The great thing about using a collaboration platform is being able to share updates and pictures and keep in touch with colleagues around the world. This Diwali, HighQ’s India team held a Rangoli competition and shared their impressive creations on Collaborate for the other HighQ offices around the world to enjoy too! Check out some […]
Banks that continue to hold onto non-performing loans (NPLs) have been coming under increasing pressure to divest dodgy debt and tidy up their balance sheets. In doing so, they liberate capital, de-risk and maintain their valuable reputation. Debt normally becomes non-performing in a few ways. Firstly, when principal and interest payments are past the due date […]
We’re pleased to announce Geldards as a new client of HighQ Collaborate. Geldards is one of the UK’s leading regional law firms with over 300 staff based in the Midlands, Wales and London. The firm sought to replace their in-house extranets with a cloud-based solution that included collaboration features. Geldards intend to use the platform as […]
HighQ’s CEO Ajay Patel spoke to Alex Wilhelm for TechCrunch about the future of HighQ and his plans to take on the big players in the enterprise collaboration space. Read the full article on TechCrunch.
You’d expect a company to use its own products if it can, and we’re no exception. Here at HighQ, we’re the perfect client for HighQ Collaborate. Our team is spread across offices in seven cities on four continents. Every day, HighQ team members are out visiting clients, working from home or out of the office attending conferences […]
We’re pleased to announce the opening of our new data centre in Australia. Our new Australian location is our fifth global data centre which extends our hosting offering and demonstrates our commitment to the Asia-Pacific market. Earlier this year we opened our fourth data centre in the UAE, supplementing our existing locations in the US, UK and […]
Secure file sharing, external collaboration, project management and enterprise social networking. These are four key areas that all organisations have an issue with when it comes to technology and providing solutions to staff and customers. So what are the problems, and how can enterprise collaboration software help to solve them? Secure file sharing Secure file […]
Financial regulation in the US and UK has come some way since the nineties, with Brown and his “light touch” regulatory approach and Greenspan’s perennial “zero” interest rate paradigm. In 2007 when money markets dried up (causing the sub-prime collapse), to say Main Street was irked would be an understatement. Bankers seemed to have taken the brunt of […]
A guest post by Dejan Lukan of InfoSec. It’s well known by now that the cloud is here to stay and it’s important to familiarize yourself, as well as users, by reading up on the subject and experimenting! The focus of this article is to discuss the differences between public, private and hybrid clouds to help […]
Collaboration conferences This month was the 7th Annual Janders Dean Legal Knowledge Innovation Conference in Sydney, which our own Stuart Barr spoke at. Stephen Sander wrote a great, comprehensive round-up of the event on his website. Stephen highlights the main theme is the need to encourage, identify and foster a culture that supports enterprise collaboration, knowledge sharing […]
As part of our series of blog posts revealing how we at HighQ use our own system, Benji Wilson, Graphic Designer, tells us how HighQ Collaborate helps him to work on projects easily with colleagues, share large files, and (almost) eradicate email from his working life. I am the main designer for HighQ’s brand and collateral. I’m based in the London […]
Our CEO Ajay Patel wrote an article for VentureBeat about Larry Ellison stepping down as CEO of Oracle. Read the full article on VentureBeat.
Private equity funds come in all shapes and sizes. You have funds that invest in entrepreneurial start-ups, you know, the ones whose main asset is just a great idea. And then you have the funds that buy established businesses in more traditional industries (retail, transport, resource, and so on) with the aim of reviving them to […]
Companies will always need to work with external teams, whether that is clients, partner companies, external advisers, regulators, agencies or freelancers. Typically this means emails pinging drafts back and forth, losing track of current document versions and changes. Instead, set up secure sites in your collaboration platform where you can work with external parties. Add people […]
Barack Obama. If ever there was an archetypal decision maker, he’s it. No doubt President Obama is intelligent, educated and has a very good understanding of how the world works. But do you really think he has deep and intimate knowledge of all the goings on of his country and the rest of the world? […]
Our CEO Ajay Patel appears as a featured entrepreneur in IdeaMensch‘s interview series. Read the full story over at IdeaMensch.
