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AM Law 100 and AM Law 10 firms Drive Record Breaking Adoption of xcelerate

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Momentum Continues for xcelerate with Recording-breaking Adoption in First Half of 2016  

Thomson Reuters Elite, part of Thomson Reuters Legal, today announced at the VANTAGE 2016 Worldwide Conference the continued momentum of xcelerate Budgeting and Forecasting among 3E® and Enterprise™ clients. Since the start of 2016, a record number of clients have integrated xcelerate, half of which are Am Law 100 firms and two of which are Am Law 10 firms. xcelerate is the only Microsoft® Excel® and Web-based budgeting and forecasting application built specifically for legal and professional services with certified standard integration into 3E and Enterprise financial and practice management systems.

“In less than two years since xcelerate first became available it has helped a substantial portion of existing 3E and Enterprise clients gain better visibility into their entire budgeting and forecasting processes, so they can plan with confidence,” said Bill Burch, vice president of Sales at Elite. “We are thrilled that xcelerate continues to be recognized as a valuable tool for boosting efficiency in financial management by top Am Law firms and other industry-leading organizations.”

xcelerate helps users in more than 12 countries protect their profits with real-time insights into their firms’ revenue and expense budgets, forecasts, and other key targets. Nearly half of the clients that rely on xcelerate to review their productivity and profitability are top global firms, and more than half rank in the Am Law 200.

xcelerate Budgeting and Forecasting is a Web- and Microsoft Excel-based solution for budgeting and forecasting of operating expenses, fee earner revenue, fee earner compensation, and capital expenditures. xcelerate is integrated into 3E and Enterprise and quickly plugs into human resources and payroll systems to push global assumptions from a firm-wide level down to the individual fee earners. Visit xcelerate for more information.

OLAP Vision gears up for Vantage 2016 Nashville!

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Vantage 2016: Worldwide User Conference gets into gear for xcelerate Budgeting & Forecasting and ProLaw Services!

OLAP Vision is a proud sponsor of the Vantage 2016 Worldwide User Conference set for May 23-25, 2016 at the Omni Nashville Hotel.

Drop by our booth #303 & 304 for cool giveaways and speak to our team about how OLAP Vision can help your firm succeed in 2016 and beyond.

Attend the xcelerate Budgeting & Forecasting session: Tuesday May 24th 7:45am – 9:15am Central Time in the Electric Room at the Omni Nashville Hotel

We’ve got our cowboy boots ready and shined up for the global Thomson Reuters Elite Vantage conference of 2016 and are eager as ever to host a session highlighting the new and exciting features of xcelerate Budgeting & Forecasting for this year. Come on by and find out why customer have been raving about the hottest selling product amongst top AM Law 200 firms and new advancements.  Be sure to register early!

“We are excited to showcase xcelerate in Nashville this year and share how our customers are leveraging the solution to bring flexibility, efficiency and control to an otherwise chaotic reporting and planning process.  We are looking forward to presenting this year, it is great to see so many clients already reaching out to us in anticipation. We urge all of you to book a demo with us so we can show you how xcelerate provides faster, easier access to critical budgeting and forecasting data, all while keeping you in Microsoft Excel.”

Ameet Kamat, Vice President of Global Services and Customer Success

Session: xcelerate Budgeting and Forecasting

Tuesday, May 24th, 7:45am – 9:15am Central Time

Join us for an introduction to xcelerate Budgeting and Forecasting, built for 3E and Enterprise customers. Learn how xcelerate can help your firm protect profits with real-time budget insight and skyrocketing efficiency and accuracy. Come hear about new features, customer case studies, and exciting product roadmap announcements.

We look forward to seeing you there!

To book a personal xcelerate Budgeting & Forecasting demo, send us a quick email today or visit www.elite.com/xcelerate 

133%+ increase in new customer acquisition, revenue more than doubling caps off a record Q1.

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Most innovative technology and vendor nomination alongside rapid adoption of the xcelerate platform by the world’s largest law firms drives yet another record breaking quarter for OLAP Vision.

OLAP Vision has continued their success and shows signs of continued rapid growth well into 2016 with doubles all around. The highlights of 2016 Q1:

  • Revenue more than doubled in 2016 Q1 compared to the same time period in 2015, with a strong forecast projected for the remainder of the year.
  • Over 133% increase in new customer acquisition compared with the same time period last year.
  • Five consecutive positive growth quarters already in the books.
  • Nomination of xcelerate and OLAP Vision for the most innovative technology and solution provider.

