Her Name is CORA, and She’s the Future of Courts

She can answer FAQs about any courthouse. She helps you search court dockets. She can even direct court visitors to where they need be, and she can do it all in either English or Spanish. Who is she? CORA, the Court-Operated Robotic Assistant, is the first robotic solution designed for a court setting. Named after … Continue reading Her Name is CORA, and She’s the Future of Courts

Imagine – Part 3

By Jeff Barlow, Justice Consultant, ImageSoft Part Three: MaaS and its Effects on Insurance and Personal Injury Cases; Technologies to Predict Outcomes In Part One of this series, we talked about the growth of Mobility as a Service and how it is fundamentally and forever changing personal transportation. In Part Two of this series, we … Continue reading Imagine – Part 3

Imagine – Part 2

By Jeff Barlow, Justice Consultant, ImageSoft Part Two: Augmented/Self-Driving Vehicles In Part One of this series, we talked about the growth of Mobility as a Service and how it is fundamentally and forever changing personal transportation.  If/when Augmented Driving becomes more than a niche phenomenon, it will quite predictably accelerate the shift toward Mobility as … Continue reading Imagine – Part 2

Imagine – Part 1

By Jeff Barlow, Justice Consultant, ImageSoft Part One: Mobility as a Service Let's imagine, if you will, a court in the future. Pick your own timeline for the advent of each of the futuristic "advances" proposed below. Every one of them is already under way. Granted, some of them are still in the early prototype … Continue reading Imagine – Part 1

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

The Art and Folly of Prediction

Go to any court conference these days and you'll find that a main topic, if not THE main topic, is "change." In my previous post, I discussed my sense that the rate of change occurring in the courts surpasses almost all current expectations. A part of me hopes I'm wrong. However, I'm keeping that part … Continue reading The Art and Folly of Prediction