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Your reputation precedes you

| By Alexis Fox-Mills | Categories: Legal

Your reputation precedes you Some law firms can have a reputation for being reluctant to adopt new technology and workflows. The reason for this is often that they are risk adverse, which is appropriate given the nature of what they do. Teams are confident that the way they have always done things is the way that works – which is hard to argue with. Even if the route to co...

Workshare - How customers help us knock it out of the park

| By Bianca du Plessis | Categories: Workshare News, Release Updates

Workshare - How customers help us knock it out of the park When designing and developing software, there are countless meetings and discussions (and occasionally a few arguments) as we strategize about the best way to improve our products. Much like our users, we edit and re-edit our strategy as new information is brought to light, comparing code and designs the same way they compare high stakes docum...

Forget email - Sharing files online increases productivity

| By Alexis Fox-Mills | Categories: Legal, Collaboration, Mobility, Data Security, Document Comparison

Forget email - Sharing files online increases productivity Forget email, the next generation certainly has Another trend from our social lives is spilling over into the workplace – the move away from email. For a long time now, people at work have felt that email is the bane of their lives. Despite a few changes here and there to the user experience, email remains tough to organize, a bit shouty and j...

Leaving the ALA Conference on a High

| By Alexis Fox-Mills | Categories: Legal, Collaboration, Mobility, Document Comparison, Partners

Leaving the ALA Conference on a High The aim of the ALA Conference 2017 was to “elevate your potential” – an appropriate theme for an event taking place in the mile-high city. Workshare attended the four-day event with our partners, Worldox (who we love, so thanks for having us). Thinking about the theme of the event though – our connection to Worldox is totally elevating our pote...

Legal Technology Roadshow 2017, Singapore

| By Alexis Fox-Mills | Categories: Legal, Collaboration, Data Security, Document Comparison, Partners

Legal Technology Roadshow 2017, Singapore With over 600 registrants for the Law Society’s event in Singapore, the ServTouch team were always going to be busy! There were lots of small and oh so important legal firms from across the country represented at the Legal Technology Roadshow, which took place on 27th and 28th March. Our man at ServTouch, Jason, was engaged with different visit...

Data Residency - Why it's so important.

| By Ben Ridgway | Categories: Legal, Collaboration, Mobility, Data Security

Data Residency - Why it's so important. Global firms that have offices in multiple regions need to be able to store data in distinct regions for regulatory, customer policy and performance reasons. This means when employees are sharing files or folders through a cloud-based application, they need to be able to keep that file within a specified geographic location, or within their comp...

File comparison, sharing and security for Accountants

| By Alexis Fox-Mills | Categories: Collaboration, Data Security, Document Comparison

File comparison, sharing and security for Accountants Square one - What does an Accountant do? Before writing this blog, I wanted to see what happened if you asked Google the question – What does an Accountant do? It seemed the natural place to start, i.e. with the audience, rather than who Workshare are and what we do. When you have clients in highly regulated markets, you may think you know, or ...

Workshare Newsletter - Edition 2, 2017

| By Alexis Fox-Mills | Categories: Collaboration, Mobility, Workshare News, In the news, Data Security, Document Comparison, Customer Stories

Workshare Newsletter - Edition 2, 2017 So, third month into the year, Spring is in the air in London town.  And, how are things going for you? We've just released our latest newsletter with a roundup of some of the things we've been doing.  Get my copy of the newsletter. It's been busy, busy, busy on the newswires recently with tales of the launch of User Activity reports, Data R...

How to remove metadata from word documents

| By Alexis Fox-Mills | Categories: Collaboration, Mobility, Data Security

How to remove metadata from word documents A word to the wise, remove metadata from your Word documents. It’s really easy to forget, but man, can it be embarrassing (and that’s the best-case scenario)! Check out this example published in The Guardian, in the UK, where the sender forgot to remove the track changes in a Word document they submitted to the newspaper:  Most people go about...

Workshare Launches Identity Management Solution Powered by Microsoft Azure

| By Workshare | Categories: Press Release, In the news

March 8, 2017, London: Workshare, the high stakes document company, announced an extension to its solution on Microsoft Azure. Workshare will now be using Azure Active Directory to offer single sign-on (SSO) to its clients. Workshare has selected Azure to host all its online applications. In this recent move, Workshare now offers identity manag...

User Activity reports for compliance and risk management

| By Ben Ridgway | Categories: Legal, Collaboration, Workshare News, In the news, Data Security

User Activity reports for compliance and risk management User Activity reporting With the rise of compliance and security requirements, it is no longer enough to be secure, you have to prove it. As part of this requirement, you need to be able to prove who is doing what with the data in your business and when it was done. Workshare has introduced a User Activity reporting solution, so you can get fu...

Workshare responds to clients’ data residency requirements

| Categories: Press Release

March 2, 2017, London: Workshare, the high stakes document company, has responded to clients’ data residency requirements by introducing greater flexibility into its platform. Now the data stored by individual users can be assigned to a specific Workshare-approved geographic location or a client’s own private location. Any new file or versions ...

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