NEWS ARCHIVE

December 2016

Season’s Greetings! (Part 3)

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As part of our December “Giving Back” Initiative, Iridium would like to remind our client contacts that Iridium will sponsor any charitable endeavors. Whether it is for a jog-a-thon for cancer, sleeping in the park to raise awareness about homelessness, fundraising for Juvenile Diabetes, etc, we are more than happy to contribute to your cause. Our typical donation is $100 for any request. Over the years, we have proudly supported dozens of charitable organizations. So to all of our client contacts: Remember to hit us up!

Season’s Greetings! (Part 2)

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Annual Toys For Tots donation from Iridium’s President, Tom Jones: “This has been a Jones family tradition for the past 10 years. Each year, we head to Toys "R" Us to fill a shopping cart for Toys For Tots. In addition to helping others, it is a great reminder for my boys that they have a lot to be thankful for. Please consider donating to this worthy cause.”

Season’s Greetings! (Part 1)

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Iridium is proud to have set up monthly donations to the Rainforest Alliance, Durga Tree International, #EndSlaveryNow, Black Girls Code, and the Wounded Warrior Project for this holiday season and upcoming year.

Iridium Adds Three More Team Members!

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We have added three new members to the growing Iridium team. Please go to the Iridium Team Page to review their profiles and learn more about Barry, Kim, and Courtney.

  • Barry has joined our team as a Senior BI Consultant/Developer. He is based in Reno.
  • Kim has also joined our team as a Senior BI Consultant/Developer. She is based in Tallahassee.
  • Courtney has joined our team on a part-time basis as a Marketing Specialist. She is also based in Reno.
  • November 2016

    Iridium Continues Streak

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    Iridium continues our streak of adding two new law firm clients per month. We have signed up five new clients for Iridium BI in the last six weeks!

    October 2016

    Iridium Heads to New York City

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    Iridium was pleased to attend the 21st Annual Law Firm Leaders Forum in NYC as a Gold Sponsor. Yet another great event from the folks at the Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute.

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    Iridium in NYC

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    Iridium was pleased to attend the 15th Annual Law Firm COO & CFO Forum in NYC as a Gold Sponsor. Yet another great event from the folks at the Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute.

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    September 2016

    Iridium Attends San Francisco Event

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    Iridium attends the 3rd Annual West Coast Law Firm Leadership Forum. Yet another great event from the folks at the Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute.

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    Iridium Attends London Event

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    Iridium was pleased to attend the Thompson Reuters Elite Vantage 2016 London conference as a Gold Sponsor. The event was well attended and flawlessly executed. Thanks to the gang at Elite for making this a great event.

    August 2016

    Iridium to Attend ILTACON 2016

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    Be sure to stop by Booth 335 to get a demo of the latest release of Iridium BI and meet our staff. Tom is also participating as a panel member in the “Business Intelligence Showcase” session on Tuesday. ILTACON is always an awesome event – we are looking forward to meeting with our clients, friends, and prospects. Come on by the booth, and prepare to be impressed with the speed and beauty of our latest dashboard release.

    July 2016

    Iridium wins 9-way BI Shootout!

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    Iridium is proud to announce that we secured the contracts after a grueling 9-way shootout to become the BI vendor for a large Chicago firm. Nine vendors participated, but in the end Iridium was left standing due to our profitability capabilities and ability to customize to meet the requirements of the most demanding law firms.

    David Maloyed (and three others!) join Iridium Technology

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    Iridium Technology has added four new members to their development/consulting team, including well known Legal IT figure David Maloyed. David has been working in Legal IT for 20 years in a variety of technical, consulting, and implementation roles.

    "We are very excited to have David join our team," states Tom Jones, President of Iridium Technology. "His strong technical and project management skills will provide a great boost in helping us to manage our rapidly expanding client base."

    "We have also added three additional technical resources," continues Jones. "Two are based in the US, and one is based in EMEA." All three new team members will be involved in product development, implementations, and support. Having an EMEA-based resource now gives us around the clock (24-hour) support for our clients in all regions."

    Tom Saves the Girl Scouts $6,000

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    "I have continued to work as an advisor for our local "Gigabyte" girls, and is great to see them coding away. We have had one challenge in the classes, and that is the wireless connection at the Girl Scout club is horrible," Tom says. "This has been frustrating for everyone, so I volunteered to see if we could solve the problem by buying a router (etc.). The Girl Scouts contacted their local IT guys, who responded that the whole wireless infrastructure needed to be upgraded for the building and the cost would be $6,600."

    Tom continues, "I called them up and (tactfully) told them that was ridiculous, and that I could probably run the meetings using my cell phone as a hot spot. That put them in a "problem solving mode", and we then had a brainstorming session about how to solve the problem for the girls at a reasonable price point. After a week of discussions and diagnostics, it was discovered that some of the existing equipment was faulty and could be replaced by Dell under warranty. Total cost: $600 service charge. This lesson (ask questions and stand up for yourself!) will certainly be shared with the girls at our next meeting!"

    Iridium Attends Chicago Conference

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    Iridium attends the Janders Dean Law Legal Horizons Conference in Chicago. No one can say it better than Justin: “We don’t do “same-old, same-old. We don’t do static and stale conferences with the predictable roster of speakers. What makes our event different? This gathering has been developed and planned not by a conference company, but by the combined team of experts from the legal education and consulting fields – a group of recognized global thought leaders who work day-in and day-out at the front line of legal services transformation.”

