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Lexis research says CRM users must collaborate more

Research published earlier today by LexisNexis InterAction highlights the importance of collaboration across all job functions within law firms when capturing, storing and analysing contact information. Using a series of group discussions, interviews and surveys […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 10th Sep 2007 at 2:09 pm 5 comments

Brokers say next few months could be a rocky ride for HIPs suppliers

Investment analysts Scotia Capital have issued the following equity research paper in relation to the UK HIPs market and solution providers such as MDA… According to Paul Steep, the director of software & IT services […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 7th Sep 2007 at 8:28 pm No comments

2008 Legal Technology Awards launched

Legalease, the publishers of The Legal 500 and the Legal Technology Journal (whose launch editor was Charles Christian of this parish) has opened up nominations for the 2008 Legal Technology Awards. There are a total […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 6th Sep 2007 at 3:59 pm No comments

Changes at the top at Thomson Elite

Thomson Elite has just announced two key management changes that have been made to support the increasing growth and drive the expansion of its global business. Jitendra Valera, previously Vice President of International, has been […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 5th Sep 2007 at 3:32 pm 1 comment

IRIS join FAST – but don't they own it?

Confusing story here as it has just been announced that the UK's sixth largest software group has joined the Federation Against Software Theft (FAST). Glossing over the fact that, as FAST has been around since […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 4th Sep 2007 at 12:58 pm 5 comments

Nflow introduce new licensing model to reach those firms DDS previously missed

nFlow, a leading supplier of digital dictation software (DDS) to the UK legal market, today announced the launch of a specially designed licensing option for law firms of all sizes. The new option is designed […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 30th Aug 2007 at 9:32 am No comments

Olswang select Axxia DNA

Top 50 law firm Olswang has selected to upgrade to Axxia's new DNA practice management-meets-businss process management system. The decision launches a 12 month project that will see Olswang roll out Axxia DNA in a […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 28th Aug 2007 at 7:48 am No comments

And if you are looking for a new job… maybe give Monster a miss

We know the end of the summer is that time a lot of people come back from the beach thinking… “that's it, I can't stand working for those jerks any longer” and hand in their […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 24th Aug 2007 at 12:53 pm No comments

And Microsoft confirm their second legal CRM of the week

You'll have seen it intimated in the comments following the Dundas & Wilson story but Microsoft has now confirmed that US/international law firm Reed Smith LLP is also switching to a CRM platform based on […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 24th Aug 2007 at 7:47 am No comments

Dundas & Wilson go with Microsoft CRM option

And another law firm opts for a CRM solution that is not InterAction – Dundas & Wilson LLP has just announced it is to deploy Microsoft Dynamics CRM, with the project being handled by ePartners. […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 22nd Aug 2007 at 10:17 am 3 comments

First issue of Insider Colour Supplement out now

Legal Technology Insider, the publishers of The Orange Rag, have today launched the first issue of the Insider Colour Supplement, a new webzine designed to complement the Legal Technology Insider newsletter's coverage of legal IT […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 20th Aug 2007 at 4:25 pm No comments

Open Text commits to MS Sharepoint

It has been a long-time coming but those lovely people at Open Text (previously Hummingbird) have finally woken up, smelled the coffee – and realised the future of document management systems could well lie with […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 20th Aug 2007 at 2:15 pm 3 comments

TFB win ILCA 'best software supplier' award

TFB has won this year's ILCA Best Software Supplier of the year award. The award, organised by the UK's Institute of Legal Cashiers & Administrators, and this year sponsored by the Legal Support Network, is […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 16th Aug 2007 at 8:37 am 2 comments

Aderant point to implementation time as USP

So why should a law firm pick a practice management system from Aderant rather than from Thomson Elite when, on the face of it, they are apparently Tweedle-Dee and Tweedle-Dum products with little to differentiate […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 13th Aug 2007 at 1:55 pm No comments

Professional Plus in administration

Professional Plus, the legal IT consultancy, has gone into administration. The following notice has been issued by joint administrators Kevin Brown and Anthony Hyams of Marriotts LLP Professional Plus… Asking price: UndisclosedSales revenue: UndisclosedNet profit: UndisclosedFixtures value: UndisclosedStock […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 8th Aug 2007 at 7:49 am 1 comment