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Enterprise collaboration news: June 2014 round up

Cloud sovereignty Cloud sovereignty remains big news this month. In his article for CIO, Bank of England CIO: “cloud opens UK data to CIA spies”, Matthew Finnegan details the speech given by Bank of England CIO John Finch at the Cloud World Forum advising British businesses to be wary of partnering with US-based cloud suppliers. Finch said […]

Struggling to choose an enterprise cloud collaboration vendor? Get the guide.

Struggling to choose an enterprise cloud collaboration vendor? Get the guide.

This is an extract from the whitepaper A guide to selecting your perfect enterprise cloud collaboration vendor. Download the full whitepaper here. Business is becoming globalised. Companies deal with clients all over the world and have offices in multiple locations. The challenge is maintaining connections between different offices and clients when they are physically remote. In order […]

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HighQ Forum, London 2014 in pictures

On 12 June 2014 we held our fifth annual HighQ Forum, London, our client event where we unveil our latest products and inspire our clients to use their existing instances in new and powerful ways. This year we held the forum at the DoubleTree Tower of London Hotel, where we welcomed some 80 clients and guests […]

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Enterprise collaboration news: May 2014 round-up

Cyber security in the legal sector Cyber security and privacy was big news last month, with news of Microsoft’s subpoena still ringing in our ears. It has raised questions about the measures companies have in place to protect sensitive data, in particular highlighting concerns within regulated industries such as law. Data privacy and security among law firms […]

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89% US law firms share sensitive data via email, reveals LexisNexis survey

A recent survey by LexisNexis reveals that a large proportion of U.S. law firms are not adequately protecting confidential data when they’re sharing files. The survey aimed to understand the uses and perceptions of file sharing tools by attorneys and legal professionals working in U.S.-based law firms. It revealed that in spite of heightened concerns about […]

Rishit Patel, HighQ Project Manager

A day in the life at HighQ: Project Manager

As part of our series of blog posts revealing how we at HighQ use our own system, Rishit Patel, Project Manager, tells us how HighQ Collaborate helps him to work seamlessly with global teams, manage project development projects and plan technical specifications. I am a Project Manager based in HighQ’s India office. I lead the […]

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Solutions Spotlight: Candidate screening

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. Candidate screening Screening candidates for a position is time consuming. If a role attracts many applicants, it can be a full time job simply to read and evaluate each application that comes in. The candidate screening solution […]

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A day in the life at HighQ: Team Lead

As part of our series of blog posts revealing how we at HighQ use our own system, Avkash Patel, Team Lead for the front-end development team, tells us how HighQ Collaborate has become part of his working style and has allowed him and his team to significantly cut down on email. I lead the front-end development team […]

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Solutions Spotlight: Contract Management

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. Contract Management Finding one contract among thousands is a challenge, even when they are properly filed and stored. More than likely, various contracts exist in folders across your document management system (or worse, shared drives). You […]

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Getting work done in the enterprise: there’s more to collaboration than social + file sharing.

Collaboration is big news. There are hundreds of tools on the market that aid and simplify particular elements of business collaboration, from enterprise social networks, task management tools, and file sharing platforms. These tools help to augment and improve the way people work. Integrated solutions that combine all of the functions of collaboration together in […]

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Solutions Spotlight: Virtual PA

This is the first in our series of Solutions Spotlight blog posts demonstrating custom solutions that can be built within HighQ Collaborate using the iSheets module. Virtual PA Imagine you’re on a business trip, stuck in traffic in the back of a cab on your way from one client meeting to the next. Instead of worrying […]

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Tuesday Tip: Adding a task to a file

Our Tuesday Tip blog posts give you some quick tips and tricks that help you make the most of HighQ Collaborate. Get more tips in our Tuesday Tip archive. Adding a task to a file Do you often find that you upload files to HighQ Collaborate and then completely forget about them? The Files module can be a black hole […]

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Review: Raconteur’s Legal Efficiency 2014 report in The Times

Raconteur published Legal Efficiency 2014 in The Times today, a special report on legal technology and the productive law firm of tomorrow. The report covers several aspects of the legal sector, including the changing working practices in law firms, the increased reliance on technology to collaborate and maximise efficiencies, and concerns around security in cloud computing and mobile […]

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Tuesday Tip: Saving and auto-saving drafts

Our Tuesday Tip blog posts give you some quick tips and tricks that help you make the most of HighQ Collaborate. Get more tips in our Tuesday Tip archive. Saving and auto-saving drafts If you’re not ready to publish just yet, simply save your content as a draft. You can elect to save wiki pages, blog posts and events […]