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Whether you are considering investing in a case management solution or you’ve already implemented one, we have content to assist your team. Not finding what you’re looking for? 

The Importance of Data-Driven Government: Lessons in Data Quality, Transparency, and Integrity

It’s no secret that data plays an important role in the justice industry. If data is accurate and used effectively, it has the potential to tell a story and help inform strategic decisions. Without accuracy and transparency, though, data is essentially meaningless. This post explores the importance of quality data and how to support an organizational culture that understands and interprets data effectively.  

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AI in the Justice Industry: What Courts Need to Know and What’s Coming

While artificial intelligence (AI) has been around for a while, it made a big splash in 2023. There are many components of AI, and the implications for the legal industry are huge. As AI continues to evolve, we expect to see more courts exploring what AI means for them specifically and determining the measurable gains of its use. In addition, we expect courts to explore some of the hot topics related to court privacy, cyber security, and deep fakes as they pertain to AI.  

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How To Choose the Right CMS

How do you choose the right CMS for your court? In this post we explore how to prepare for your CMS search, what questions you should ask vendors, and how to determine what solution is the right fit for your court.  

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Increase Court Appearance Rates with Your CMS

Technology is putting courts in a position to meet community members where they are at and advance justice across the nation. If you’re interested in reducing FTAs and improving court accessibility within your community, read more.

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Preparing Your Court for a CMS Migration

For many court systems, a case management system (CMS) is a critical part of keeping cases and processes moving efficiently. But as technology evolves, so do the needs of courts, which means upgrading to a new system is sometimes necessary. When an upgrade or move from a legacy CMS to a new CMS happens, migration, or data conversion must happen. You can avoid some major headaches and set your court up for a successful migration by taking some time to prepare and plan before migration begins.  

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4 Best Practices Any Court Can Implement to Dramatically Improve Data Quality

Bad data…we’ve all dealt with it at some point. Unfortunately, bad or inconsistent data comes at a high cost. For courts, it can mean errors and incorrect reporting, inefficiency, and the inability to provide the community with data transparency. However, by implementing a few best practices, you can drastically improve the quality of your data.  

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Four Tips for a Successful CMS Implementation

Implementing a new court case management system (CMS) is a huge task. Fortunately, there are steps that can be taken to ensure your implementation has the best chance for success.   1. Establish a Clear Mission

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Driving Innovation in the Global Legal Industry

We are honored to have received this award, and while we are proud of our company and the innovative solutions we offer, we know there is always room for improvement and will continue working to make our solutions the best they can be for our customers. Read the full post about why JWorks was selected for this award.

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Staffing Problems? Let Your CMS Do the Heavy Lifting

Staffing challenges, limited budgets, and resources have been an increasing trend in courts. These challenges can be addressed by properly leveraging your CMS and incorporating effective onboarding and training for staff and new hires. Learn more.

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Measuring Justice to Drive Positive Change

Understanding challenges in the justice system is difficult when there is a lack of data and/or data transparency. While there have been significant improvements in the data that’s been collected by justice agencies over the last several years, there is still plenty of work to be done. We sat down with Amy Bach, founder of Measures for Justice, to discuss how data is being collected, the improvements that have been made, and what your agency can do to drive positive change by measuring justice.

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