TechWatch – Jan 2021

TechWatch – Jan 2021

It’s quite an exciting place for new technology in the legal sector. In this regular series, we’ll take a look at a variety of new technology in the marketplace that offers something different for law firms. Project Cortex To start with, a subject very close to my...
Finding the right strategic partner

Finding the right strategic partner

Business agility – the ability to respond to change is largely dependent on technology and the IT function. For any IT leader, the question of “how does my team respond to and manage constant business change” should be an ongoing theme. In the past few months,...
The “R” Rate for law firm growth

The “R” Rate for law firm growth

Since March 2020, we have become familiar with the “R” rate, which tells us whether the rate of infection for Covid-19 is increasing or decreasing. When “R” is greater than one, each infected person is infecting at least on other person and the rate of infection...
Microsoft 365 Practice Primer

Microsoft 365 Practice Primer

Microsoft 365 Practice Primer During this Practice Primer, we will focus on the three pillars of Microsoft 365 Security Collaboration Automation We will take a look at the product set in more detail and hope to provide you with an appreciation of how to use Microsoft...
Getting the best out of Microsoft 365

Getting the best out of Microsoft 365

Business Review In order to identify how M365 can be best used in a firm, we need to look at the way the firm works. This will be focused more on day to day operations rather than any aspects of legal workflow, though there are opportunities to enhance both. The firm...

Baskerville Drummond at Home – Episode 6

In this special Microsoft 365 episode, we talk to our go-to man for all things Microsoft, Nigel Stott. Discussion points include: How M365 is changing the legal system landscape How firms are typically using M365 today Barriers to greater utilisation and how to...
New Way of Working

New Way of Working

Our recent Lines on Online blog series looked at the practicalities around the new world of work. Now, in this guest blog from independent business consultant Peter Gill, we take a look at the possibilities going forward.   For anybody in business, which will be...
Watch again – PMS specials

Watch again – PMS specials

Any firm thinking about making a change to their PMS supplier or just interested in keeping tabs on the market might want to watch our two recent Baskerville Drummond @ Home video chats. These two PMS specials saw David Baskerville, Kevin Goosman and Nigel Stott...
Hosting Online Meetings

Hosting Online Meetings

The second in a four-part series on online meetings – the tech, the etiquette, the challenges When the UK first went into lockdown during March 2020, a huge emphasis was placed on the importance of online meetings. The business community as a whole had to...
On-line meeting software

On-line meeting software

The first in a four-part series on online meetings – the tech, the etiquette, the challenges The sudden requirement to use online meeting software was originally met with panic buying. Firms rushed just to get up and running, but now, six months into the...