Easing the Bench’s Transition to Technology

By: Brad Smith, Sr. Justice Consultant, ImageSoft Ready for an electronic solution? Designing technology that is easy to use and understand begins with these steps: Involve stakeholders who are candidates to use the technology solution; seek their input in design and functionality Understand their exact requirements Engineer the technology with features that eliminate stress and … Continue reading Easing the Bench’s Transition to Technology

How Paper-On-Demand Provides Judges with Documents That Work “Better Than Paper” (Part Three)

Having previously considered the judicial requirements for Accessibility and Navigability, and Readability, let’s now take a look at the judicial needs and requirements for Document Manipulation. Next to readability, manipulation of documents is probably one of the biggest issues for judges considering a move to a paper-on-demand court. Indeed, paper-on- demand, by definition, leaves open … Continue reading How Paper-On-Demand Provides Judges with Documents That Work “Better Than Paper” (Part Three)

Down on the Farm

"I LIKE horses", said Farmer Brown.  "I've always used horses to do the plowing; my daddy always used horses to do the plowing; and his daddy before him always used horses to do the plowing.  I UNDERSTAND horses.  I know how to take care of horses.  The barn is set up for the horses.  I … Continue reading Down on the Farm

Want Judges To Use ECM? – Don’t Skimp On Document Display Devices

In Disney's Aladdin, Robin Williams, as the genie, gives this description of what it's like to be a genie: "Enorrrrmous powers !!! ....Teeny, tiny living space."   That, to me, is an almost perfect description of an iPhone.  When I discuss what judges should want from a Paper-On-Demand Enterprise Content Management system, one requirement at the … Continue reading Want Judges To Use ECM? – Don’t Skimp On Document Display Devices

Helpful Hints to Get Judges to Use (and Like) ECM in Courts

I recently read Ken Follett's historical novel A Dangerous Fortune, about English bankers in the late 1900's.  Follett's novels are always well researched and full of really cool contemporary technology.  A few days ago, while discussing judicial use of digital documents with a judge, I observed that many judges are deeply concerned that they cannot … Continue reading Helpful Hints to Get Judges to Use (and Like) ECM in Courts