law firm collaboration platform

Choosing Your Law Firm’s Collaboration Platform

The ABA’s Rules of Professional Conduct advise lawyers to stay knowledgeable of societal changes, including shifts in technology. So, that raises the question: Is your firm current with its technology services? More specifically, in the face of a global health pandemic, are you still using yesteryear’s technology, or have you upgraded to modern solutions? As remote work becomes the new normal, forward-looking law practices are turning to collaboration products that can help keep cases on track, enable remote meetings, promote client safety and keep staff productive. For this article, we highlight five tips to consider when choosing a collaboration solution for your firm. 1. Focus on Security In the digital era, maintaining client confidentiality means making sound decisions to ensure …

Tips for Employers During COVID-19

March 22, 2020 Practical tech tips for employers facing an entirely new population of employees working from home. In part two of our work from home series, we discuss some items for employers to consider as their workforce shifts to remote work mode. If you already have a remote work policy and you were able to put it into action successfully, you are ahead of the pack. If not, or if your current policy is older, peruse these tips for some thought provoking ideas. Looking for employee-focused tips? Visit Part 1 – our employee article: Tips for Employees During COVID-19. In an emergency, you need every hand on deck to fight the emergency. The team at Covene understands the nuances …

Tips for Employees During COVID-19

March 19, 2020 Practical tech tips for employees to safely and securely work from home during this unprecedented time. In this two-part series, we’ll discuss considerations for employees and employers impacting the quickly expanding work from home community. Your company’s IT team is mindful of outside threats, and they go to great lengths to ensure outsiders cannot breach the network to access financial data or intellectual property. These restrictions can mean employees cannot access the same resources available in the office, or only with limited ability. Also, employees are feeling the pressure of slow home network speeds and confusing security restrictions that impact their ability to work effectively. Read on for some tips to address these challenges without compromising security …

Tips for Working From Home Amid COVID-19

As restrictions and social distancing continue throughout the world, we are seeing an unprecedented uptick in working from home.  Businesses across the globe are urging employees to only come into the office if absolutely necessary as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus Disease.  This is a change that many corporations may or may not already have a plan for, so it is imperative that we keep these 7 key items in mind when working from home.    If we think about the traditional method of work, which is in the office, it’s very obvious that everyone is on a ‘schedule’.  This is an extremely important aspect of working from home as well and will help set the pace for …

Cisco’s Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Cisco has long been dedicated to helping support natural disasters and other events that happen around the globe.  The same goes for today’s major concern of the Coronavirus.  As COVID-19 makes its way around the world, many companies are shifting to a work from home policy and we need to be prepared.  Cisco is already seeing an exponential increase in the traffic on the Webex backbone since the Coronavirus outbreak began.  Specifically, traffic on the Webex backbone for China-based users has increased 22 times since the outbreak.  As remote working increases worldwide, Cisco is doing four (4) key things to help alleviate the challenge of working from home: For small businesses and individuals who must deploy a work from home …

Hosted Virtual Desktops and Cisco Webex

Until now, virtual desktop users often suffered with terrible Webex audio and video quality. With the new Webex app for virtual desktops, we have a fix for that!