DALLAS, TX — (MARKETWIRE) — 03/28/12 — Onit, a leading provider of business productivity and process management Apps, today announced that its CEO Eric M. Elfman and Customer Development Executive Paul Zengilowski will present at the Texas Lawyer In-House Counsel Summit in Dallas on March 29, 2012. Onit, joined by other industry thought leaders, will present best practices for in-house counsel on a variety of practice areas. The three-hour CLE program is being hosted at the Belo Mansion & Pavilion from 8:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Onit’s session, “Cloud Computing & Legal Technology” will highlight the various advantages and legal issues surrounding cloud-computing services. The presentation will explore why cloud computing is important and how it will likely impact your business. There will also be an exploration of the legal and contracting considerations for your legal department. Additional topics of discussion include:
- What are the legal department applications of cloud computing
- What you need to know before contracting for services with SaaS vendors
- The legal, technical and ethical issues of cloud computing services
- An overview of best practices for cloud computing contracts
- How collaboration and transparency enabled by cloud computing can increase the law department’s value to the organization
Ed Cavazos, a partner with Bracewell & Giuliani LLP, will join Eric Elfman and Paul Zengilowski as a panelist for this discussion.
Onit was formed by legal software industry experts Eric M. Elfman and Eric A. Smith, co-founders of Datacert, a leading provider of enterprise spend management software. Launched in early 2010, Onit deploys Onit Apps to simplify business process automation and improve business productivity across all departments and industries. The Onit App Builder allows business users to drive efficiency and productivity by combining business process management, project management, and information management into one easy to use tool so the user can create their own Onit Apps without having to rely on IT for support.
Businesses have processes for everything — whether it’s hiring a vendor or law firm, terminating an employee, submitting a contract for review, requesting a trademark request, obtaining an NDA, etc. Most of these processes are manual, paper intensive and cumbersome. With Onit Apps, processes are automated in a few clicks, responsible parties are notified immediately, and data collection is centralized. Onit doesn’t require any software to download or resources from IT. For more information, visit www.onit.com or contact 1-800-281-1330.