We’re pleased to announce Garrigues as a new client of HighQ Collaborate. Garrigues is the largest law firm in Continental Europe and is the Iberian Peninsula’s leading tax and legal services firm in terms of professional headcount and billings. The firm sought a platform to enable them to set up data rooms and facilitate collaboration between lawyers and clients. Their […]
For small businesses, the move towards using software for project management is gaining momentum, and there are trends emerging as to the types of project management software they prefer. Project management software is very helpful for streamlining certain elements of project management, whether that is plotting project milestones using task management solutions or analysing the […]
HighQ COO Stuart Barr shares his thoughts on the launch of the Apple Watch for Forbes. Read the full story over at Forbes.
This is part of our series of Solutions Spotlight blog posts demonstrating custom solutions that can be built within HighQ Collaborate using the iSheets module. Employee absence Simplify the employee absence monitoring process by using this simple iSheets solution. Instead of manually filling in a paper form that will be stored in their employment file, employees can fill in an online form […]
High stakes M&A is definitely not for the faint-hearted. When you consider the sheer valuation of such transactions it’s enough to make your head spin. Take for example AOL and Time Warner in 2000 – 165 billion US dollars. Yes that’s right – BILLION! And that’s nothing compared to Vodafone and Mannesmann in 1999 – 202 billion US dollars. […]
We’re delighted to announce that HighQ has been listed as the 74th fastest growing technology companies in the UK by the 2014 Sunday Times Tech Track 100 league table. We’re honoured to be listed alongside companies like SwiftKey and Skyscanner, and are proud to have achieved a 50.38% three year average annual sales growth which placed us in this […]
The folks at GoToMeeting have created an interesting infographic on the global state of workplace mobility. The infographic was created to display the results of a survey with 1250 small and medium business across UK, France, Germany, US, Canada and Australia made in collaboration with YouGov on behalf of Citrix. The survey and infographic reveals that consumer-focussed […]
The batch of nude celebrity photos leaked from Apple’s iCloud to the internet last weekend inspired headlines and debates across the media. The shock reverberated throughout the iCloud community, as the extent of how vulnerable our personal information is when stored using the consumer cloud services became very clear. We realised that this extremely public breach of privacy (which a statement from Apple described […]
We’re pleased to announce Horten as a new client of HighQ Collaborate. Leading Danish firm Horten provides legal expertise within all practise areas to Danish and international business sectors. The firm sought a contemporary, user-friendly solution for sharing information and files with clients and lawyers. Horten’s instance of Collaborate will be known as Horten Connect. Read the full story here.
ILTA 2014 Without a doubt, the biggest news in the enterprise collaboration world this August was about ILTA 2014, the annual legal technology conference this year held in Nashville, Tennessee. Nicole Blake Johnson of BizTech Magazine gave a quick summary of the keynote speech by Peter Diamandis, chairman and CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation. His keynote […]
This is part of our series of Solutions Spotlight blog posts demonstrating custom solutions that can be built within HighQ Collaborate using the iSheets module. Claims management The iSheets module in HighQ Collaborate can be used as a multi-national claims management solution. Simply set up an iSheet to monitor and share information about all of the claims made in jurisdictions across […]
At the ILTA 2014 conference in Nashville recently, I was lucky enough to be invited to speak at a session looking at the future of legal technology. The session was titled Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds?, and I was joined on the panel by fellow speakers Joshua Lenon of Clio, Noah Waisberg of DiligenceEngine and Michael Mills of Neota Logic. The session […]
We’re pleased to announce Murrell Associates as a client of HighQ Collaborate. Murrell Associates is a specialist team of corporate/commercial lawyers, with experience in large London and West Country legal practices, providing commercial legal services to businesses in the South West and beyond. The firm sought a virtual data room solution to offer to their clients […]
The rise in popularity of consumer file sharing tools has had a massive impact on the enterprise, causing IT departments to have to rethink their security processes and implement new tools to meet demand. File sharing has come a long way in recent years. It used to be that if we wanted to share digital […]