As corporate legal departments increasingly rely on technology to manage their workload, law firms are looking to leverage client facing technology as a differentiator that helps them develop and cement strong client relationships. Joanna Goodman looks at the synergies between in-house legal...

With its origins in accounting, manufacturing, procurement, maintenance, and human resources, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) first emerged in the 1990s as an extension of Material Requirements Planning (MRP). The end game was about integrating company-wide business process and information to...

Hiring a lawyer in Houston can be quite expensive, and having the market intelligence necessary to negotiate the best rates can mean significant cost savings.

Houston-based ELM Solutions, a subsidiary of Holland information services company Wolters Kluwer, compiled data for an annual...

I try to look cynically upon any slick new marketing campaign from the GRC software vendors, but occasionally something appears that does seem to have real substance. That may have happened in New York earlier this month at LegalTech 2015.

The conference was a coming out party of sorts...

Legaltech New York is not just about vendors exhibiting technology, products and services to lawyers and law firms. It is also about vendors collaborating and integrating their wares to improve the business and practice of law.

Vendor collaboration and integration happen at every...

Long-time readers will recall that I came out of ILTA 2014 cautiously optimistic about a possible shift towards “strategic” IT spending in law firms. I go into LegalTech New York 2015 with a similar attitude about “strategic” implementation of legal technology within the enterprise. I hesitate...