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Drive firm wide profitability using Analytics and Matter Planning.

Free gift for attending!

Two essential tools to increase overall profitability within your firm are Analytics and Matter Planning & pricing.

DFTech’s Intellistat Analytics enables your firm to access, measure, manage and monitor critical information from disparate sources such as billing, expense and payroll. All data is aligned and securely displayed to your defined user groups in order to drive greater visibility into key metrics all of which are focused on helping achieve greater profitability

DFTech’s Intellistat Matter Planning & Pricing enables your firm to use historical data to model potential outcomes by creating and monitoring budgets which assess and control the level of profitability for incoming matters.

When both Analytics and Matter Planning are utilized, you have a complete system to address firm wide profitability.

About DFTech: In business for over 25 years, our solutions are installed at over 100 firms throughout the AMLAW 200 and beyond. DFTech is the leader in 3rd party, “Best of Breed” Business Intelligence software delivering flexible solutions and unparalleled support. If your firm is ready to take control and drive profitability, let Intellistat Software assist.

Intellistat Analytics:

  • Systemic assignment of cost and revenue data at the “component level”
  • Cost Allocations: Automates collection of direct and overhead cost metrics and performs succinct allocations based on firm-defined methodology
  • Dashboard : Allows management and attorney access to critical firm metrics via easy-to-read visualizations
  • Inquiry/Reporting: Robust, intuitive and powerful browser based inquiry and reporting tools designed to distribute key performance metrics across the firm
  • Partner Performance: Automation of the partner review/compensation process leveraging Intellistat performance metrics

Intellistat Matter Planning & Pricing: Model matter budgets to determine and achieve your firm’s profitably goals while leveraging data to assist in business development & marketing initiatives

  • Prepare multiple pricing scenarios at once
  • Analyze budget variances on all metrics (hours, value, margins, leverage etc.)
  • Model new engagements based on actual historical results of similar engagements
  • Create alerts delivered on the dashboard or via email which proactively notify key stakeholders when financial thresholds have been met or are approaching

Other Intellistat Modules include…

  • Intellistat Budgeting & Forecasting: Automation, management and streamlining of the firm’s budgeting & forecasting function for CapEx, OpEx, compensation & benefits, headcount and revenue
  • Intellistat Financial Reporting: Streamlines the creation, management and distribution of financial reports across the enterprise. Easy migration from FRx

Follow the links below and register for our Analytics/Matter Planning - Profitability webinar. You’ll be asked to take a very brief survey directly after registering so that we may send this book direct to you.

Registrants will receive a free book as our gift (supplies limited)…”Tomorrowland: Scenarios for Law Firms Beyond the Horizon” by Bruce MacEwan at Adam Smith, Esq.

Bruce has a long history in “LawLand” having published over 1500 articles as well as having practiced securities law for almost 20 years at some of the most recognized firms. If you have not been to his website, I highly encourage you to take a look and review.

DFTech IntelliStat:
Using Analytics and Matter Planning
to drive firm wide profitability

Date: Thursday, July 13th
Time: 11:00 AM (PST) / 2:00 PM (EST)

DFTech IntelliStat:
Using Analytics and Matter Planning
to drive firm wide profitability

Date: Tuesday July 18th
Time: 11:00 AM (PST) / 2:00 PM (EST)

During this webinar, Data Fusion will provide an Introduction of IntelliStat Matter Planning & Pricing software.

 


Updates

DFTech is proud to now be part of the Aderant Expert Users Community.

The Aderant Expert User Community (AEUC) is the principal forum for communication amongst the expert user’s community, sharing knowledge and experience about the core product and integrated applications and services. DFTech is proud to partner and support the growing community of Aderant, users many of who look to integrate world class Business Intelligence solutions onto this evolving platform.

 DFTech is proud to welcome McCarter & English LLP as our newest Matter Planning & Pricing client. McCarter also uses DFTech’s Intellistat Analytics as well as Budgeting & Forecasting.

McCarter & English LLP selects DFTech’s Matter Planning & Pricing application to improve matter profitability. McCarter & English LLP, one of the nation’s leading firms, will be implementing DFTech’s latest offering to support the firm’s efforts to plan, price, and track critical client matters.

 DFTech contributes to latest research on law firm profitability:


client-value-lawClick here for more on this research.
 

“The right way to measure profitability is one that is accepted in your firm. The art is to measure it in a way that keeps everybody happy". - Jeff Suhr, SVP Products, Data Fusion Technologies.”

 

Click here for more insights from Jeff regarding DFTech's approach for law firm profitability analysis.

 

 

 DFTech recently completed an implementation project of Intellistat Analytics version 7.5 for new customer Richards, Kibbe & Orbe LLP, a prestigious New York firm with additional offices in Washington DC and London:

RK&O selected Data Fusion due in large part to its desire to leverage their current financial data in ways they could not with their existing reporting tools and Data Fusion’s long history of delivering solutions that provided detailed and customizable tools to make sense of this data.

Gennadiy Shumakh, RK&O’s Financial Systems Manager comments,

“The Data Fusion Team really impressed me with speed with which they took our requirements and delivered a solution that met all our needs. The process met with my tight schedule requirements and has given RK&O access to critical information in a quick and intuitive fashion not previously available to us. We really are happy that we chose Data Fusion to be our analytics provider.”

 

 Crowe Horwath goes live on Intellistat version 7.5:

Longtime Data Fusion customer Crowe Horwath LLP has recently completed an upgrade to Intellistat version 7.5, the latest version of DFTech's Analytics solution. Crowe has been a loyal client since 2003 and has a long history of leveraging the Analytics data warehouse for critical financial and productivity reporting throughout the firm. The implementation was successful due in large part to the well managed coordination between Crowe’s finance and IT groups and DFTech's implementation team.

Jim Himschoot, Crowe’s Assistant Director and Senior SQL DBA comments,

“Like most complex software upgrades, this project required participation from many groups, both internal and external to the firm. What made this upgrade run smoothly was the quick response to issues by all participants and a focus from DFTech’s implementation team to deliver what they promised and work within our tight window to complete this upgrade before the end of our fiscal year. That effort, also, paid off as demonstrated by a very smooth and seamless "go-live" resulting in uninterrupted delivery of analytical financial information throughout the firm.”

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“The Intellistat data warehouse and reporting interface provides near real time access to financial information previously only accessible via custom SQL queries out of Elite. Information is easily accessible to both attorneys and administrative staff with limited application training required. Data Fusion has been a strategic partner with our Finance group in delivering a highly effective business reporting solution to support our growing business.”

Tom E. Turnbull - Director, Financial Analysis & Planning
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
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