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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

New survey out now

There's a new survey doing the rounds – see URL links below – however if it lands on the desks of any of your users, please note that it is being conducted by the IRIS/CSG […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 7th Aug 2007 at 6:06 pm 6 comments

If you enjoyed Vinasty, you'll like this

In our snail-mail over the weekend we received an anonymous letter containing a printout of an email message apparently doing the rounds. The laws of libel mean we are unable to reproduce this message in […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 6th Aug 2007 at 11:52 am 4 comments

All systems go – AIM & Iris launch DMS offering & Arlene comes out fighting

We've had the hype, we've had the controversy and we've had Vinasty. Now it's time for work with the IRIS Software Group this week launching IRIS Document Management for Legal based on Microsoft Windows SharePoint […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 3rd Aug 2007 at 10:48 am 12 comments

August – and still no let up in M&A activity

Well it's August, which is meant to be the quiet season in the legal tech market but already we've got two new deals to report.The first – by about 10 minutes – was the announcement […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 2nd Aug 2007 at 7:45 pm No comments

Are end of life clauses worth the effort?

We've got a guest article today from Mark Garnish of TFB on that always topical question of whether software end of life clauses are worth the effort…As a leading supplier of legal IT, one of […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 31st Jul 2007 at 7:28 am No comments

BlawgWorld 2007 published today – and available here free

TechnoLawyer, the popular US online network for lawyers and law office administrators, today launches a free e-book: BlawgWorld 2007 (which is published in conjunction with the TechnoLawyer Problem/Solution Guide). BlawgWorld 2007 (blog + law = […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 30th Jul 2007 at 1:37 pm No comments