What All Law Firms Need to Know About Siri

Posted by Gaby Isturiz on Jun 25, 2015 8:46:00 AM

Siri and other text-to-speech technologies offer many conveniences, but is our privacy at risk?

The question boils down to this: is Siri a big blabbermouth disguised as a helpful sidekick?

According to this article published by Esquire titled “Siri is Definitely Sharing Your Data with Third Parties,” a Reddit user discussed having access to voice recordings from random Apple and Samsung customers that were generated through text-to-speech technologies, such as Siri, while working for a data mining company. The user, FallenMyst, shared this experience to serve as a warning to mobile users that their data may not be as private or personal as they might assume.

Topics: Mobile Technology


How to Use LinkedIn to Drive Law Firm Success

Posted by Gaby Isturiz on May 13, 2014 2:06:00 PM

Recently, we discussed why LinkedIn is critical to your law firm’s social media strategy. In this article, we'll explore a few ways that attorneys and their firms can maximize their use of LinkedIn.

However, before diving into the tactics, it is important to acknowledge this: your strategy must be focused on publishing high-quality content that is of benefit to your audience on a consistent basis. Your readers will need to know what to expect from you in terms of quality and frequency, which in turn creates a sense of value in their minds. Otherwise, your success will be fleeting, rather than sustainable.

Topics: Mobile Technology


Why LinkedIn is Critical To Your Law Firm’s Social Media Strategy

Posted by Gaby Isturiz on May 12, 2014 11:49:00 AM

LinkedIn has undoubtedly become the premier social network for professionals, averaging one new member every two seconds. With over 300 million users, LinkedIn is no longer a static online resume platform, utilized solely for the purposes of searching for employment as it once was.  LinkedIn is now a dynamic hub for lively professional conversation and debate that is shaping the future of business.

Topics: Mobile Technology


[INFOGRAPHIC] The State of Mobile Technology in the Legal Industry

Posted by Gaby Isturiz on May 7, 2014 7:29:00 PM

Right now is perhaps one of the most exciting times to be part of the legal industry. The great transformation taking place is affecting how we work, where we work, what we work with and the roles that we play as professionals in the firm. Much of the shift taking place can be attributed to technology, specifically, mobility.

Mobility is literally changing the world (arguably, it already has). We dive deep into global and legal industry-specific mobility trends and fun facts. 

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Snow Problem, No problem - As Long As Your Firm is Mobile

Posted by Gaby Isturiz on Feb 14, 2014 4:52:00 PM

The weather outside is frightful. Even in locations where it is is typically delightful.

This season, just about every US location is getting pummeled with snow, ice and other severe weather conditions. Yesterday, law firms in DC, Georgia, North Carolina, New York, Boston, Maine, and New England were closed. While a “snow day” might sound like fun, it can be very stressful for individuals who are forced to “work from home” without have access to the proper infrastructure that allows them to tend to important matters.

Topics: Mobile Technology


Mobile Time Entry: Three Things You Need to Know

Posted by Gaby Isturiz on Dec 20, 2013 5:00:00 AM

 

Mobile devices have changed the world and they are changing the way we work and communicate. Mobility begins the moment that we walk away from our desktop or laptop, not just when we are outside of the office.

Our productivity, often driven by the apps that we choose, is enhanced and enabled to take on new life with our ever-expanding access to technology.

Mobile time entry is part of this shift. 

Topics: Mobile Technology


Tech Trends: How Attorneys Use Mobile Technology

Posted by Gaby Isturiz on Dec 4, 2013 6:10:00 AM

Today’s attorneys are more connected than ever, according to the 2013 ILTA Technology Survey that represents over 88,000 attorneys. Top law firms are using technology across all aspects of their firm to maximize efficiency and revenue.

Topics: Mobile Technology