Riding the Platform Dragon

Riding the Platform Dragon

Regular readers of our blogs will be aware we have been vocal supporters of the Microsoft Cloud strategy and indeed introduced Microsoft Azure and 365 to our clients to replace on premise or ‘Early Cloud Multi-Tenanted Private Cloud’ solutions well before it became...
Hi, Finance – May

Hi, Finance – May

“Our income is not the same as our fees. Is that wrong?” The problem Most law firms and managers within those firms, such as Department or Team Heads, tend to monitor performance by looking at the fees billed by each fee earner/team/department, or the firm overall....
Keeping the Bonsai alive!

Keeping the Bonsai alive!

The literal translation of Bonsai, from my rather limited research, means “planted in a container”.  It didn’t occur to me when I bought it, but this is very representative of life over the last year!  We are all in our containers, working from home, at the moment; we...

Baskerville Drummond at Home – Episode 7

In conversation with new recruit Cathy Kirby on her career switch to consulting, thoughts on post-Covid IT strategies and the latest bonsai news.     Watch previous episodes of Baskerville Drummond at Home Baskerville Drummond at Home – Episode 1...
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TechWatch #3

TechWatch #3

In the latest TechWatch bulletin, we’ll continue our round-up of eye-catching technologies that have the potential to positively impact the legal sector. Non-Fungible Tokens There has been a lot of buzz in some circles around Non-Fungible Tokens or NFTs over the last...
The fresh face of IT

The fresh face of IT

For the love of tech For any of you that are in an IT team, this is a tough one isn’t it?  Enough said – you know what I mean! Technology is everywhere, in everything that we do.  We live in a digital, connected age where even the most mundane objects have core...
Hi, Finance – May

Hi, Finance – April

“I can see from the Management Accounts that I need my fee earners to record more time. Nearly all of them are under target for the Year-to-Date. I am sure they are busy enough, but they are just not getting the time down on the system. No matter how many times I talk...
Talking Points… Consultants

Talking Points… Consultants

You have probably heard the joke.  You want to know the current time.  A consultant will ask to borrow your watch to tell you the time, and then walk off with your watch!  The clear implication is that a consultant will tell you what you already know – and charge you...
Zoom or Vroom?!

Zoom or Vroom?!

I heard the expression ‘Zoomed out’ the other day to describe the feeling of exhaustion that back-to-back video calls can bring. The person also commented that they could not wait for the return to reality.  Indeed, there is a growing excitement that we will be...