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    June 2016

    Iridium to attend 6th Annual Law Firm CIO/COO/CFO Forum

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    This premier event is hosted by the Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute, and is always well attended by industry leaders. Iridium is a Gold Sponsor, and we are looking forward to meetings with law firm leaders. Tom will also be participating in a panel discussion on “Chasing Profitability: The Evolving Law Firm Staffing Model".

    Twelve Iridium BI Wins in First Half of 2016!

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    Iridium Technology posted very strong first half results, including signing up twelve new clients since January 1st -- an average of two new clients per month. Iridium wins included four AMLAW 100 firms. The new clients represent all regions where Iridium does business: the US, UK/EMEA, Canada, Caribbean, and Asia/Pacific.

    "We are clearly establishing ourselves as the preferred BI solution for sophisticated/demanding firms," states Tom Jones, President of Iridium Technology. "Iridium fully customizes our dashboards and cubes for each client, but also provides a BI platform that enables clients to stay on the latest release while preserving their customizations. Sophisticated firms recognize Iridium as the vendor that has an unmatched history of delivering the toughest requirements, and doing it on a quick turnaround."

    May 2016

    Iridium sponsors the Reno “Gigabyte Girls”

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    Iridium Technology is sponsoring Gigabyte Girls, a club for all girls in grades 6-12 who have a passion for learning all things tech-related. It is being run through the local Girl Scout troop, and is the first Gigabyte Girls club in the US. President of Iridium Technology, Tom Jones, after reading about the club in the local paper is now volunteering for the group. The club is in its infancy, but we have already established a group of about 10 girls that are regular attendees.

    There are two benefits to our sponsorship: we'll be focused on teaching programming while also bringing more women into STEM careers. Iridium's role with Gigabyte Girls is still evolving and more updates will be on the way! Read more about Gigabyte Girls here.

    Iridium making road trip to Toronto

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    Heading to Toronto to visit our clients and participate in a “BI cage match”. Many vendors enter the Octogon, but which vendor will emerge with the new client? (Follow-up: Iridium won!)

    Iridium to attend 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Los Angeles

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    Iridium is proud to attend the ALA Conference. We look forward to seeing our friend, clients, and prospects at this great event. ALA events are always well attended and Iridium to sign up new clients, so we are really looking forward to the conference.

    BI Provider Iridium Technology Becomes New Thomson Reuters Elite Alliance Partner

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    Thomson Reuters Elite, part of Thomson Reuters Legal, today announced that it has signed Iridium Technology as an Alliance partner to provide 3E® and Enterprise™ clients with a highly customizable business intelligence (BI) solution. The company’s flagship product features a comprehensive set of dashboards designed to give firms a complete overview of business performance and operations.

    Elite clients can take advantage of Iridium Technology’s BI product line, which provides four powerful modules of analysis: GL, Revenue, Expense, and Profit. The informative cubes support extensive customization per business specifications, providing clients with highly-focused analytics that measure the full spectrum of performance and profitability. The Iridium BI profitability module is fully configurable based on client requirements.

    See more: here

    April 2016

    Sophomore Year Update on Iridium Scholar Yuwadee Srichinlers

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    Yuwadee ("Yu") is in the progress of finishing up her sophomore year, and has remained as a Business/Accounting major. She is taking a mix of accounting, business management, and computer courses. Most importantly, she is really excelling as a student and has a cumulative GPA of 3.55! Tom and Yu exchange emails on a weekly basis, with Tom's wife Lek serving as the translator.

    When Yu was selected as the first Iridium Scholar, we promised to pay for her entire university education as long as she kept her GPA over 3.4. She is keeping her side of the agreement, and we are keeping ours! We send her monthly deposits to cover academic fees, apartment, utilities, books, special expenses, and even spending money. We keep her laptop running, cover her bus fares to go back and visit her family, purchase school uniforms, etc. We also give her a bonus for every "A", and she can use that money any way that she chooses.

    In Yu's words (translated): "I am so lucky to have received this scholarship, and I am trying my hardest to get good grades and be a good student. I am enjoying the university, but I must say that this is the hardest I have ever worked in my life! I will finish my sophomore year with good grades, and I am looking forward to returning to my home town to see my family in the summer. Thank you to Tom and Lek and the team at Iridium for making my education possible."

    Yu is doing a great job at the university, and we are pleased to see her excellent grades and work ethic. Yuwadee will be the first person in her family to earn a university degree. Thai families are incredibly close knit, and Yu's employment opportunities as an Accountant will help to raise her entire family out of poverty. We are pleased to be able to sponsor her, and are committed to covering her expenses through graduation.

    February 2016

    IRIDIUM PACKS ITS BAGS FOR AUSTRALIA

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    Iridium is pleased to announce that they are heading to Australia to attend the ChilliIQ 9th Annual Managing Partners Forum. Tom and Bruce Heaney (Account Manager – APAC) will spend the last week in February meeting with Iridium clients and prospects to show them the new dashboard release. The week will then culminate with the MPF conference in Byron Bay. It’s summer in Australia, so Tom will need to break out the sunscreen to keep his “programmer tan” intact…

    2016-02: IRIDIUM TECHNOLOGY ANNOUNCES STELLAR RESULTS FOR 2016 CUSTOMER SATISFACTION SURVEY

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    Iridium Technology has concluded their annual customer satisfaction survey, and the results were stellar! The survey was conducted in January 2016, and gathered feedback on Iridium's 2015 performance from their growing client base. The survey assessed how satisfied clients were in 24 different areas. A 1-to-5 scale was used where a 4.0 indicates "Very Satisfied" and a 5.0 indicates "Highly Satisfied".

