Funding eFiling: Calculating the Cost

This is the conclusion of Part 3 of 10 in the eFiling Blog Series. Check out the first half of Part 3 here. Handling of indigents in an eFiling system will be profoundly affected by the chosen funding model. In a fully court-funded model with no user-based fees, it's simple: indigents can be handled the same … Continue reading Funding eFiling: Calculating the Cost

Last But Not Least: Defects – the Seventh Waste

Note:  This blog – the last installment in a series on the “Seven Wastes of Muda” as they relate to court document management – deals with the “D” in TIM WOOD: Defects. Calling "Defects" a waste seems sort of like calling "trash" garbage: Of course Defects are a waste.  Nevertheless, in calling out Defects as … Continue reading Last But Not Least: Defects – the Seventh Waste

Introduction to Waste

I make no secret of my admiration for Taiichi Ohno (see What Do Toyota Manufacturing and Taiichi Ohno Have to Do With E-Filing and Integrated Justice Systems?)  and I am constantly using his concepts on effective manufacturing principles to illustrate why things work (or don't work) in courts. Ohno developed the Toyota Production System (TPS), which … Continue reading Introduction to Waste