According to Forrester research, if ‘The Cloud’ was a country, it would be worth $240 billion by 2020. The Cloud will also have created 13.8 million jobs by 2015, International Data Corporation (IDC) statistics has shown. And finally, Cisco has reported that by 2016, 60 per cent of business workloads will be on the Cloud, and by 2015 its traffic will have increased 12-fold.
It is clear from the above figures that Cloud adopting is on the rise, with more and more firms recognising the potential benefits from the innovative ways of communicating, collaborating and managing data that cloud technology can bring. Continue reading
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When considering who to choose as a Cloud/software provider, it is crucial that you apply your mind to the type of training you will receive when you decide on a particular provider. Once you purchase the software, you need to be sure you will receive the proper training and support thereafter. Here are a few things you should bear in mind:-
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As part of Denovo’s ongoing commitment to supporting and developing young people, we recently assisted Glasgow Clyde College at Cardonald Campus with their vocational training programme. Denovo delivered a presentation to 2nd year pupils studying customer care principles.
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There is no doubt that new software, mobile and cloud computing are transforming industries throughout the world, helping businesses to increase productivity by utilising the mobility and flexibility these innovative IT solutions can offer. But one of the major problems for the technology sector is the friction caused by current multi-jurisdictional laws and regulations. Continue reading
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With cloud computing services become increasingly popular among legal professionals throughout Scotland, England, Europe and the wider world, earlier this year, we published a blog listing 10 things for lawyers to consider before picking a cloud system supplier. It’s not a decision to be taken lightly and it’s crucial you find the right provide. Continue reading
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A detailed survey by Business Cloud News, conducted throughout the UK, Europe and North America, has shown that there will be a sizeable increase overall in businesses taking up Cloud computing in the next few years.
Currently, 62 per cent of those surveyed have 30 per cent of their IT systems already based in Cloud, while just 10 per cent claim to have 70 per cent or more hosted in the Cloud. These results show that at the moment adoption of Cloud services is significant, but still fairly low in terms of the overall IT estate. Continue reading
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Many lawyers are quick to incorporate new technologies into their practices, according to recent studies.
The American Bar Association’s latest Legal Technology Survey reported that 91 per cent of lawyers now use smartphones in their law practice, with iPhones being the most popular at 66 per cent. Also, nearly half (49 per cent) use tablets in their practice, with 84 per cent using iPads, making Apple the clear favourite for lawyers.
For both phones and tablets from the ABA survey, second most popular was by far Android devices, with only a small percentage opting for BlackBerry’s, Windows phones or other devices.
Predictably, most lawyers are using their smartphones to access the Internet; use the calendar to log meetings and appointments; store contacts; send and receive emails; and send texts or iMessages. Furthermore, 17 per cent of lawyers create documents using their tablets, and 10 per cent use their mobile device to track expenses. Continue reading
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