London-based law firm – Wedlake Bell uses collaborative technology to create a modern workplace
This London-based law firm had a vision to leverage technology to completely modernise how they worked internally and with clients. Their approach would keep innovation at the core – whether this was around the design of the new offices, how they collaborated with colleagues or how they delivered legal services to their clients. A complete technology refresh to underpin their modern workplace strategy future-proofs the business and offered a completely new way of working.
- Complete network and infrastructure refresh
- Full, secure Wi-Fi coverage
- Data protection and disaster recovery
- Collaborative working practices
- Cloud services
- Technical support
- Employee security training
A complete technology review and refresh coupled with an office design that encouraged and supported a new way of working – with open-plan desk and fully equipped meeting rooms and ‘huddle’ spaces. Staff can ‘connect’ wherever they decide to work with the assurance that consistent security policies are in place to protect company and client data.
Microsoft Modern Workplace tools such as Teams encourage collaborative working practices, which proved vital during the COVID-19 pandemic. Complete security integration to ensure compliance with data protection laws, including the support of BYOD with the roll out of fully configured hardware devices to all employees. Disaster Recovery strategies are in place should the firm experience a catastrophic event.
The law firm has a technology roadmap that is fully aligned with their business goals now and in the future. Collaborative applications, such as Microsoft teams have been essential for flexible working policies, increasing productivity and enabling faster decision making. A secure BYOD policy means that staff can work anywhere with secure access to company and client data – and importantly the firm can centralise security policy and updates and have the assurance that all devices used for company business are secure. Wedlake Bell now enjoys fully collaborative, and connected meeting spaces of all sizes in their London office.