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Newsletter articles from 2006

Back-up basics By Nerino J. Petro August 2006 Until recently, magnetic tape drives were the back-up media of choice due to their reliability, low cost for the amount of data stored and wide availability.
Better visuals via brainstorming By Greg Krehel May 2006 Two things we all recognize about demonstrative evidence: it’s potent and it’s expensive.
A brown shoe in a black shoe world By David Clark August 2006 Ever get the feeling you’re the odd one out? Evaluating other offices, do you ever get the feeling that they may be outpacing you in office automation?
Electronic communications & records: Metadata, security, and more By Robert G. Moss October 2006 It would be fair to say that the field of legal ethics is increasingly concerned with issues raised by new kinds of information and communication technology.
Favorites December 2006 Favorites is a feature of the newsletter that highlights those programs, utilities, gizmos, gadgets, etc., that we love.
Favorites August 2006 Favorites is a feature of the newsletter that highlights those programs, utilities, gizmos, gadgets, etc., that we love.
Favorites May 2006 Favorites is a feature of the newsletter that highlights those programs, utilities, gizmos, gadgets, etc., that we love.
Favorites March 2006 Favorites is a feature of the newsletter that highlights those programs, utilities, gizmos, gadgets, etc., that we love.
From the Chair By Nerino J. Petro December 2006 As we see more and more consolidation in the software industry, we again need to ask ourselves is there a place for simple programs that may only do one thing?
From the Chair By Nerino J. Petro October 2006 A message from Committee Chair Nerino Petro.  
From the Chair By David Clark March 2006 With all apologies to Aldous Huxley, the brave new world is in the courtroom. More than ever before, technology is being accepted more in the everyday operations of the courtroom.
My Treo 650 By Bryan Sims December 2006 I have owned a Treo 650 now for about one year. During that time I have grown quite attached to my Treo and I cannot imagine going back some other type of device.
Now you don’t see it—Now you do By Peter Mierzwa May 2006 This title brings to mind a magician performing a disappearing-reappearing trick.
Receive and send faxes—Anytime, anywhere (Including on your cell phone!) By Alan R. Press December 2006 Despite the prolific use of e-mail, faxing is still an extremely popular way to communicate.
State of information sharing in Illinois By David Clark May 2006 An important meeting was held recently that addressed electronic filing in Illinois. Invitations were extended by the Administrative Office of Illinois Courts (AOIC) to a select group of Circuit Court Clerks at the inaugural meeting of the Electronic Filing Committee.
Taming the paper tiger By Trent L. Bush March 2006 The goal in moving toward a paperless office and thereby taming the paper tiger is to get our files under control.
Technology trends for 2006 By Todd H. Flaming March 2006 The tools available to lawyers and standards we are expected to follow are evolving. 
The three flavors of Adobe Acrobat: A litigation perspective By Greg Krehel March 2006 Adobe System’s ubiquitous Acrobat software comes in three primary versions: the free Reader, the $299 per-license Standard version and the $449 per-license Professional version.