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How NHS trusts are innovating with technology and moving into the cloud

| By Ben Peleg, Workshare NHS Liaison | Categories: Collaboration, Mobility, Data Security, Document Comparison, Customer Stories

How NHS trusts are innovating with technology and moving into the cloud The National Health Service (NHS) is officially the 5th largest employer in the world, and it’s forever at the forefront of news and political views both in the UK and abroad. Exceeded in size only by the US and Chinese Armed forces, Walmart and MacDonald’s, the NHS is a gigantic organization consisting of around 1.5 million people. Broken down...

File comparison: The definitive guide

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

File comparison: The definitive guide File Comparison – What’s at stake? When you’re executing file comparison every change matters. With contracts; agreements; legal correspondence the stakes are high and you can’t afford to miss a thing. Whether there are material changes to the content, small grammatical corrections or brand new additions, file comparison must reveal any change...

Security Evangelist, Lesson V: Availability

| By Gabriel Tabares | Categories: Data Security

Security Evangelist, Lesson V: Availability The final aspect of security I want to discuss in this series is availability; the ability to access data when needed. While this is normally something that is not considered part of security, it is part of the CIA (Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability) approach that we use at Workshare. Availability can be in conflict with security, especi...

GDPR - The five things you wanted to know (but were too afraid to ask)

| By Gabriel Tabares, Security Evangelist | Categories: In the news, Data Security

GDPR - The five things you wanted to know (but were too afraid to ask) The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new law that will come into effect in the European Union (EU) on the 25th of May, 2018. Its primary goal is to strengthen and unify data protection for individuals in the EU. The GDPR replaces the Data Protection Directive from 1995 and marks a major departure in many aspects. Without further a...

The importance of secure file sharing for law firms

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

The importance of secure file sharing for law firms File sharing solutions are ubiquitous now. Run a search on Google (other search engines are available) and you’ll get pages of possibilities returned. Secure file sharing, secure file transfer, virtual data rooms, Google drives and every other imaginable solution. Law firms understand they should be sharing files securely, but perhaps not why s...

Cisco WebEx: What went wrong?!

| By Gabriel Tabares, Security Evangelist | Categories: Collaboration, In the news, Data Security

Cisco WebEx: What went wrong?! I try to keep up with the latest security news, but sometimes it feels like it's impossible to read everything that happens - too many things going wrong too many times. One of the most important ones I have seen of late is a remote-execution hole in the Chrome plugin for WebEx, a conferencing program widely used by around 20M people across the...

How to compare Word documents quickly and accurately

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

How to compare Word documents quickly and accurately When you compare Word documents as part of a review process, every change matters. You need to be able to complete the process quickly and efficiently, while ensuring that not the least little change has been missed. It’s more than just money at stake here - any oversight or omission could cost your company, your clients or your professional re...

Productivity tips for law firms

| By Alexis Fox-Mills | Categories: Legal, Marketing, Document Comparison

Productivity tips for law firms In the legal industry, our work environment can often be high-octane, but our time is not always wisely spent. Legal professionals can feel they are struggling to meet productivity demands, which then results in working longer hours rather than finding smarter ways of working.   There are many things that can be done to improve productivity in...

New Year and We're Raring to Go!

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

New Year and We're Raring to Go! Our theme for the first edition of the Workshare Newsletter 2017 is… yes… all things NEW!  We are primed and raring to go this year to help our customers get even more value from their solutions for reviewing, securing and delivering amazing documents. And, we are looking forward to welcoming a host of new customers to our platforms. Get your...

How to be more productive with Workshare for iPad

| By Chantal Foyer | Categories: Legal, Collaboration, Mobility, Document Comparison

How to be more productive with Workshare for iPad Mobile devices have changed the way we work. At Workshare we embrace that change by helping you be more productive on-the-go, while still keeping your files and data secure.  We’ve created unique features for our iPad app, which I am keen to share with you!  1. Make private notes With private annotations on the Workshare iPad app you can high...

The Rules to Redlining.

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

The Rules to Redlining. Workshare has been used for 470million file comparisons and counting. That’s a lot of redlines. Redlining is a fundamental part of a contract negotiation or document review process. But when there are different parties and numerous people involved, it’s a good idea to understand and agree the rules of engagement.  #1 – Establish a protocol Es...

Lawyer-led design released by Workshare

| By Charlotte Hinson | Categories: Press Release

December 2016, London: The product team at Workshare are pleased to announce the release of a new user interface for the Deal Checklists application, led by feedback received from legal teams using the system. The design of the new interface replicates more closely the traditional paper checklists used by lawyers, and brings to the fore recent ...

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