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The Digital Era: Moving your Law Firm into a Digital Age and Paperless.

What is digital transformation?

Digital transformation is the integration of digital technology into all areas of a business, fundamentally changing how you operate and deliver value to customers. It’s also a cultural change that requires organizations to continually challenge the status quo, experiment, and get comfortable with failure.*

Educate yourselves about what digital transformation implies, moving into the digital era will not happen overnight. It will also take a team effort to move your office into the transformation. Focus first on what must remain constant, then on what can change.

Clients are looking for quick access to their cases and attorneys that can provide easy access for them. In the digital age that is the expectation. Are you ready for the challenge to not just meet but exceed your client’s expectations? 

Try these steps to help your firm move forward: 

  1. Get your staff onboard, it will take a team effort to move your office into the transformation
  2. Ask employees what takes them the most time. That way you are looking for a software that will help your employees save time doing repetitive tasks by automation.
  3. Identify which tasks have cannot miss deadlines such as  answer deadlines or responses to discovery. Technology can prompt reminders and workflows.
  4. Keep building as the comfort level of using software.  You need to walk before you run. Find a software that works for you and not you working for the software. Ensure whatever software you use to move into the digital era that can bring quick improvements.  These quick wins will make the change management process much smoother.

There is plenty of software available. Often the best fit is the software specific to your industry.

*Source: https://enterprisersproject.com/what-is-digital-transformation