PMS Selection for Hunt & Coombs
Supporting decision makers to make an effective and informed choice
Hunt & Coombs are currently using Envision, a product which had been made “end of life” by Thomson Reuters. Whilst the firm had good IT leadership it needed support to:
- determine which options were available;
- provide a robust and inclusive selection process;
- document all of the critical User requirements and add structure to the evaluation phase;
- assist in establishing the project’s key success factors;
- guide the internal team through the process and final decision making.
DMS Selection & Implementation for Winckworth Sherwood
A case study of transition
During 2015, Winckworth Sherwood (WS) undertook an IT review which identified that while providing sleek integration and automation between various systems, the existing SharePoint Document Management System (DMS) was no longer meeting the needs and expectations of a growing business.
Debenhams Ottaway Virtual IT Director
Definition and implementation of a IT strategy for a progressive regional law firm.
To align IT with business and improving reliability and performance whilst bringing expenditure in line with industry benchmarks.
- IT issues were a regular occurrence which hampered productivity
- Expenditure on IT had risen to 9.6% of turnover – a premium price for sub-optimal service.
- Lack of a thought-through and comprehensive IT strategy had led to an ad-hoc “shopping list” approach
IT Service Review for Stephens Scown
A detailed review of the firm’s IT Service Hosting
Following a recent change of IT suppliers Stephens Scown had suffered from several system outages. We were engaged to undertake a detailed review of Stephens Scown’s IT Service Hosting provision in order to:
- gain full understanding of the causation of three recent outages and subsequent mitigations;
- assess the services provided and capabilities of the service provided.
IT Review & Strategy Development for Taylor & Emmet
A full IT review leading to the development of an IT strategy
Taylor & Emmet requested a full ‘root and branch’ review of their IT that would lead to an IT strategy. The review covered the following areas:
Merger Support for Veale Wasbrough Vizards
Enabling the integration of another firm’s IT into VWV
We were engaged by leading Birmingham firm Anthony Collins to provide mentoring and support to their PMS replacement project group.
We were engaged by leading East Anglian firm Ellison’s Solicitors to advise on their PMS replacement project.
We were engaged by Winckworth Sherwood to assist with the firm’s selection of a new Document Management Solution.
PMS Selection and IT Consultancy for Standley & Co
A range of IT consultancy leading to a PMS selection project
In late 2016 Standley & Co required strategic IT consultancy across several areas with a long-term plan to replace their PMS system.
Office Move Project for Wilkin Chapman LLP
Advice and support for a major office move
Telephone System Selection for Taylor & Emmet
Requirements analysis and supplier engagement to select a new telephone system
We were retained by Taylor & Emmet to consider the need for a new telephone system. The scope of the project was as follows:
It is always interesting to see how a project you are working on is reported in the press. In recent legal press it was reported that Matthew Arnold and Baldwin LLP (MAB) “Shuts its door” with the suggestion that Partners and their teams were fleeing as quickly as possible in different directions.
We were engaged by a Top 50 Law Firm to assist with the interview process for their new Head of IT Operations position.
We were engaged by Kutana to develop and deploy a model to assess the business benefits that are achieved by deploying Kutana’s Kappris print management solution.
Virtual IT Director for Geoffrey Leaver
Independent Director-level consultancy
Geoffrey Leaver required senior-level IT support following the resignation of their incumbent IT manager. The firm had several areas where they required strategic assistance:
We were engaged by Matthew Arnold & Baldwin to lead the IT aspects on their mergers with Dentons, VWV and Hill Dickinson
Initially engaged by a leading London / Birmingham based law firm to provide Consultancy and Project Management services in relation to their new PMS (Practice Management System) implementation.
We have been retained as RightChoice-Conveyancing’s Virtual IT Director since July 2015.