Handshake Software Integrates with Foundation Software Group Products

SharePoint integration delivers enhanced Portal, Search and Expertise Location for firm marketers, attorneys, KM professionals and Practice Support  

November 8, 2016 – Handshake Software, Inc., the market leading, award-winning provider of SharePoint-based products and services to the legal market, today announced the integration with Foundation Software Group’s Foundation Experience Management™ solution (Foundation), an enterprise software platform that helps firms leverage the collective work experience of its lawyers. Existing customers will now be able to access all Foundation information from within their Handshake Portals, Handshake Universal Search and Handshake Expertise Locator.

“We are thrilled to partner with the legal market leader, Handshake Software, and continue our mission of creating applications that drive firm revenue and win business,” noted Nate Fineberg, co-founder & president, Foundation Software Group. “We are now able to combine our respective technologies, related expertise and leverage SharePoint to further present attorneys’ collective work experience and the expertise of firm lawyers.”

The new Handshake Software integration for Foundation becomes an integral component of the Handshake comprehensive Portal, Search and Expertise solution. Foundation is now tightly integrated with existing business applications and legal/business research through Handshake. The combination supports the collection of additional information during the matter lifecycle.

“We are excited that two of our valued vendor partners have teamed up,” stated Tracy Hallenberger, chief knowledge officer at Baker Botts L.L.P. “The new Handshake/Foundation integration will further enhance our users’ experiences and capabilities and enable us to realize even more value from both products.”

“Our latest integration with Foundation Experience Management further solidifies Handshake Portals and Universal Search as an all-encompassing SharePoint-based KM solution for all knowledge within the firm.” said Glenn LaForce, Handshake Software’s executive vice president & chief strategy officer.

About Handshake Software

Handshake Software is the market leading and award-winning provider of SharePoint-based products and services to the legal market including portals, enterprise search and mobility solutions. Handshake leverages existing firm investments in practice & financial managements systems, CRM, ECM and DMS by delivering powerful system integrations with Microsoft Office and SharePoint. Handshake Software greatly reduces the time, effort and cost of integrating and presenting business information with Microsoft SharePoint, Search, Microsoft Office and mobile devices. Other business benefits include rapid deployment, reduction of overall risk, unparalleled flexibility and integrated security. Handshake Software clients include total users exceeding 120,000 across 10 countries. The company was named 2011 Innovative Vendor of the Year by the International Legal Technology Association’s (ILTA) annual Distinguished Peer Awards. Handshake Software is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and member of the Microsoft Business-Critical SharePoint Program. For more information about Handshake Software, visit www.HandshakeSoftware.com.

About Foundation Software Group

Foundation Software Group is a developer of next-generation software for large law firms. The company is led by an accomplished team of professionals who have a proven track record of success in law firm application development. The company’s flagship offering is Foundation Experience Management™, an enterprise software platform that helps firms leverage their collective work experience and the expertise of its lawyers. For more information, please go to www.foundationsg.com