7 Useful Management Reports for the Law Firm

Vince IarusciAnalytics, Business Intelligence, ReportingLeave a Comment

Reporting and Analytics for Law Firms If you’re a managing partner┬áthat isn’t actively measuring and tracking performance within the firm, you may be missing the performance indicators that your firm needs to grow and compete in today’s market. Your data currently exist in multiple systems such as leads, CRM, intake management, accounting, billing, cloud, web analytics and third-party sources but … Read More

Quick Hit: LibreOffice 6.0 Coming Soon

Steven NgDatabases, RandomLeave a Comment

So it looks like another major release of LibreOffice is launching tomorrow. If you haven’t heard of LibreOffice, it’s a free equivalent of Microsoft Office that’s available for Windows, Mac and Linux. We still rely heavily on Microsoft Office for interoperability — I have found that the only tools that perfectly import complex Office files is… Office. Having said that, … Read More

Quick Hit: Regular Expression Visualizer

Steven NgCoding, Daily Debug Blog, LearningLeave a Comment

Regular expressions can be pretty intimidating when you are introduced to them. If you’re not familiar with regular expressions, think of them as a wildcard string for finding patterns in text. They’re incredibly useful for finding needles in haystacks of text and for super advanced search and replace. Most coding text editors support them, and many relational databases support them … Read More

Not All Eureka Moments Are Eureka Moments

Steven NgDaily Debug Blog, DatabasesLeave a Comment

I don’t want to be a jackass, but if you discover something that’s common knowledge, it’s probably a good idea not to act like it’s a major discovery, because people who click on a misleading linkbaity headline aren’t going to be happy with what they see. I was on Hacker News tonight, and it turns out that someone discovered that … Read More

Facebook Open Sources Detectron, An Object Detection Library

Steven NgAnalytics, Business Intelligence, CodingLeave a Comment

So this one is interesting, especially for those who want to get data out of images. Facebook’s research team has open sourced Detectron under the Apache license, and it looks like it does some very cool things. According to their blog post, they’ve also got 70+ pre-trained models you can play with from their model zoo. Don’t get me wrong, … Read More