Infoware Acquires Creative Training & Development Inc.
Combined Company Creates Largest Canadian Training Provider to Law Firms in Canada
TORONTO, September 11, 2014 – Infoware Canada Inc. .(www.infoware.ca), a leader in Microsoft Office automation and training for law firms and other professional services organizations, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Creative Training & Development (CTD) and that Becky Carbray, its president, is the new Director, Training Services at Infoware.
CTD has provided specialized training and software migration services to the legal market since 1995 when firms began to move from WordPerfect to MS Word. Under the direction of Becky Carbray, CTD and its team of trainers and consultants has assisted hundreds of firms with their transition to Word as well as developing document best practices and standard firm styles.
“Today law firms are investing more in training to improve staff productivity and maximize the return on the investments they have made in software and technology,” says Infoware President Alan Dingle. “Since launching our specialized training division in 2012 to meet this growing need we have trained thousands of users at dozens of firms.”
“The objectives of both CTD and Infoware are very similar and I am delighted to join a larger organization where I can spend more of my time refining and expanding the training system I have worked with so many firms over the years to develop”, says Becky Carbray, CTD President. “I look forward to continuing to work with the customers I have worked with for years and to working with the team at Infoware to expand the breadth of training and support services we offer.”
Together, Infoware and Creative Training & Development is one of the largest Canadian companies providing specialized training and support services to the legal profession in Canada. Training services offered include.
- Microsoft Office migration services (from planning stages through to rollout)
- Word, Outlook, Excel & PowerPoint for law firms
- Windows training and support
- Document forensics and refinement training
- Training for third party applications related to the legal document creation workflow
For over 30 years Infoware has specialized in Microsoft Office automation helping law firms and other organizations leverage their technology investment. Specializing in developing solutions that unify and enhance Microsoft products, Infoware has developed world-class expertise in Microsoft Word customization, template-development and document standards. Flagship Word add-in solutions include Legal Extensions for Microsoft Word (Word LX), InForm automated court forms, and the recently launched Word Renovation Tools (Word RT). With more than 20,000 users from sole practitioners to international firms, Infoware is a leader in Microsoft Office automation for law firms and other professional services organizations.
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