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England out of IRIS – old news, no shock, no drama

We've been receiving reports over the weekend of supposed fresh upheavals at IRIS resulting in the departure of David England. Sorry guys but there's nothing to see, no shocks, no drama and certainly no blood […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 5th Nov 2007 at 1:40 pm 2 comments

Latest issue of Insider Colour Supplement out now

The October issue of the Insider Colour Supplement is out now. The stories include:• Cracking the acorn theory – do large clients grow out of small clients?• How Norton Rose transformed its knowledge management infrastructure• […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 29th Oct 2007 at 5:58 pm No comments

nFlow pull off Fast 50 triple

Digital dictation supplier nFlow has been ranked 23rd in the 2007 Deloitte Technology Fast 50, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies by revenue in the UK. Rankings are based on growth over […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 29th Oct 2007 at 7:54 am No comments

XML standard announced for e-discovery industry

The Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), an industry group created to develop and establish practical guidelines and standards for electronic discovery, this week announced that it has developed an Extensible Markup Language (XML) standard for […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 26th Oct 2007 at 8:46 am 13 comments

Richard Susskind says "Is this the end for lawyers'

Love it or hate it, Richard Susskind's 1996 book The Future of Law prompted many law firms – and legal IT suppliers – to rethink their longer-term ideas on the way the legal industry might […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 24th Oct 2007 at 7:52 am 1 comment

Latest Insider out – free CD available

The latest (October) issue of the Legal Technology Insider newsletter is out now. Once again it is another cracking read AND this issue also comes with a free archive CD containing every issue of the […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 19th Oct 2007 at 6:42 am No comments

More delays for HIPs

Investment analysts Scotia Capital have just reported the following news…“Speaking at an industry conference on HIPs, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Housing & Planning announced that the UK government plans to delay a […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 17th Oct 2007 at 4:14 pm No comments

Osborne Clarke sign-up for Metastorm

The BPM/workflow systems market is starting to heat up with Metastorm today announcing that Osborne Clarke in now implementing to company's BPM software. This follows announcement's last week by rival BPM systems developer FloSuite that […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 17th Oct 2007 at 9:33 am No comments

Blackberry – critical application OR gadget ?

Legal Technology Insider is running a readers poll, once again looking at the Blackberry but this time from the point of view of law firm disaster recovery and business continuity strategies. For example, the latest […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 16th Oct 2007 at 9:58 am No comments

2007 Fulbright & Jaworski litigtion trends survey out now

UK companies are seeing significant increases in the number of internal and external regulatory investigations according to a new report published today by international law firm Fulbright & Jaworski. However, the number of court actions […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 15th Oct 2007 at 11:23 am No comments

Email – ooo, there's a lot of it about, say surveys

Following on from yesterday's survey on e-disclosure from KPMG, we've had two more email/e-discovery related stories hit our desktop.The first is from a company called Securecoms on the subject of email security, encryption and interception. […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 12th Oct 2007 at 9:15 am 1 comment

Lawyers call for clarity on e-discovery – and training for judges

With the amount of electronic evidence growing rapidly in litigation cases, a survey by KPMG Forensic amongst 100 litigators in 22 leading UK-based law firms has found that there are widespread concerns about ambiguity in […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 11th Oct 2007 at 6:55 am 1 comment

Bearpark joins Cognito team

AIM-listed Ultima Networks plc, whose legal legal sector subsidiary is Cognito Software, has appointed Richard Bearpark as a non-executive director. Until its acquisition by the CS Group (now IRIS) last year, Bearpark was the chief […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 5th Oct 2007 at 1:26 pm No comments

New NLIS trials announced

The Council for the National Land Information Service (C-NLIS) has launched a number of trials aimed at determining how access to base or unrefined land and property information held in local authorities can be provided […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 3rd Oct 2007 at 9:18 am No comments

IRIS start to reorganise the CS Group legal division

The IRIS Group, which acquired the Computer Software Group (aka CSG including its legal division comprising AIM, Laserform, Mountain and Videss) today announced a reorganisation of the legal division – which also sees the departure […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 1st Oct 2007 at 1:41 pm 27 comments