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nFlow running first free 'how to dictate' online training webinar

The 4th September will see UK digital dictation 'big three' player nFlow running its first 'how to dictate' online training webinar. The event is free and totally vendor-agnostic, so you can watch and learn from […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 18th Aug 2008 at 9:57 am No comments

Make a diary note now

We've got a raft of new events coming up over the next few weeks – between the end of the summer holidays season and the next issue of the UK edition of the Insider – […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 15th Aug 2008 at 1:21 pm No comments

Midgely Corner: Mobile madness

This is a true story from Insiderland – or at least the county in which the Insider is located (and yes that is Norfolk, a place that gave rise to the phrase Normal for Norfolk)…In […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 14th Aug 2008 at 1:09 pm No comments

The not-so glorious 12th August VMWare bug – latest

VMware’s CEO Paul Maritz has blamed a chunk of leftover pre-release code for a bug that prevented virtual servers from powering up when the clock hit 12 August. Despite the company carrying out quality assurance […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 14th Aug 2008 at 7:18 am No comments

Eat your own virtual dogfood

Our thanks to The Orange Rag reader who sent in this story… With the increasing popularity of virtualization, I thought you may be interested to see the email extract below.  If you can't get to […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 12th Aug 2008 at 3:29 pm 2 comments

Socha-Gelbmann to kill their rankings

Our thanks Isaac Cooper of for drawing our attention to this statement that was published earlier today on the LitSupport-Announce group on Yahoo! – – from George Socha and Tom Gelbmann…The Socha-Gelbmann Electronic […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 9th Aug 2008 at 5:16 pm No comments

XML coming to Companies House

Company formations specialist Jordans has broken new ground by being the first to set up a new company using XML technology. From October 2009, all companies must be formed using XML as part of the […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 8th Aug 2008 at 9:25 am No comments

Issue #1 of American Legal Technology Insider out now

Issue #1 of the American Legal Technology Insider newsletter is out now. The lead story is a sneak preview of the results of the annual ILTA/Envision Agency large firm technology survey's results. The full results […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 7th Aug 2008 at 2:06 pm No comments

All the latest from the e-conveyancing frontline

With the Land Registry reporting the number of homes sold in June this year was 80% down on the 2007 figures (down from 105,000 to 17,681) and HM Government considering some kind of suspension of […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 6th Aug 2008 at 1:46 pm 5 comments

Law firm IT department salaries – latest survey

The UK recruitment consultancy ITS (Information Technology Services) has just published its latest survey (the figures are for June 2008) on law firm IT department salaries (see attached PDF). Looking at these figures and comparing […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 5th Aug 2008 at 8:18 am No comments

Introducing our Asia-Pacific link-up

As part of our mission to provide the most comprehensive source of legal IT news in the known-universe, we have formed a link-up with Chris McLean's Australasian Legal Technology blog – you can find more […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st Aug 2008 at 8:06 am No comments

IRIS Group VC's bidding for Informa?

We've reported before that venture capitalists are circling the Informa Group – best known in the UK legal IT market for the Islington Legal IT Show and the autumn Legal IT Forum aka GlenLegal although […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 30th Jul 2008 at 6:10 pm 2 comments

Eclipse hoping to eclipse all other case vendors?

With endless tales of doom and gloom in the legal IT market, Eclipse Legal Systems is one UK vendor that reckons it is bucking the trend and enjoying its best year ever – arguably at […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 29th Jul 2008 at 9:12 am 1 comment

Socha-Gelbmann – what's it good for ?

Over the past week the Insider in-box has been bombarded with messages from US-based litigation and e-discovery service providers announcing how well their respected products have faired in the latest Socha-Gelbmann electronic discovery survey report. […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 28th Jul 2008 at 10:40 am No comments

Interwoven go on the acquisition trail

Legal sector DMS market leader Interwoven has just announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Discovery Mining, a leading e-discovery provider to professional services firms and corporations. Discovery Mining significantly streamlines […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 24th Jul 2008 at 9:21 pm No comments