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Inspire Customer Awards

The NetDocuments Inspire Awards recognize and celebrate outstanding customer knowledge, experience, innovation, and passion.

About the program

Our customers do amazing things and inspire others every day. The Inspire Customer Awards recognize extraordinary NetDocuments customers for displaying excellence in their utilization of technology to create a better way to work and deliver improved experiences for clients, stakeholders, and constituents. Nominations are currently closed. Winners will be celebrated at our annual Inspire user conference.
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Inspire 2023

The premier user conference for professionals passionate about leveraging cutting-edge technologies and strategies to maximize productivity and drive better business outcomes.

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23/10– 25, 2023
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The Awards

Law firms, corporate legal teams, and public sector entities can be nominated for demonstrating exceptional work in their use of NetDocuments in the following areas:

AI Award

The AI Award recognizes a pioneer at the forefront of tech innovation that has harnessed the power and transformative potential of artificial intelligence to streamline and improve processes, deliver innovative services, and shape a brighter future.

This team or organization:

  • Enhances legal services by effectively integrating generative AI technologies into their practice to improve quality and efficiency and deliver better results for their clients, customers, or constituent
  • Contributes to legal innovation and sets new standards for legal practice, utilizing AI to streamline legal workflows and improve services
  • Pushes the boundaries of what's possible with AI in law

Automation Award

The Automation Award highlights the innovative application of NetDocuments' automation capabilities to improve processes, solve unique business challenges, or increase control and delivery of efficient products and services.

This team or organization:

  • Successfully deploys NetDocuments automation technologies to streamline repetitive and time-consuming legal tasks, resulting in significant time savings for legal professionals
  • Enhances the overall client/customer experience by reducing response times, providing greater transparency, and/or offering self-service options for routine matters
  • Fosters the innovative use of automation to continuously provide efficient, accurate, and client-focused legal services

Collaboration Award

The Collaboration Award celebrates the creative use of collaboration capabilities to evolve the business and/or client engagement, working seamlessly together to achieve common goals in a manner that exceeds expectations.

This team or organization:

  • Pioneers novel and effective ways of leveraging NetDocuments collaboration technologies to enhance teamwork, communication, and information sharing across teams, departments, or with external parties
  • Integrates NetDocuments collaboration technologies into their existing workflows, leading to streamlined processes, increased productivity, and faster decision-making and resulting in significant operational improvements
  • Harnesses NetDocuments real-time collaboration tools, enabling swift and effective decision-making by bringing key stakeholders together regardless of their physical location

Governance and Security Award

The Governance and Security Award recognizes the robust utilization of governance capabilities to solve business challenges and meet growing compliance requirements, and the most sophisticated use of the platform and workflow capabilities as part of an overall security strategy.

This team or organization:

  • Demonstrates a high level of expertise in implementing and managing NetDocuments security to protect sensitive data from unauthorized access, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations
  • Effectively deploys advanced NetDocuments security tools and practices to detect and mitigate potential security threats in real-time, preventing data breaches and other security incidents
  • Ensures users have appropriate NetDocuments access privileges and that unauthorized access attempts are promptly detected and blocked

Partner Project Award

The Partner Project Award celebrates the strategic use of a NetDocuments partner to drive exceptional achievements and the successful completion of a significant project.

This team or organization:

  • Fosters strong collaboration with NetDocuments technology partners through effective communications and by engaging in thorough planning and strategy sessions in efforts to propel a project to new heights of excellence
  • Leverages the deep knowledge and expertise of a NetDocuments partner to achieve more with their organization’s technologies
  • Demonstrates a commitment to ongoing improvement and optimization of workflows through their elevated use of the NetDocuments platform and partner guidance and support

Acceleration Award

The Acceleration Award highlights the efficient and effective expansion of capabilities and/or exceptional increase in utilization of the NetDocuments platform.

This team or organization:

  • Encourages users to participate in continuous learning to help them adapt, optimize NetDocuments usage, and maximize their opportunities for improved productivity and collaboration
  • Leverages NetDocuments throughout users’ daily workflows to meet and exceed the needs of legal professionals
  • Remains dedicated to offering their users more capabilities to further improve the way they work and empowering users to embrace technological advancements, ultimately contributing to growth and success

Inspire Award

The Inspire Award (previously Customer Zero) honors a customer that provides inspiration to the NetDocuments community in their innovative use of core and full workflow capabilities — and is influential in helping shape legal tech for the legal profession. (not part of nominations process)

This team or organization:

  • Demonstrates a long-term and collaborative relationship with NetDocuments, showing a commitment to working closely together to achieve mutual success
  • Leverages products or services in innovative ways to achieve exceptional results or solve unique challenges within their organization
  • Actively engages in providing feedback that allows NetDocuments to better support them, all customers, and the legal community

Inspire Award

NetDocuments also honors one customer that exemplifies what it means to be a true partner that challenges, supports, and champions innovation within their organization, at NetDocuments, and among the legal community.

Learn More about Inspire — The User Events of the Year

The NetDocuments Inspire conferences bring together customers, industry experts and leaders, early adopters, journalists, and NetDocuments partners and leadership to give users premier inside access to the knowledge that can help their teams maximize the possibilities for success with the NetDocuments platform. Join us at one of these great events!

Winners

2023
Automation Award

Thompson Hine

Collaboration Award

Goulston & Storrs

Governance and Security Award

Council of Europe

Partner Project Award

Hogan Lovells

Acceleration Award

Sidley Austin

Artificial Intelligence Award

Orrick

2022
Automation Award

Thompson Hine

Collaboration Award

Goulston & Storrs

Governance and Security Award

Council of Europe

Integrations Award

Hogan Lovells

Acceleration Award

Sidley Austin

Inspire Award

Orrick

2021
Security Champion

Thompson Hine

Customer Zero

Goulston & Storrs

Adoption Hero

Council of Europe

Top Integrations

Hogan Lovells

Business Expansion

Orrick

2019
Customer Zero

Thompson Hine

FAQs

Everything you need to know about the Inspire Customer Awards.

Still have questions?

When are nominations open?
Nominations are open through Friday, 6/9/2024.
Who can nominate an organization for an Inspire Award?
Nominations may be made by anyone in the NetDocuments ecosystem, and we encourage customers to self-nominate.
Why should you nominate or apply?
Law firms of all sizes, corporate legal teams, government — all of our customers are doing amazing things with the NetDocuments platform. This is an extraordinary opportunity for them to be acknowledged for their inspiring work, intentional innovation, and strategic thinking in support of better solutions for lawyers, clients, customers, and constituents. Being recognized with an Inspire Award reinforces an organization's reputation for delivering excellence and effectively leveraging industry-leading technology.
How do I submit a nomination?
Click the "Submit a Nomination" button and use the form to submit your nomination. Be sure to include as much detail as possible so we get a complete picture of the nominee's story.
What happens after a nomination is submitted?
After nominations close, the NetDocuments team will review all submissions and potentially gather additional information from the nominator, key partners, or the nominee. Shortlist honorees and winners will be recognized at this year's Inspire user conference.
What else do I need to know?
Before submitting a nomination, please review our Terms and Conditions.