Manzama and OnePlace just announced a partnership which will allow for seamless integration of Manzama data and insights into OnePlace’s Client Lifecycle Management solution for law firms. The integration allows organizations to bring in key information provided by the Manzama Intelligence Platform directly into their OnePlace CRM environment for better access and utilization by stakeholders and teams across the firm.
Jason Plant, head of legal technology at DLA Piper and author of the hugely informative No Option for Law Firm blog, gives us a personal review the Apple pencil with an iPad Pro and a Surface Pro 4 & HP Elitebook 360 laptop with pen.
Pennsylvania-headquartered software and services business Wilson Legal Solutions is to merge with UK London-headquartered CRM and business development consultancy Stanton Allen in a bid to help their professional services clients better meet growing data-driven demands around BD. The move follows the growth of Wilson’s London office with the recent hire of former Fieldfisher LexisOne lead Lindsay Barthram. The post-merger London office will employ 20 people.
Workshare has entered into a new partnership with New Zealand-based legal tech company, LawVu, which will embed Workshare Compare within its SaaS legal operations platform for in-house legal teams.
NetDocuments today (16 May) announced an exclusive integration with DocsCorp on the launch of NetDocuments Optical Character Recognition (OCR) – an OCR and image compression technology delivered as a secured cloud-to-cloud service without requiring on-premises software to be installed. NetDocuments OCR is powered by DocsCorp contentCrawler, its cloud-based content analysis technology.
“Innovation doesn’t magically happen”: Why Reed Smith’s innovation hours programme should be applauded
Legal IT Insider speaks to innovation hub manager Alex Smith and London managing partner Andrew Jenkinson about Reed Smith’s innovation hours programme, which recognises up to 50 innovation hours towards billable-hour targets for fee earners.
Whoop whoop! Legal IT Insider has been listed at number three in the Top 30 Best Legal Tech Blogs by Feedspot, topping the list based on search and social metrics. We were beaten by Bob Ambrogi’s LawSites at number one and the ABA’s Law Technology Today blog at number two. Congrats to both!
Worried that ‘email is no longer a secure means of communication’ in light of the past 24 hours of hyperbolic headlines? Well, a) dare we say email itself was never secure; b) you may have cause for concern if your provider uses legacy PGP or S/MIME for email encryption; and c) Mimecast – used by the vast majority of UK Top 200 clients – is not affected by EFAIL, for one.
In-house legal teams have never faced so many opportunities or possibly so many challenges in the face of advancing technology. While the rise of the legal ops role is going a long way towards helping corporate counsel to create and build both ownership and understanding of process and technology, LawGeex’ In-house Counsel’s Legal Tech 2018 Buyer’s Guide, out today (14 May) is an essential guide for the entire market, featuring 16 different categories of legal tech from contract drafting to eDiscovery and digital signature, to prediction and litigation analytics software.
Tiger Eye will shortly announce that leading Middle East law firm Al Tamimi & Company has become one of the first firms to adopt Blueprint – Tiger Eye’s knowledge management add-on tool for iManage that has been in development since 2016.
Slater and Gordon to invest over £30m on “new technology and broadening services” over next three years
In the sort of headline now loved by the mainstream legal press, Slater and Gordon has announced that it plans to invest over £30m on new technology and broadening services over the next three years to transform the way people access legal expertise in the UK.
Good to hear that Vizlegal is making progress in its ambitious bid to create a global repository of indexed and structured legal judgments and filings, with UK Upper Tribunal (Tax & Chancery) decisions now converted from PDFs to searchable and easy-to-read HTML.
Document workflow platform Athennian has closed a $550,000 funding round from leading investors and has secured PwC Law – the Canadian tax and immigration law arm of PwC – as its first global customer.
Atchison Fraser from Talari looks at how a new generation of software-defined wide area networking technology (SD-WANs) is changing the way law firms communicate
Legal IT Insider catches up with Matt Chandler, head of accounts at Travers Smith, to find out more about the firm’s Aderant Expert selection.