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.
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2014-04 Business Intelligence 101 Webinar Series
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. Click on the timeslot below to register for the next session:
- Wed April 23: 8:00 AM Pacific / 11:00 AM Eastern / 3:00 PM London
- Wed April 23: 1:00 PM Pacific / 4:00 PM Eastern / Thursday April 24 8:00 AM Auckland
- Wed April 23: 4:00 PM Pacific / Thursday April 24 11:00 AM Auckland / Thursday April 24 9:00 AM Sydney
We will continue to offer a new session each week until Tom runs out of stuff to share, and that might take a while! We will post announcements as new groups of sessions are scheduled.
2014-03 Webinar: "Getting Maximum Value from your ADERANT Expert ClearView Performance Cubes (Updated for 2014!)"
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.
The sessions are scheduled as following:
- Thursday March 13 10:00 AM Pacific (1:00 PM Eastern)
- Thursday March 13 4:00 PM Pacific (Friday March 14 10:00 AM Sydney / Friday March 14 Noon Auckland)
- Wednesday March 19 8:00 AM Pacific (11:00 AM Eastern / 3:00 PM London)
- Wednesday March 19 1:00 PM Pacific (4:00 PM Eastern / Thursday March 20 7:00 AM Sydney / Thursday March 20 9:00 AM Auckland)
- Wednesday March 26 8:00 AM Pacific (11:00 AM Eastern / 3:00 PM London)
- Wednesday March 26 1:00 PM Pacific (4:00 PM Eastern / Thursday March 27 7:00 AM Sydney / Thursday March 27 9:00 AM Auckland)
The registration for this event has ended.
2014-03 UK Focus: Is Iridium BI the Best Business Intelligence and Dashboard Solution for Law Firms, Ever?
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, Profitability, and Planning. 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
To register, please click the session you would like to attend.
2013-10 Expert Budgeting Best Practices Webinars
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?
- Can I Import data from templates?
- What happens if my GL structure changes?
- How do I manage adding offices/departments or rolling them up?
- What is required to customize my existing reports?
- We have never used the revenue tool - what will it take to start using it?
- What are existing features that could be real time-savers if we started using them?
- And many more...
The sessions are scheduled as following with the slots chosen to cover all times zones where we have clients:
- Tuesday October 22 7:00 AM Pacific (10:00 AM Eastern / 3:00 PM London / Wednesday October 23 1:00 AM Sydney / Wednesday October 23 3:00 AM Auckland)
- Tuesday October 22 3:00 PM Pacific (6:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 PM London / Wednesday October 23 9:00 AM Sydney / Wednesday October 23 11:00 AM Auckland)
- Wednesday October 23 10:00 AM Pacific (1:00 PM Eastern / 6:00 PM London / Thursday October 24 4:00 AM Sydney / Thursday October 24 6:00 AM Auckland)
- Friday October 25 10:00 AM Pacific (1:00 PM Eastern / 6:00 PM London / Saturday October 26 4:00 AM Sydney / Saturday October 26 6:00 AM Auckland)
- Tuesday October 29 7:00 AM Pacific (10:00 AM Eastern / 2:00 PM London / Wednesday October 30 1:00 AM Sydney / Wednesday October 30 3:00 AM Auckland)
- Tuesday October 29 10:00 AM Pacific (1:00 PM Eastern / 5:00 PM London / Wednesday October 30 4:00 AM Sydney / Wednesday October 30 6:00 AM Auckland)
- Tuesday October 29 3:00 PM Pacific (6:00 PM Eastern / 10:00 PM London / Wednesday October 30 9:00 AM Sydney / Wednesday October 30 11:00 AM Auckland)
- Wednesday October 30 10:00 AM Pacific (1:00 PM Eastern / 5:00 PM London / Thursday October 30 4:00 AM Sydney / Thursday October 31 6:00 AM Auckland)
- Wednesday October 30 1:00 PM Pacific (4:00 PM Eastern / 8:00 PM London / Thursday October 31 7:00 AM Sydney / Thursday October 31 9:00 AM Auckland)
Registration for this event has closed.
2013-10 Operation Sam's Club
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Every little bit counts - $10 will cover the costs for shipping one care package.
2013-08 Tom will be Hosting 3 Sessions at ILTA in Las Vegas
- 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.
- Killer Dashboards with SSRS and Analysis Services Cubes
2013-07 Post-Momentum Webinars
We are pleased to announce our post-Momentum webinar schedule, and hope that you can join us to see ClearView Cubes and dashboards like you have never seen them before!
Using the Expert GL Cube for Financial Reporting and Ad-hoc GL Analysis
- Tuesday, July 16 (3:00PM GMT)
- Thursday, June 25 (3:00PM GMT)
This webinar will provide an overview of the ClearView GL Cube. You will see demos of Iridium's standard financial reports, and learn how the reports can be customized for your firm. Ad-hoc analysis scenarios will be covered in detail. This is your opportunity to get an in-depth tour of the GL Cube, and learn how the Cube can improve the financial reporting and ad-hoc analysis capabilities of your firm.
ClearView Performance - Killer Dashboards and Best Practices Implementations
- Thursday, July 18 (3:00PM GMT)
- Tuesday, July 23 (3:00PM GMT)
Attend this session and see Iridium's latest and greatest SSRS-based Dashboards for ClearView Performance. Additionally we will discuss best practices for ClearView Performance implementations. We will cover a wide range of topics including typical client customizations, building dashboards, localization, implementation strategies, project timelines, and much more. In this session we will share as much of our product knowledge as possible with the attendees.
2014-03 Six Firms Sign Up for Iridium BI in March!
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 email@example.com to learn more about Iridium BI and to arrange for your 30-day No Cost / No Obligation trial evaluation.
2014-02 Announcing Iridium BI
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, Profitability, and Planning. 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 me for an in-depth demo of Iridium BI”.
2014-02 Iridium Reports Excellent Results from 2014 Customer Satisfaction Survey
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
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. We are adding clients for both Iridium BI and ADERANT ClearView implementations. 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."
2013-11 "Iridium Scholar" Program Launched
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. Click here, and then scroll to the bottom of the page learn more about Yu and the program.
Please join me in congratulating Yuwadee Srichinlers from Thailand: our first Iridium Scholar.
2013-10 Operation Sam's Club: FOUR TONS of Donations for Our Troops!
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
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.
Don't be a "budgeting orphan"! Contact Tom Jones for more details: firstname.lastname@example.org (+1) 775-747-2353.
2013-04 Iridium Technology President Detained by Australian Authorities
(APRIL FOOL's Press Release!) : Tom Jones - President of Iridium Technology - was detained by Australian authorities when arriving in Sydney last month for the ADERANT Momentum APA User Conference. The charges (which were later dropped) focused on the speed of Iridium's business intelligence dashboards, which were considered "dangerously fast". An anonymous Australian authority was quoted (off the record) as saying "Iridium's dashboards typically refresh in 1-2 seconds, even when they are deploying sophisticated analytics and graphical representations. We found this to be quite suspicious compared to the slower refresh times of most dashboards, and we were concerned for the safety of our dashboard users". "All charges were eventually dropped," stated Jones, "and Iridium will continue to showcase their dashboards in regular webinars."