    The highest areas of achievement are listed below with average scores in parentheses:

    • Overall satisfaction with Iridium Technology as your BI Vendor (4.8)
    • The business practices and ethics of Iridium Technology as an organization (4.8)
    • Technical proficiency (4.7)
    • Commitment to customer satisfaction (4.8)
    • Professionalism (4.7)
    • The quality and value of Iridium's products (4.7)
    • Iridium valuing you as a client (4.7)
    • Iridium's technical capabilities and legal knowledge (4.7)

    Tom Jones, President of Iridium Technology, states, "We are once again extremely pleased with the survey results. We take client satisfaction very seriously, and it is great to get such positive feedback from our clients. The 2016 results were our best ever, and we have already been doing great in previous years. The results show that Iridium's commitment to high quality products and excellent customer service are providing great results for our clients. Please contact me if you would like a complete write-up of the survey results.

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    December 2015

    Iridium Adds (Another!) Senior BI Consultant to Development Team

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    Iridium is pleased to announce that Ricky Tang has joined their development team as a Senior BI Developer. Ricky earned a Bachelor’s of Science (Honors) in Computer Science from the University of Auckland, and then completed her Ph.D. Data Provenance and Summarization at the Illinois Institute of Technology. She has a strong background in database technologies and web development. “As I have said in the past, Iridium is focused on extending our team by adding talented developers”, states Tom Jones, President of Iridium Technology. “Ricky has an excellent background as a developer, and great communication skills. We are expecting her to have a big impact with our implementations and products”.

    Iridium signs up as Silver Sponsor for ILTACON 2016

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    Iridium Technology is pleased to confirm that they will be attending ILTACON 2016 in Washington D.C. as a Silver Sponsor. “I have been coming to ILTACON for ten years, and it is always a very fun and productive event” states Tom Jones, President of Iridium Technology. “ILTACON is our top event to meet with our clients and prospects, and we always look forward to seeing all or our ILTA friends. We are proud to attend next year as Silver Sponsors.”

    November 2015

    Iridium Road Trip to Atlanta

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    Iridium had a highly successful trip to Atlanta: two days, four firm visits, and four Waffle House visits! Tom Jones, President of Iridium Technology: “Iridium continues to get the word out about our business intelligence products, and we received a great welcome on this trip to Atlanta. Additionally, I am a big fan of Waffle House so any trip to the South is going to feature lots of their fine breakfasts and lunches. I can’t wait to get back!”

    October 2015

    Iridium Attends ALA Business of Law Conference Atlanta

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    Iridium is pleased to announce that they will be attending the ALA Business of Law Conference in Atlanta. "The conference has a large number of registrations for medium and large firms, so this is a good opportunity for us to showcase our business intelligence product line," states Tom Jones, President of Iridium Technology: "ALA is a very professional organization, and we have received great support from their staff to help us prepare for the event."

    September 2015

    Iridium Hosts C4CM Webinar on Law Firm Probability

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    Iridium is pleased to co-host a C4CM webinar on “Increasing Law Firm Revenue and Profit Growth in a Buyer’s Market”. Webinar agenda:

    Where does the biggest opportunity lie for your firm to improve profitability in today’s buyer’s market? With pricing pressures from legal clients on the rise, it is more important than ever for firms to implement cost-effective leverage models, build volume, improve realizations and understand the project management techniques that grow revenue.

    This power-packed webinar will provide you with practical advice on the areas to consider when self-reviewing your firm’s profit potential. Our experts will explore the most common reasons that law firms fail to grow, and how to apply a financial model that makes sense for your firm.

    The C4CM (Center For Competitive Management) hosts ongoing webinars focused on law firm management. Please visit their website at www.c4cm.com.

    June 2015

    2015-06: IRIDIUM TECHNOLOGY AND ILTA TO HOST PROFITABILITY BEST PRACTICES WEBINAR ON JUNE 23RD

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    Iridium has taken profitability analysis and reporting capabilities to a level that law firms could previously only dream of! In part two of this product-agnostic series, we will focus on the expense side of the profitability equation. The session will cover a "start to finish" example of best practices for expense handling within a profitability implementation. Topics covered will include:

    • Loading expenses from multiple sources
    • Expense data validation issues
    • Appropriate expense granularity in your profit cube
    • And many more!

    2015-06: IRIDIUM ATTENDS ALM P3 CONFERENCE IN CHICAGO

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    Iridium is pleased to announce that they will be attending the ALM P3 conference in Chicago in June. “P3 is a great venue to showcase Iridium products”, states Tom Jones – President, Iridium Technology. “Our product line specifically addresses the three “P”s: Pricing, Profitability, and Project Management. We are proud to sponsor this event and discuss with attendees how Iridium products help law firms to improve their matter management capabilities.”

    April 2015

    2015-04: POYNER SPRUILL SIGNS UP FOR IRIDIUM BI AND IS UP AND RUNNING IN 24 HOURS!

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    Poyner Spruill – the prestigious full service North Carolina firm – has signed up for all Iridium BI modules: Revenue, Profit, GL, and Expense. With multiple offices across North Carolina, and a wide number of practice areas, Poyner Spruill was looking for a robust BI and profitability solution that could be customized based on their demanding requirements. “We were very impressed with the capabilities of the Iridium BI product offering,” states Jack L. Stone, Jr. – Chief Operating Officer for Poyner Spruill. “The quality of reference firms was excellent and we were confident that Iridium would be able to handle our toughest customizations.”

