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Creating a Smarter Law Firm

By Tami Schiller | Social Media and Research Specialist at TutorPro Ltd Disruption or distraction? Technology change is outpacing our ability to update skills quickly enough to keep up. In legal, the skills conversation typically focuses on lawyers and legal workflows. However, no one working today is immune. Every department in your firm is facing deep changes within their areas of expertise. It is time to elevate the conversation and talk about the critical … Continue reading

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Keno Kozie Named #1 IT Outsourcing Company in the 2016 Best of the National Law Journal Awards

By Keno Kozie Associates | Marketing Department Keno Kozie is excited to announced they have been named the leader in IT Outsourcing in the 2016 Best of The National Law Journal awards. Nearly 7,300 readers in more than 83 categories cast votes for the Best of The National Law Journal awards, a reader’s choice ranking of the top legal vendors and law schools nationwide. Voters had the opportunity to express their opinions about which … Continue reading

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Disaster Recovery Planning 101

By Acronis | Introduction Businesses rely heavily on technology, and technology disruption for a few days or even a few hours can result in significant financial loss. According to an ITIC [1] survey, more than 95 percent of large enterprises with more than 1,000 employees say that a single hour of downtime costs their company more than $100,000 per year on average. According to another study by Emerson Network Power and … Continue reading

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The Importance of Software Integration

By Sue Keno | Vice President of Keno Kozie Associates In today’s day and age, when firms want to stay ahead of the game, their systems need to function synchronously. Software that is not integrated and thoroughly tested results in significant increases in cost and resource consumption. Defining systems/application integrations is the first step in explaining its importance. Understanding the business needs and determining the best technical strategy for implementation … Continue reading

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Five Forces of Collaboration in a 24/7 Globalized World

By Barrie Hadfield | CTO of Workshare Hardly a day passes without references to today’s “globalized world” or its “borderless markets” as the justification for a particular business strategy. Connectivity plays a big part in building and uniting a firm that spans across teams, departments, and geographies. But to fully immerse a law firm in a connected, collaborative environment, it’s important to understand exactly what connectivity is. At its core, … Continue reading

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IT Purchasing: Twelve Smart Tips

By Stacy Fischbach | Keno Kozie Associates, DC Managing Director Most years, technology is one of the largest line items in a firm’s budget, with hardware and software purchases that keep the IT engine running the top cost culprits. These unavoidable costs can be daunting given the amount of knowledge each transaction requires to ensure accurate purchases. Often these acquisitions ask a firm to “look into the future” to determine … Continue reading

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Keno Kozie Nominated as Best IT Outsourcing Provider in the Fifth Annual Best of The National Law Journal’s Reader Rankings

Keno Kozie has been nominated for Best IT Outsourcing Provider for U.S. Law Firms in the 2016 Best of The National Law Journal Reader Rankings survey. The survey gives the legal community the opportunity to acknowledge those they believe are the best providers of products and services. Voting is open until January 4, 2016 at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2016BestNLJ ; recipients will be announced March 28, 2016. Keno Kozie is listed in Question … Continue reading

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Trapping and Containing the Email Monster

By David Kiefer | CEO and Founder of DocAuto, Inc. When it comes to email management, there is no magic bullet or golden lasso that can address all the needs of any one organization. Each organization must assess its specific needs, processes, patterns, and security requirements to develop a specific attack strategy that works for the firm and its users. To develop an effective email management strategy, firms must answer … Continue reading

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Backup, Disaster Recovery, and Business Continuity: What Does it All Mean?

By Eli Nussbaum | Managing Director at Keno Kozie Associates  When it comes to interruptions in business operations—such as a temporary outage or lack of access to equipment, data, or facilities—it’s wise to expect the unexpected and prepare for any possible scenario. The best tools for this preparation are having plans for: Backup Disaster recovery Business continuity Many people mistakenly believe these terms are interchangeable; they are actually quite distinct. … Continue reading

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How the Legal Department Benefits from IT

Technology has become an even bigger part of critical processes throughout enterprise sectors, especially in the legal department. Corporate legal teams now rely on a considerable number of connected systems, making quality WAN performance more important than ever. Fortunately, solutions like Talari’s Software Defined THINKING WAN and WAN Cloud solution can help ensure not only essential network support, but optimal performance of critical resources and applications as well. Legal tech: … Continue reading

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