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New BI Software? How to Overcome Obstacles and Improve Outcomes

Posted to Services on Apr 4 2017 by Mead Sarrett, Business of Law Consultant, Wilson Legal Solutions

With the ongoing changes in the legal technology industry, many law firms are taking a hard look at the software they’re using to surface information that supports strategic decisions. To improve a business intelligence (BI) software roll out, we suggest concentrating on these four key areas of focus.

New BI Software? How to Overcome Obstacles and Improve Outcomes

New BI Software? How to Overcome Obstacles and Improve Outcomes

Services Apr 4 2017 | Mead Sarrett, Business of Law Consultant, Wilson Legal Solutions

With the ongoing changes in the legal technology industry, many law firms are taking a hard look at the software they’re using to surface information that supports strategic decisions. To improve a business intelligence (BI) software roll out, we suggest concentrating on these four key areas of focus.

Four Action Items to Streamline Project Lifecycles

Four Action Items to Streamline Project Lifecycles

Services Feb 22 2017 | Paul Rayment, Senior Project Manager, Wilson Legal Solutions

As you consider implementing new software at your firm, adding the following four key action items to your to-do list can help you complete these core stages successfully.

5 Tips To Trim Software Implementation Costs

5 Tips To Trim Software Implementation Costs

Services Jan 17 2017 | Robert Beisswenger, Senior Director, Professional Services

The writing is on the wall. It’s time to change practice management systems. How can you trim cost from your software implementation and still get the greatest value? Here are some tips on getting your budget just right.

How Solid is Your Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plan? See How Your Firm Measures Up.

How Solid is Your Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plan? See How Your Firm Measures Up.

Services Nov 29 2016 | Alex Klamkin, Director, Systems and Information Security

It’s budget time in the legal services industry. How much should your firm earmark for disaster recovery and business continuity? This post offers guidance on what to factor into your 2017 plans.

Data Conversion: 4 Tips for Improving Validation

Data Conversion: 4 Tips for Improving Validation

Services Nov 2 2016 | Mead Sarrett, Business of Law Consultant, Wilson Legal Solutions

Data validation is an important part of the data conversion process when transitioning to new financial management software. To streamline this effort, validation should be a multi-step process.

A 7-Step Formula for Streamlining Your 3E Implementation

A 7-Step Formula for Streamlining Your 3E Implementation

Services Oct 26 2016 | Jennifer Hallet, Senior Project Manager

New technology enables better ways to complete tasks. Greater efficiency. Better visibility. Tighter security. But how can you streamline the colossal effort involved with implementing new practice management software? Here are the critical success factors I’ve gleaned from my years as a software implementation project manager.

Disaster recovery and business continuity: Why now is the time to prepare for the worst

Disaster recovery and business continuity: Why now is the time to prepare for the worst

Services Sep 22 2016 | Alex Klamkin, Director, Systems and Information Security

Disaster recovery and business continuation procedures are becoming hot topics as law firms become increasingly dependent on data. For firms without a solid plan in place, the impact of unexpected events could be devastating.

Four Key Areas of Planning and Execution to Help Streamline the Transition of Technology

Four Key Areas of Planning and Execution to Help Streamline the Transition of Technology

Services Aug 16 2016 | Russ Haskin, Director, Business of Law Consulting

How can your firm make the most of a transition to new software? Focus on these four areas to uncover the strategic benefits of a system conversion or upgrade.

Account Termination Policies: How to Uphold Security When Employees Leave

Account Termination Policies: How to Uphold Security When Employees Leave

Jul 26 2016 | Alex Klamkin, Director, Systems and Information Security

Law firms go to great measures to protect digital assets from outside forces. This same diligence needs to be applied to uphold security in regards to your employee base - past and present.

Feeling Comfortable in the Cloud: Maximizing the Security of Digital Assets

Feeling Comfortable in the Cloud: Maximizing the Security of Digital Assets

Services Jun 2 2016 | Mead Sarrett, Business of Law Consultant

More and more law firms are looking to the cloud to meet their computing needs. But many are hesitant to make the leap into the cloud. Why? Security concerns.

