News From All Over

Belatedly, a quick look at an article published last week in the equivlent of the Czech “Financial Times,” which occupied the entire back page of the issue.  Hospodarske Noviny is a five day/week newspaper circulated widely among the Prague and Czech... read more +

An Incentive for Drafting RFP’s Full of Holes?

Back in 2000 the Department of the Navy awarded EDS a nearly-$7-billion, 7-year contract to provide all the Navy’s IT data, voice, and video services, plus all desktop and laptop PC’s, for 400,000 or so Navy and Marine Corps members.  Now, I defer to... read more +

IT & Expansion Drive Higher Debt Loads

From a private banker’s perspective, how much debt is too much on a per-partner basis?  And what factors go into assessing the creditworthiness and stability of a firm?  If your firm might need capital for investments in IT or office expansion, you... read more +

The Check is in the Mail

Q:  Why didn’t Pennie & Edmonds merge with Jones-Day rather than dissolving outright?  Client conflicts?  Cultural friction?  Compensation disparities? A:  None of the above.  Chalk it up to accrual... read more +

Your Infrastructure for 2014

In September 2003, Venable moved its Washington office, with nearly 500 employees, over the course of two weekends.  The story of the move, from the IT department’s perspective, has now been told. More interesting than the technical logistics of the... read more +

you too could be a rainmaker

Born or made?  Saying some partners are better at generating business than others is platitudinous:  But now some firms are actually trying to do something about it, by hiring sales trainers.  Forgive me, I meant to say, "executive... read more +

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