London, UK (PRWEB) March 28, 2008
BigHand has today announced that it has been selected as the preferred Digital Dictation provider for Connect2Law; the UK law firm referrals and support network. BigHand's 'Best of Breed' award winning system BigHand3, has replaced Winscribe as the recommended digital dictation workflow system for Connect2Law's member firms. Connect2Law cites BigHand's investment in product development, unparalleled law firm experience and market leading profile as key factors in the switch.
Andy McCorquodale, Manager, CostController Buying Group at Connect2Law comments:
''It is of great importance that we; Connect2Law, continually evaluate the market to ensure we are endorsing products and services of the highest quality to our members. BigHand is a driving force within the digital dictation arena and has an undisputed market leading reputation. In terms of product leadership, not only is the BigHand3 system recognised as best of breed, BigHand was the first vendor to offer BlackBerry dictation and enhanced remote working options. In addition, BigHand offers a flexible, subscription model which our members will find very appealing.
We are delighted to have BigHand onboard, and a number of our members have already signed up for BigHand3 digital dictation.''
James Kippenberger, Head of UK Sales at BigHand comments on the partnership:
''The relationship established between BigHand and Connect2Law is truly a win-win situation. We share a common goal in providing law firms with access to the highest class of product available; it is to this end that BigHand communicates regularly with clients to establish new requirements, and invests heavily into the development of innovative solutions. Regardless of size or specialism, BigHand works closely with firms to maximise efficiency gains. Connect2Law members can be confident that they will receive the market leading product, with market leading value and care.''
A Microsoft Gold Partner & BlackBerry ISV Partner based out of Chicago, London, Sydney and Toronto. BigHand is the leading digital dictation vendor in the global professional services sector, maintaining the five largest sites at international law firms and with more legal installations in total than all other suppliers combined. BigHand3 was awarded "Best of Breed System of the Year" at the Legal Technology Awards for 2008, and nominated as 'New Product of the Year' at the LTN Awards 2008. BigHand was named as the fastest growing legal software developer in The Sunday Times Microsoft Tech Track 100 league tables for both 2006 and 2005. BigHand was also recognized by Deloitte as one of the 500 fastest growing software vendors in Europe in 2006. Additionally BigHand was voted "Best Legal Office Technology System 2004" from votes from over 14,000 lawyers and IT managers across the legal sector at the LOTIE Awards. BigHand's leading product also won the Society for Computers & Law IT Award in 2003 for "the most outstanding application of information technology to the law". Further information is available at http://www.bighand.com
A UK wide support and referral network for legal firms currently comprising 900+ member firms. Further information is available at http://www.connect2law.co.uk