Legal IT Trends
What we’re reading about information governance, legal matter management, and law practice technology
International Intrigue Law firms continue to diversify overseas as a necessary measure to maintain more reliable revenue streams as downward fee pressures continue to ravage their profits. Although overall headcount in the United States has declined, they see the international business market as protection against future region-specific recessions. Click here to learn more about how Prosperoware can help you increase client value through metrics-driven predictability and economic transparency.
Information Security The recent NSA flak screams for the move to need-to-know security models. Click here to learn the first step to better security and confidentiality.
Making Smarter Choices The new time management paradigm requires you to work smarter, not faster. Do you control your time or does time control you?
No Status Quo Global law firm exec predicts the death of the middle market. To survive, it’s about client value and predictability.
Rethinking Priorities Knowledge management professionals are well aligned with their firms’ top priorities: alternative fees, budgeting, legal project management, and process management.
Bigger Is Not Better Staying competitive in today’s market requires much more than simply growing lawyer headcount. Firms must rethink and revise basic organizational, pricing, and service delivery models.
Mobile Rules Now that email opens on mobile devices have hit 51%, it is critical that you have a clear email filing strategy for mobile.
Do or Die? Read the Citi Private Bank 2014 Client Advisory to learn why legal firms and professional services organizations must rethink and revise organizational, pricing, and service delivery models in 2014 to focus on efficiency, predictability, and cost effectiveness.
Law Firm Mergers Soared in 2013. There were 88 law firm mergers and acquisitions announced in the United States in 2013. Up 47% from 2012, it is the highest number of law firm combinations recorded in the seven years that Altman Weil MergerLine has been compiling data.
Chinese cyberspies have hacked most Washington institutions, experts say The list of those hacked in recent years includes law firms, think tanks, news organizations, human rights groups, contractors, congressional offices, embassies and federal agencies.
Microsoft is Investing in Enterprise Social Armed with survey results and a belief that the “turmoil of the social software market is over,” Microsoft says it’s time to round out SharePoint and other products as an enterprise social platform.
BYOD is unstoppable: Smart Companies Must Build Apps The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement has gained unstoppable momentum. And thanks to the burgeoning mobile app market, employees have high expectations for these tools. They want an attractive user experience tailored to their devices. In other words, companies need to invest in building apps, period.
Brainyard News: Microsoft is investing in Enterprise Social Software Armed with survey results and a belief that the ‘turmoil’ of the social software market is over, Microsoft says it’s time to round out SharePoint and other products as an enterprise social platform.
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