Tikit North America Releases Carpe Diem Classic 2014

Latest release features new technology foundation, lays the groundwork for 2015 Next Generation release

Chicago, IL – October 1, 2014 – Tikit North America today announced the availability of Carpe Diem Classic 2014. This completely re-developed version of the existing Carpe Diem Classic solution, forms part of Tikit’s signature timekeeping software suite which includes various traditional web and mobile time collection methods. Used by more than 100,000 timekeepers worldwide spanning the last 20 years, the Carpe Diem suite has and continues to be at the forefront of timekeeping in the legal and professional services industries.

The release of Carpe Diem Classic 2014 is an important milestone for Tikit as it delivers the trusted, well liked and efficient timekeeping user experience that lawyers are accustomed to, but with an entirely new technology foundation rewritten from the ground up. These developments remove the technology risk of legacy platforms (specifically the dependency on the Borland Database Engine) while preserving the user interaction, delivering zero change management to Carpe Diem users.

The Carpe Diem Classic 2014 upgrade comes a year after Tikit announced a $2 million investment by parent company BT into the Carpe Diem timekeeping suite.

The new technology platform delivers several notable features and functions including:

  • 100% database compatibility with earlier versions
  • New improved reporting based on Microsoft Reporting Services
  • Integrated security
  • Multi-lingual and Unicode support
  • Enhanced ethical wall support
  • Overall modern desktop compatibility including 100% Citrix support
  • Published Data Service API

According to Peter Zver, President, Tikit North America, the launch of Carpe Diem Classic 2014 is all about the development of a whole new platform that not only addresses the affinity for the current attorney experience with Carpe Diem Classic but also advances timekeeping for the legal industry.

Zver went on to say “Carpe Diem Classic 2014 signals the first in a major evolution of the Carpe Diem suite of products, which will culminate in the launch of our ‘next generation’ solution in 2015. This ‘next generation’ version of Carpe Diem is set to be a game changer and will advance timekeeping for the legal industry as a whole. It’s unique, innovative, and takes into consideration the latest UI trends and device platforms, including integrated passive timekeeping. Taking the best of the past and adding this to the future with a modern holistic next generation interface across all platforms will ultimately provide law firms and their attorneys with choices on how to capture time.”

“Based on several sneak peak demos of Carpe Diem Classic 2014 and its ‘next generation’ technology architecture for law firms and legal influencers attending the 2014 ILTA Educational Conference, the decision to make the financial and strategic investment in next generation timekeeping has been validated,” concluded Zver.

For more details about Carpe Diem Classic 2014, visit the Carpe Diem Classic 2014 resource center, www.carpediemclassic.com or visit the Tikit website www.tikit.us/revenue for information on our full time recording suite.

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About Tikit North America

Tikit North America is one of the largest providers of technology solutions and services to legal and accountancy firms, and is part of the BT Group. Tikit’s client list totals more than 1,450 firms globally, including 90 of the UK’s top 100 law firms, 250 US law firms, 12 of the top 20 European law firms and 18 of the UK’s top 50 accountancy firms. Tikit is a complete technology partner offering a broad portfolio that includes software solutions and IT outsourcing as well as communications, networks and hosting offerings. Tikit develops their own software and has long-standing relationships with other top best-of-breed providers, and they match this expertise with a reputation for excellent customer service. For more information on Tikit, please visit www.tikit.us.

Media contact:
Jobst Elster, Envision Agency
(850) 459-4947
elster@EnvisionAgency.com Company contact:
Peter Zver – President, Tikit North America
+1 888 878 4548
Peter.Zver@tikit.com