How To Be Highly Productive

We all know that one person at work who is always highly efficient and seems to breeze through the day. Somehow, they manage to respond to all emails and chats in a timely manner while getting their tasks done while staying motivated and energized. They may seem like mystical wizards, but their secret lies in […]

#JDIALERT: NEW REPORTING FEATURES FOR TIMESMANAGER!

Solutions are created through collaboration When you speak, we listen. That’s the key. By working together, we can grow and invest in developing a better solution – so at the end of the day, we are both winners. JDi is proud to announce our latest updates to TimesManager: Invoice Summary by Class: This report shows time […]

The Multiple Functions of TimesManager

IS YOUR CURRENT TIME MANAGEMENT AND BILLING SYSTEM COSTING YOU MONEY? TimesManager makes it easier than ever to track billable and non-billable hours, guaranteeing the optimal use of your time and dollars saved for your firm. With the solution’s instant invoicing feature, generating invoices is fast and efficient with one-click billing. However, TimesManager is way more […]

Mobile Apps & The Investigation Industry

“There’s an app for that” That’s increasingly become the phrase that pays in the modern arena of business processes, with little-to-no complaints from consumers. The proliferation of mobile apps has shaken the foundation of how businesses conduct their operations and the investigation industry doesn’t escape unshaken. That said, how do investigators turn their mobile devices […]

Why Businesses Fail

Why Businesses Fail

While businesses may fail for a number of reasons, the primary cause of why companies fail to stay in business is a combination of poor scheduling and bad billing methods. We are all aware that revenue is the source of a business staying active, so having good billing practices is a crucial factor for establishing […]

3 Ways You’re Losing Time and Money

3 Ways You’re Losing Time and Money

Payroll and billing are the two essential factors of a business that heavily rely on reporting and accuracy. Companies that keep track of employee activity are able to efficiently calculate rates, expenses, billing costs and profit margins to control the scope of their projects. Meaning, accurate time tracking and management can make or break a […]

Is timekeeping necessary in Fixed/Flat fee practice?

Is timekeeping necessary in Fixed/Flat fee practice?

Fixed/Flat fee is a static billing model alternative to hourly time-based billing where the fee amount remains fixed without concern to the time spent on a client case. When there is a flat or fixed fee billing, the fee amount is already decided prior to the work being undertaken. Though fixed fee arrangement makes billing […]

Work from Anywhere: Practice Legal Billing on the Move

Work from Anywhere: Practice Legal Billing on the Move

The life of an attorney is not an easy one.  They’re regularly required to work long hours from a variety of different locations that include the office, a client’s house, or even a picnic bench at a park.  Oftentimes, this results in the inability to handle office correspondence like phone calls and emails.  In the […]

The Need for Contemporaneous Timekeeping

The Need for Contemporaneous Timekeeping

Until recently, contemporaneous timekeeping was an impossible idea for the legal world to entertain. This was mostly due to time entry being entirely restricted to the workplace.  In those days, law firms relied on time sheets and simple desktop tools for recording the days’ time and handling their billing processes.  However, modern technological advancements have […]

Why Your Law Office Cannot Rely on Excel for Billing

Why Your Law Office Cannot Rely on Excel for Billing

Traditionally, Microsoft Excel has been the go-to product for businesses that were looking to upgrade their accounting processes and use modern methods for time tracking and invoicing.  For many, it worked completely fine due to the large number of available templates that Microsoft had released with it.  Law firms especially were attracted to it as […]