The rapid adoption of OLAP Vision’s innovative product, xcelerate, is credited for being the driving force behind the company’s record breaking 2015 which has now carried forward to Q1 of 2016, outperforming all previous records. OLAP Vision is set to have another record breaking year for new sales and revenue growth. The xcelerate platform is quickly being embraced as the preferred choice of law firms and professional services organizations. Xcelerate has turned a manual and time intensive process into an automated, seamless solution with real-time analytics – all while keeping the users in Microsoft Excel. Xcelerate is the preferred choice of 4 top 10 global firms with revenues over $1.1b to $3.5b + annually and for many AM Law 100 ranking firms representing the largest law firms headquartered  in the United States.

According to Jag Dhariwal, Vice President of Global Sales, “The legal industry is recognizing xcelerate amongst the most innovative technologies because of the scalability and flexibility of the xcelerate platform to extend well beyond the traditional budgeting and forecasting capabilities of other solutions. We are honored to be nominated in this category amongst our talented peers. We are thrilled by our results to date and look forward to an even stronger year ahead.”

Customer case studies highlight the ease of use, high user adoption, quick deployment and successful implementations and roll out of xcelerate, on-time and on-budget.

Ameet Kamat, Vice President of Global Services and Customer Success remarks, “We are seeing the fruits of our 100% dedication to the legal and professional services industry and our customers recognize us as the industry leader in customer service and product innovation. Xcelerate is designed exclusively for the legal industry with a rapid deployment methodology to help firms automate their critical finance and business processes without giving up their treasured Excel spreadsheets– our customers applaud xcelerate as a product built specifically for them as finance professionals.”

Watch now: Xcelerate in 2-minutes

To learn more about how xcelerate can help your firm succeed in 2016 and beyond, register for a demo today and read law firm customer case studies:

CASE STUDY 1: Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

CASE STUDY 2: Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney P.C.

OLAP Vision kicks-off Customer Success program

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Successful year drives further investment into customer engagement and enablement.

OLAP Vision, industry leader in financial budgeting & forecasting solutions for law firms and professional services organizations has announced the launch of their Customer Success initiative, a program brought into fruition to further expand their top rated customer service and drive greater customer enablement and empowerment. A dedicated customer success team is focused on helping customers maximize their return on investments in the xcelerate Budgeting & Forecasting product through an array of personalized options tailored to each customer’s unique needs.

 “Our team is passionate about high user adoption of our solutions across the entire firm and quick time to value. One of our key goals is ensuring our customers are receiving maximum return from their investments in xcelerate, in the most efficient way possible. This new program is a prime example of our dedication to the legal industry and commitment to the long term success of our customers,” explains Ameet Kamat, Vice President of Global Services and Customer Success.

The Customer Success team are experienced, seasoned and dedicated legal industry experts who are focused on providing high quality training, education, support and legal industry best practice driven services to a rapidly growing xcelerate customer base.

“We understand your firm’s business, processes and systems and are with you every step of the way to keep your business running smoothly and provide continual high value. Our investment into a customer success program is an exciting new initiative that allows us to continue to expand our world class customer support channels and enable our customers with the right tools, the first time.”

Jag Dhariwal, VP Global Sales

Promotions of Ameet Kamat and Laurence Chen supports new growth initiatives

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Key promotions further strengthen products and services and bring greater focus to growth initiatives. 

OLAP Vision, leader of budgeting and forecasting software for law firms and professional services organizations, announces the promotion of two key members of their senior global team. With 2016 off to a rapid start, OLAP Vision has increased focus and investment into their Customer Success initiative and has now announced that Ameet Kamat, will be leading the customer success team in his new role as Vice President of Global Services and Customer Success. Ameet previously held the position of Director, Global Services and has been instrumental in leading a team focused on providing law firms with exceptional, unmatched services that help enhance the competitive advantage of firms. Ameet extends his expertise to lead the Customer Success team focused on customer experience and the business of law.

2016 also bodes to be another exciting year for OLAP Vision on the product development front. With raving reviews around the success of xcelerate, the development teams have been ramping up to continue to innovate and provide new features for customers. Laurence Chen’s promotion to Vice President of Product Management further solidifies the trajectory of growth for the xcelerate software platform. OLAP Vision is confident that these areas of investments will further enable clients with modern, next generation, cutting edge solutions to support the business of law firms and professional services organizations.

“We are so thrilled to have such talented members on the OLAP Vision team. The agility and vigour both Ameet and Laurence apply every day will take our world class products and services to the next level. With the newly appointed roles, we have created appropriate channels to carry our business into a new era of growth. We find ourselves in an exciting technology driven era, where customer experience and usability of products is often the greatest competitive advantage of any firm. Our customers will benefit from even greater customer satisfaction and unrivaled products and expertise for law firms.”

