SaaS applications have changed the way documents can be created, edited and stored. Now documents can be created, photographs can be taken, and case files can be collaborated on by attorneys and clients- all while in the field by simply using mobile technology. Smartphones and tablets are quickly becoming the devices most commonly used in the field because documents can be created, edited and stored in the cloud and it automatically syncs to the online account and can be accessed by any authorized computers and devices (such as firm computers, tablets and smartphones).
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Using these applications can make working a case so much more efficient, as work can be done from virtually anywhere. Communication and collaboration on notes, documents, and other files can also be completed at anytime, from anywhere. This throws the doors wide open- no more restrictions for setting up meetings with clients, or collaborating with coworkers or clients- it can be done at anytime.
The organizational qualities of these programs help extend the capabilities even more, as documents can be created, photographs can be attached to documents, tags can be created for easy searching later and many of these programs have functions specifically made for organized project management. SaaS applications can practically transform an entire law firm, making it more efficient and overall more productive.