    "We are extremely pleased to add another prestigious firm to our rapidly growing client base," states Tom Jones, President of Iridium Technology. "The market is responding to our message that firms deserve better BI: faster dashboards, faster queries, all of their customizations, and profitability that works. We focus on delivering superior customer service and strive to resolve most client issues or requests on a one-day turnaround. We look forward to making Poyner Spruill a showcase of our ability to quickly deliver high quality BI and profitability implementations. We are also excited because Poyner is the first client to deploy our solution on a hosted Microsoft Azure server."

    “During the sales cycle, Iridium told us that once the server was provisioned, they would complete best practices implementations for all modules on a 24-hour turnaround,” continues Stone. “They delivered on that promise: the server was ready on Wednesday morning, and on Thursday we were able to kick off our training program and start to work with the dashboards. The dashboard performance was great in the demos, and that is exactly how it is performing with our data on our server. We are excited to be working with Iridium, and we look forward to implementing our customizations in the coming weeks.”

    March 2015

    IRIDIUM OFFERS COMPLETE BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SOLUTION FOR ELITE 3E

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    Iridium Technology announced today that they have extended their “Iridium BI” business intelligence suite to include a connector to Elite 3E. Iridium now offer full support for Elite 3E for all four modules: Revenue, Profit, GL, and Expense. “We are very excited that firms running Elite 3E now have an exciting new option for BI.” states Tom Jones, President of Iridium Technology. "Elite 3E clients will now have access to our high performance cubes and our complete set of BI dashboards. This is also great news for Elite Enterprise clients: by going with Iridium BI, they will be assured of a seamless BI experience if and when they upgrade to 3E.”

    Iridium BI is a complete business intelligence solution designed specifically for legal and professional services firms. The integrated BI solution offers four modules: GL, Revenue, Expense, and Profit. Each module consists of a high performance cube and a complete set of role-based dashboards. The key differentiators of Iridium BI are dashboard quality, cube speed and accuracy, customization capabilities, and most importantly the ability to meet the requirements of the most demanding clients. “Iridium has never had a failed BI implementation in the history of the firm, and all Iridium BI modules come with a 90-day money back guarantee,” continues Jones. "The 90-day money back guarantee shows that Iridium strongly believes in the quality of our products and services, and that we are committing to a very rapid implementation schedule. Firms are excited to have an alternative to the legacy BI solutions, and we are proud to be a disruptive force in the market.”

    BI FOR LAW FIRMS: FREE BREAKFAST SUMMIT IN LONDON ON MARCH 10TH

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    Kingsley Napley has recently implemented Iridium BI - a complete business intelligence suite designed specifically for law firms. Kingsley is using Iridium BI to provide firm managers and timekeepers with role-based dashboards to track their performance. In addition, the finance department now has access to high performance GL and Revenue cubes for ad-hoc analysis. To showcase the success of the Iridium BI roll-out at Kingsley Napley, Iridium Technology and DW Reporting will be hosting a free BI Breakfast Summit.

    When: Tuesday March 10th from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Where: The offices of Kingsley Napley LLP: Knights Quarter, 14 Saint John's Lane, London

    Agenda:

    • Meet and Greet / refreshments
    • Overview of the UK BI market (Dan Wales - Managing Partner, DW Reporting)
    • Iridium BI Overview and Demo (Tom Jones - President, Iridium Technology)
    • Case Study of the Iridium BI implementation at Kingsley Napley (Tom Jones / Darren Jesse – Finance Director, Kingsley Napley)
    • BI Q&A / Panel Discussion

    Contacts:

    • Tom Jones - President, Iridium Technology, LLC (tom.jones@iridium-technology.com)
    • Dan Wales - Managing Director, DW Reporting (dan.wales@dwreporting.com)

    February 2015

    IRIDIUM TECHNOLOGY TO HOST PROFITABILITY BEST PRACTICES WEBINAR – WEEK OF FEB. 23RD

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    Many firms experience frustration around profitability analysis since their solution is not able to address their “toughest profitability requirements”. Join this session to discover best practices solutions for law firm profitability analysis. For each topic we will examine the alternatives and provide Iridium's best practice recommendation. We will also demonstrate how the best practices solution is implemented in the Iridium BI Profit module. This will be an exciting and informative presentation with tons of material. Topics covered will include:

    • Accrual vs. cash basis profitability analysis
    • Tying collections back to the work performed
    • Profitability projections: Optimistic, Pessimistic, and Expected scenarios
    • And many more!

    January 2015

    WHAT A YEAR! IRIDIUM SIGNS UP 24 CLIENTS FOR IRIDIUM BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SUITE IN 2014

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    Iridium Technology continues to rock the Legal BI market globally, signing up 24 legal and professional service firms for their “Iridium BI” business intelligence suite during 2014. The new clients came in all regions: US, Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, and Asia/Pacific, with the firms ranging in size from 40 to 800+ timekeepers. The Iridium BI client list features leading law firms in all regions, including Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz (North America), Kingsley Napley (UK), and Johnson Winter Slattery (Australia). “We are obviously very pleased with the rapid uptake of our BI product suite,” states Tom Jones, President of Iridium Technology. "The Iridium BI product line is revolutionary in many ways. We have a completely new BI architecture that produces cubes with exceptionally fast queries and processing times. This allows us to build role-base dashboards with excellent refresh speed. An important aspect of our BI offering is our ability to execute on projects and give quality results: all 24 new clients are either already in production or on track to get into production during Q1.”

