News

May 20, 2017

Based on feedback from a law firm, Synergy Matters now has “Corporate Doc’s” a file folder that is invisible to non authorized staff and has the abilities to be positioned in a folder with Microsoft permission’s. This gives the administration all the function’s of the document management system  and the security and isolation they need for human resource files etc.

May 15, 2017

Enhancement’s made to Doc review’s now give you a popup notification when you have a new document for review, separate from the general color change that alerts you. History has now been added to doc reviews and the ability for the review to be marked finished

May 11, 2017

Installed, setup  and trained 2 mid sized  Vancouver BC  law firm’s in 3 days in conjunction with I -Worx.  Fantastic staff

 

April 19, 2017

What’s better than a locked Matter to erect an ethical wall, an invisible locked matter. Synergy Matter’s matter restriction’s now make the matter invisible to restricted staff and any search results will also be filtered out.

March 22, 2017

An update to the Synergy Matters plugin, now gives you the additional flexibility to direct the automatic saving of a sent email into an individual folder within a client’s docs.

February  16, 2017

With Synergy Matters 3.1 update, we have incorporated the preview function from Synergy MFP Controller. You now have a preview of all scans and faxes before saving, this is  helpful when bulk scanning of documents and additionally aids in more descriptive file names. As before all documents scanned and all faxes become text searchable.

January 10, 2017

Synergy MFP controller is released which controls any multi function printer to capture disbursements and direct scans directly into a client folder, it also has the feature to save a  PDF copy of anything photocopied into a client folder as a byproduct of capturing the disbursement.

November 3, 2016

We are pleased to welcome our first virtual law firm to use Synergy Matters. Working  in conjunction with I-Worx. we were able to complete a full install, with all clients imported all 7 staff members trained, in an amazing 3 days!

October 28, 2016

We are happy to announce we are working with I-Worx  out of Vancouver BC who provide a total hosted Canadian environment with IT support included to law firms.

September 6, 2016

We have updated Synergy Fax, our desktop faxing with automatic saving in the client file with proof of service printed on every page.  We have enhanced the  appliance by increasing memory and processing speed and we have enhanced the modem’s to have 34/33.6K fax capabilities and are now hot swappable.

June 22, 2016

New hardware for Synergy Track, the easiest way to recover postage and courier and track registered mail. It now comes with a faster processor, we have doubled the memory and battery life, and improved the durability.

April 15, 2016

Why sort through all your client files, Synergy Matters 3.0 has all the recent files that you have worked on (30 days worth) in one spot. If you search and the client is not one you have worked on recently than it will search all your active files to show you the correct client.

April 3, 2016

Join us between “A Rock and a Hard Place”  at the Trial Lawyers Association of BC event in Vancouver on April 22, 2016.

March 23, 2016

Synergy Matters 3.0 Outlook plugin allows for easy renaming of the name of an email when saved to the client’s document, allowing for a more descriptive name than Jones Vs Jones. Intelligent filtering will present options of which Client the email will be saved to along with sub folders to consolidate communications.

Jan 28, 2016

ESILaw import template is completed which allow’s us to setup a law firm with Synergy Matters inside 1/2 a day.

December 16, 2015

Synergy Tools was ranked number 3 out of over 200 new technology products released in 2015 for Law Firms by Techno lawyer subscribers!

Synergy Tools ranked  Number 3

November 16, 2015

Synergy Matters now accommodates saving downloaded Econveyance  documents directly into the client’s folder with automatic extraction of the various documents. Combined with Document review and revision’s  makes for a seamless work flow.

October 20, 2015

Synergy Matters is fully compatible for Microsoft 2016 Office.

September 15, 2015

Testing is completed and Synergy Matters, Synergy Tools and Synergy Track are all fully compatible with Windows 10 with all features working.

September 1, 2015

We are proud to be a sponsor for the 2015 Pacific Legal Technology Conference in Vancouver on Oct 2, 2015, Stop by our booth number 19.

August 28, 2015

Synergy Matters now has enhanced Synergy notes to enable you to easily build a history on the file. One click brings up all the previous notes on a client and allows you to enter new notes, all dated and originator identified.  No more multiple documents,  one document will contain all pertinent information that you wanted to record.

July 15, 2015

TechnoLawyer announced today that out of 96 new products reviewed by TechnoLawyer so far this year, Synergy Tools ranks number one. Here is a link to the review:

TechnoLawyer Review of Synergy Tools

March 30, 2015.

Synergy Tools plus released.  offering all the features of Synergy Tools along with distributed computing to OCR all PDF documents.  Additional feature of Synergy Notes allows you to easily take a chronological notes on a client’s matter. With automatic time and Date stamping successive notes will automatically be added to the existing note document.

Feb 8, 2015

Synergy  Tools launched today bringing work sharing tools to even the non tech savvy firms.  Starting at $59.95 per user with discounts for multiple Licences.

Jan. 6, 2015

Legal Matters Software Inc. will be releasing a collection of utilities this quarter for Law Firms based on our flagship product, Synergy Matters. The first of these will be Synergy Tools. Launching the 3rd week of January, Synergy Tools will give users quick access to their file folders and equip the user with the ability to easily convert and combine documents into PDFs,  send live document links internally for collaboration and  automatically add the current date into the beginning of a file name to list a few of the time saving features. Upcoming products will enable users to handle  email’s easier and add time stamped notes directly into a client’s file.

Jan.2, 2015

Legal Matters Software will be exhibiting at the Manitoba Mid Winter Conference Jan 22, 2015 Hope to see you there.

