The National Law Journal and The Recorder pick 3E and Business Development Premier for best software solutions in numerous categories

August 25, 2016

Thomson Reuters Elite, part of Thomson Reuters Legal, today announced that 3E® and Business Development Premier have been recognized as top solutions by two of the legal industry’s leading publications. 3E won in the Time & Billing Software category, and Business Development Premier was recognized in two categories, Law Firm Business Intelligence Solution and Integrated Law Firm Marketing Provider, by The National Law Journal “Best of the Midwest” survey. In addition, Business Development Premier was recognized as the Best Law Firm Business Intelligence solution by readers of The Recorder. Both 3E and Business Development Premier are integral components of the Elite Enterprise Business Management Solution, providing firms with a comprehensive end-to-end solution to help them strategically manage their businesses.

The National Law Journal provides in-depth coverage of the issues that mean the most to private practitioners, judges, corporate lawyers, government attorneys, and other members of the legal community. The Recorder is California's leading news and analysis publication at the global crossroads of the legal, business, and technology trends shaping law practice today.

With a record number of 3E implementations occurring in 2016, more firms are taking advantage of the robust 3E financial management offering and benefiting first-hand from its comprehensive functionality. 3E offers a robust set of built-in workflows, a common group of services, and a highly scalable foundation so applications can be customized to match the way a firm operates. The wins of Business Development Premier by both The National Law Journal and The Recorder are indicative of the growing market benefiting from its forward-looking technology. Business Development Premier is a complete end-to-end system for the entire marketing lifecycle, coupling CRM with enterprise relationship management technology, experience management tools, competitive intelligence, and company profiles powered by Thomson Reuters.

“We are extremely pleased and honored to be given this recognition from two highly regarded publications,” said Elisabet Hardy, vice president of Product Management at Elite. “The fact that all of our awards were voted on by readers and actual users of our software, makes it all the more rewarding. It’s a true testament to the success and ongoing momentum of 3E and Business Development Premier across the legal industry. We look forward to continuing this success as we deliver our industry-leading solutions to law firms and professional services organizations worldwide.”

3E offers powerful core financial and practice management features and built-in application development capabilities – all seamlessly integrated into one high-performance system. Designed from the ground up on Microsoft .NET, 3E provides an integrated development environment that enables firms to become more agile in responding to client needs. A full suite of capabilities is delivered through a consistent Web-based user experience that allows staff to easily track and manage activity on a multi-office, global scale. Visit 3E for more information.

Business Development Premier combines enterprise relationship management (ERM) technology, marketing automation, and experience management to drive more successful marketing and business development initiatives. Business Development Premier provides advanced functionality to help law firms and professional services organizations achieve significantly higher return on investment from their marketing and business development activities. For additional information, visit the Business Development Premier page.

Elite is the leading global provider of an end-to-end enterprise business management solution, which allows law firms and professional services organizations to run all operational aspects of their firms, including business development, risk management, client and matter management, and financial management. For more information, visit Elite.