    Iridium BI is a complete business intelligence solution designed specifically for legal and professional services firms. The integrated BI solution offers four modules: GL, Revenue, Expense, and Profit. Each module consists of a high performance cube and a complete set of role-based dashboards. The key differentiators of Iridium BI are dashboard quality, cube speed and accuracy, customization capabilities, and most importantly the focus on the customers and their business. “Iridium has never had a failed BI implementation in the history of the firm, and all Iridium BI modules come with a 90-day money back guarantee,” continues Jones. "The 90-day money back guarantee shows that Iridium strongly believes in the quality of our products and services, and that we are committing to a very rapid implementation schedule. Firms are excited to have an alternative to the traditional BI solutions, and we are proud to be a disruptive force in the market.”

    2014-11: Iridium Technology’s Tom Jones Contributes Article to ILTA White Paper

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    ILTA’s “Business and Financial Management” white paper features an article written by Tom Jones, “A Business Intelligence Bill of Rights: 20 Critical Factors For Selecting Your BI Solution.”

    “You need a tool set that guides you through the selection process: what to look for, what to avoid and what you didn’t even know to avoid! This business intelligence bill of rights provides a road map for firms on how they can select, implement and customize BI solutions to get great results, fast performance and excellent value…”

    2014-09: Iridium Technology offers 90-day money back guarantee on all Iridium BI modules

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    Iridium Technology is pleased to offer a 90-day money back guarantee on Iridium BI – the complete business intelligence solution is designed specifically for legal and professional service firms. “The 90-day money back guarantee shows that Iridium strongly believes in the quality of our products and services. We are not only confident that we can get our Iridium BI clients into production quickly, but also that they will be very satisfied with the performance and quality of our BI products.” as stated by Tom Jones, President of Iridium Technology. Iridium’s 90-day Money Back Guarantee states “If at any time in the first 90 days you are not satisfied with any Iridium BI module for any reason, we will refund all of your fees. Period.”

    Iridium BI is a complete business intelligence solution designed specifically for legal and professional service firms. The integrated BI solution consists of 5 modules: GL, Revenue, Expense, Profit, and Budget. Each module consists of a high performance cube and a complete set of role-based dashboards. The key differentiators of Iridium BI are dashboard quality, dashboard speed, and customization capabilities.

    2014-08: First Day at the University for Iridium Scholar Yuwadee Srichinlers!

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    Yuwadee (“Yu”) Srichinlers is off to university, and today is her first day of classes. The Iridium Scholar program helps deserving young men and women to get a university education that would normally be completely out of their reach.

    We started our search for our first Iridium Scholar in Thailand, my wife’s home country. We are specifically looking for students that aspire to study the subjects that are Iridium’s business focus: law, computer science, or accounting. The criteria for candidates were straightforward: bright, great student, interested in one of our subjects, and zero chance of going to the university due to their family financial situation. We are excited to have the opportunity to truly change someone’s life. We hope that we will be able to grow the program, and will keep you posted as the program evolves.

    2014-06: Iridium Technology Adds Soohyun “Soo” Yoon to Staff to Keep Up with Demand for Iridium BI

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    Iridium Technology announced that they have hired Soohyun “Soo” Yoon full-time as a Senior BI Consultant to join their expanding global consulting team to keep up with demand for Iridium BI, their game-changing BI solution. Yoon will be focused on developing, implementing, and customizing Iridium BI and be the lead client interface for the GL and Expense modules.

    Yoon has already been working with Iridium Technology since 2013 on a part time basis while she was working towards Bachelor of Science degree in computer science and engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno. Prior to joining Iridium Technology, Yoon provided software development and graphic design services for local businesses and department of engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno.

    “We are extremely pleased to add Soo as a full-time staff to Iridium,” states Tom Jones, President of Iridium Technology. “With the recent changes in the legal BI marketplace, the demand for Iridium BI is rapidly increasing. To meet the high demands, we have decided to bring Soo on board full-time. She has the perfect skill set for implementations of Iridium BI, and is already up to speed on many aspects of development and customization. Soo’s experience in mobile app development in multiple platforms and user interface design will help us continue to bring additional improvements and features to Iridium BI. Game On!”

    2014-05: ADERANT and Redwood? Iridium Technology Says “Game On”

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    Iridium Technology is pleased to announce Iridium BI  a complete business intelligence solution designed specifically for legal and professional services firms. Iridium BI consists of five modules: GL, Revenue, Expense, Profit, and Budget. Each module consists of a high performance cube and a complete set of dashboards, and all modules fully support both ADERANT and Elite implementations. Iridium BI competes directly with ADERANT ClearView, Elite BI, and Redwood.

    2014-04: Business Intelligence 101 Webinar Series

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    Iridium Technology is pleased to announce a free series of educational business intelligence webinars. The webinars will have a fast-paced 30-minute format. Three time slots will be offered each Wednesday to accommodate all regions. The first session is scheduled for Wednesday April 23: Business Intelligence 101: BI Basics. Later sessions will cover advanced topics, and all sessions will focus on the benefits that BI can bring to your firm. Here are the first four sessions:

  • Wednesday April 23: Business Intelligence 101: The Basics
  • Wednesday April 30: Microsoft Excel: Your BI Query Tool
  • Wednesday May 7: Using GL cubes for Financial Reporting
  • Wednesday May 14: Profitability and BI: The Basics
  • Sessions will be offered in the same time slots each week.

    2014-03: Six Firms Sign Up for Iridium BI in March!

