Report it out: How Iridium Technology helped Capsticks capitalise on business intelligence

Resource - 04/10/2018 : Analytics, business intelligence, dashboards, data, Iridium Technology, legal it, matter pricing, profitability, revenue, Knowledge Management, Technology

It wasn’t long after joining Capsticks in November 2017 that IT director Rod Fripp had another portion of significant change on his plate. After a review of the firm’s management reporting needs, he soon went live with a brand new fee...

Cyber safety rules for legal

Resource - 03/10/2018 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Risk & Compliance, Technology

By Fiona Hamilton, head of client services, Sprout IT

Given the highly sensitive nature of the data held on individuals and companies by legal firms, solicitors’ practices and barristers’ chambers often find themselves...

LPM magazine, technology supplement: Tin wins

Resource - 09/10/2018 : information technology, law firm IT, legal it, Legal Practice Management, legal practice management supplement, legal technology, LPM magazine, LPM magazine supplement, Knowledge Management, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management, Practice Management

This month, LPM magazine's Tin wins technology...

Webinar: How to invoke disaster recovery at your law firm

Event - 27/09/2018 : business continuity, disaster recovery, infrastructure as a service, legal it, Online backup, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Webinars

Invoking disaster recovery isn’t as easy as some might have us believe. In fact, it’s probably one of the most intensely scrutinised and difficult times for any IT professional.

Where do you draw the line between fixing a...

Defensive positions: Cloud expert Martin Palmer on protecting your firm from cyber threats

Blog post - 21/09/2018 : cloud technology, compliance, Cyber awareness, DDoS, Enterprise class datacentres, governance, hybrid cloud, legal it, legal technology, Private cloud, professional services, public cloud, Pulsant, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Law firms make attractive targets for cybercriminals. There is a wealth of confidential and commercially sensitive information sitting on the company network and exchanged by email that makes firms vulnerable to attack. While most cyber attacks...

Sprout September Soiree

Event - 18/09/2018 : Central London, Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Networking and social events, Risk & Compliance, Technology

SAVE THE DATE!

Back to school, back to business - Sprout IT is ready to get the season started with some drinks and socialising.

Come and join us for a social networking event, have a drink (or two) and chat with colleagues and...

BYOD: The six-day Monday to Friday week?

Resource - 05/09/2018 : cloud services, hosted desktop, legal it, legal technology, Managed hosted IT services, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

The US research and consultancy firm, Global Market Insights estimates that the bring your own device (BYOD) market will be worth $367 billion by 2022. 

That’s up from $94 billion in 2014.

So what’s the...

IT Finance Services announces series of dynamic credit management workshops with Rimilia

News Article - 30/08/2018 : financial services, law firm finance, law firm finance software, law firm services, law firm software, legal finance, legal financial services, legal it, legal services, legal services software, Finance, Technology

Join Rimilia and partners Hays Credit Management, Graydon and Howden for an exciting new series of credit management events focused on continuous improvement. We will look at a number of credit practices spanning all aspects of the credit...

How will be use artificial intelligence in the future?

Resource - 30/08/2018 : cloud services, hosted desktop, legal it, legal technology, Managed hosted IT services, Knowledge Management, Risk & Compliance, Technology

It has once again been a big month for AI with some really interesting things going on that are vitally important to how we will use AI in future.

The most exciting piece of AI news came out of IBM when they revealed 'Project Debater...

Case study: LLM Criminal Defence Solicitors and Sprout IT

Case Study - 21/08/2018 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Finance, Risk & Compliance

About Sprout IT

Sprout IT enable law firms & barristers’ chambers to achieve competitive advantage and peace of mind, through the innovative use of best-of-breed technology, focussed cyber security and resilience...

How to protect your business from hackers

Resource - 21/08/2018 : cloud services, hosted desktop, legal it, legal technology, Managed hosted IT services, Risk & Compliance, Technology

It doesn't matter how much you spend on great cybersecurity technology, the people within your business are typically the weakest link when it comes to security.

It might be an employee clicking on a bad link, falling for a phishing...

GDPR and the cloud

Resource - 21/08/2018 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Solicitors’ practices and barristers’ chambers moving their information to the cloud have a choice, the most popular two of which are the public cloud or the private cloud.

In the era of GDPR and in a time when cyber-...

Best data privacy practices for the legal industry

Resource - 15/08/2018 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

Data privacy has always been a critical area of importance for solicitors’ practices and barristers’ firms.

All the work you perform for each client and the information they share with you is protected by the confidentiality...

Data protection law basics – 10 things your legal firm should look out for

Resource - 06/08/2018 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

Solicitors’ practices and barristers’ chambers’ databases, by the very nature of what they do, contain highly sensitive information of a very personal nature on the lives of thousands of clients that must be protected at all...

Ten years of Databarracks' annual IT industry snapshot, Data Health Check

Resource - 30/07/2018 : business continuity, disaster recovery, infrastructure as a service, legal it, Online backup, Risk & Compliance, Technology

10 years is a long time.

IT and cybersecurity have seen a huge amount of change since 2008 – so how do industry practitioners feel now vs 10 years ago?

Much to our surprise, backup has remained remarkably...