Friday, October 9, 2015

Cloud Data Security and Encryption

Secret decoder ring

Last week I saw an article about Microsoft’s new secure cloud network connection tool for government called ExpressRoute.  So that got me thinking...

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

CourtHack Info and New Schedule

The dates for CourtHack have had a small adjustment and will now be held on Friday, November 13 and Saturday, November 14, 2015  at the Matheson Courthouse in Salt Lake City, Utah.

For tons of information about the event including registration, the full schedule, rules, prizes, judges, and sponsors go the the excellent website.


Wednesday, September 30, 2015

This and That in Court Technology – Post CTC, September 2015

In this edition we note CTC-2015, another report of handwritten signature failure, iPhone software changes, the Chief Justice of Tennessee announces technology agenda, Intellidact and Tyler partner, and Ohio Supreme Court provides grants to support local technology initiatives.

Friday, September 25, 2015

Ms. Audrey Jun Receives First McMillan Award

At CTC-2015, Ms. Audrey Jun from Courthouse Libraries BC (see bio below) received the first James E. McMillan Award (McMillan Award) for Innovation in Court Technology for their Clicklaw system.  An extract from her submission is shown below.  A full version of her paper is also available by clicking here.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

The 2015 CITOC Innovation Awards

The Court Information Technology Officers Consortium (CITOC), with support from the National Association for Court Management (NACM), and the Conference of State Court Administrators (COSCA) announced the 2015 CITOC Innovation Awards at its annual meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota on September 21, 2015.  The awards recognized two notable contributions to the judiciary in Technology and Court Business Processes. And the winners are...

Thursday, September 17, 2015

CTC-2015 Live Video Streaming Sessions

Since as you may know we will be rather busy next week at the CTC-2015 Conference in Minneapolis, I thought we should share the video streaming schedule at the conference for those of you who won’t be able to attend.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals Seeks Consultancy Support

The United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from qualified vendors for Request for Proposal (RFP) it intends to issue for the provision of consultancy services to configure Records Manager 8 Software to function as a Unified Judicial Database. The vendor will also need to merge 2 separate sets of records into one dataset.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

This and That in Court Technology – September, 2015

This month we have news and notes about a crowdsourcing funding project, advances in artificial intelligence powered speech recognition, criminal case E-filing in Illinois, some comments about the new Apple's iPad Pro and Pencil, a new tiny cheap computer, IBM pitches Watson to trial lawyers, solar windows, and cleaning your gadgets.