November 12, 2015

What is a good law firm management information pack?

Let’s start with what it’s not – and this is something I see quite a lot of – a thick pile of printed reports containing huge amounts of financial detail. Peter Drucker, the “founder of modern management” once said, “The fewer data needed, the better the information. And an overload of information, that is, anything much beyond what is truly needed, leads to information blackout. It does not enrich, but […]
February 16, 2015

Creating the best law firm MIS (Part Two): How to build an effective management information system

Law firms need fast and effective management information systems in order to make the right business decisions. Yet many current practice management systems don’t deliver on this. Earlier this week, I shared my thoughts on why most law practice management systems set law firms up to fail. I’m now going to explain how to remodel your existing practice management system so it delivers effective and timely management information, to help […]