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How Microsoft Modern Office Can Set Up Your Law Firm for Success

Nick B
By Nick B

Lawyers are busy. 

They need all the help they can get when it comes to daily operations within the law firm, as well as correspondence with their clients. 

In order to manage all of these moving parts, your law firm needs the right technology to ensure everything runs smoothly and your organization attracts more clients. 

Microsoft Modern Office has the tools to make that happen. Here’s an explanation of what the platform is, the different tools it offers, and how it can set up your law firm for success.

What is Microsoft Modern Office?

Microsoft Modern Office is an entire suite of tools that empower businesses to work remotely in a safe and effective manner. This comprehensive platform gives your employees more freedom without sacrificing productivity and efficiency.

Microsoft Modern Office removes restrictions and risks often associated when users leave the physical office. However, it also allows you to manage and secure your user’s remote work environment. The use of this platform is a more adaptive way of working.

Microsoft Modern Office includes:

  • Microsoft 365
  • Inscape365
  • Microsoft Intune
  • Windows 10 Virtual Desktop
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • Microsoft Sharepoint

What Kind of Tools Are Used in Microsoft Modern Office?

The tools in Microsoft Modern Office are designed to enhance the quality, effectiveness, and productivity of your law firm.

Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 is a cloud-based subscription service. Microsoft 365 for Business includes different apps and services based on the subscription level, but they all include standards like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneDrive.

Inscape365

Inscape365 is a management tool that allows you to add and remove users, which makes your platform administration more efficient. With the click of a button, you get inbuilt reports and data.

Microsoft Intune

Microsoft Intune is a cloud-based service for mobile device management (MDM) and mobile application management (MAM). It gives you access to a host of management and security features.

Windows 10 Virtual Desktop

Windows 10 Virtual Desktop is a virtualization service that runs using the cloud. Your employees can use the same desktop and applications, as well as have access to their data and apps, no matter where they are or what device they’re using.

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a unified communication and collaboration platform. It brings text chat, video meetings, file storage, collaborative file editing, and app integration all together in one place.

Windows 10 Pro

Windows 10 Pro is the license needed to operate the full Windows 10 OS, with all the perks and benefits that license entails. It also includes all future OS updates, meaning you’ll always have access to new features.

Microsoft SharePoint

Microsoft SharePoint is a web-based collaborative intranet platform. It allows you to create sites to store, organize, share, and access information from any of your devices, including smartphones, tablets, laptops, and desktops.

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How Can Microsoft Modern Office Benefit My Law Firm?

Using Microsoft Modern Office in your law firm allows you to take advantage of enterprise-grade services and productivity tools that will simplify your IT management and reduce your IT expenditure.

Cloud-Based

Microsoft Modern Office has built-in capabilities such as permissions, versioning control, eDiscovery, and records management to ensure documents are managed, controlled, archived, and can be retrieved in one place with reduced overhead. It’s also compliant with world-class industry standards.

Mobility

With this suite of tools, your lawyers can easily get to their applications and files from PCs, Macs, tablets, and most mobile devices. They can share documents with clients, collaborate with teammates, and connect with other lawyers. All of the applications are always up to date.

Storage

Your lawyers can reduce the amount of paper they carry around as well as the time they spend searching for the latest version of a brief with OneDrive for Business. This online briefcase includes 1 TB of cloud storage and the ability to store and access documents any time online or offline.

Security

Microsoft Modern Office has multiple features and tools for email security, including encryption options and Exchange Online Protection, a service designed to protect email communications. Its Webroot endpoint management works in a number of ways to maintain strong antivirus and anti-malware standards.

Microsoft Modern Office Sets Up Your Law Firm Up For Success

Now you know how Microsoft Modern Office can fully support the workflow of your law firm and help your organization grow. 

The cloud-based platform offers mobility, storage, and security to increase your lawyers’ productivity and efficiency.

If you’d like to implement Microsoft Modern Office and all its features for your law firm, WheelHouseIT can get your started. Contact our dedicated and experienced team of managed IT professionals today!

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