We’re delighted to announce that HighQ has been ranked at number 50 in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, a ranking of the top 50 fastest growing UK technology companies. HighQ received this award for achieving 535% revenue growth over the last five years. HighQ’s CEO Ajay Patel said of the award: “We’re honoured to be recognised by […]
HighQ’s CEO Ajay Patel shares his thoughts with Alex Wilhelm of TechCrunch on the potential impact on the technology world following the failure of the US Senate to advance the NSA reform bill to Congress. Read the full article on TechCrunch.
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 […]
A guest post by Jennifer Marsh of InfoSec. Security is a growing concern for most companies. If it’s not hackers from the outside attempting to gain access to your data, it’s a matter of protecting internal hardware from leaking information. Customer data leaks, and the company loses a tremendous amount of respect and trust from […]
HighQ’s CFO Amit Patel presented and participated in a panel discussion for Legadex in the seminar Transactional Excellence in Amsterdam on November 7th. The talk was attended by over 100 private equity, banking and legal professionals interested in how enterprise collaboration software can be used to improve the mergers and acquisitions process. (Click to enlarge) The seminar was an opportunity […]
Let’s talk stats for a minute… Venture capital (VC) investing has remained around the 12 year average for the last five years and 2014’s forecast is looking strong. Investing continues at a steady speed and fairly constant dollar amount per investment. It’s worth noting that the market correction in consumer and enterprise stocks in February 2014 […]
We’re pleased to announce Dr Foster as a new client of HighQ, using HighQ Collaborate. Dr Foster is the leading provider of healthcare variation analysis and clinical benchmarking solutions worldwide. The company sought a collaboration platform to enhance its Global Comparators programme, which brings together some of the leading medical organisations in the United States, Europe, […]
An interesting panel discussion caught our attention at the 2014 Legal Marketing Technology Conference in October about building relationships and revenue through thought leadership marketing. Jacqueline Madarang of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, John Byrne of Glencoe Media Group and Molly Porter of Seyfarth Shaw shared some of their best practices in the panel moderated by Per Casey of Tenrec. John Byrne described a microsite as a subject- […]
The festive season seems to start earlier and earlier each year, and this year the early-onset holiday spirit seems to have brought with it speculation about what’s to come in the future. Below are three areas of projections we’ve picked out of October’s news cycle. Future of cloud In the first of what we expect will be a […]
We’re a creative bunch here at HighQ (check out our India team’s Rangolis!). Our own Charlie Rutherford dabbled in some pumpkin carving for Halloween, creating some amazing film-inspired gourds: This got us thinking about finding more impressive creations to share with you. Here are 10 awesome tech-inspired pumpkins that we found that have helped us get into the spooky spirit this […]
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 […]
Listen closely and I’ll tell you some tales Of gruesome enterprise social networking fails. Heed my warnings and you won’t face scares. Stay aware of these socbiz nightmares! Getting your business working social is one of the best things you can do. When done properly, it can make businesses more productive and innovative, and make […]
Syndicated lending is big business: the amount of money lent in one transaction alone is enough to make your head spin. Take Russia’s Gazprombank for example. In early August 2014 it announced it had paid off a 1.2 billion USD syndicated loan it received from a group of international banks in 2011. When it comes […]
HighQ’s CEO Ajay Patel writes for CitizenTekk, revealing four surprising benefits of being a cash-strapped startup. Read the full article on CitizenTekk.
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, using 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 […]
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.