The technology horizon: LMA Tech 14 keynote summary

The technology horizon: LMA Tech 14 keynote summary

Earlier this month, Adam Stock, Chief Client Service and Marketing Officer at Allen Matkins, delivered the keynote at the 2014 Legal Marketing Technology Conference. In his talk, titled “The technology horizon: Essential technologies for law firm marketers”, Adam spoke about the birth of the Chief Marketing Technologist, who will lead the way with technology in marketing. He […]

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Happy Diwali from HighQ!

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 […]

Clean up bad debt with structured finance solutions

Clean up bad debt with structured finance solutions

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 […]

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Our new client: Geldards

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 […]

How does HighQ use HighQ Collaborate?

How does HighQ use HighQ Collaborate?

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 […]

Announcing our Australia data centre

Announcing our new Australia data centre

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 […]

Enterprise collaboration news: September 2014 round-up

Enterprise collaboration news: September 2014 round-up

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 […]

A day in the life at HighQ: Graphic Designer

A day in the life at HighQ: Graphic Designer

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 […]

5 ways to get external teams using your collaboration platform

5 ways to get external teams using your collaboration platform

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 […]

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Our new client: Garrigues

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 […]

Report: Businesses seek integrated project management solutions

Report: Businesses seek integrated project management solutions

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 […]

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Solutions Spotlight: Employee absence

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 […]

Smartphones overtake PCs as main business device [infographic]

Smartphones overtake PCs as main business device [infographic]

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 […]

What could Jennifer Lawrence learn from enterprise cloud technology?

What could Jennifer Lawrence learn from enterprise cloud technology?

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 […]

Horten chooses HighQ for client extranets and collaboration

Our new client: Horten

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.