Intelligence transformation

Firms need to change their business intelligence approach to keep up with new and more sophisticated expectations, says Michael Turner, principal consultant & BI team lead at Pinnacle, who offers a plan of action for legal businesses to develop an “everything, everywhere” scheme for business reporting. The last ten years have seen a step change […]


Cross-departmental BI reporting to realise PMS investment

Cross-departmental BI reporting with an on-premise and Azure solution   Business Intelligence project spotlight Pinnacle delivered a global 2000+ timekeeper law firm’s new Business Intelligence (BI) reporting solution to underpin their ambition for cross-departmental insights to drive operational efficiency and realise the investment made in their new 3E Practice Management System. The new solution had […]


James Stringer joins Pinnacle as Trainee Azure BI Consultant

  James Stringer joins Pinnacle as Trainee Azure BI Consultant Pinnacle has seen unprecedented growth in the past year across all of its focus areas in finance, risk and marketing & BD, making the growth of our business intelligence team a natural part of that. We approach BI as a component that should be a […]


Automation Report

Almost every firm that Pinnacle is working with is looking to put in place automation, whether it is marketing automation, automation to speed up billing processes, integrating with external data feeds in the new business intake process, or using new technologies built into products, such as Intapp’s AI-assisted conflicts clearance. Whatever the process being automated, […]


How small steps can add up to big improvements

Innovation—a word much bandied about by firms and vendors but also a word that means different things to different people. Some 15 years ago, in a previous life when working in the angel investment arena, I heard Simon Woodroffe speak. Simon was the founder of YO! Sushi. He talked about making a 1% improvement in […]


Welcome Marcio Nascimento

It feels like a new joiner every week right now as Pinnacle Americas gears up across all practice areas. We’re delighted to welcome Marcio Nascimento as a consultant in the Business Intelligence team, reporting to Michael Turner. Marcio will be focused on the more technical aspects of Power BI, including installation, configuration, and DAX programming, […]


Pulling the productivity strings

Christopher Young, who leads Pinnacle’s risk and BD practice, detects a switch of “P” priorities—moving on from “pandemic” to focus on “productivity”—and looks at the thinking and strategy firms are adopting for 2021. As 2021 gets properly going, there seems to be a real focus on productivity and project management—and new persistent demands for more […]


Briefing Frontiers Data and Analytics

Pinnacle is proud to sponsor Briefing Frontiers Data and Analytics on the 22nd January at the Ashurst, Spittlefields London E1 6PW. Join Pinnacle’s BI Team Lead, Michael Turner, for the 9.30 session. He will be sharing Pinnacle’s learnings from its 40+ recent BI projects; how we should be interacting with data not just consuming it. […]


Recruiting: Trainee Business Intelligence Consultant

Trainee Business Intelligence Consultant Come and join our growing team!  As a trainee business intelligence consultant, you’ll help colleagues implement and configure business intelligence software particularly looking at enhancing user experience. You’ll support client implementation teams in both UK and international law firms. This is an ideal first or second job if you’re keen to […]


Global projects grow as Pinnacle leads way on Data Insights

Pinnacle leads the way on Data Insights as global projects grow Pinnacle has been appointed lead partner for a Global 100 Elite Data Insights roll-out, taking the consultancy’s tally of business intelligence projects into double figures for the year. While many of those projects feature the longer established 3E version of the BI tool, Pinnacle […]