Not every law firm needs dedicated IT support. That might sound strange to say coming from an IT company, but we recognize that no two firms are alike in their technology needs. Investing in IT support without a strong business case for doing so will benefit no one.
As your business scales or your team’s technology needs change, however, you may find there is a much stronger case to be made for an investment in IT support for your law firm. Below we’ll discuss a few instances when you may choose to hire an IT partner.
Reasons to Hire IT Support for Your Mac-Using Law Firm
A dedicated IT partner will help you achieve your operational goals by managing the appropriate infrastructure for your firm, reduce your security risks, and keep you at the forefront of technology advancements. You can read more here for additional ways a dedicated IT partner supports your law firm.
As you consider the technology needs and security threats your law firm is up against, here are a few reasons you may want to hire an IT partner to support your firm and its Mac technology.
- Data protection – Your client’s information must be protected. Because most legal files and documents are stored in the cloud to make everyone’s lives easier, your risk of a security breach goes up. The right IT support can help keep your data secure. This also includes support for email protection and ransomware.
- Improved productivity – Outsourcing your technology needs frees up your attorneys and support staff to work on client billable projects rather than deal with technology headaches. Moreover, your Macs will stay technologically current so you don’t get sidelined by outdated or ill-performing applications.
- Improved operational efficiency – Manual processes slow you down. A technology partner who specializes in Apple products can help you implement effective solutions so you can manage caseloads with ease and efficiency. The right tools and automation designed for the way your firm works is the surest path to a better employee and client experience.
For law firms who run on Macs, a dedicated IT partner who specializes in Macs like we do here at Honeycrisp can help you identify gaps in your technology and determine the best solutions for moving forward. To learn more about how we support our law firm partners, get in touch with us today.