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Reflecting on How UK Lawyers are Using Social Media

Just a quick observation from Friday’s conference call How UK Lawyers are Using Social Media. If I remember correctly, there wasn’t a single mention of policies, procedures or rules. Not one. Interesting.

Office 2010 System Requirements

Minimum CPU and  RAM requirements are unchanged from Office 2007, but the footprint of most Office applications have gotten larger. Most standalone application disk-space requirements have gone up by 0.5 GB and the suites have increased by 1.0 or 1.5 GB. So in short, if your PC can run Office 2007, it will be able…
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How UK Lawyers Are Using Social Media

If you are a UK lawyer looking to grow your practice through social media then one of the best things you can do is learn from those trailblazers that have gone before you and successfully used social media in their law firms. This article is a transcript of a web conference on the topic of…
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Legal IT Show 2010 – We’ll Be There!

We’re confirmed! We’ll be attending the Legal IT Show 2010 in February and we’d love to talk SharePoint with you. Are you implementing SharePoint today? Thinking of holding off, or upgrading to SharePoint 2010? We’d love to hear what your thoughts or issues are. And in return we’d be happy to share our experiences of…
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Web Favourites Jan 18 2010

This post is part of a weekly/bi-weekly roundup of things that I read and found interesting. There won’t be a lot of comment from me, but hopefully you will find the links useful. Enjoy! Interesting stuff I came across this week: SharePoint for Legal Project Management–A Retrospective – “To help you understand the power of…
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How We Beat the Snow and Kept on Working

This morning saw another couple of inches of snow dumped on us here in North Hampshire and an accident shut the main route into Reading. According to The Times the cost to the economy in lost productivity is set to reach £2bn. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Simple low cost technology and…
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Cloud Computing Explained

What is Cloud Computing? Put simply, Cloud Computing means that your computing resources live outside of your computer or physical premises. What’s All the Fuss About? Cloud computing is the key driver behind a new emerging economy based on lower costs and higher productivity than before: an economy holding great potential for smaller, agile businesses.…
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Web Favourites Jan 10 2010

This is the first of what I hope will be a weekly or bi-weekly roundup of things that I read and found interesting. There won’t be a lot of comment from me, but hopefully you will find the links useful. Enjoy! (The picture here is from NASA’s Terra satellite last week and show the extent…
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Social Knowledge Management

In their post on tacit knowledge management yesterday, 3 Geeks and a Law blog ask whether 2010 will be the year that Knowledge Management (KM) thrives or dies. In its current state, KM has turned into a mechanism that attempts to capture explicit knowledge in a way that is seamless to the person creating that…
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The Legal Sector and “FREE”

How should solicitors and law firms compete with the availability of free legal information on the web? How might it impact current business models? In the IT industry, we have been grappling with this issue for a number of years… lots and lots of free information and advice on the Web, free open source software,…
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