01/01/12 – In this whitepaper, Seth Rowland goes over the case for Document Automation in general, how to assemble a document from a template and the best desktop and cloud apps for Document Assembly.
Document automation is the art of doing more with less — with the potential of leveraging higher profits out of a shrinking staff.
Word 2007 is a mature and well thought out product. If you have never used Microsoft Word, now is the time to switch. Finally, a product that places all your formatting commands no more than 2-clicks away. If you have used Microsoft Word as a “text editor” and struggled to format documents like the pros, you will find the new Ribbon much more intuitive. In particular, the ability to “preview” a change as you review the options will result in much more professional-looking documents. If you are a Word power user like me, you may be frustrated at first. But give it time. You will soon find many new features to love as you survey the “Ribbon.” You will find even more power and produce even more polished and professional documents
In this article, legal technology consultant Seth Rowland explains why you should take a new look at “document assembly.” According to Seth, document assembly software is better than ever, more powerful, and easier to use. With Seth’s guidance, you’ll find the perfect solution whether you want to work on the Web, share your templates over a network, or simply build a library of your favorite clauses. Perhaps most significantly, Seth discusses new services that enable you to pay for document assembly on a per document or subscription basis.
“Artificial Intelligence Modeling of Complex Legal Transactions” was presented by Seth G. Rowland, Esq. on March 16, 2002 at International Association for Artificial Intelligence and Law’s 2002 Practical AI Workshop.