April 14, 2015
This is the first in a three-part series on the benefits of, and best practices surrounding, a matter-centric approach to legal department technology. Recent surveys 1 and studies 2 have validated that well-managed law departments commonly utilize Enterprise Legal Management solutions that include...Read more
April 7, 2015 by Toni Forge
At the end of March, I attended the annual Claims & Litigation Management (CLM) Alliance conference in Palm Desert, California, and served as a speaker for “The Next Generation of Panel Management” session. During this session, which had great attendance and a very active discussion, it was...Read more
February 15, 2015 by Dave Gorman
This entry was originally posted on Wired Innovation Insights . Running a legal department in a data-aided manner can make it easier to meet overall company goals, improve efficiency, and demonstrate the department’s value. Deciding which data to present to management and how to present it are...Read more
December 1, 2014 by Dave Gorman
This entry was originally posted on Wired Innovation Insights . Businesses of all kinds, including corporate legal departments and law firms, are increasingly relying on evidence-based decision making to achieve positive results. When legal leadership decides to implement strong data capture,...Read more
November 18, 2014 by Dave Gorman
This entry was originally posted on Wired Innovation Insights . This is the first of four blog posts I’ll be contributing on leveraging metrics to more effectively manage a corporate legal department or law firm. In future posts I will discuss the specific steps involved in preparing and...Read more
September 24, 2014
We live in a climate of doing more with less. It’s a central focus of many legal departments to find ways of handling the same amount of work, if not more, with a smaller budget. And the business of law is evolving to meet this need. Alternative fee arrangements are instituted; convergence programs...Read more
September 11, 2014
I recently read a news item about a group of Wall Street firms considering migrating from a traditional, well-established messaging platform that uses proprietary technology to a new, open-source solution they can tailor to their specific needs. The report was striking to me because I’ve worked in...Read more
August 25, 2014
We recently collaborated on a project with our partners at the Sterling Analytics Group. As part of the project Sterling compiled some information on the cost savings that can be realized by companies when they begin using and truly enforcing a comprehensive set of billing guidelines. It’s...Read more
August 17, 2014
Corporate law departments around the world are wisely looking to data analytics to help ground their decision-making to verifiable, practical intelligence. Internal historical data is a great place to start, but it is also important to contextualize that information against reliable, up-to-date...Read more