Blog - Converge TS

Take A Look At Our Brand New Office

Posted by Natalie Fayle on 10-Aug-2018 09:39:26

Following three years of strong growth and a significant increase in the size of our team, we took the decision to double the size of our office space and redesign it to better suit the needs of our fast-growing team.

We’ve transformed the office, creating a collaborative working space for the technical operations and service delivery team, and last week we welcomed Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, Steve Rotheram, for the official opening.

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Public Cloud - Myth vs Reality

Posted by Peter Gill on 30-Jul-2018 12:11:13

Public Cloud is now the most identifiable example of cloud computing, where a service provider such as AWS or Microsoft Azure, makes resources such as virtual machines, applications or storage on a shared platform, available to a public audience via the internet. 

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Topics: cloud, cloud computing, IT

Converge TS CCO, Peter Gill, Featured in Briefing Magazine

Posted by Natalie Fayle on 13-Jul-2018 10:36:51

Having recently joined us from Thomson Reuters Elite, Peter Gill talks to Briefing magazine about the impact of recent private equity investment in Converge TS and how this is shaping the future strategy of the company.

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Topics: IT strategy, thomson reuters

Your Microsoft or Citrix Software May Soon Become End of Life – Plan Your Migration Now

Posted by Natalie Fayle on 15-May-2018 11:31:27

Within the next two years a number Microsoft and Citrix software versions will become ‘end of life’ as they reach the end of their Extended Support period.

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Topics: Microsoft, risk, Productivity, PMS, End of Life

Steps To Stop Your Project From Failing

Posted by Natalie Fayle on 14-May-2018 09:08:33

We share practical tips to get your practice management solution implemented on time and on budget.

Modern Practice Management Systems (PMS) have become essential tools that law firms rely on every day to run their business. Transitioning to a new PMS - or moving an existing one into the cloud - are both complex, intricate exercises, with moving parts, a wide array of stakeholders and no room for project failure. In this article, we’re going to take a look at a couple of the key issues and problems that firms face along the way, and suggest some ways to ensure your project runs smoothly and is delivered on time.

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Topics: Profitability, Productivity, IT strategy, PMS, End of Life

Why Your IT Partner Should Be a Legal Specialist

Posted by Aaron Naisbitt on 05-Apr-2018 12:44:52

It’s a widely known fact among CIO’s that using a cloud infrastructure provider to support their IT strategy is a key component of progression and increased profitability. Gartner recently reported that 80% of CIO’s will migrate to a cloud-based environment within the next few years.

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Topics: Profitability, Productivity, IT strategy, PMS, End of Life

The Essential Skills Required to Deliver a Successful Legal Practice Management System Implementation

Posted by Aaron Naisbitt on 08-Mar-2018 09:27:00

You know you need to move to a modern Practice Management System (PMS). You’ve seen the opportunities of that leaving the baggage and inefficiencies of your old software behind presents, and you're excited at the prospect of heading towards the utopia of your new PMS.

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Topics: PMS, Legal Software

3 Key Questions To Ask When Selecting Software For Your Law Firm

Posted by Aaron Naisbitt on 09-Feb-2018 09:39:00

Once you’ve decided you need to replace your software, your first port of call is to take a look as the latest offerings on the market. A simple search for a term like ‘Practice Management Software’ throws up a seemingly endless list of results, with each claiming to be easier to use than their competitors and solving each and every challenge your organisation faces.

Here, we walk you through three key questions to ask during the selection process and how to choose the best-fit for your firm.

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Topics: PMS, End of Life, Legal Software

4 Reasons To Start Migrating To New Practice Management Software Sooner, Rather Than Later

Posted by Aaron Naisbitt on 26-Jan-2018 16:01:00

In the not too distant future, a number of Practice Management Solutions will become End-of-Life (EOL), receiving no further support after this date.

While we’ve previously covered the risks of using End-of-Life software within your organisation, you may have decided that you don’t need to migrate to a new platform just yet. However, there are four substantial reasons to start migrating sooner than you think...

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Topics: Profitability, Productivity, IT strategy, PMS, End of Life

Using End of Life Software - What Are The Risks?

Posted by Aaron Naisbitt on 23-Jan-2018 14:58:00

There's no doubt that technology is a critical component of many businesses functions and operations, and the legal sector’s no exception. Firms of all shapes and sizes increasingly rely on Practice Management (PMS) and Case Management (CMS) software - now mission critical to success.

Using tools that empower and enable your teams can often be the deciding factor in achieving scalable growth and consistency of performance. Therefore, it's no surprise then that once you find a reliable solution, moving to a different software package, or provider can be the last thing on anyone's mind.

When software becomes End of Life (EOL), it can be tempting to delay the decision to find an alternative.

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Topics: cybersecurity, PMS, End of Life

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