Plumtree Software and LexisNexis U.S. have announced that Haynes and Boone, LLP, an international law firm, has selected the LexisNexis Portal, powered by Plumtree, to deliver Enterprise Web applications to its attorneys and clients. The solution includes the Plumtree Corporate Portal as well as Plumtree's Collaboration, Content, Search, and Studio Servers.
A portal technology developed exclusively for law firms, the LexisNexis Portal powered by Plumtree is designed to give Haynes and Boone attorneys and legal professionals one location to access key research tools. These include subscription and public legal research sources and topical news services, the Internet, and the lexis.com service, as well as the firm's intranet, documents, memos, and precedence database. These can also be searched at the same time with the portal's one-search capability. Haynes and Boone, LLP has created a variety of Enterprise Web applications for the firm's clients, attorneys, and employees through the portal. Enterprise Web applications are assembled from shared services hosted on many application servers, but managed within one framework.
A variety of applications are in use by Haynes and Boone including: An Attorney Workspace Application where Haynes and Boone attorneys can: view current billing activity; collaborate on projects through the Plumtree Collaboration Server; read about client-specific news; and more. Individually branded Client Portals where Haynes and Boone clients can: retrieve personalized accounting information and status reports; edit case reports with their attorneys through iManage; and read firm related news through a LexisNexis Tracker portlet. Accounting Applications where Haynes and Boone attorneys and staff can: get accounting information about a specific client; view billing and financial information from the firm's accounting system; and locate client contact information from Interaction, the firm's CRM database. Employee Services Applications where Haynes and Boone attorneys and staff can: view payroll information and paycheck stubs, and see available vacation time.
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