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.
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.
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...
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.
You might not be surprised to hear that over 66% of IT projects go over budget and more worrisome is the fact that 17% do so, so severely that they threaten the existence of the company.
Here are four ways unexpected costs can creep into your migration budget and, more importantly, how to plan for them from the outset and avoid nasty surprises.
Today the legal sector depends on a multitude of software to deliver its complex services in a way that is as efficient as possible. Building a robust, high performance IT infrastructure is essential to this.
But setting up this infrastructure can be challenging and time consuming. Mistakes can be costly, risking downtime and putting increasing pressure on already stretched IT departments.
As a legal sector specialist, we have a long history of working with specialist legal applications. 11 years to be exact. So we were delighted when we were recently awarded partner status on the Thomson Reuters Elite Global Strategic Alliance partner program.
In an era when half of UK firms holding personal data were hit by a cyber breach or attack in the past year, the general public are becoming increasingly aware of where their data is stored and how it’s being protected.
In order to respond to a rapidly shifting business climate, as well as deliver solutions that are tuned to the needs of your firm as a whole, your IT strategy needs to be closely aligned to your business strategy.
Topics: IT strategy
Investment in IT is necessary for forward-thinking law firms looking to succeed in today’s market. However, the value of IT is often underappreciated and seen as just another overhead by senior management.
It’s therefore important to understand how to write a convincing business case that helps decision makers understand why IT investments are necessary and the potential impact on the firm’s ability to compete.
Here are four steps to writing a successful business case.