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Shangai consultancy STG launches 'pay as you go' compare tool powered by Workshare

Shanghai-based software consultancy Smart Team Global has launched a Microsoft Azure-hosted comparison tool Matteroom Compare powered by Workshare.

12/04/2019

Shangai consultancy STG launches ‘pay as you go’ compare tool powered by Workshare

Shanghai-based software consultancy Smart Team Global has launched a Microsoft Azure-hosted comparison tool Matteroom Compare powered by Workshare.

12/04/2019

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UK v US: YouGov Intapp poll surveys lawyer attitudes to technology

Almost half of UK lawyers and a third of US lawyer feel that the technology they use every day doesn’t fully meet their needs, with UK lawyers also very likely to say that their firm needs to invest more in technology, according to a recent YouGov poll conducted by Intapp.

10/04/2019

Trending: Has EY Law bitten off more than it can chew in Pangea3? Quite possibly

When Thomson Reuters decided to offload its global legal managed services company, I like to think that the conversation went something like this: TR: “Hey EY, wassup, you wanna buy Pangea3? Yeh, you might have heard we’re having a little restructure…” Just because this is EY should we naturally assume that its acquisition was part of some pre-ordained world legal domination plan that is falling nicely into place? Probably not, says editor Caroline Hill.

09/04/2019

Trending: iManage RAVN appoints "supremo" Alex Smith as global product management lead

LinkedIn has appropriately been going a bit mad today with the news that Reed Smith’s innovation hub manager and social media nethead Alex Smith is to join iManage RAVN to drive the vision and roadmap for the product from the client and market perspectives. He will be based in the company’s London office.

08/04/2019

Trending: iManage RAVN appoints “supremo” Alex Smith as global product management lead

LinkedIn has appropriately been going a bit mad today with the news that Reed Smith’s innovation hub manager and social media nethead Alex Smith is to join iManage RAVN to drive the vision and roadmap for the product from the client and market perspectives. He will be based in the company’s London office.

08/04/2019

Trending: Lexis launches InterAction for Office 365!

In what is described as a “really important but initial step”, legal CRM market leader LexisNexis InterAction today (8 April) launched InterAction for Office 365 after an 18-month development project that has involved the entire InterAction team from product management to development and engagement with over 150 law firms globally.

08/04/2019

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Fused: Allen & Overy launches client derivatives app after Neota collaboration

Allen & Overy has released a new application built in the Neota Logic platform to help a swathe of financial institutions work out if they are affected by the final phases of onerous changes to over the counter (OTC) derivatives regulations. The app is said to have resulted from Neota’s participation in A&O’s tech incubator Fuse.

08/04/2019

Fused: Allen & Overy launches client derivatives app after Neota collaboration

Allen & Overy has released a new application built in the Neota Logic platform to help a swathe of financial institutions work out if they are affected by the final phases of onerous changes to over the counter (OTC) derivatives regulations. The app is said to have resulted from Neota’s participation in A&O’s tech incubator Fuse.

08/04/2019

South Africa legal tech win: Bowmans selects Contract Express

Bowmans has become one of the first South African law firms to acquire document automation tool Thomson Reuters Contract Express as part of a wider drive to embrace legal technology and legal process improvement, which has been hindered in the jurisdiction by the weakness of the rand.

04/04/2019

Diversity: Hiscox to include D&I targets in its law firm RFPs

London Stock Exchange-listed insurance provider Hiscox is to put diversity and inclusion (D&I) criteria into its law firm RFPs next year, led by group head of claims supplier management Andrew Sellers.

04/04/2019

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Diversity: Hiscox to include D&I targets in its law firm RFPs

London Stock Exchange-listed insurance provider Hiscox is to put diversity and inclusion (D&I) criteria into its law firm RFPs next year, led by group head of claims supplier management Andrew Sellers.

04/04/2019

And it’s official: EY to buy Legal Managed Services from Thomson Reuters

We called it earlier and would encourage you to read our in-depth analysis as to why Thomson Reuters is selling its Legal Managed Services business to EY but this release below now confirms an agreement has been reached, with the transaction expected to close in the second quarter of 2019.

03/04/2019

EY in talks to acquire Thomson Reuters Legal Managed Services: What we know

Insiders are officially staying tight-lipped over whether EY is in talks to acquire Thomson Reuters legal managed services division, but we understand from a credible source that is indeed the case, as Thomson Reuters’ regroups and focuses its efforts on its content and technology offerings.

03/04/2019

Legal IT Win: Cirio selects Workshare Transact

Cirio, one of Sweden’s leading business law firms, has implemented Workshare Transact for their online transaction management, we can reveal.

03/04/2019

Am Law 100 firm Ballard Spahr selects InOutsource and Qlik data analytics platform

InOutsource, a global legal consulting firm, today (2 April) announced a services engagement with Ballard Spahr LLP that delivers business insights through data analytics. Ballard Spahr—an Am Law 100 firm with more than 650 lawyers in 15 U.S. offices—selected the Qlik Sense Enterprise business intelligence platform for data visualization, analytics, and reporting.

02/04/2019

Six new BigLaw firms sign up to Reynen Court

In a model that will ultimately succeed or fail on the number of law firms backing it, six more leading law firms have joined Reynen Court to support the development and launch of its services automation platform.  The six new members are Cleary Gottlieb; Davis Polk & Wardwell; Debevoise & Plimpton; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Slaughter and May and Weil Gotshal & Manges.

01/04/2019

Thirsk Winton selects Linetime’s PMS

North West London firm Thirsk Winton has selected Linetime’s Liberate solution as its firm wide practice management system. Headquartered in Woodford Green with another office in Mayfair, Thirsk Winton provides a range of commercial and private client services with a focus on property related work.

01/04/2019

Breaking news: Intapp acquires ERM provider gwabbit

Intapp has acquired Introhive competitor gwabbit, a West Coast-headquartered enterprise relationship management solution that captures and updates data from emails.

01/04/2019

#GlenLegal19: Finding the right model for tech innovation

When Daniel Pollick joined DWF from DLA Piper last year, he had concerns about how he would work with the firm’s innovation arm, DWF Ventures. “I thought it was going to be like the worst kind of shadow IT,” he told delegates at the #GlenLegal19 Legal Leaders IT Forum. In fact, as he and DWF Ventures managing director Jonathan Patterson revealed, it’s very different.

01/04/2019

LexisOne redundancies at SAGlobal

Following our coverage of LexisOne’s sale to SAGlobal, we’ve received a comment on the Legal IT Insider website as follows: “Extremely surprised that there is no further follow up article around the raft of redundancies announced at SAG for the unfortunate ones who came across from LexisOne.” Here is what we now know.

28/03/2019

The March 2019 Legal IT Insider Newsletter – issue #321 – is out now

With more legal tech breaking news and insights than you can shake a stick at, welcome to the March edition of the Orange Rag! And our top story is after the first exhaustive side-by-side evaluation of iManage Work 10 in the cloud and NetDocuments, Clifford Chance has selected iManage, we can reveal, following what CIO Paul Greenwood is at pains to stress was such a close-run selection process that it had to be extended.

27/03/2019

CC selects iManage Cloud after “close” contest

After the first exhaustive side-by-side evaluation of iManage Work 10 in the cloud and NetDocuments, Clifford Chance has selected iManage, we can reveal, following what CIO Paul Greenwood is at pains to stress was such a close-run selection process that it had to be extended.

27/03/2019

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