Office 365 For the Legal Industry
Legal and business professionals today face many challenges. They need to ensure compliance, and make sure their documents are secure and easily shared with teams and clients. They expect their technology solutions to reduce overhead, increase billable hours, enhance productivity, and provide the ability to work anywhere, anytime. Office 365 provides solutions to address these challenges and more, helping to increase the number of hours that lawyers have available to spend on their client’s needs resulting in increased client referrals and revenue.
Why Office 365?
Cloud-powered Office 365 has the applications you know—always up to date and accessible from virtually anywhere. It includes enterprise-grade services such as online storage for secure document sharing, real-time co-authoring to help improve collaboration, and productivity tools such as content management, enterprise search, and social, while simplifying IT management and reducing IT expenditure.
A secured enterprise-grade cloud-based platform Office 365 is compliant with world-class industry standards, including ISO 27001, EU Model clauses, HIPAA BAA, and FISMA. It has built-in capabilities such as permissions, versioning control, eDiscovery, and records management to ensure documents are managed, controlled, archived and can be retrieved in one place with reduced overhead.
Get work done from anywhere and anytime You can get to your applications and files from virtually anywhere—PC, Mac, tablets, and most mobile devices—and they’re always up to date. Collaborate on matters with teammates, share documents with clients, and connect with other lawyers.
Store, access, and share documents securely from anywhere OneDrive for Business is your online briefcase. With 1 TB of cloud storage, you can store and access your matter documents at any time online or offline, and securely share them internally with your team or externally with clients. Reduce the amount of paper you need to carry and the time spent searching for the latest version of documents.
Simple administration and rock-solid security With Office 365, your data is protected and control is even easier. There’s step-by-step deployment guidance, and you can manage your users and services from a single admin portal. Office 365 has built-in security that deflects malware, spam, phishing attacks, and other threats. And if you need to, you can connect with an Office 365 expert for migration, custom work, and ongoing support.
Migration to cloud on your own terms Understanding that not all firms and organizations are the same; organizations can make their journey to the cloud at their own pace. Organizations can choose from a full cloud-deployed environment to a hybrid or full on-premises environment to best meet their needs or compliance requirements.
Why Matter Center for Office 365?
Microsoft Corporate, External & Legal Affairs developed Matter Center for Office 365, a SharePoint-based document management and collaboration solution. It takes advantage of all the deep enterprise content management capabilities that the SharePoint platform provides, and offers many additional benefits of being integrated into the Office 365 platform, including: integration with Outlook and Word, rich content search and discovery with Delve, analytics with Power BI, personal document storage and collaboration with OneDrive for Business, extensive compliance, management and security, and a growing list of capabilities as Office 365 continues to move forward. Matter Center for Office 365 improves the way law firms and attorneys work together by making it easier to organize files by client and matter, review documents, and find information when needed, all without ever leaving Microsoft Word or Outlook. Click the Matter Center link here to learn more.