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Chuck is the CEO and a co-founding partner of Adaptive Solutions. As a principal of the firm, Chuck’s responsibilities include leading our business development efforts and assisting clients with the creation of system design specifications specific to network upgrades, application deployments and Enterprise Content Management systems. When he’s not delivering 1’s and 0’s to attorneys, Chuck enjoys spending time with his wife, Joanna, and daughters, Paige and Grace, at the Jersey shore in Brigantine. In his spare time, Chuck tinkers with cars, and also teaches, trains and is a Master in Tang Soo Do, a Korean style of martial arts.

Moving to the next generation of legal desktops!

It’s no secret that 21st century attorneys are highly mobile and practice law from just about anywhere.  Gone are the days of working within the office, behind old wooden desks, and going home for the weekend with your files safely stowed in your litigation bag.  Today’s lawyer works at Panera and Starbucks. They demand a …

Is Technology Leasing Right for your Law Firm?

I am often asked by our clients, is leasing a good option for law firms funding large IT projects?  While there is not a “one size fits all” answer to this question, in many instances, leasing can be advantageous.  Some benefits that immediately come to mind include: Leasing allows the firm to hold onto more …

“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 …

It’s becoming harder and harder to practice law!

It’s no secret that the bad guys have figured out that law firms are perfect targets.  Legal organizations transfer significant amounts of sensitive data related to their clients and warehouse client-related trade secrets.  To practice law in 2017 you need strong technology to organize and find work product and to manage email, but you also …

Check your toolbox before switching from iManage to NetDocs

While iManage continues to be the market leading and a very powerful legal DMS, many firms are starting to consider a move to the cloud via a partnership with the longest running and most mature hosted DMS provider, NetDocs.  When making such a change there are countless things to consider including the design and customization …

A new and more powerful iManage

It’s hard to believe that it has been a year since iManage reverted back to its origins of being a privately held and leading provider of legal-specific Enterprise Content Management solutions.  Under the ownership of its “founding fathers” the new iManage continues to impress with an unsurpassed focus on the development of quality software and …

Freebies with Microsoft Windows 2012 Virtualization Rights

It’s very rare the Microsoft gives you software for free.  However, if you’re considering a server virtualization project and are looking to reduce costs, keep Windows 2012 Server R2 in mind.  It’s called virtualization rights and when you purchase a Windows 2012 R2 Standard Edition Server and run Windows in the physical OSE, Microsoft will …

The Changing World of Data Backup and Recovery

It was not long ago that the de facto backup technology used in the legal industry was tape.  With the advent of big data and super-sized email boxes, many law firms made the leap from tape to disk-based backup systems such as EVault, a Seagate company.  While cutting data to disk improved transfer speeds and …