Thursday, January 29, 2015

Ipro appointed Jennifer Stevenson as VP of Marketing

Ipro Tech, LLC, a worldwide leader in the design of eDiscovery software, announced today the appointment of Jennifer Stevenson as Vice President of Marketing. Stevenson joins Ipro after eight years at LexisNexis, where she was most recently responsible for setting overall strategic priorities, evaluating acquisitions, and aligning product portfolio strategy for the litigation solutions group. Prior to this position, she was the Vice President of Worldwide Marketing for Dataflight Software, helping to grow the eDiscovery company by 500% in five years and positioning it for acquisition by LexisNexis.

By Guest Blogger: IPRO Tech

Ipro strengthens executive team with legal marketing expert

PHOENIX, January 29, 2015 - Ipro Tech, LLC, a worldwide leader in the design of eDiscovery software, announced today the appointment of Jennifer Stevenson as Vice President of Marketing. Stevenson joins Ipro after eight years at LexisNexis, where she was most recently responsible for setting overall strategic priorities, evaluating acquisitions, and aligning product portfolio strategy for the litigation solutions group. Prior to this position, she was the Vice President of Worldwide Marketing for Dataflight Software, helping to grow the eDiscovery company by 500% in five years and positioning it for acquisition by LexisNexis.

     “Over the past few years, Ipro has evolved from providing point products to enterprise-level, all-in one eDiscovery solutions,” said Kim Taylor, Ipro President and Chief Operating Officer. “In her role as Vice President, Jennifer will help the company enhance how we communicate our value, expand our market presence, grow our customer base, and boost strategic development efforts.”

     Stevenson will oversee Ipro’s global marketing efforts, drive product positioning, corporate communications, and joint marketing efforts with partners to help grow revenue, increase brand awareness, and expand the voice of customer.

     “Ipro is one of those rare companies whose vision and growth is truly centered on its customer and partner focus,” said Stevenson. “I’m thrilled to join a team which includes such deep industry know-how, all working together to enhance our customers’ experience.”

     Stevenson holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington and a master’s from the University of London. She sits on the Board of New Earth, a youth development nonprofit.  

By Guest Blogger: IPRO Tech

Sarai Guerra Join Ipro as VP of Client Strategy

Ipro Tech, LLC, a worldwide leader in the design of eDiscovery software, today announces industry expert, Sarai Guerra has joined the growing company as Vice President of Client Strategy. Guerra’s primary responsibilities will include managing client relationships, implementing best practices, and assisting with maximizing workflows and ROI.  She will also explore ways to improve internal Ipro processes and ensure the teams who interface with clients are delivering the best possible service.

By Guest Blogger: IPRO Tech

New hire Sarai Guerra, Joins Client Relatiosn Executive Team

PHOENIX, January 29, 2015 - Ipro Tech, LLC, a worldwide leader in the design of eDiscovery software, today announces industry expert, Sarai Guerra has joined the growing company as Vice President of Client Strategy. Guerra’s primary responsibilities will include managing client relationships, implementing best practices, and assisting with maximizing workflows and ROI.  She will also explore ways to improve internal Ipro processes and ensure the teams who interface with clients are delivering the best possible service.

“Sarai is the perfect fit for the direction we are taking Ipro," said Kim Taylor, President and COO of Ipro Tech, LLC. "She has been deeply involved in implementing new technology and practices at one of the world’s largest law firms. Her experience at leading global litigation support teams will be an enormous asset to the company; and she will greatly help our customers’ traverse the ever shifting eDiscovery landscape.”

Guerra served as Manager of Practice Support Operations at the global law firm, Latham & Watkins, LLP. In that capacity, she built the firm’s practice support center in the U.S. and E.U. to support their global Litigation Department. Her team enhanced the firm’s technology by evaluating and implementing new eDiscovery review and processing applications with over 100 servers firm wide. Guerra assisted with the implementation of new policies and procedures related to eDiscovery, data management, security, and retention. She also served as a consulting expert with the firm’s clients regarding their Litigation matters and improved their internal eDiscovery practices and techniques. Prior to Latham, she served as a Technical Consultant for iCONECT Development and also managed the technical eDiscovery operations for two service providers. Guerra brings a strong technical background and over 10 years of industry experience.

“Ipro is one of a kind. I’m thrilled to join such a talented and customer service driven company. Its vision is exactly what the industry so desperately needs, advanced, yet affordable eDiscovery solutions,” said Guerra.

For information on joining the Ipro team, visit www.iprotech.com/careers.

