Category: PCLaw

Online Business Backup – Canadian data Centers

For my Canada customers, after having evaluating many backup providers, I presently use KineticD. I support and recommend it to all my clients, not just Canada clients. Here is a blog post about why you should use a Canadian backup provider: https://www.kineticd.com/want-your-data-securely-backed-up-send-it-to-canada/  

What software do I use to run my law practice?

As many of you know, I am a licensed lawyer in Ontario, Canada (that is why it is 7secondblog.ca). I was called to the bar in 1999, but started to split my time in 2000 between law and consulting. I have been back to law… Continue reading

PCLaw Certificate Expiry – versions 8.10a, 8.10b, 9.31a, 9.31b

If you are using an affected version of PCLaw, there is a certificate expiry issue that can render PCLaw inoperable. See the Lexis statement below:

SaaS Practice Management for the Canadian Law Firm

When you take a look around the current Practice Management vendors in the legal space, you will quickly find that no one stores their data in Canada. Although Clio is from British Columbia your data is stored in Amazon….which is not in Canada. The rest?… Continue reading

Mobility – what is it?

It seems that Mobility and a Mobile strategy are the craze in the IT press. I am not so sure what this really means but in the Legal vertical I have been dealing with it for the last 10 years. Is Mobility – access using… Continue reading

Data Migration – Time Matters, PCLaw, Cloud based applications, Salesforce

Once again I am working on a larger data migration project and I am reminded of the key points which are mostly forgotten. What is the key? Data migration is a process and as a customer you need to engage your consultant. I would also… Continue reading

Lexis Nexis Time Matters and PCLaw conference 2011

Just back from this year’s Time Matters and PCLaw conference. My thoughts summed up. There are indicators that the future will bring some innovation and some updates and fixes to the applications. These are needed and a positive sign in the market. The Time Matters… Continue reading

Time Matters training – 7 Second System Training and Support

The 7 Second System has guaranteed training from its inception. We use a variety of mediums including onsite support, online meetings, help videos and manuals. We have added an integrated help system to Time Matters and also to all of the Speed Matters products. For… Continue reading

Time Matters 10 – PCLaw 10 Link

We all know the love hate relationship that we have with the Time Matters – PCLaw link. Let’s just start with what we all know…if you are on an old version of Time Matters or PClaw (pre-version 9), I recommend that you upgrade. If that… Continue reading

What to expect working with us

Clients and potential clients often ask me what they should expect when working with us, whether we are your Time Matters consultants PCLaw consultants HotDocs consultants Integration consultants First and foremost we have to manage the project. As we look back over our years of… Continue reading