Solve Your Firm’s Data Overload and Information Delivery Problems

Aderant’s Handshake is the industry leader in knowledge management for law firms. Handshake puts all firm knowledge in one place through intranets, extranets, search applications and mobility solutions, leveraging firm information assets natively in the web, Office® applications, Outlook® and on mobile devices.

  • Portals (Intranets/Extranets)
  • Enterprise Universal Search
  • Expertise Locator
  • Notifications
  • SharePoint Compatibility
  • Mobility
  • Content Designer
  • Integration of Content Libraries
  • Extended Meta Data from Multiple Applications
  • Deployable Within Hours
  • Customizable
  • Security
  • Flexible Migration
  • Seamlessly Integrates with all Practice Management Systems
Handshake

All Knowledge, One Place

The pace of decision making in law firms globally is accelerating. Not only is time a luxury, but the sheer amount of information available to decision makers is growing exponentially. Handshake harneses all of the information you need, when you need it, through portals (intranets/extranets), enterprise search, expertise locator, notifications and mobility.

knowledge management
  • Portals
  • Universal Search
  • Expertise Locator
  • Converter

Complete and Secure Integration with Subject Matter Centricity

With the industry leading Handshake Relationship Framework and pre-defined integrations for the major legal applications, Portals provides complete and secure integration with subject matter centricity. Integrate all your financial, practice, research, ECM, CRM and records management systems data.

  • Firm-centric, Needs-based Portals
  • User Personalization
  • Easy Integration of Content Libraries

Up and Running Within Hours

JumpStart uses modern web development technologies to provide an out-of-the-box solution that deploys your Law Firm Portal with complete integration within just a few hours. Save time, effort and money by cutting down development time with minimal customization required. Simply select the widgets you want from an a la carte menu, and experience rapid implementation through pre-built templates, integrations and web parts.

  • Out-of-the-box Solution
  • Minimal Customization Required

Extend Relationship Framework to Mobile Devices

Reuse the bulk of the work for SharePoint portals and mobile devices utilizing the Content Designer to modify and create the user interface. Access your financial, CRM, Time and Billing, ECM and SharePoint content securely on your mobile device.

  • Access Financial, CRM, Documents and Other Information
  • Ease of Deployment Through App Store and VPN Solutions

Find Accurate Information with One Search, Quickly

Imagine the power and flexibility in doing search, finding a particular client, and being able to see in-depth and secure financial, contact information as well as the client-related documents without having to leave the search results page.

  • Save Time, Effort and Money Through Rapid Search Deployment
  • Search all the Content Within Your Organization
  • Customizable Search Results Page

Algorithmic Intelligence

Universal search gets to know you so your searches get smarter each time you use it. Algorithms and refinement help you find the most relevant information from a big data search, saving you time and surfacing the content and resources being used the most in your firm.

  • Powerful Preview of Documents and Related Information
  • Extrapolate Relevant Information with Search Refiners

KM Analytics and Reporting

Generate detailed reports of common searches by role, practice group, office or firm to find trends and identify areas for improvement in efficiency. Leverage your knowledge of your clients and the industry, taking the next step in front end knowledge management of your data.

  • High-Level to Deep-Dive Reporting
  • Intelligence to Drive Efficiency Improvement

Extend Relationship Framework to Mobile Devices

Reuse the bulk of the work for SharePoint portals and mobile devices utilizing the Content Designer to modify and create the user interface. Access your financial, CRM, Time and Billing, ECM and SharePoint content securely on your mobile device.

  • Access Financial, CRM, Documents and Other Information
  • Ease of Deployment Through App Store and VPN Solutions

Find Internal Expertise Instantly

Based on your firm’s internal data, leverage information from all your systems to quickly identify who the firm’s internal experts are with Expertise Locator. Immediately see who the experts are and why. Filter by office, language, profit center or other firm-defined criteria.

  • Save Time, Money and Effort by Quickly Finding Internal Experts
  • Refine and Filter Searches

Rank Your Experts

You determine the weighting of the expert criteria based on documents, biographies, time entries, client relationships, etc. Easily adjust the weighting of each criterion over time based on firm preferences.

  • Assign Expert Criteria
  • Flexible and Adjustable Weighting

Full Text Results and Content Sources

See all relevant documents for an expert in full text results screen. Select the type of content sources to be searched including documents, research, related cases, expert bios, times entries and more.

  • Select Content Sources

Extend Relationship Framework to Mobile Devices

Reuse the bulk of the work for SharePoint portals and mobile devices utilizing the Content Designer to modify and create the user interface. Access your financial, CRM, Time and Billing, ECM and SharePoint content securely on your mobile device.

  • Access Financial, CRM, Documents and Other Information
  • Ease of Deployment Through App Store and VPN Solution

Security of Your Confidential Information

Migrate your documents to client extranets knowing all your data is secure. Convert client and matter documents from legacy systems to Handshake while maintaining the integrity of the information.

  • Safe and Secure Transfer of Data
  • Easy Integration of Content From Legacy Platforms

Compatible, Flexible Migration

Handshake provides multiple migration strategies, including hybrid environments. Automatically provision data for clients and matters based on your firm’s information from Aderant, Elite, or other legal practice management platform by transforming legacy file and folder names to ensure compatibility.

  • Seamless Integration with Your Firm’s PM
  • Compatible Migration to Fit Your Needs
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Contact us and find out how Handshake can help your firm become agile!