By Guest Blogger: IPRO Tech

@LLMInc expands eDiscovery platform w/ near-native redaction, increasing productivity of review

LLM, Inc. continues to expand their industry leading e-discovery platform and just this week introduced near-native redaction capabilities, enabling users to redact documents in a near-native format. The feature not only saves users time, but also streamlines the review process.

The sought-after feature also delivers users the ability to redact documents on the fly directly from Liquid Lit Manger, thus eliminating the need to image documents in advance. Overall, this results in time and cost savings during the review process. Other benefits of this feature include:

  • Increased ability to respond to tight production deadlines
  • Increased accuracy, with fewer human errors than traditional methods
  • Enhanced workflow capabilities

LLM is continually looking for new ways for clients who use Liquid Lit Manager to save time and money and this is the latest enhancement of their flagship product, Liquid Lit Manager. Visit booth #224 to see a demo and witness how LLM can give law firms a competitive edge.

By Guest Blogger: Liquid Litigation Management, Inc.

SMASHDOCs, the new web app for easy, collaborative copy writing and document revision.

With SMASHDOCs the smartwork solutions GmbH develops web app that enables a quick and easy collaboration for or between companies in real-time. The SMASHDOCs app will save all changes to a document in one instead of multiple versions. For each paragraph, the user can see at any time who made or authorized what changes and when. Manual comparison of documents is no longer necessary.

SMASHDOCs works as software as a service on German servers of smartworks solutions GmbH as well as a private cloud or on premise installation in an own data center. In addition the API can be integrated in existing web applications like social intranets, CMS or file sharing solution. The company’s headquarters are located in Gauting near Munich. The startup was founded in 2013 and could raise a series A investment of one million euros (about 1,2 million $) in August 2014. More information on www.smashdocs.net.

By Guest Blogger: SMASHDOCs

Legal Workspace Increases Client Base, Support Personnel and Partner Reach in 2014 #legalIT

Legal Workspace, a leading provider of cloud-based work environments designed specifically for law firms, today announced that it increased its 2014 customer base by 37 percent when compared to 2013. Additionally, the company welcomed new clients and a new partner in 2014. 

The company attributes this success to its unique, legal-specific virtual work environment coupled with law firms’ rising acceptance of cloud-based technology.

Legal Workspace’s accomplishments in 2014 included: 

  • The finalization of a partner agreement with LawBase as well as the first installation of LawBase in the Legal Workspace environment.
  • A renewed Worldox certification.
  • A new Time Matters certification.
  • The addition of legal systems engineering and marketing staff with first-hand knowledge of law firm operations and processes.

“The cloud is truly freeing attorneys from location and accessibility constraints. We take this a step further by transforming firms into cloud-based operations which give lawyers and paralegals mobile access while eliminating the complexities and costs of managing IT on-site.  Legal Workspace, which was first introduced in 2008, can tackle complicated systems and tasks in a short period of time such as large scan and print jobs, integrating applications with email, hosting practice and document management databases and linking to indexed data,” said Joe Kelly, CEO and founder of Legal Workspace.

Legal Workspace, created for lawyers by professionals well-versed in the special demands and requirements of law firm practices, hosts software applications such as Microsoft Windows, Office and Exchange and anti-virus and anti-spam protection to create a virtual law firm platform.  Through partnerships, Legal Workspace also offers cloud-based access the following practice management, document management, time billing and legal document generation automation software: 

  • Amicus Attorney®
  • Needles®
  • Practice Master®
  • Thomson Reuters ProLaw®
  • Worldox®
  • Microsoft SharePoint®
  • Timeslips®
  • Tabs3® Billing Software
  • QuickBooks®
  • Hot Docs®
  • ProDoc®

Visit Legal Workspace at LegalTech New York (booth 434) for demonstrations and more information.

You can learn more by visiting www.legal-workspace.com or watch our video.  

About Legal Workspace

Founded in 2008 and formally launched in 2010, Legal Workspace offers law firms a legal-specific, cloud-based environment that hosts all the software applications needed to run a practice. The highly secure workspace eliminates the complexities of IT management for attorneys while giving them anytime, anywhere access from any device.  In addition to providing Microsoft Office, Outlook and anti-virus and anti-spam protections, Legal Workspace hosts legal software applications from industry-leading providers of practice management, document management and time and billing software as well as legal document generation automation. To learn more or to request a demo, visit www.legal-workspace.com.

 

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By Guest Blogger: Legal Workspace