About Daniel Gold

Daniel Gold is a lawyer, consultant, and technologist. He is also a nationally recognized author, public speaker, and podcaster. Daniel's mission is to make a difference in the lives of professionals at both work and in life. He is also regarded as an expert in both eDiscovery and IT managed services. Follow him on Twitter at @DanielGoldEsq.

What Lawyers Need to Know about Blockchain Technology

Blockchain technology has become serious business. It lets people transact and record business in ways that were never possible before. It's going to mean serious changes for the legal profession. Lawyers will need to keep up with a rapidly changing environment of case law and regulations to understand what's permissible and what's enforceable. At the [...]

By | 2018-04-16T17:27:44+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Four Reasons Your Law Firm Needs Managed IT Services

Every law firm depends on computer technology. You use it for client records, research, and communication. It's a complex business, with risks ranging from hardware failure to malicious intrusion. Few legal offices have the in-house expertise to manage their own systems and keep the risks low. Managed IT services are a cost-effective way to keep [...]

By | 2018-03-28T03:51:47+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Backup & Disaster Recovery, Cloud, Managed IT Services|1 Comment

Late for the GDPR Party? Here’s What to Do

The time left till GDPR goes into effect is getting very short. On May 25, businesses that hold data on EU citizens have to be in compliance. Many businesses in the US still haven't gotten started. They could face serious penalties, especially if they suffer a data breach. It isn't clear how the SAs (Supervisory [...]

By | 2018-03-28T03:50:54+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Signs Your Law Firm Needs a Security Audit

As a law firm, you deal with confidential client data every day. Not only do you need to maintain billing compliance, you also have to keep up with privacy regulations for your clients. If you're worried that your law firm's security isn't up to current standards, a security audit is an excellent idea. A security [...]

By | 2018-03-28T03:50:15+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Backup & Disaster Recovery, Cloud|0 Comments

Cloud Computing Improves Your Law Firm’s Security

  Of all of the advances in legal technology in the past ten years, perhaps none has been met with more skepticism by lawyers than cloud computing. At first blush, the idea of storing sensitive client files and data on a remote server, possibly out-of-state or even overseas, seems too risky to law firm managers. [...]

By | 2018-03-28T03:49:41+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Backup & Disaster Recovery, Cloud|0 Comments

Microsoft Teams: 3 reasons it will boost your team’s productivity TODAY!

Typically, a product is merely defined by the code it stands on. For instance, Word allows you to type your work product (like I’m doing now), Excel helps you compute, PowerPoint provides you with a platform to tell a story (hopefully without bullet points), and Outlook is our source for an overly-flooded electronic mailbox (for [...]

By | 2017-11-30T22:44:36+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Managed Services, Uncategorized|16 Comments

ILTACON 2017: Top 10 reasons to visit FlexManage at Booth 807

I'm Daniel Gold, the VP of managed services at FlexManage, and I'm here to tell you my Top 10 reasons to stop by and visit FlexManage at Booth #807 when you're at ILTACON from August 13 to 17. (1) Get in on our "secret sauce" - How can we offer affordable, flexible IT services? [...]

By | 2017-11-30T22:44:36+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Events, Legal|18 Comments

Microsoft Inspire 2017 – The “why” statement that we’ve known all along

Last week, the FlexManage team had the privilege of attending Microsoft Inspire 2017, an annual conference held by Microsoft Corporation for its partner community. Listening to Satya Nadella's keynote address opening the conference on Monday, July 10, I couldn't help but be inspired by what the company's mission statement is: "Empower every person and organization [...]

By | 2017-11-30T22:44:38+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Managed Services, Microsoft, Microsoft Partner, News|19 Comments

How being happy is contagious (and why you’ll live longer)

I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about the attitudes people bring to work every day and how a positive or negative attitude affects how others perform their jobs — including how they serve their clients. The interesting thing is that the attitude you bring to work directly impacts every aspect of what you [...]

By | 2017-11-30T22:44:40+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Managed Services|17 Comments

WannaCry Ransomware – what you need to know & how to protect your organization

As you undoubtedly read online or saw in the news, a brand new “ransomware” virus called WannaCry impacted over 150 countries, 250,000 computers across multiple verticals including healthcare and banking. In March, I wrote about the seriousness of security threats, malware, and ransomware on our FlexManage blog, and what we can do about it to protect [...]