The Year in Review: Revolutionizing How Courts Adopt New Technologies

By Dave Hawkins, Chief Executive Officer, ImageSoft ImageSoft enjoyed a banner year in 2017, growing our team by more than 20% and breaking all kinds of company records for new bookings, solutions implemented and delivery efficiency. Yet what excites us most is the way we’ve revolutionized how courts adopt new technologies. We’ve broken down long-standing … Continue reading The Year in Review: Revolutionizing How Courts Adopt New Technologies

What the “Third Wave” Means for Court Technology

By Dave Hawkins, CEO, ImageSoft I attended the Inc. magazine GrowCo Conference in New Orleans last month. Somewhere between the seafood gumbo, the crawfish étouffée, and the jumbalaya, Steve Case of AOL fame served up a prophetic message based on his newly revised book, The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur’s Vision of the Future. The title … Continue reading What the “Third Wave” Means for Court Technology

Finding the Silver Linings of Cloud Computing

By: Jenny Bunch, Product Owner, ImageSoft What’s all the fuss about cloud computing? Courts, like private businesses, are recognizing the advantages of the cloud that range from cost savings to scalability. Cloud-based solutions leverage a software delivery model that is remotely hosted and accessed over the internet. It is a significant shift from the traditional … Continue reading Finding the Silver Linings of Cloud Computing

eFiling is Coming Soon to your State – The Advantages of Mandatory vs. Permissive eFiling

By Brad Smith, Senior Justice Consultant, ImageSoft When I started working on my first state and local court electronic filing project in 1998, I truly felt that it would be adopted much like computer assisted legal research offered by LexisNexis and Westlaw. Here we are, nearly 20 years later, and state and local courts are … Continue reading eFiling is Coming Soon to your State – The Advantages of Mandatory vs. Permissive eFiling

Welcome to The Paperless Court Blog

"(Turn and face the strange) Ch...Ch...Changes" David Bowie, "Changes" Just as Bob Dylan observed that you don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows, you don't need me to know that the look of this blog has changed. I can, however, share with you the nature and purposes of the changes, and … Continue reading Welcome to The Paperless Court Blog

Hacking Outside the Box

I think it was Arnold Palmer who remarked that beginners often find golf easy because they haven't had time to learn how hard it is. That's essentially the sentiment that drives the "Hackathon" mentality. At e-Courts 2016 last month, the Court Hackathon sessions were among the most interesting and the most eye-opening. I didn't know, … Continue reading Hacking Outside the Box

e-Courts 2016 Quick Review

e-Courts 2016 is "in the books", as they say. My understanding is that video of the sessions is or will soon be available online. Check the e-Courts 2016 website for information. I strongly suggest viewing those sessions in which you have an interest when they become available. Starting with Gary Marchant's Keynote, attendees confronted the … Continue reading e-Courts 2016 Quick Review

Change and Continuity

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Given the eclectic mix of disciplines and emphases involved, including  STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), sociology, history, psychology, ergonomics, and art, to name a few, architects quite naturally have an almost unique perspective on the subject of Change and Continuity. And that perspective turns … Continue reading Change and Continuity

Countdown to e-Courts 2016

I'm looking forward to e-Courts 2016 in a couple of weeks; and not just because it's in Las Vegas and likely to be sunnier and warmer than the December cold and gray at home. e-Courts and CTC conferences stand well on their own in that they are rich in information, networking and exposure to the … Continue reading Countdown to e-Courts 2016

Bippity Boppity Boo – ECM, Workflow, and Magic

"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable for magic." Arthur C. Clarke Walt Disney was a man way ahead of his time. Yes, long before anyone coined the term, ole' Walt managed to embed a major plug for advanced Electronic Content Management with configurable workflow into his 1959 classic, Sleeping Beauty. This feat was remarkable, even … Continue reading Bippity Boppity Boo – ECM, Workflow, and Magic