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STOP PRESS – IRIS buys Bar IT competitor

IRIS Software Group today announced the acquisition of Formation Software Limited. Formation Software is well respected in the legal software market for providing barristers chambers predominantly practising in commercial law and litigation with its specialised […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 14th Aug 2009 at 4:05 pm 4 comments

Twitter – what's it all about

Texas-based consultancy Pear Analytics has categorised a sample of Twitter traffic into seven categories: • news• spam• self-promotion• pointless babble (what it called the “I am eating a sandwich now” tweets)• conversational• pass along (retweets)Pear […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 14th Aug 2009 at 8:35 am 2 comments

August issue of American Insider out now – 2nd time lucky

Whoops – this time we have attached the PDF… The August issue (No.13) of the American Legal Technology Insider newsletter is out now. Click on the link below to download your free copy as a […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 13th Aug 2009 at 4:08 pm No comments

Asia-Pacific news round-up

More news from the Asia-Pacific region…• E-purchasing software upgradeThe legal systems house Swerdlove, which now operates out of Bostonin the US, as well as Brisbane, has released an upgrade to its electronic purchase order system […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 13th Aug 2009 at 12:00 am No comments

Thomson Reuters Corporation Q2 2009 Earnings Call Transcript

The board of Thomson Reuters has just published its Q2 results – here is a link to a transcript of the analysts' conference call (courtesy Seeking Alpha) – all self-explanatory although the comments on page […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 12th Aug 2009 at 11:31 am 5 comments

Laura Gulliver says walk this way

Charity corner: Next Tuesday (18 August( Laura Gulliver, now with LexisNexis Interaction, is taking part in a charity fundraising walk along a 23 mile section of the Thames Path, which runs (overall) from the Cotswolds […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 11th Aug 2009 at 8:55 am No comments

LegalQB launches virtual tradeshow

Following on the heels of last week's announcement by Pilgrim that it was pulling out of the UK's largest legal IT tradeshow because it felt this was no longer a relevant marketing channel, LegalQB in […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 10th Aug 2009 at 8:46 am No comments

E-discovery secrets revealed

Our thanks to Case Central for helping explain what takes place inside e-discovery systems…

Added by Charles Christian on the 7th Aug 2009 at 11:36 am 1 comment

Charles Christian's Australia trip – thank you darlings, I was fabulous

Time for a thank you note to everyone one I met, talked at and/or stared at glassy-eyed from jet-lag during my trip last week to Australia (well at least to Sydney & Melbourne). Like the […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 7th Aug 2009 at 12:00 am No comments

Work now starting on August American Insider + ILTA

We are now starting work on the August edition of the American Legal Technology Insider newsletter. The publication date (as a PDF) is next Thursday – 13 August. The closing deadline for editorial copy is […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 6th Aug 2009 at 6:17 pm 2 comments

SAP & IRIS (no the other one) breaking news

Couple of news stories in this morning…I.R.I.S. and CanonThe Euronext (Brussels) listed I.R.I.S. Group (no relation to the UK IRIS Group) has just announced that Canon, via its subsidiary Canon Europa NV, has acquired a […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 6th Aug 2009 at 11:11 am 5 comments

New product launch + webinar later today

The Payne Group, a long time provider in security software and automation tools, has announced the release of Outlook Send Assistant, which verifies recipient email addresses and warns the user if the message is being […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 4th Aug 2009 at 1:54 pm 4 comments

News round-up

• Hobs Legal Docs in acquisitionLondon based Hobs Legal Docs, part of Hobs Reprographics Group, has acquired specialist litigation support company Datalex. Hobs Legal Docs has offices in London and Manchester servicing clients throughout the […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 4th Aug 2009 at 8:58 am No comments

Pilgrim say goodbye to Legal IT show

Pilgrim Systems this morning announced it has decided not to exhibit at the 2010 Legal IT Show in Islington. Normally a stalwart at this event, Pilgrim believes these types of trade shows have run their […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 3rd Aug 2009 at 10:54 am 2 comments

Aderant takes major RainMaker site

Hartford-based Robinson & Cole LLP has selected Aderant Expert as the firm’s new practice management system. The 240 attorney firm – which was previously one of the largest users of RainMaker Software's accounts system – […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 29th Jul 2009 at 1:51 am 5 comments