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    Iridium Technology is pleased to announce that six firms signed up during March for 30-day trials for Iridium BI modules! “I am really pleased to see that firms appreciate our No Cost / No Obligation 30-day trial offer,” states Tom Jones, President of Iridium Technology. “We are able to offer 30-day trials on all modules because we stand behind the quality of our products. We know that once firms see our modules in action they are going to proceed with the purchase. No firm should be required to purchase a BI module without seeing it running on their own data first.” Please contact tom.jones@iridium-technology.com to learn more about Iridium BI and to arrange for your 30-day No Cost / No Obligation trial evaluation.

    2014-03 UK Focus: Is Iridium BI the Best Business Intelligence and Dashboard Solution for Law Firms, Ever?

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    UK firms now have a new option for business intelligence: Iridium BI is a complete BI and analytics solution for legal and professional services firms. Iridium BI consists of five modules: GL, Revenue, Expense, Profit, and Budget. Each module offers of a high performance cube and a complete set of role-based dashboards. Our dashboards are beautiful, informative, and fast - typically refreshing in 2 seconds! Iridium BI fully supports both the ELITE and ADERANT practice management systems, and is already in production at leading law firms in all regions. Attend this webinar to see our dashboards in action, and learn about our 30-day No Cost / No Obligation trial program that allows firms to evaluate the solution while installed on their own servers. Iridium's motto says it all: "Business Intelligence for Law Firms. Period." The sessions are scheduled as following:

  • Friday March 7 7:00 AM Pacific / 3:00 PM London
  • Tuesday March 11 7:00 AM Pacific / 2:00 PM London
  • Thursday March 13 7:00 AM Pacific / 2:00 PM London
  • 2014-02: Announcing Iridium BI

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    Iridium Technology is (incredibly) pleased to announce Iridium Business Intelligence (Iridium BI) – a complete BI and analytics solution for legal and professional services firms. Iridium BI consists of five modules: GL, Revenue, Expense, Profit, and Budget. Each module offers of a high performance cube and a complete set of role-based dashboards. Our dashboards are beautiful, informative, and fast: typically refreshing in 2 seconds! Iridium BI fully supports both the ELITE and ADERANT practice management systems, and is already in production at leading law firms in all regions. Iridium BI is a revolutionary new BI solution for law firms “ a real game-changer!” states Tom Jones, President of Iridium Technology. “We identified the ten biggest pain points with existing legal BI implementations, and then started with a clean whiteboard to create a new BI solution that would perfectly address those ten pain points. The feedback from our growing Iridium BI client base is that we have hit the mark  big time!” Please contact Tom Jones for an in-depth demo of Iridium BI.

    2014-02: Iridium Reports Excellent Results from 2014 Customer Satisfaction Survey

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    Iridium's third annual independent client satisfaction survey results are in. The 34 respondents who completed the survey represent all regions where Iridium has clients - US/North America, UK/EMEA and Asia/Pacific.

    100% of the participants responded that they would recommend Iridium Technology, and on 90% of the questions they indicated that they were either "Very Satisfied" or "Highly Satisfied" with Iridium. Iridium Technology is clearly a firm that is highly focused on customer service, professionalism, technical competence, and delivering high value to its client base.

    Areas of Highest Achievement

  • "Would you recommend Iridium Technology to other firms?" - all 34 respondents answered "Yes"
  • "Professionalism" with an average score of 4.79 (out of 5.0)
  • "Commitment to customer satisfaction" with an average score of 4.71 (out of 5.0)
  • "Technical Proficiency" with an average score of 4.65 out of 5.0
  • "Business practices and ethics of Iridium" with an average score of 4.64 (out of 5.0)
  • On "How does Iridium's responsiveness compare to other consultants that are working on your Expert implementation?", 30 out of 34 respondents answered "More Responsive" or "Significantly More Responsive"
  • 2014-01: Iridium Technology Doubles Client Base in 2013

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    Iridium Technology – the only consulting firm focused 100% on BI for law firms – is pleased to announce that they achieved significant growth in 2013. “We are now working with 41 clients in all regions,” states Tom Jones – President of Iridium Technology. “We added 21 new clients in 2013, and signed up two more in January 2014. Firms that are looking for high quality BI implementations are coming to Iridium Technology. The response to our dashboards has really been phenomenal, and we expect that trend to continue. But most importantly we continue to build our list of client success stories for BI implementations and establish ourselves as the global thought leaders for Legal BI™. Call us – we have great references for our BI implementations.”

    2014-03 Webinar: “Getting Maximum Value from your ADERANT Expert ClearView Performance Cubes (Updated for 2014!)”

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    Iridium Technology LLC is hosting a March webinar series on Getting Maximum Value from your ADERANT Expert ClearView Performance Cubes (Updated for 2014!). In this free webinar, Iridium will show you what is possible when you maximize the customization capabilities that ADERANT has built into ClearView Performance. We will also cover a wide range of topics including Profitability cube implementations, dashboard options, localization, keeping your cubes properly tuned, and much more. Extensive examples will be cited based on Iridium's client implementations in all regions.

    News & Events of 2013

    2013-11 “Iridium Scholar” Program Launched

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    The Iridium Scholar program was kicked off in 2013 to support young men and women who aspire to study computer science, accounting, or law but their families do not have the financial means to pay for their university education. Iridium Scholars receive a full scholarship: tuition, books, apartment, food, living expenses, etc.  and will cover the full four years of their education.

    We have added Yu to the About Us section on our website.

    Please join me in congratulating Yuwadee Srichinlers from Thailand: our first Iridium Scholar.

