Why Do You Need a Document Management System?

Most businesses require a well-organized document management system (DMS) for easily creating, tracking and finding what you need as you need it.

For law firms handling complex legal cases and having to manage a heavy load of sensitive documents, an efficient DMS is essential. The burden of remaining compliant with industry regulations is also higher for law firms than most other business types.

Fortunately, document management no longer means rows of filing cabinets but is largely digital.

Nowadays, the best document management software is cloud-based or installed on-premises, offering a range of features that law firms rely heavily on to manage their documentation: creating, storing, indexing, protecting, and retrieving documents effectively.

Cloud-based systems, in particular, have grown in popularity in recent years because of the reliability, flexibility and cost-effectiveness they deliver.

But how can such a system help your practice, specifically? The key benefits of DMS software are detailed below.

About the Author: Dennis Dimka
Dennis Dimka is the CEO and founder of Uptime Legal Systems, North America's leading provider of technology, cloud and marketing services to law firms. Under Dennis’ leadership, Uptime Legal has grown organically and through acquisitions to become the nationally-recognized legal technology company it is today. Uptime Legal continues to innovate and disrupt the legal technology space, and has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private for the past six consecutive years. Dennis was also an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist.

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