Courthouse Technologies is pleased to announce that the Nunavut Court of Justice has begun implementation of a new jury system! The court headquartered in Iqaluit has entered into an agreement with CHT to implement Courthouse JMS along with Courthouse eResponse, our browser-facing self-service application; while having CHT providing hosting services via Courthouse Cloud.
Why a court would purchase software from a small, boutique software vendor rather than from a more conventional, larger corporation? Its an interesting question. It implies that it is riskier to do business with a smaller firm. We know this because big corporations tout their size, the number of employees and resources they have at their disposal as one of their main selling points. At face value, a bigger company feels like a safer pick. However, I believe that picking a vendor because of its size is misleading. Here are 5 reasons why you should think twice before going with a big corporation.
We are pleased to announce that Genafer Brewer has joined the Courthouse Technologies team as a Product Specialist, effective January 18, 2018. Gena joins CHT with extensive knowledge and experience in jury operations. For the last decade, she held the position of Supervisor of Records and the Jury Office for the Macomb County Circuit Court in Mt. Clemens, Michigan.
Having a box of tools, doesn’t make you a handyman. You have to know how to use those tools effectively for their benefits to shine through. The same can be said for software. How you use a particular piece of software is just as important as the software you decide to use in the first place. Software is a tool at your disposal and efficiency is only obtained through proper use and best practices. A perfect example of this is in Nueces County, Texas.
Courthouse Technologies is pleased to announce that Oakland County and Genesee County have joined together and begun implementation of CHT’s Jury Management Platform! The courts in Pontiac and Flint, Michigan have entered into a subscription agreement for CHT to host and implement Courthouse JMS along with Courthouse eResponse, our browser-facing self-service application; Courthouse IVR, our telephony self-service application; Courthouse IDS, our summons/questionnaire imaging peripheral, Courthouse Kiosk, our self-service kiosk system; Courthouse SummonsDirect, our summons printing, mailing and address verification service, and; Courthouse SMS, our text-messaging service for jury management. The RFP award and project will replace Genesee County’s current implementation the State’s JIS jury management system and Oakland County’s implementation of Xerox’s Juror for Windows system.
Courthouse Technologies is pleased to announce that the Livingston County Circuit Court has begun implementation of a new jury system! The court in Howell, Michigan has entered into a subscription agreement with CHT to implement Courthouse JMS along with Courthouse eResponse, our browser-facing self-service application; Courthouse IVR, our telephony self-service application; Courthouse IDS, our summons/questionnaire imaging peripheral, and; Courthouse SMS, our text-messaging service for jury management. The project will replace the Court’s current implementation the State’s JIS jury management system.
In a previous article, I discussed why Jury Yield is so Important and how increasing your jury yield can lead to efficiency and cost-savings. It is one of the two most important statistics that determine how well you are running your jury operation. The other? Jury Utilization.
Courthouse Technologies is please to announce Orange County Circuit Court in Orlando will begin using Courthouse JMS in connection with Infax’s Jury Call Solution to display panel information in their jury assembly rooms, starting in 2017.
In our continuing effort to offer the best possible jury solution, Courthouse Technologies is pleased to announce the release of Courthouse JMS, version 7.0!
Getting people to show up for one of the most important civic duties is requires a lot of coordination and effort. The fast-paced schedule of one’s normal, everyday life is lot to work around. Technology has helped in this regard but it also seems to have made busy lives even busier. Getting information to potential jurors in a timely way is the most important facet of operating an efficient jury operation. The quicker you can get info to the juror, the more transparency there is and the more likely people will work jury duty into their busy lives.