Social software and cloud computing are both hot topics not only in the legal industry but in businesses in general. As with any new technology, there are many questions to answer and fears to alleviate.

In recent years, enterprise social collaboration software and cloud computing have transitioned from a novelty to a serious business priority. The benefits of cloud computing and Software as a Service (SaaS) are generally well accepted and represent an effective way for organisations to reduce costs associated with operating their own data centres and taking on in-house app development.