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A new era of mobility, collaboration & efficiencies within law firms

Individual fee earners are under pressure to collaborate with large corporate clients. The continuing globalisation of business means that clients are demanding seamless services, and legal firms have to collaborate with clients across a number of geographic boundaries. Many top 100 law firms have focused on specialisation, creating narrowly defined practice areas and rewarding professionals for developing their reputation in ever more precise niches. Recently, however, it has become apparent that to achieve competitive advantage, simply accumulating ‘star talent’ – lawyers with distinguished reputations and specialised expertise – is no longer enough. Now the focus is on maximising the productivity of star talent, sharing and integrating their specialised and diverse knowledge with the firm’s knowledge systems.

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Tikit signs global partnership agreement with NetDocuments

London – Wednesday 22 June 2016. Tikit, part of the BT Group and leading provider of technology solutions for law and professional services firms, has today announced a worldwide partnership agreement with NetDocuments, the global native cloud-based document and email management service provider for law and professional service firms. Tikit has a heritage of bringing […]

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If law firms have to change, don’t law firm vendors have to change too?

Change has always been with us, but it feels like the pace of change in the legal sector just keeps accelerating. How are firms supposed to keep up? Andrea Foot here reflects on the factors that are evolving the sector with dizzying speed, and suggests what firms and their vendors can do about it.

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What a smart data strategy looks like in practice

Virginio Basile, Tikit’s Vice President, Professional Services, North America, discusses the implementation of a successful data strategy drawing on the experience of a recent timekeeping software deployment to illustrate how firms can acquire high quality data in practice.   Start with policies As I said last time, a deployment ideally needs to begin with a […]

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ILTA Peer to Peer ‘Asks the Vendor’: What should law firms Keep in mind when developing legal apps? March 2016

Are native apps or HTML5 the way to go when developing new legal software? Technology changes quickly, and what was the wrong decision yesterday might be the correct one today. While the likes of Facebook and LinkedIn dropped HTML5 in favor of native apps over three years ago, how does HTML5 compete today? How has […]

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ILTA Peer to Peer ‘Asks the Vendor’

What should law firms and legal departments keep in mind when developing apps? Peter Zver talks to Peer to Peer about how law firms can increase their competitivness via differentiation.  Read the full article here

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