Time for New Practice Management Software? Stop Panicking and Start Planning for Improvement

Time for New Practice Management Software? Stop Panicking and Start Planning for Improvement

Software May 3 2016 | Russ Haskin, Director, Business of Law Consulting

In the next few years, almost every law firm will be in line for either an upgrade or conversion of their practice management system.

Still Relying on Gut Instincts? Why Now Is Really the Time for Data-Driven Business Decisions

Still Relying on Gut Instincts? Why Now Is Really the Time for Data-Driven Business Decisions

Services Mar 16 2016 | Russ Haskin, Director, Business of Law Consulting

When it comes to the practice of law, attorneys are taught to leave no stone unturned within a case.

Legal IT: Why Project Management Delivers the Greatest ROI

Legal IT: Why Project Management Delivers the Greatest ROI

Software Mar 8 2016 | Paul Rayment, Senior Project Manager

When planning a software upgrade or implementation, the industry rule of thumb is that you should allocate approximately 20% of the budget to project management.

Top 5 Traits to Seek in a Law Firm Business Analytics Solution

Top 5 Traits to Seek in a Law Firm Business Analytics Solution

Software Feb 23 2016 | Greg Murphy, Vice President of Products

More than ever, law firms are focused on identifying ways to run and grow more profitably.

Legal IT: Five Essential Steps for a Successful Software Upgrade

Legal IT: Five Essential Steps for a Successful Software Upgrade

Software Feb 22 2016 | Paul Rayment, Senior Project Manager

The rate of technology change is increasing at an ever-accelerating rate.

How Important Are People? What Your Website Can Tell You

How Important Are People? What Your Website Can Tell You

Services Jan 29 2016 | Bruce Wilson, Managing Director and CEO

The key to being an effective leader is hiring the right people.

How Are Top Performing Law Firms Out Pacing Their Peers? See the Survey.

How Are Top Performing Law Firms Out Pacing Their Peers? See the Survey.

Services Jan 14 2016 | Russ Haskin, Director, Business of Law Consulting

2016 Survey provides great insight into the trends that are reshaping the legal industry.

Keeping Pace With Market Trends. Is Your Firm Falling Behind?

Keeping Pace With Market Trends. Is Your Firm Falling Behind?

Services Dec 14 2015 | Russ Haskin, Director, Business of Law Consulting

Law firms must adapt if they want to keep pace with client demand and their own internal growth expectations.

Big Sale, This Weekend Only! Avoiding the Trap of Discounts

Big Sale, This Weekend Only! Avoiding the Trap of Discounts

Services Nov 5 2015 | Russ Haskin, Director, Business of Law Consulting

There are literally million dollar homes that are discounted by a dollar. Apparently to many that makes a difference.

Associate Bonuses and Hourly Thresholds: Why Now is the Time to Consider a New Reward System

Associate Bonuses and Hourly Thresholds: Why Now is the Time to Consider a New Reward System

Services Oct 15 2015 | Russ Haskin, Director, Business of Law Consulting

To be productive members of the firm, it’s important that associates drive revenue.

Building a Better Business Development Strategy : Finding Your Sweet Spot through Business Analytics

Building a Better Business Development Strategy : Finding Your Sweet Spot through Business Analytics

Sep 30 2015 | Russ Haskin, Director, Business of Law Consulting

The ability of your law firm to thrive is predicated on one key pillar of growth – you must develop both new and existing business.

Battling the Basics: Reduce Lag to Improve Year-End Numbers

Battling the Basics: Reduce Lag to Improve Year-End Numbers

Sep 14 2015 | Russ Haskin, Director, Business of Law Consulting

If there’s one thing your firm can do to help improve your year-end numbers, it’s battle lagging time entry processes. Here’s why.

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