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ClearPeople helps UK law firm Shoosmiths become Agent of Change 2015

23 October 2015

UK law firm Shoosmiths triumphed at the Metalogix Best of Breed Awards, taking home the top prize for Agent of Change 2015

08 May 2015

UK law firm Shoosmiths triumphed at the Metalogix Best of Breed Awards this week, taking home the top prize for Agent of Change 2015 at a glitzy event during Microsoft Ignite in Chicago.

The award recognises the contribution of Shane Scott, IS Director at Shoosmiths for bringing forth a game changing technology solution to the business using SharePoint.

As a leading Microsoft UK partner and with over a decade of experience in delivering award-winning Document Management (DM) solutions, ClearPeople was selected by Shoosmiths to implement a best-of-breed DM solution that delivered tight integration with Microsoft Office including document and email management, to improve internal collaboration and efficiency across all of Shoosmiths’ offices.

Winners were heralded at the high-energy Metalogix Best of Breed celebration held at the House of Blues. The Best of Breed Awards is a cornerstone of Metalogix’s Best of Breed Partnership that honours the efforts of individuals or teams who have significantly increased the value of SharePoint, Office 365 and hybrid solutions within their organisations.

Shane Scott, IS Director at Shoosmiths said: ‘Throughout the project, the Shoosmiths and ClearPeople teams worked as one to develop and deploy an innovative solution which is a key element of Shoosmiths’ digital strategy, improving both internal efficiency and creating a platform for improving collaboration with and enhancing the services we provide to our clients.’

Winners in eight categories were selected by a distinguished panel of 15 well-known industry judges comprised of Microsoft MVPs, journalists and technology executives based on their abilities to conceive, develop and deploy SharePoint, Office 365 and hybrid solutions and best practices that improve and enhance deployments and deliver significant benefit to the organisations they support.

The full list of winners included:

  • The Agent of Change for 2015: Shoosmiths
  • Best Productivity Solution: First Niagara Financial Group
  • Best Business Process Management Solution for SharePoint: SmartData Solutions Inc.
  • Best Implementation of a Governance or Security Solution for SharePoint: ExtranetUserManager
  • Best Cloud or Hybrid Deployment: Pitney Bowes
  • Best Social Collaboration Solution: Vodafone
  • Best Integration of Legacy Systems or Line of Business Applications using SharePoint: Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline
  • Fastest Migration to the Cloud: Microsoft America's Cloud Services

About Shoosmiths
Shoosmiths LLP is a leading national UK law firm with over 130 partners and partner equivalents, and more than 1,400 personnel at ten offices across the UK. Clients include household name blue chip companies, leading financial institutions, public and private sector organisations and foreign-owned corporates. Shoosmiths has been ranked second in the national category of the Legal Week Client Satisfaction Report 2014. Shoosmiths is a member of the World Services Group – a global association of leading legal and service professionals.