January 2020 Tech Talk for Courts

Is it just me, or does anyone else think of “20-20” vision when they say “2020”?  Vince Hanson, Director of Business Development, ImageSoft With not only a fresh year ahead but an entirely new decade, I want to ensure my vision for the future is clear and my hindsight is truly 20-20. Sometimes, though, that proves … Continue reading January 2020 Tech Talk for Courts

Plating Thanksgiving Dinner: Component Style

Savory green bean casserole. Cranberry sauce. Gravy boats. And who could forget that freshly basted turkey? Remember to save room for pie – there’s bound to be pumpkin, apple and maybe even pecan.    Whether you’re wondering how all this food will fit on your countertops or just on your plate, we’re all wondering how to … Continue reading Plating Thanksgiving Dinner: Component Style

They’re Creepy and They’re Kooky: The Addam’s Family “Courtroom” Values

Mysterious and spooky, and altogether ooky.   If you thought we were talking about disparate, legacy courtroom processes, we don’t blame you – but, really, we are talking about The Addam’s Family.   A Halloween staple for decades, the iconic Addam’s Family has again proven their timelessness by recently reviving seasonal spirits at the box office. Yet, … Continue reading They’re Creepy and They’re Kooky: The Addam’s Family “Courtroom” Values

Breaking the Chain on Prisoner Transport Incidents

“The Michigan Department of Corrections is thanking a citizen for helping to prevent the escape of a prisoner who tried to grab an officer’s gun at I-69 rest stop Wednesday.”   Screenshot of the Detroit Free Press website . As in just a few Wednesdays ago. This recent Detroit news article is one of many that … Continue reading Breaking the Chain on Prisoner Transport Incidents

Video Evidence: A Common Courtroom Trial

Authored by Brad Smith, Senior Justice Consultant, ImageSoft  Since I started supporting the justice community over 30 years ago, the evolution of the courtroom has been extraordinary and, in many ways, unforeseen. Of all the variables contributing to the modernization of the court process, technology continues to be the most significant influencer. Why? Because it’s … Continue reading Video Evidence: A Common Courtroom Trial

Touchdown: The Winning Play-by-Play Championing All Court Cases

Be honest – who has been staying up late to watch Thursday night football despite it “only” being pre-season?   So many people, even the rain-or-shine fans championing their jersey at every “real” game, discredit the hype of pre-season since the final scores aren’t carved in the books. While the weeks leading up to the official … Continue reading Touchdown: The Winning Play-by-Play Championing All Court Cases

What Happens in Vegas Will go to Court

Hosted at the Bellagio in Viva Las Vegas July 21- 25, the National Association for Court Management’s (NACM) annual conference is not something to take a gamble on missing. Showcasing today’s best-of-breed solutions for complete courtroom efficiency, the conversations and innovations are, admittedly, rigged in the judge’s favor and include everything from real-time reporting and … Continue reading What Happens in Vegas Will go to Court

The Gist of IJIS

Like all industries, the court space is no stranger to organizations marked by confusing acronyms that most people don’t recognize or are even sure how to pronounce. Because so many readers found nuggets (or should we say “cookies”) of wisdom from our “C is for CJIS” deconstruction, we thought we would spell out another version … Continue reading The Gist of IJIS

Keep Calm: The Court Clerk Uses CaseShare to Handle It

“Keep calm” is probably the least comforting phrase to any court clerk trying to ascend a case to the higher, or Appellate, courts. And rightfully so – there are custom requirements to be met, volumes to be assembled, files to be named and pages to be ordered, signed, sealed and delivered. Even after that laborious … Continue reading Keep Calm: The Court Clerk Uses CaseShare to Handle It

Are You a Firewall to Your Own Success?

We probably found this funnier than we should have, but we’re a software company – what do you expect? Whether you identify with the fax-fanatic or the defeated presenter, hopefully you also found some humor in this. As a paperless organization, it’s intuitive for us to type notes that are automatically backed in a cloud, … Continue reading Are You a Firewall to Your Own Success?