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ILTA and InsideLegal Release 2016 ILTA/InsideLegal Technology Purchasing Survey

The 11th edition findings include ILTA law firm legal IT budgets/spending, technology purchases, purchasing influences, legal cloud computing and AI trends; legal IT challenges

Added by Charles Christian on the 30th Aug 2016 No comments

Comment: Android for Work – is mobility any sweeter for law firms with Marshmallow?

Mobile working has reached a crossroads in the legal profession. For many firms, the trusted, secure and highly managed environment of BlackBerry BBOS and BB10 is no longer the de facto standard. But with the launch of Marshmallow, Android for Work appears ready to replace BlackBerry Enterprise Services and the BlackBerry OS as the platform of choice for mobility within regulated environments. Perhaps the clearest indication of this shift is that BlackBerry itself is using Android for Work to secure and manage Android devices on BES servers.

Added by Charles Christian on the 30th Aug 2016 No comments

Australia in focus: Corrs Chambers Westgarth – NetDocuments and open plan are go

The second part of our Australia in Focus feature in the July/August Legal IT Insider, Corrs Chambers Westgarth has become the first large Australian firm to go live with NetDocuments’ document management system and email as it also completes the final stage of a four year move to entirely open plan working.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 30th Aug 2016 No comments

Kemp Little, a leading specialist technology and digital media law firm in the UK, adopts Intapp Time

Intapp, a global leader in legal software, has announced the availability of Intapp Time as a cloud-based application for time recording. Intapp Time is a total time management solution for professional services firms that unifies time entry, time capture, mobile time recording and analytics, to provide real-time visibility into the performance of the business.

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People News: Fulcrum Global Technologies Names Martin Telfer EMEA Chief

Fulcrum Global Technologies (Fulcrum GT) just announced that Martin Telfer is joining the Fulcrum GT team to lead the EMEA region as the SVP of Business Development & Delivery/International Markets/ EMEA Chief.

Added by Charles Christian on the 29th Aug 2016 No comments

Australia says yes to Lawtech startups

Looking for some excitement in the Lawtech startup market? Then look no further than Australia (no pun intended.)
The past month has seen Sydney-headquartered corporate advisory firm Eaton Capital Partners take a minority stake in online legal marketplace Crowd & Co, which enabled it to launch in London in July. Elsewhere, innovative Sydney-headquartered law firm Gilbert + Tobin in August increased its stake in online legal adviser LegalVision to nearly 20%, following the move in April by Norton Rose Fulbright Australia to form an alliance with business startup online advisory service LawPath.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 29th Aug 2016 No comments

New Comic: It’s the End of the Legal World as We Know – Nah, business as usual via BusyLamp

Added by Charles Christian on the 26th Aug 2016 No comments

LexisNexis and Janders Dean announce the 2016 Legal Innovation Index Winners

Collaboration across law firms, clients and professional service firms has seen a rise in the power and impact of legal innovation this year in Australia and New Zealand, as evidenced by the 2016 Legal Innovation Index announced last night by LexisNexis and Janders Dean.

Added by Charles Christian on the 24th Aug 2016 No comments

Bird & Bird launches version 4.0 of Cloud Computing App

Bird & Bird has launched the fourth version of its Cloud Computing app today, guiding suppliers and users of cloud services through the legal framework across EMEA.

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Handshake releases no-SharePoint-required NetDocuments portal

Handshake Software has released a portal for NetDocuments, allowing NetDocuments customers to view their financial, CRM, HR, news and legal research information about clients and matters from within their document management system. The Handshake Portals for NetDocuments solution extends Handshake Software’s products to deliver portal functionality in NetDocuments without requiring SharePoint.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 23rd Aug 2016 No comments

Shepherd and Wedderburn Deploys Latest Version of iManage Work from Ascertus Limited

UK law firm, Shepherd and Wedderburn, has successfully deployed the latest version of iManage Work document management system to over 500 users across its offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow, London and Aberdeen. The solution has been implemented by Ascertus Limited, a provider of tailored information and document lifecycle management solutions to law firms. Through iManage Work, lawyers at the firm are able to securely access the most up-to-date, matter-related content via an intuitive user interface from their tablets and smartphone devices when working out of the office or on the move.

Added by Charles Christian on the 22nd Aug 2016 No comments

Comic: Don’t Hate The Player, Hate The Game

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Legal IT News: Phoenix, SeeUnity, Quiss Techology, Digital Courtrooms, kCura & more

With just one week to go until ILTA, we bring you UK wins and deals from Phoenix and SeeUnity; Quiss Technology; Exponential-e and SproutVoice; and Digital Courtrooms, with a product launch from Redbrick Solutions. In the U.S., kCura is joining forces with the Coalition of Technology Resources for Lawyers, Veritext has released its latest version of LawStudio and Wilson Legal Solutions has again earned a spot on the 2016 Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 22nd Aug 2016 No comments

U.S. legal tech education: MSU College of Law Thinks Smart

More interesting tech news out of the U.S. legal education system this week, as this time Michigan State University (MSU) College of Law incorporates ThinkSmart’s automation platform (TAP) into a course for law students taught at LegalRnD.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 19th Aug 2016 No comments

E-discovery news, reviews, and how tos

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has just released its 2016 mid-year electronic discovery update as e-discovery software provider Zapproved publishes a useful 12-step processing and early case assessment ‘how to’ guide and Catalyst launches an integrated managed review service.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 19th Aug 2016 No comments