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Interwoven and Autonomy – is there a cunning plan ?

One of the hot topics around the bars and drinking dens at LegalTech New York was a discussion of the reasons behind Autonomy's planned acquisition of Interwoven. Despite attempts by various lawyers to get shareholders […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 11th Feb 2009 at 10:28 am 5 comments

Open Text what!!!

Our thanks to a reader (who shall be nameless, but its pretty obvious where he works) for drawing our attention to this posting on the DaniWeb IT discussion blog which reckons there are only 5 […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 10th Feb 2009 at 10:32 am 11 comments

More on Microsoft and its Workflow Foundation

Had a useful meeting with Microsoft in New York, discussing – among other things – the 'issue' of Windows Workflow Foundation 4.0. Microsoft's view is that the evolution from v 3.0 to v 4.0 is […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 9th Feb 2009 at 10:45 am 10 comments

And yet more on Islington

And here's another comment on Islington – and from another of those PMS guys – here's the release from SOS…“Clearly not quantity but at least some quality at Legal IT 2009 this week“SOS has reported […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 6th Feb 2009 at 3:28 pm 6 comments

Blog comment update – Onsite bought by Integreon

Following our posting earlier this week about the Osborne Clarke/Integreon outsourcing deal, this comment was posted on the blog Re: Osborne Clarke say goodbye to all that with £50 million outsource deal by Mark Reichenbach […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 6th Feb 2009 at 12:01 pm 1 comment

More on Islington Legal IT show

Two more comments have just come in from exhibitors who were at this week's event…“Just got home, home from the range, where the buffalo roam and the tumbleweed blows. The PMS boys seemed busy but […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 6th Feb 2009 at 11:42 am 8 comments

Legal IT Islington – Big Brother meets Friends Reunited ?

Well it's Day 2 of the Legal IT Exhibition at the Design Centre in Islington (London) and although we were not present this year, two very reliable resources sent in these impressions of the first […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 5th Feb 2009 at 12:37 pm 4 comments

Osborne Clarke say goodbye to all that with £50 million outsource deal

We've always been a great fan of outsourcing and have felt that in the current economic climate, this is an idea whose time has come. And its time has come (although the firm actually began […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 3rd Feb 2009 at 5:55 am 2 comments

Bighand gets Vodafone seal of approval

Bighand today announced it had been awarded Vodafone Certified application status for its Bighand Mobile application, which allows lawyers to utilize their Blackberrys to record, edit and send verbal instructions or tasks back to office […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 30th Jan 2009 at 10:00 am No comments

Asia-Pacific news round-up

From next month we'll be regularising our coverage of Australian, N-Z and Asia-Pacific news on the Orange Rag, but in the meantime – now that Australia Day's over and people are back at work – […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 29th Jan 2009 at 5:43 pm No comments

Recommind launches MindServer V.6.0

With all eyes on Interwoven and its enterprise search plans in the wake of the Autonomy acquisition (at the moment it looks like Vivisimo is out and Autonomy IDOL will be in – the company […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 28th Jan 2009 at 10:26 am No comments

Has Windows Workflow got shifting foundations?

A software developer, who would prefer not to be identified, has drawn our attention the the following discussion about Microsoft's Windows Workflow Foundation (WWF) platform. The comments were first posted on the Visual Studio Magazine […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 26th Jan 2009 at 2:32 pm 10 comments

For the record… Interwoven's results

For those of you trying to work out valuations on acquisitions, here are Interwoven's just posted latest financial results…Interwoven reported total revenues of $69.8 million for the fourth quarter of 2008, an increase of 11% […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 23rd Jan 2009 at 4:41 pm No comments

SAP gaining stronger foothold at Freshfields

One aspect of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer appointment of Paul Domnick as global chief information officer (CIO), with effect from 12 January 2009, is that it moves the firm one step closer to SAP. The firm […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 23rd Jan 2009 at 8:50 am 10 comments

Autonomy to acquire Interwoven

The following statement has just been released… Interwoven Inc has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Autonomy Corporation plc for $16.20 in cash per share for a total […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 22nd Jan 2009 at 9:58 am 15 comments