It's midnight. You're in a hotel room in Chicago, struggling with a presentation for a 7 a.m. breakfast meeting. Unfortunately, the information you need is sitting on your office fax in Columbus. Is there no way to get it in time? And what about those 56 messages in your voice mail? You'll have to run through them all tonight, just to find out if your client left new instructions.
If you're Brian Murphy of the Columbus law firm of Murray Murphy Moul + Basil LLP, you've already solved your problems.
Murphy's law firm has contracted for Unified Office Service that ties all office messages -- faxes and voice mail -- to the computer system through the Internet. Faxes can reach him as e-mail messages, even when his office is closed for the night.
Unified Office …