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.

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Solutions Spotlight: Claims 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. 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 […]

ILTA 2014: The law firms of the future

What will the law firms of the future look like?

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 […]

UK firm Murrell Associates selects HighQ Collaborate for value added client services

Our new client: Murrell Associates

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 […]

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Our new client: Bingham

We’re pleased to announce Bingham as a new client of HighQ Collaborate. Bingham is a global law firm with more than 800 lawyers in 14 offices, offering a broad range of market-leading practices focused on global companies. The firm sought a way to share sensitive information without using e-mail, so lawyers and their clients feel safer […]

What's new in Collaborate 3.3?

What’s new in HighQ Collaborate 3.3?

We’re pleased to announce the release of our newest version of HighQ Collaborate. Collaborate 3.3 is loaded with new features, including two-factor authentication to provide additional security for very sensitive sites; iSheets date-based alerts, which will be helpful for maintaining time-sensitive data; the ability to copy files from site to site; the ability to import folder structures from Excel; document review […]

We're off to Nashville for ILTA 2014. Imagine that!

We’re off to Nashville for ILTA 2014. Imagine that!

It’s that time of the year again where members of the HighQ team from all over the world converge in the US for ILTA 2014. This year it’s Nashville, Tennessee and we’ll have members of our team from London, Amsterdam, New York and San Francisco there in “Music City” to participate in the conference and hopefully hear lots of awesome music! […]

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Solutions Spotlight: Tender review

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. Tender review The tender review solution in HighQ Collaborate (using the iSheets and Files modules) is useful for simplifying both the tender management and tender application processes. For tender management (where you’re acting on behalf of […]