London, August 12, 2002 - Projectplace Ltd, the leading Internet Business Service for project collaboration in Europe, announced today that Halliwell Landau, one of the country's premier multi-disciplinary law firms, has chosen Projectplace to provide enhanced communication and collaboration with their clients and to increase efficiency of internal and external communications.
Projectplace has provided Halliwells with their own branded Project Place to act as an interface between employees and customers in order to improve the efficiency of communication across the firm. With over 50 partners and 225 lawyers providing legal services from offices in Manchester, London and Sheffield, Halliwell Landau was recently cited as employing 25% of the North
Wes t's leading lawyers.
"We are constantly looking to provide the most effective and efficient means to work with and for our clients," said Nick Tinning, IT Manager at Halliwell Landau. "The Projectplace solution is an innovative approach to tackling the time old challenge of ensuring effective collaborative working, particularly when clients, or internal teams, are geographically dispersed. Projectplace has provided us with a cost-effective solution to these challenges and we are looking forward to adopting the technology as we
continue to grow our client base around the UK."
Steve Merry, UK Country Manager of Projectplace Ltd, believes this deal is illustrative of how businesses across the UK and globally are looking to more effective ways of working, particularly in the current climate. "In a time when businesses across the board are looking to achieve more with less,
solutions such as the one offered by Projectplace are increasingly being recognised as the sensible solution. We are delighted that Halliwell Landau has adopted Projectplace and very much look forward to working with them in the future."
The business concept of Projectplace is to provide a global pay-per-use web-based application service for professional project collaboration. Projectplace enables team members to share document and files, schedule meetings, carry out project scheduling with to-do items and time charts, hold online discussions etc. The service makes it possible to create virtual teams, communicate securely independent of geographic distance and also enables the project member to constantly be updated of what is happening in the project.
Projectplace is a fast-growing ASP founded in Sweden in 1998. The business idea is to develop and operate specialised web services that enable people involved in projects to collaborate and communicate efficiently and effectively. A Project Place is a secure area on the Internet with numerous
services and features for project collaboration and communication gathered in one place. It only takes a minute to set up a functional Project Place, and this is available 24/7 to project members. Projectplace has more than 75,000 users in 30 countries.
For more information visit: http://www.projectplace.co.uk
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