Time for another new product catch-up, this time featuring outsourced transcription with DPS Software + practice management with Redbrick Solutions + document management with QuoStar + SharePoint records management with Gimmal.

• DPS Software has launched an integration module allowing DPS case and practice management users to automatically pass work to Voicepath for outsourced transcription services. Delivered as a part of Outlook, the DPS system enables fee earners to dictate against emails, letters or other incoming or outgoing documents corresponding to a case. The dictation element is also a part of iAttend – DPS’s newly launched mobile app for attendance notes. www.dpssoftware.co.ukwww.voicepath.com

• Redbrick Solutions has announced the latest version of its practice management solution with new functionality including: Enhanced Customisation + Case List Filters + Additional Outlook Addin functionality + Batch Processing + Enhanced AML. Existing customers will automatically receive the latest version of Redbrick Practice Management at no cost. Redbrick Solutions is the only case management provider to have achieved the Legal Eye Quality Standard. www.redbricksolutions.co.uk

• QuoStar, the business consultancy and information technology firm, has partnered with printing experts Kyocera to deliver a new range of document management solutions for UK law firms. The new range of document management solutions will enable law firms to gain greater control of their print environment and improve the security, storage, control and workflow. QuoStar CEO Robert Rutherford said “We have not entered into the managed print and document solutions market lightly. It has taken us many years to develop a solid offering for the legal market that we feel matches the high standards of our consultancy, outsourcing and cloud services. Law firms will benefit from a more effective use and allocation of resources and budget for their print services, as well as lower service, maintenance and material costs.” http://mds.quostar.com

• Gimmal, a Houston-base provider of information management software for Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365, just announced the immediate availability of Physical Information Management (PIM) for SharePoint and Office 365. PIM delivers consistent management of physical and electronic information, including records, by applying a complete lifecycle of policy for retention and disposal. Records managers and knowledge workers can more easily find, retrieve, store and use valuable company information contained in electronic and physical information. With PIM you can: Manage any type of physical item, including storage boxes, file folders, documents and tapes + Apply policy to physical and electronic records + Leverage the SharePoint user experience for records actions, such as classification, deliver/pickup requests and more

“RIM professionals have been waiting for a solution to consistently apply records management controls to electronic and physical information in their final lifecycle stage in SharePoint. As our customers execute on their cloud initiatives, they are looking to Gimmal to make the transition as smooth as possible,” said Gimbal president K. David Quackenbush. “PIM is an example of our strategy to enable deployment in a pure on-premises environment, in Office 365, Azure and in hybrid SharePoint scenarios. This gives our customers the platform flexibility and choice they require.” www.gimmal.com