    2013-10: Operation Sam’s Club

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    Our FIFTH annual Operation Sam’s Club collection drive will be held the weekend of October 5-6 in front of Sam’s Club in Reno, NV. Last year we were able to collect FOUR TONS of goods for care packages and $1,200 to help with shipping costs. We are going to try to meet or beat those results this year. If you want to donate to help with the shipping costs, please contact Tom at tom.jones@iridium-technology.com. Every little bit counts – $10 will cover the costs for shipping one care package.

    2013-10 Expert Budgeting Best Practices Webinars

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    Iridium offers excellent support and services for Expert Budgeting, and we appreciate that so many firms have signed up with us for support during the 2014 budgeting season. This session will cover the most common features and requests that we have received from our clients, such as:

  • How can I tell what version we are running?
  • What is the latest version, and what features will I get if I upgrade?
  • How can I streamline/automate my data loading tasks?
  • 2013-08 Tom will be Hosting 3 Sessions at ILTA in Las Vegas

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  • Killer Dashboards with SSRS and Analysis Services Cubes
    (Wed at 1:30) In this session I will showcase the latest version of our dashboards, and also share the dashboards that are currently under development. We will also cover the technologies and design strategies for working with SSRS and Analysis Services cubes.
  • Excel 2013 for Business Intelligence - Part 1
    (Hands-On: Tues at 1:30) I have put together some really nice examples of using the new BI features in Excel 2013 - these should be fun sessions.
  • Excel 2013 for Business Intelligence - Part 2
    (Hands-On: Tues at 3:30) Note that the sessions are independent: if you miss the first one you can still join in the second session.
  • 2013-10 Operation Sam’s Club: FOUR TONS of Donations for Our Troops!

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    Iridium Technology, in cooperation with the Reno Sam's Club and Operation Shoebox (Belleview, FL), has once again collected FOUR TONS of donations for U.S. troops stationed overseas. Tom Jones, President of Reno-based Iridium Technology, spearheaded the effort. Tom has organized a group of dedicated volunteers in Reno who work to send care packages to deployed troops and raise awareness that our deployed troops need our support.

    Operation Sam's Club 2013 was our fifth annual collection drive to support our deployed servicemen and servicewomen.

    2013-05 Expert Budgeting: Baker Donelson signs up with Iridium for ongoing Expert Budgeting Support

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    Is your firm a "budgeting orphan"? Iridium offers a complete line of services for Expert Budgeting: initial implementations, forecast support, custom reports, preparing for your annual budget, upgrades to the latest software, etc.

    Be sure to ask about our special fixed bid "Best Practices Review". We will upgrade your system to the latest release of Expert Budgeting and Report Center, review your implementation and provide recommendations on making better use of Expert Budgeting, provide training as needed, and clean and tune your databases. This is all packaged into a fixed bid offering, that includes a flexible bucket of hours to use for customizations or resolving some of your firms outstanding Expert Budgeting issues.

    2013-07 Momentum EMEA in London

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    Iridium has committed to participating in Momentum EMEA. Tom will be presenting a session on "10 Awesome ClearView Performance Client Success Stories" with ADERANT's Karen Bailey:

  • In this session you will get a rapid fire overview of ten client success stories with ClearView Performance. For each client we will introduce the drivers for the business intelligence project, and then describe how ClearView Performance delivered the desired results. Numerous scenarios will be covered, including cube customizations, dashboard deployment, and ad-hoc analysis and reporting. The case studies will showcase results using each of the ClearView Cubes: Performance, Profitability, and GL. If you want to learn what ClearView can do for your firm, then this is a "must-attend" session for you.
  • 2013-03 Iridium Technology Sets Record for ClearView Performance Implementations

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    In the last four months Iridium Technology has taken six leading global law firms from project kickoff to having their Expert ClearView Performance cubes in production. “We are able to offer rapid and high-quality implementations to our expanding client base due to our 100% focus on implementing ADERANT BI solutions,” states Tom Jones, President of Iridium Technology. “Each of these implementations was fully customized to match the client requirements, and we have great references. Give us a call to discuss your upcoming ClearView implementation.”

    2013-02 Iridium Technology is Beefing Up

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    Iridium Technology – the only consulting firm focused 100% on BI for law firms – is pleased to announce significant growth in 2012. “All of Iridium’s KPIs showed major increases 2012,” states Tom Jones – President of Iridium Technology. “We increased our client base for ClearView Performance implementations from 11 to 18. We also added three more members to our staff to keep up with increased services demand, and we brought five clients into production on the Profitability cube. But most importantly we continue to build our list of client success stories for ClearView Performance and our customized dashboards. Call us – we have great references for CVP implementations.”

    2013-01 Iridium Technology Client Satisfaction Survey Results

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    We are pleased to announce the results of our 2012 Client Satisfaction Survey: The client feedback was extremely positive: on 18 of the 22 questions in the survey, 90% or more of the respondents gave Iridium ratings of "Highly Satisfied" or "Very Satisfied."

    • The most impressive finding of the survey was that 100% of the survey respondents said that they would recommend Iridium Technology as a vendor.
    Areas of Highest Achievement
  • "Would you recommend Iridium Technology to other firms?" - all 25 respondents answered "Yes"
  • "Professionalism" with an average score of 4.9 (out of 5.0)
  • "Technical proficiency" with an average score of 4.8 (out of 5.0)
  • "The business practices and ethics of Iridium Technology as an organization" with an average score of 4.8 out of 5.0
  • "Commitment to customer satisfaction" with an average score of 4.8 (out of 5.0)
  • On "How does Iridium's responsiveness compare to other consultants that are working on your Expert implementation?", 22 out of 25 respondents answered "More Responsive" or "Significantly More Responsive".

