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Back-up muppet curse strikes again

Once again our former-ISPs have performed a restore back-up operation that has resulted in a number of Insider subscribers being resent their December and January copies of the Legal Technology Insider newsletters. Once again our […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 26th May 2008 at 8:27 am No comments

Federated search white paper

Solcara has published a new white paper – called The Semantic Web and Federated Searching – that looks at the latest developments in enterprise search technologies. You can download a free copy here as a […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 23rd May 2008 at 1:16 pm No comments

Midgley Corner – if this were the real world, heads would roll

The UK government's policy of playing fast and loose with personal data – and in the process apparently ignoring its own data protection rules – has taken another turn for the worse with the publication […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 23rd May 2008 at 9:14 am No comments

The best marketing gimmick of the year – so far?

We always like to see IT service vendors using their initiative when it comes to marketing so a round of applause for CCL Forensics who have devised a cartoon strip to promote their services in […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 22nd May 2008 at 2:48 pm No comments

SAP in Berlin – first reports

We'll be reporting on the legal markets announcements SAP made at the Sapphire annual user conference in Berlin this week, in the may edition of the Insider newsletter (out next Thursday) – and oh, yes […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 21st May 2008 at 10:22 am 3 comments

Kaye Sycamore quits Thomson Elite

After a bit of chivying by the Orange Rag, Thomson Elite have announced the following statement…“After five successful years with Thomson Elite, Kaye Sycamore has announced that she has decided to move on to new […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 16th May 2008 at 11:44 am 16 comments

Metastorm planning IPO

Recession, what recession? Workflow and BPM (business process management) systems specialist Metastorm Inc has just announced that it has filed a registration statement with the US Securities & Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 14th May 2008 at 1:56 pm No comments

Aderant user conference rocks on

Aderant's annual Momentum user conference got off to a flying start at San Diego on Monday evening with barn-storming presentations by the company's CEO Mike Kohlsdorf and senior VP sales & marketing Don Howren. There […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 13th May 2008 at 5:59 am No comments

Midgley Corner – wireless networks

So I'm sitting in a hotel room in San Diego (I came here to get away from all that sun in the UK) with my caveman DNA telling me to get up because its 11:30 […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 12th May 2008 at 10:48 am 1 comment

They ain't happy – the updated version

One of the UK's providers of online legal training and information via the websites and today announced the termination of its agreements and all business relations with Semple Piggot Rochez Ltd, Semple Piggot […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 9th May 2008 at 1:47 pm No comments

IRIS strategy debate continues

For those of you still awake at the back of the class (well it is a Friday lunchtime) you might like to note that we are still receiving new comment postings on the IRIS strategy […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 9th May 2008 at 11:14 am No comments

Competitions that make you go hmmm…

We've always been fascinated by IT suppliers' competitions and the fact most of them leave you scratching your head thinking “what were these people smoking when they came up with this idea?” The latest vendor […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 6th May 2008 at 8:25 am No comments

Orange Rag readership hits new high

The Orange Rag's readership for April hit a new all time high with 16,400 distinct hosts served and just over 150,000 page views recorded. Thank you.

Added by Charles Christian on the 3rd May 2008 at 8:17 am No comments

Something for the weekend

With the long weekend on its way, here is something to ponder… Earlier this week it was reported that electric nailfiles and laser guided scissors (ooh, that could have your eye out – no really […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 2nd May 2008 at 7:22 am 3 comments

Law on the Web for sale

The legal information websites LAW on the WEB ( and Can I Claim? ( are up for sale, and with a readership in excess of 750,000 unique users every year, all of whom are looking […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st May 2008 at 8:38 am 1 comment