Jag Dhariwal, Vice President of Global Sales

AK_nologoLRAmeet Kamat: As Vice President of Global Services & Customer Success, Ameet is responsible for outstanding implementation delivery, with a focus on customer satisfaction, to provide the right solution the first time, on-time and on-budget. He is well known amongst Elite software users and has a proven track record of success with over eight years of experience in leading and managing Thomson Reuters Elite Budgeting, Forecasting, and Financial Reporting solutions for 3E and Enterprise. As a former developer of the IBM Clarity solution, his unique mix of technical know-how and strong business acumen has helped clients successfully streamline their budgeting and reporting processes from FRx, spreadsheets, and in-house systems. Ameet is a graduate from the University of Western Ontario with a degree in Computer Engineering.

LCLawrence Chen: As Vice President of Product Management, Laurence leads a global team focused on delivering outstanding customer service, flexible software solutions and building lasting relationships with customers. Laurence’s customer centric approach is based on a foundation of collaboration and inclusiveness as he oversees the successful delivery of software solutions for Thomson Elite customers. Laurence has over a decade of experience leading complex business intelligence solution implementations globally for a wide range of industries. He is trusted as an advisor on best practices to many of the world’s largest law firms and as a mentor within the organization. As a graduate of the University of Waterloo with a degree in Computer Science, Laurence has a strong reputation as an innovative leader, having held various key leadership roles.

Please join us in congratulating Ameet and Laurence on well-deserved promotions!

Learn more about the xcelerate Budgeting & Forecasting product that is designed specifically for law firms and professional services organizations.

Top AM Law Firms Drive Rapid Growth for xcelerate Budgeting & Forecasting

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Client Base of  xcelerate Budgeting & Forecasting Reaches Double Digits in First Half of 2015

Thomson Reuters Elite, part of Thomson Reuters Legal, today announced at the VANTAGE 2015 Worldwide Conference that xcelerate Budgeting and Forecasting has rapidly gained momentum in the market in 2015, having been selected by top Am Law firms and other industry-leading organizations. Since the start of the year, 14 3E® and Enterprise™ clients have integrated xcelerate with their financial and practice management systems in order to protect profits with real-time insights. xcelerate is the only Microsoft® Excel® and Web-based budgeting and forecasting application built specifically for legal and professional services and is exclusively available to clients of 3E and Enterprise financial and practice management systems... Read More

“Our product has been built with the needs of law firms and professional services organizations in mind, and the global response and rapid adoption of xcelerate has been incredible. More firms are recognizing that xcelerate Budgeting & Forecasting is the only solution that seamlessly integrates with 3E and Enterprise. This allows users to see what’s important faster and quickly make strategic decisions that drive firm profitability, ” explains vice president of global sales, Jag Dhariwal.

“We have created a solution that allows our customers to continue working in the comfortable MS Excel environment, while still being able to leverage automated tools that allow for greater control, efficiency and flexibility.  Our customer feedback has helped us innovate and create solutions that address the challenges today’s firms are faced with and as a result, xcelerate is tailored to our customer’s needs. This most recent announcement is a true testament to our commitment to Thomson Reuters Elite’s customers. We are looking forward to a strong second half of 2015!”

Read the full article on elite.com. To learn more about how xcelerate Budgeting & Forecasting can help your firm amp up profits register for a personal demo at elite.com/xcelerate or sales@olapvision.com.

OLAP Vision adds ProLaw as latest service offering for law firms and PSO.

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Trust the Pros for your ProLaw services.

certified-prolawIt’s official and we are extremely excited to announce that we are certified services partners for ProLaw, our latest offering. Part of our continued commitment to Thomson Reuters Elite customers, we have expanded our suite of services to include this powerful legal practice management product.

We are on track as the go-to partner for Elite services, so that our customers can continue to experience great value consistent with their dealings with our team. We provide a 360-degree view and help our clients get the most out of their technology investments. ROI is important and we understand this. Firms now inhabit an era where it is more important than ever before to squeeze every ounce of value from each dollar invested.

OLAP Vision sees ProLaw as a great opportunity to allow firms to evolve as their business needs change. Seeing the great potential of this software solution for growing firms, our team went through the same rigorous training that Elite’s internal staff goes through and as a result, we are officially certified and approved to provide services for ProLaw. Said best by our VP of Global Sales, Jag Dhariwal:

“It was natural to add ProLaw to our existing services as a true testament to Elite and the high quality of their products, while at the same time demonstrating our focus and commitment to the legal and professional services industry. ProLaw customers can look forward to exceptional customer service, end-to-end project management that is delivered on time and on budget by consultants with hands-on Elite product experience.”

Consistent with our ProLaw announcement, our mission is to continue to build products and provide services that will help eliminate technology silos to ensure all the investments made in Thomson Reuters Elite software are seamlessly integrated into a single solution. We help firms easily leverage the information from their investments to make pressing business decisions in real-time and at a fraction of the cost.

To learn more about our ProLaw services visit our ProLaw page or email us at info@olapvision.com