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David Slayton, Administrative Director, Texas Office of Court Administration

Finding it hard to keep pace with technology? Has your court lost customers and business to more effective and efficient solutions? Are you struggling to keep up with the new normal?

As the Joint Technology Committee’s paper, Courts Disrupted states, “technology and innovation have the power to improve as well as disrupt business processes in the court community. Innovative disruption from companies like Uber, Amazon, and Airbnb are shaping business practices in the private sector. The public sector, including courts, will not remain untouched by disruptive innovation. Court managers can leverage the concept of disruptive innovation to make justice available to a wider audience at a lower cost while preserving fairness, neutrality, transparency, and predictability in the judicial process. 

Sponsored by the National Center for State Courts and based on the work of the Joint Technology Committee (JTC) (established by the Conference of State Court Administrators (COSCA), the National Association for Court Management (NACM), and the National Center for State Courts (NCSC)).