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Orange Rag visitor stats hit new high

Visitor traffic to the Orange Rag blog has hit a new high, with Q1 this year seeing a 15% increase on our 2008 stats – we are now seeing a monthly average of 18,200 subscribers […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 13th Apr 2009 at 9:36 am No comments

Something for the Easter break

Planning a little therapeutic shopping over the Easter break (remember, it is our duty to help spend our way out of this recession) then you might like to try this new game for the Wii […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 10th Apr 2009 at 8:48 am No comments

Final round-up for the week

Here's a final round-up for the week including details of a webinars, a seminar, a conference and some trawlings from LinkedIn…• Webinar – the US vendors WorkProducts is holding an ILTA webinar on Wednesday 15th […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 9th Apr 2009 at 3:49 pm No comments

Now Keoghs outsource

Just had this story in from Neil Cameron Consulting Group & SCC…Working with the leading legal IT advisors, Neil Cameron Consulting Group, Keoghs has selected a new partner to provide IT infrastructure and systems support […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 9th Apr 2009 at 9:57 am No comments

Should law firms block access to social networking sites?

Yes, we know there are vendors out there who block access to the Orange Rag – but what about the bigger issue of law firms blocking access to other social networking sites, such as Facebook? […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 9th Apr 2009 at 8:11 am 1 comment

Open Text makes another acquisition

Open Text has just announced today that it has acquired Toronto-based Vizible Corporation, a privately held maker of award-winning digital media interface solutions. The announcement says the addition of Vizible expands Open Text’s fast growing […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 8th Apr 2009 at 1:46 pm No comments

Internet Explorer 8 – the legal market attraction

More Microsoft news… a couple of weeks ago Microsoft launched version 8.0 of its Internet Explorer browser. So are there any reasons, in this age of browser choice (Chrome, Firefox etc) for moving to IE8? […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 8th Apr 2009 at 12:56 pm 6 comments

SAP UK's head of legal market business goes

It seems it was only a few weeks ago, back in February this year, that Davud Hasan – SAP UK's Global Account Manager (Legal & Professional Services Sectors) – was sharing with us his hopes […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 8th Apr 2009 at 7:06 am No comments

Microsoft says goodnight to XP next week

With a lot of offices preparing for the Easter slowdown, here's a diary note for next Tuesday (14 April) – as that is the day Microsoft ends mainstream support for Windows XP and Office 2003. […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 8th Apr 2009 at 6:58 am No comments

Elite to Aderant switch site goes 'live'

Aderant has just announced that 300-attorney Silicon Valley-based law firm Fenwick & West LLP has successfully completed its implementation of Aderant Expert. Fenwick & West selected Aderant in February 2008 to replace its Elite Enterprise […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 7th Apr 2009 at 5:15 pm No comments

News round-up

With the next issue of the UK Insider not due for another for another three weeks, here's a round-up of the latest UK and international news…• MDA SearchFlow has confirmed its commitment to delivering the […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 7th Apr 2009 at 10:53 am No comments

If the medium is the message, what is the Twitter message

Since launching our Twitter feed last week, we've been encountering various responses to this technology – the most frequent one being: isn't this pointless? However, to paraphase Marshall McLuhan, if the medium is the message, […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 6th Apr 2009 at 1:38 pm 3 comments

Bighand gets itself onto new Blackberry App World – updated

On Friday 3rd, Blackberry launched its new App World facility – containing a shedload of utilities you can download onto your Blackberry device – including a lot of free stuff. If you are familiar with […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 6th Apr 2009 at 12:14 pm 2 comments

Tikit France appoints ex LexisNexis manager

Tikit has appointed Emmanuel Potvin the position of Country Manager, Tikit France, based in Paris. Prior to his appointment Potvin was the business development manager for LexisNexis France, with account management responsibility for the country’s […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 6th Apr 2009 at 9:06 am No comments

Big two publishers launch new product initiatives

Both Thomson Reuters Westlaw and LexisNexis have just launched new product initiatives, here are the announcements but in a nutshell… • the Lexis products are being pitched as a direct challenge to PLC in the […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 3rd Apr 2009 at 10:05 am 2 comments