Law Technology News (Volume 6, Issue 10, p. 1, col. 3)
Elite.com Aims at Small Firms
ELITE Information Group Inc. has launched a new subsidiary, Elite.com Inc., that will offer Internet-based time and billing services for solo practitioners and small firms. Beginning 1Q 2000, it plans to offer hosted, Internet-based applications (ASPs).
Los Angeles-based Elite.com says it also plans to extend its services beyond the legal community, and will target non-legal companies in areas such as management consulting; computer systems consulting and integration; accounting; and engineering.
Mark Goldin, formerly senior vice president and chief technical officer of the parent company, is the new company's president. Prior to joining Elite, Goldin was president of Trace Alexander, a London computer firm.
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Law Technology News (Volume 6, Issue 10, p. 1, col. 2)
Time Matters 3.0 Adds E-mail
DATA.TXT CORP., of Cary, N.C., has debuted Time Matters 3.0 for Windows 95/98/NT/2000.
The upgrade is available in three new editions: personal, professional, and enterprise.
New features include e-mail, mail tracking, phone center, Web research, billing and expense, and matter management software, as well as a QuickBooks link, the company says.
The personal edition is aimed at users who do not need networking and links to other software, says the company. (However, it does link to Palm organizers). The professional edition offers networking and links; the enterprise version runs on the Microsoft SQL Server Version 7 Database, explains DATA.TXT.
Using the 32-bit software, lawyers and other professionals can process e-mail automatically to client and matter files; and an enhanced Timeslips 9 link synchronizes Timeslips custom fields, according to the company.
Another new feature is "Personal Journal," a personal information manager.
The built-in billing and expense tracking feature now accepts American Bar Association UTBMS codes. Document management functions have been improved to rival standalone programs, with direct scanning, sorting, indexing and more, declares DATA.TXT.
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