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Great North Runner looking for support

Alex Young of Kestrel Business Systems will taking part in the Great North Run half-marathon on Sunday 20th September. Alex says “This is my first (last?) half-marathon and following the tradition of others it seems […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 7th Sep 2009 at 6:00 pm No comments

Insider cost recovery service – halt-time score

In the July issue of the Insider we launched a survey to help us understand trends around the sensitive issue of cost recovery, working with NewField IT, an independent print and document management consultancy. Although […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 7th Sep 2009 at 9:00 am No comments

US jobless rate increases

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate is now 9.7% (over 14.9 million people) as of the end of August, the highest since 1983 – and it is thought likely the […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 7th Sep 2009 at 8:28 am 2 comments

GB Group publish identity whitepaper

The GB Group – who specialise in identity verification services for the purposes, among other things, of anti-money laundering checks – have published a new white paper on this topic at www.gb.co.uk/whitepapers/legal

Added by Charles Christian on the 7th Sep 2009 at 7:00 am No comments

Cartoon: something for inhouse counsel

Added by Charles Christian on the 4th Sep 2009 at 5:14 pm No comments

Crown Law select Elite 3E

Crown Law, the principal provider of legal services to the Queensland State Government in Australia, has selected Elite 3E for its financial and practice management system. “We conducted an exhaustive discovery process to find the […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 3rd Sep 2009 at 10:00 pm 5 comments

Law firm interest in Twitter growing – UPDATED

Verification & anti-money laundering checks specialists Callcredit Direct report a huge increase in activity from and between law firms on social networking site Twitter. Law firms have traditionally operated in a paper-based environment, but the […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 3rd Sep 2009 at 4:01 pm No comments

Work now starting on September American Insider

Work has now started on the September edition of American Legal Technology Insider – out on this blog next Thursday 10th. The closing date for editorial submissions (aka press releases) is 6:00pm (EST) on Tuesday […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 3rd Sep 2009 at 12:34 pm No comments

Normal service resumed

Apologies for the non-availability of the blog yesterday – problems at Network Solutions with their DNS servers – in an emergency we can always be found at http://theorangerag.blogharbor.com

Added by Charles Christian on the 3rd Sep 2009 at 8:17 am No comments

New survey reveals law firm websites average just 2 minutes viewing

A new survey conducted by Bristol-based Conscious Solutions has found that the average time visitors spend viewing law firm websites is just 2 minutes. According to Conscious Solutions sales & marketing director David Gilroy… We […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 2nd Sep 2009 at 11:51 am 1 comment

Scottish law firm now on YouTube

Glasgow solicitors Inksters has launched a YouTube channel. The channel contains an initial five films which are also available at www.inksters.com. These include a film on The Home Report, one about windfarming on croft land […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 2nd Sep 2009 at 9:34 am No comments

Support this charity triathlon attempt

On Sunday 6th of September, litigation support & e-discovery services vendor LDM Global's head of sales Steve Couling is taking part in the 2009 Tri for Life Triathlon. Steve is aiming to raise at least […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 2nd Sep 2009 at 8:00 am No comments

Latest Asia-Pacific News Round-up

Here's our latest round-up of Asia-Pacific news (a mere 24 hours later than scheduled)…The big story this week is that the US/Australian systems house Swerdlove (in Australia previously Timeframe) has secured distribution deals for two […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 2nd Sep 2009 at 12:00 am No comments

More rumours of acquisitions plus vendors up for sale & new vendors

Along with a steady stream of smaller UK and US legal IT and e-discovery service vendors who have been quietly falling off their perches during the summer months, there are also rumours rampant of major […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st Sep 2009 at 1:00 pm No comments

And another IRIS site switches to Pilgrim

No, it's not deja vu – yet another IRIS site has switched to Pilgrim. Here's the story fresh out of the email in-box about two minutes ago…Cardiff Bay-based Capital Law LLP has selected LawSoft to […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st Sep 2009 at 10:01 am No comments