity house their data.  However, where both camps come together is agreeing a DMS security breach would be catastrophic, …

“AI is coming, AI is coming”

AI is coming in iManage Work 10.1 As the legal DMS market eagerly awaits the release of iManage Work 10.1 expected in December 2017, for the first time in a long while customers will have a choice as to whether to continue to run the legacy IDOL platform or set their sights on the next …

Network Connectivity

The name ‘Adaptive Solutions’ is synonymous, to many people, with two things: Providing high quality professional services across a wide range of tech related projects and initiatives The legal industry The former comes courtesy of the many talented individuals who work every day to provide our clients with the very best service and resolutions. The …

Microsoft offers enterprise-grade security and control for your business, With small-medium business-friendly pricing

With Windows 10 and Secure Productive Enterprise, Microsoft is making it easier for you to get the benefits of enterprise-grade security and control – without enterprise-grade complexity or cost. This is a great option for SMB’s as there is no longer a need to buy a volume license for business with smaller license counts. Instead, …

Managing Text Messages as Business Records

Text messaging has become a powerful business tool, but as the often-quoted Spider-Man phrase goes, with great power comes great responsibility.  And that responsibility falls on the enterprise to manage business related text messages as they would any other type of official business record. In the not too distant past, capturing email correspondence as a …

How’s Your Insecurity Level?

Panama, Paradise, Publicity P.T. Barnum receives attribution for the phrase “There’s no such thing as bad publicity”.  I think there are a large number of offshore investors who may be disagreeing with that statement this week.  The Panama and Paradise Paper revelations have placed an exclamation point on the importance of an aggressive security posture.  As the game of cat and …

Planning a new or upgrade of your Document Management System? Here are 10 “do’s” to streamline the process

Many firms are looking to improve their Document Management Systems and vendors are making major improvements to their offerings.  Making changes to your DMS is a challenging effort and will have a significant impact on users.  There are many ‘dos’ and ‘don’ts’ and below we have listed ten do’s that should be considered. Ask for …

Be Ready for New EU Privacy Regulations – May 25, 2018 is Rapidly Approaching A reminder and update on this important topic

New EU Privacy Regulations New EU Privacy Regulations were approved in 2016.  There is a transition period and the new Directive takes effect in May of 2018.  The new Directive is known as the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  A summary of the Directive can be found at http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection. This article is a summary …

New ‘365’ products from Microsoft may change the way you license and manage PC’s

Most businesses are now familiar with Microsoft’s ‘Office365’ suite of products which provide a range of services to their end users – email, instant messaging, Word, Excel, Outlook etc. The adoption rate of Office365 as a platform for replacing aging, on-premise Exchange servers has been extremely high (more than 90% of clients have chosen to …

Cloud Computing a Surprise Winner at the Preakness – Could it be A Surprise Winner for your DMS?

DMS providers are encouraging clients and prospects to move to the cloud, but is it the right move for your firm or company?  There are several factors to consider: Security – Most cloud solutions have multiple security certifications and include multiple levels of encryption.  There are options for shared vs. siloed clouds and options for …