Jan 26, 2010
Audio: Cloud Computing and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)
Jack Newton is Co-founder and President of Clio, a leading provider of web-based practice management software. He gave a teleseminar on February 9th discussing “Cloud Computing and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)” at Solo Practice University®.
Jack Newton is Co-founder and President of Clio, a leading provider of web-based practice management software. Jack holds an M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Alberta, and has over 10 years of experience building start-ups and web applications. Jack holds three software-related patents in the United States and EU. He has also spoken at CLE seminars on how practice management systems can be used to help a lawyer practice ethically and competently. Jack has also written and spoken on Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) in general, and specifically on the ethics, privacy, and security issues relating to the use of SaaS in the legal market.
- What is cloud computing / Software-as-a-Service?
- What does cloud computing mean for lawyers?
- What are some of the benefits (and some of the disadvantages) of “the cloud”?
- What are the ethical implications of using Software-as-a-Service? Is it OK with my Bar?
- What questions about security and privacy should you be asking a prospective SaaS provider?
- How should you evaluate the costs of SaaS versus traditional desktop software?
- How can you protect yourself against worst-case scenarios?
This guest lecture is about 67 minutes. Listen directly below.
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