Thoughts of a Circuit Court Clerk

We’re excited to share this heart-felt guest blog courtesy of our friend and client Paul Ferguson, Clerk of the Circuit Court in Arlington, VA. When the Arlington Circuit Court decided to move from paper to electronic files in 2011, our first step was finding a technology partner that listened to our goals, could help us … Continue reading Thoughts of a Circuit Court Clerk

State Statutes Got You Stressed? Go Paperless

By: Steve Glisky, Practice Manager, ImageSoft The criminal justice system holds prosecutors and law enforcement officers to unique statutory responsibilities which, when not honored, can lead to misconduct and disciplinary action. The effort required to ensure these protocols are respected at times take a backseat to the daily grind of pushing stacks of paper files … Continue reading State Statutes Got You Stressed? Go Paperless

Oakland County’s Oops: Paper Polls Interrupt Michigan’s Primary Elections

Voters in Oakland County, MI stepped up to the ballot in unprecedented numbers for the state’s 2018 primary elections. While so many voices symbolized a vote of confidence from the people, their strength in numbers revealed a weakness in the overall voting strategy: paper dependency. As Michigan’s second largest county, Oakland County experienced an unforeseen … Continue reading Oakland County’s Oops: Paper Polls Interrupt Michigan’s Primary Elections

A Content Writer Walks Into A Prosecutor’s Office…

By: Katie Pusz, Copywriter, ImageSoft To be more specific, it was me – a 5’1” content writer — walking into the St. Clair County Courthouse, and I’m pretty sure it was the door security who had a good laugh as I uncertainly put my belongings on the conveyor belt to be scanned. Clearly, nervous me … Continue reading A Content Writer Walks Into A Prosecutor’s Office…

6 Ways ECM Can Help Government Overcome Challenges – Part 2

By Kevin Ledgister, Marketing Manager, ImageSoft I’ll admit that sometimes I like to watch cheesy, B movies from the SyFy channel. Most of them follow the same script – some greedy corporation or government scientists make a mistake and suddenly we have oversized snakes, sharks, or some other creepifying animal terrorizing an island or a … Continue reading 6 Ways ECM Can Help Government Overcome Challenges – Part 2

6 Ways ECM Can Help Government Overcome Challenges – Part 1

By Kevin Ledgister, Marketing Manager, ImageSoft Do More with Less Money in Less Time In government, budgets are tighter, technology is aging and constituents are demanding more and are upset when things seem slow or when they can’t get timely updates or resolution. One of the top strategies that agencies use to address this is … Continue reading 6 Ways ECM Can Help Government Overcome Challenges – Part 1

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

Paperless Office Progress Actually Observed

As a kid at the beach, I became aware, at some point, that although the rising tide can and will come in and soak previously dry ground, it's usually pretty hard to tell exactly when the tide changes and starts receding. In fact, it seemed to me that the tide level just sort of stayed … Continue reading Paperless Office Progress Actually Observed

Living with “The Law”

Courts have an interesting relationship with the law. On one hand, they have little or no control over what laws are put in place, yet they must deal with those that are enacted, whether they like them or not. So it is with Moore's Law which states that the number of transistors on an integrated … Continue reading Living with “The Law”

Gazing Into the Crystal Ball Part 2: Some Longer Range Implications of Universal Implementation of Paper-On-Demand Courts

Survey questions from a group looking past the next few years, beyond when Paper On Demand becomes ubiquitous in courts and the justice community have prompted me to embark on a fearless foray into mid-term prognostication (twelve years out, to 2025).  Here are a few of the survey questions, along with my answers: Question: In … Continue reading Gazing Into the Crystal Ball Part 2: Some Longer Range Implications of Universal Implementation of Paper-On-Demand Courts