Legal Tech begins tomorrow and I am in position at the NY Hilton. With the show’s emphasis on e-discovery and enterprise systems, we can easily forget that personal productivity is still an important legal technology goal . So, before the din of reports on enterprise systems from Legal Tech coming this week, I report here on three personal productivity tools I’ve been using since the December holiday season, to excellent benefit. 

Desktop Search with X1. In 2009, I had to uninstall Google Desktop Search because it seemed to crash Outlook. (Well, that’s what my IT advisors told me and after uninstalling, the crashes stopped.) For some time, I lived without desktop search, which was painful. I’ve now been using X1