Mike Giles, finance director at Fieldfisher, says the firm has successfully moved to managing several things differently in 2020; further change may be in store and evergreen from sa.global is the system to support it
Effective people management in law firm IT requires that both the firm and the employees benefit. The law firm maximizes the effectiveness and efficiency of their internal IT talent and the valued professionals on the IT team have an opportunity to develop the skills that will advance their careers.
Recently, we have seen a remarkably fast uptake in law firms’ adoption of Microsoft Teams as their preferred collaboration platform. In fact, it is not a stretch to predict that it is no longer a matter of if law firms will implement Teams, but when they will do so.
Despite the pandemic’s impact on their billing processes, law firms are focused on enhancing their internal and external customers’ experience through improvements in staffing, process and technology, and delivering a return on that investment.
To suggest 2020 has been a turbulent year would be an understatement. As words like unprecedented, R number and new-normal spread like wildfire through the social lexicon, a paradigm shift was taking place in what has become the largest scale social experiment on the planet.
Yesterday we held the fifth in our series of webinars around pricing, LPM, profitability and the use of technology in law firms. This installment saw our usual panelists; Mark Medice of Law Vision and Pieter van der Hoeven of Clocktimizer; joined by Barry Honea, the Chief Financial Officer of Locke Lord.
As many Law Firms see the introduction of another lockdown and an extension of furloughed staff both in IT Teams, secretarial support and admin, firms are looking for software to help ease the burden on limited resources to be more efficient.
Cloud migration offers both benefits and challenges. A recent Forrester survey asked about perceived challenges in cloud migration and actual challenges experienced. The primary challenges respondents cited were security, privacy and network design