Legal Business Development Through Writing

 Operating out of South Florida, we often receive thought leaders visiting their parents. Such was the case yesterday, when I had the pleasure of meeting with Ari Kaplan, legal technology writer, speaker, and consultant. I had a great talk with Ari, learning about his book “The Opportunity Maker” and his business philosophies. We conversed at […]

Using Twitter to build Dialog for Business and Celebrities

We’ve been enjoying the use of Twitter to put a personal and humorous touch to our business. If you’ve been following us, you’ll see our product announcements, ruminations on Software as a Service and cloud computing, as well as discussions about blanket-related infomercials. The New York Times today featured an article about business and celebrity […]

IDC Revises 2009 SaaS Growth Projections Upwards

IDC, a leading provider of market intelligence, has revised its SaaS growth projections upwards for 2009 due to the economic downturn. Recent IDC surveys and customer interviews support the finding that the harsh economic climate will actually accelerate the growth prospects for the software as a service (SaaS) model as vendors position offerings as right-sized, […]

Another benefit of online legal practice management: Avoid worms!

Recently a worm, a self-replicating mailicious computer program, has been infecting Windows computers worldwide.  An estimated 30% of all Windows machines has been stricken with what’s known as the Conficker or Downadup worm. These infected machines could have easily been protected had their security patches been applied in October.  But many people do not have adequate […]

More news about SaaS growth

Here’s another survey showing the rapidly growthing adoption of enterprise level Software-as-a-Service or SaaS. The author of this article discusses that since SaaS has become such a trusted and dominant IT trend, much is to be learned from SaaS vendor operations.  To read more, click here. THINKstrategies’ most recent survey of over 100 mid- and […]

More Legal Technology Predictions for 2009

Last month we published a list of online legal practice management and time and billing predictions in Law Practice Today. Recently we came across two more lists of 2009 legal tech predictions by people we hold in high esteem: Ross Kodner over at the Ross Ipsa Loquitur Blog, and Neil Squillante at TechnoLawyer. From Ross’s […]

Gartner survey reports boom in Software-as-a-Service

According to a recent Gartner survey, some 90% of enterprises are planning to increase or maintain Software-as-a-Service deals.  One of the more interesting points of the survey is the following, concerning firms changing their IT environments wholesale: “Interestingly, Gartner found that 37 per cent of respondents are changing their IT environment completely, moving from current […]