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Green e-discovery ?

Our thanks to US lit support vendor CaseCentral for this cartoon

Added by Charles Christian on the 14th Jul 2009 at 8:00 am No comments

Postscript on technology conferences

We've had plenty of stories in recent weeks about the stream of new events being launched by conference organizers who appear unaware there is a recession on – or that IT vendors do not have […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 13th Jul 2009 at 10:00 am 1 comment

US anti-trust department investigating Nuance/Philips deal

Bloomberg reports that the US Justice Department is examining Nuance’s $96 million purchase last October of Philips Speech Recognition Systems. Nuance – best known in the legal market as the owner of the Dictaphone and […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 13th Jul 2009 at 7:00 am 1 comment

DWF expands its Visualfiles case management

DWF LLP has selected LexisNexis Visualfiles as its practice-wide case management system and will be integrated with the firm's Elite 3E PMS, InterAction CRM and Autonomy iManage DMS. LexisNexis is providing DWF with a site-wide […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 10th Jul 2009 at 12:00 pm 10 comments

Law firms still not doing due diligence

Just heard on the grapevine of a tech deal announcement where once again a law firm has made a purchase without apparently doing the full round of due diligence. OK, it was not a very […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 10th Jul 2009 at 10:36 am 13 comments

July issue of American Legal Technology Insider out now

The July issue (No.12) of the American Legal Technology Insider newsletter is out now. Click on the link below to download your free copy as a PDF. To have a copy sent direct to you […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 9th Jul 2009 at 7:24 pm No comments

And yet another new event rears its little pointy head

Can't get enough of visiting legal trade shows or – if you are a vendor – being asked to sponsor and/or exhibit at them? Well now there is another one to contend with and here […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 9th Jul 2009 at 9:00 am No comments

Orange Rag editor visiting Australia

Orange Rag and Legal Technology Insider editor Charles Christian is visiting Australia at the end of this month to do a couple of seminars with DocsCorp and possibly something with the local ILTA chapter. He […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 7th Jul 2009 at 6:05 pm 3 comments

Informa to have a crack at a running a directory

It's deja vu all over again – or another example of an organisation trying to bucket a little more water out of the well. Yes, Informa Legal – the latest manifestation of the Informa Group […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 7th Jul 2009 at 9:46 am 4 comments

Lexis to help recession hit lawyers with free online training

LexisNexis has announced it will support out of work lawyers by providing free access to its online training courses and the Lexis PSL Professional Support Lawyer service.  The new initiative, known as the Lexis Legal […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 6th Jul 2009 at 7:00 am 14 comments

Aderant upgreades 150th site

Aderant has just announced that US national law firm Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP (and long-time Aderant user – the firm has been a customer since 1999) has become the 150th firm to go live on […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st Jul 2009 at 12:00 pm 4 comments

Orange Rag traffic hits new high

June saw visitor traffic for the Orange Rag blog hit a new monthly high of 19,800 distinct URLs served (up from 15,500 in March) while the number of page views increased by over 100,000 from […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st Jul 2009 at 9:09 am No comments

NCCG carrying out a survey with a difference

The Neil Cameron Consulting Group (NCCG) is currently carrying out an IT survey that aims to go further into the breakdown of the IT Department and IT spend than any other survey that has been […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 30th Jun 2009 at 7:37 am No comments

Help wanted – anyone heard of this vendor?

Just been contacted by a solicitors practice asking if anyone has heard of a legal accounts package called SoliAcct ? A Google search has found nothing – and even Orange Rag editor Charles Christian's files […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 29th Jun 2009 at 10:58 am 3 comments

Orange Rag editor off on another extra-curricular jaunt

If you caught Insider editor Charles Christian doing his surprise stand-up performance at the recent Tikit Word Day in London and want to hear more, then make a date for the Buxton Fringe Festival in […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 29th Jun 2009 at 9:00 am No comments