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Why lawyers can take breaks from Twitter

Published on 01/12/2012 By Brian Inkster

… My last post on ‘Tweeting less but meeting more‘ has generated some debate with Brian John Spencer posting ‘A letter to Inksters: just because it’s winter it doesn’t mean that you can put your Twitter into hibernation‘. This is an interesting topic and one worthy of some debate and consideration. I do, however, think […]

Is the Surface any good for lawyers? Part 1: First impressions

Published on 03/11/2012 By Brian Inkster

… Not since I was a young boy opening the box to a Dragon computer or a BBC Micro (I never had a Sinclair ZX Spectrum or a Commodore 64) have I had such anticipation over owning a new computer. My new Microsoft Surface RT was delivered on 31 October. It is a slick looking piece of equipment. The tablet itself […]

QualitySolicitors in Scotland

Published on 22/05/2012 By Brian Inkster

… This month the Journal of the Law Society of Scotland is contained within a pink and black wrapper announcing that “QualitySolicitors comes to Scotland”. Apparently, QualitySolicitors are “currently selecting Partner Firms ahead of a summer launch of the brand in Scotland”. QualitySolicitors have of course already been here before. My firm, Inksters, was the […]

The Time Blawg – One Year On

Published on 02/01/2012 By Brian Inkster

… One year ago yesterday, on 1 January 2011, The Time Blawg materialised. I blogged then:- I look forward to posting on The Time Blawg in 2011 and beyond, inviting guest bloggers, receiving comments and encouraging debate at a time when the legal profession is going through many changes. I was not entirely sure where […]

A visit to my law firm’s cloud

Published on 20/12/2011 By Brian Inkster

… In my last post I looked at when your law firm’s cloud turns dark. I finished that post by stating that the management of the data centre had invited me on a tour of the data centre. This post will look at that visit. George Blair from Denovo Business Intelligence and I had an […]

When your law firm’s cloud turns dark

Published on 03/12/2011 By Brian Inkster

… In September I blogged about my Law Firm in the Cloud as we, at Inksters, moved all of our IT systems into the cloud. At that point I could see many pros and few cons of so doing. One day recently we discovered at Inksters that we had, on the face of it, lost […]

Law Firm in the Cloud

Published on 11/09/2011 By Brian Inkster

… In January I predicted that we would see a greater take up amongst lawyers of cloud computing in 2011. Perhaps this was a self fulfilling prophecy because my own law firm, Inksters Solicitors, has just moved all of our IT systems into the cloud (Law in the Cloud). This includes our e-mail, Word Processing, […]