There are number of virtual file room systems that are available from third party vendors and widely used during due diligence engagements that could... more »
All branches of the government should be directed to stop providing postage paid return envelopes. Persons and orgaizations doing business with the government should provide their own postage. The cost of printing the postage paid return envelopes, plus the cost of the postage, based on the current first class rate of 44 cents, exceeds $440,000.00 per million envelopes - just in postage alone.
I think it would save my agency a lot of money if we cut down on paper waste. This could be done by streamlining processes and using electronic resources to store client files. Keep track of physical inventory electronically thus avoiding duplicate files and unnecessary mailings. A more efficient and updated IMS database is needed to cut down on paperwaste.
The same virtual water seal can be easily replicated in MSWord and inserted into the electronic version of the document.
When printed, the document still appears to have a water seal though standard paper (with no extra waterseal cost from the distributror) was utlized for... more »
Two years ago I began conducting hearings whenever possible using our new video teleconferencing equipment. I remain in my Boston Office and the parties, along with the witnesses and court reporter, are located... more »