  • We are extremely pleased with the results. The survey clearly shows that Iridium Technology's focus on implementing ClearView Performance and our proven methodologies are resulting in satisfied clients. If you planning for a ClearView Performance implementation then please call us - we will provide you with excellent references. If you would like a copy of the complete results and survey methodology, please contact us.

    News and Events – 2012

    2012-12: Iridium Technology Celebrates Three Years of Providing “Business Intelligence for Law Firms. Period.”

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    Iridium Technology – the only consulting firm focused 100% on BI for law firms – is pleased to announce significant growth in 2012. “All of Iridium’s KPIs showed major increases 2012,” states Tom Jones – President of Iridium Technology. “We increased our client base for ClearView Performance implementations from 11 to 18. We also added three more members to our staff to keep up with increased services demand, and we brought five clients into production on the Profitability cube. But most importantly we continue to build our list of client success stories for ClearView Performance and our customized dashboards. Call us – we have great references for CVP implementations.”

    2012-03: Iridium Technology to Host Encore of BI/ClearView Performance Webinar

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    We had great attendance and great feedback on our webinar last week, so we are going to do one more round of sessions the week of March 12th.

    Iridium Technology LLC - the consulting firm that is 100% focused on Business Intelligence for law firms - will be hosting a webinar at the end of February on "Getting Maximum Value from your ADERANT Expert ClearView Performance Cubes (Updated for 2012!)". In this free webinar, Iridium will show you what is possible when you maximize the customization capabilities that ADERANT has built into ClearView Performance. They will also cover a wide range of topics including profitability cube implementation, dashboard options, localization, keeping your cubes properly tuned, and much more. Extensive examples will be cited based on Iridium's client implementations in all regions.

    "The first encore session is scheduled for Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 8:00AM - 9:00AM Pacific,q states Tom Jones, President of Iridium Technology, but we will schedule 4-5 more sessions in different slots to make sure that attendees from all regions are able to attend. Iridium Technology is consulting on ADERANT Business Intelligence 24/7, and has over 15,000 hours of experience working with the ClearView performance and profitability cubes. If your firm is looking at implementing ClearView Performance, then this is a "must attend" session. This hour will be absolutely crammed with valuable information to help your firm to have a successful ClearView Performance implementation."

    2012-02: Iridium Technology Announces Results of Legal News and Social Media Survey

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    Iridium Technology - the consulting firm that is 100% focused on business intelligence for law firms - recently announced the results of their customer satisfaction survey. As part of the survey, Iridium included questions about legal media outlets and their clientos interest in social media. The majority of respondents to the survey were CFOs and Financial Reporting Managers. Key findings:

  • The Orange Rag / Legal Technology Insider, Legal IT Professionals, and TheKnowList were cited as the most important sources of legal IT news and information.
  • Iridium provides regular updates to their client base through monthly update emails and more than 90% of the clients rated this content as 'Valuable' or 'Highly Valuable'. However, when asked if they were interested in following Iridium on Facebook, 83% of the respondents replied "No Interest." Additionally, when asked if they were interested in following Iridium on Twitter, 92% of the respondents replied "No Interest."
  • "Firstly, kudos to Rob Ameruun, Charles Christian and Daniel Brown," states Tom Jones, President of Iridium Technology. "The results clearly showed that these three fine publications are where Iridium clients go for legal news and information. Secondly, it is good to know that our clients are not interested in following Iridium on Twitter or Facebook. This will save Iridium time from posting updates which we already provide through our newsletters, allowing us to continue to focus on providing high quality BI implementations for our expanding client base. Tweet that!"

    Iridium's customer satisfaction survey was independently run by Adept Alliance LLC, a Reno-based business services firm.

    2012-02: Iridium Technology Announces (Great!) Results of Annual Client Satisfaction Survey

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    Iridium Technology - the consulting firm that is 100% focused on business intelligence for law firms - is pleased to announce the results of their 2011 annual customer satisfaction survey which was completed in January. The results show that more than 90% of the respondents gave Iridium rankings of 'Highly Satisfied' or 'Very Satisfied' on the following attributes:

  • Overall satisfaction with Iridium Technology as their BI vendor
  • The business practices and ethics of Iridium Technology as an organization
  • Technical capabilities and product knowledge
  • Professionalism
  • Responsiveness and availability
  • Quality of work
  • Understanding clients' needs and requirements
  • Project planning and management
  • The value that Iridium provides
  • Additionally, 100% of the survey respondents say that they would recommend Iridium as a vendor.

    "We are obviously very pleased with these results," states Tom Jones, President of Iridium Technology. "Providing our clients with outstanding service and value is extremely important to us, and we take customer satisfaction very seriously. Our clients have provided us with excellent feedback and we look forward to integrating their suggestions into improving our operations, and continuing to provide world-class service and implementations as our client base expands."

    Iridium's customer satisfaction survey was independently run by Adept Alliance LLC, a Reno-based business services firm.

    Archived Headlines

    1-2012: Iridium Technology Opens New Zealand Office to Support Expansion of Global Business Intelligence Consulting

    1-2011: Martin Vizner joins Iridium Technology as Partner

    8-2011:Iridium Technology to Ship FOUR TONS of Care Packages to Deployed U.S. Marines

    1-2010: Tom Jones leaves ADERANT to launch Iridium Technology

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