TIMESLIPS & VISTA FOLLOWUP

Timeslips has updated its web site with information about Vista compatibility – or more accurately, lack of compatibility. Other vendors are working out their Vista issues; Timeslips is beginning to stand out like a sore thumb.The company reports firmly that...

TIMESLIPS & VISTA COMPATIBILITY

Vista compatibility will be hit or miss for the next year. Some business-critical software won’t run on Windows Vista; I’ll be doing what I can to help businesses learn that before they buy new computers.It will be a moving target. There will be many lists...

ADOBE ACROBAT 8 PROFESSIONAL

PDFs have become the common language for shared documents in most businesses and law offices, but the frequent upgrades to Acrobat have been uncompelling, with a confusing interface and puzzling features.Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional is the upgrade we’ve been...

THE SAD TALE OF AMICUS ATTORNEY

At one time, Amicus Attorney was the premier program for law office case management. In version 5, it had a quirky but easy to understand interface, and a lot of power to link information together and present a unified view of a case – contacts, calendar, time...

E-MAIL RETENTION AND THE NEW FEDERAL RULES

Changes in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure have imposed new requirements for retention and production of electronic records in federal court litigation, especially e-mail. Here’s my notes when the changes first came to my attention.A quick reading of some...

E-DISCOVERY AND FRCP

Lawyer alert: amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure take effect on December 1 governing electronic discovery. Here’s an article from a technology news site about the upcoming changes, and here’s a legal blog with a few more details.Lawsuits in...