 Dec.10, 2014

Synergy Matters ranked number 11 out of almost 200 new technology products reviewed by TechnoLawyer in 2014.  a link to the rankings is below.

TL NewsWire Top 10 and Top 25 Products of 2014 Awards

Oct. 23, 2014

When editing time transaction for export in Synergy Matters you now can select the transaction code via name or by code.

Sept 17, 2014

Synergy Matters has the feature to save time and disbursements transactions and export per file on demand in a common delimited format for import into various accounting programs.

July 3, 2014

Synergy Matters was mentioned today in a podcast on  Legal Talk Network by Neil J. Squillante of Technolaywer as being in 6 th place in this years top newest legal technology products for 2014. We are mentioned 7 minutes into the interview.

For the full article go to Legal Talk Network.

June 26, 2014

Canada’s 16 th largest law firm has invested in Synergy Track for their operation to increase staff efficiency in capturing  and tracking  expenses in the mail room, with the added benefit of tracking all registered mail automatically.

June 14, 2014

Synergy Matters now monitors a “Synergy saveto” folder in your “my documents” which initiates a popup enabling one step saving/profiling of any type of file to your client’s file folder.

Apr. 9, 2014

Synergy Matters now has one button activation of Microsoft Word compare feature in client’s doc’s link

Apr. 4, 2014

Synergy Matters import routine successfully imported all existing client documents from 6 different and distinct file structures into the proper Synergy Matters client folders. Over 50 gigs of documents, pictures, PDF’s and wav. files were moved with the click of a button.

Mar. 20, 2014

Synergy Matters now integrates Microsoft’s Word compare feature into revisions allowing one click comparisons between previous revisions of documents.

Mar. 11, 2014

Synergy Matters Word plugin now allows direct saving to any Synergy Matters Client folder. A simple popup similar to the Outlook popup requests the Client.

Feb. 11, 2014

Synergy Matters Outlook plugin now automatically changes the category of email’s that have been moved into the clients folder identifying them as being moved. This really is the easiest way to manage email.

Jan 7, 2014

Synergy Fax in conjunction with Synergy Matters now has cover-page automation which auto fills out the cover page with predefined information

Dec. 4, 2013

Synergy Track now tracks Registered Mail and sends a clickable tracking link back to the user that requested it.

Nov. 15, 2013

Synergy Matters Automatic revision tracking is now included. Each time a document is revised and saved the previous revisions are available (with one click)  for review, comparison or replacing. The latest version is always the one showing in the clients Docs link.

Sept. 12, 2013

Synergy Matters  now has “Doc Reviews”  This feature greatly enhances the paperless office. This provides an easy way for staff to collaborate on documents. From alerting staff members about new email’s, scans, and faxes, to reviewing new documents created or edited. One click takes you directly to the document in question, allowing for review and editing all the while tracking your time in the background.

 Feb 20, 2013

Geek alert. Synergy Matters now incorporates distributed computing to convert PDF’s to searchable PDF’s. Using a single thread on each of the computers on the network. A tremendous number of PDF documents can be processed into searchable ones, quickly with out slowing down the network. The benefits is that the job of creating the searchable PDF’s  can be removed from the scanner or MFP and distributed across the network, allowing for faster scanning, saving staff time. All old PDF’s copied into Synergy Matters will be converted in the background.

Nov. 13 2012

Synergy Matters Released.  Synergy Matters is designed from the ground up to be #1 easy for staff to use, with minimal changes to the way you work, and #2 to use technology to work in the background to enable efficiency in all aspects. We know what file you are working on, so when you print, scan or fax we know who to charge, we don’t interrupt your work flow to get a billing number. When you send email’s, review, create and edit a clients documents we know what file you are working on and record your time. Tools for creating, editing and communicating documents are intuitive and at your fingertips. Highlight 1 document and convert to PDF we do it instantly, 2 or more documents we know you want to convert and merge and probably rename.

Feb 06, 2012

Synergy Fax  incorporates Scan to Fax, and Scan to Matter, allowing an easy transfer of scanned documents to be faxed and added to the clients matter folder, or adding scanned documents to the clients folder prompting you for the name you wish to call it.

 Mar 15, 2011

Synergy Fax now accommodates “non conventional folder structures” where the folder name is not the bill to file number.  For example if you send a fax from the client file folder named “Legal Matters Software”, Synergy fax will ask for the bill to file number the first time and then recall that file number from this point on.

Oct 12, 2010

Synergy Fax released.  John Ryan is pleased to announce the release of the newest addition to the Synergy suite of products for law firms. This desktop fax system, specifically designed for law firms, automatically saves a copy of the completed fax with the proof of service on every page into the clients folder. For the first time law firms can now automatically recover the expense of received faxes.

Apr. 05, 2010

Synergy Track: Tracking of alternative mail services, such as, ICS, Legal Alternative, and other mail type delivery services has been added with a re settable local counter to keep a running total to complete the required manifest.

Jan 07, 2010

Synergy Track now has the feature of exception pricing, which allows for specific rates to be charged to clients that have negotiated contracts.This removes the chance that a client will be mistakenly billed for postage or courier if their retainer agreement does not allow for it.

Nov. 02, 2009

Kirk Lins, IT Manager, is pleased to announce that the Janam Model XM66 has been selected to be the new platform for SYNERGY TRACK. “The windows mobile 6 operating system combined with the touch screen capabilities of the Janam unit allows us to further expand on the functionality of the former Postage Track 2000 system which has been in place since 1998.”