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Experts Identify 5 Ways that Managed Tech Services Deliver ROI

Experts Identify 5 Ways that Managed Tech Services Deliver ROI

Managed service providers in the legal industry are firms that utilize information technology and automated processes to help law firms and corporate legal departments achieve greater efficiencies and better manage cybersecurity risks. This outsourcing approach is most common in the legal marketplace when it comes to the hosting of litigation data and applications. Legaltech News recently spoke to various industry ... Read More »

Friday Share:  The 4 Pillars of Legal Innovation

Friday Share The 4 Pillars of Legal Innovation

Somewhere between $100 billion and $300 billion change hands in legal every year, though estimates vary, depending on what’s being counted.  Still, at either end of the spectrum, it’s a sizable volume of money for important work. In light of those estimates, it’s not especially revealing to suggest the legal market is mature, but the choice of profitability levers to ... Read More »

The 3 Red Flags of More Law Firm RFPs

The 3 Red Flags of More Law Firm RFPs

The volume of law firm RFPs are at a 15-year high according to market research firm BTI Consulting. “56% of corporate counsel issued RFPs for law firms in 2015, up from 45% in 2014,” wrote Michael B. Rynowecer noting the majority of clients have turned to RFPs for law firm hiring. At face value, this could sound like an indication ... Read More »

Tools for Legal Project Management: The Kick-Off Meeting

Tools for Legal Project Management The Kick-Off Meeting

Legal project management improves client satisfaction, teamwork and the economics of legal services, writes contributor Aileen Leventon in this contribution to the LexisNexis Business of Law Blog. And they’re off…like thoroughbreds breaking from the gate and barreling down the track in single-minded pursuit of the finish line.  This image may capture of a typical start of a major matter: get ... Read More »

Friday Share: Lawyers Draft Articles for Star Wars Constitution

Lawyers Say the Star Wars Rebellion Needs a Constitution

There’s a classic mantra saying that old soldiers never die, they just fade away. But what happens to a rebellion after it’s won the war?  Articles of Confederation notwithstanding, a constitution might be in order. Perhaps the reported 7-month delay on Star Wars Episode VIII is the result of a pending decision to cast a few lawyers for a scene ... Read More »

8+ Legal Tech Webinars You Will Love [February 2016]

8+ Legal Tech Webinars You Will Love [February 2016]

While Cupid won’t be moderating any of our webinar sessions this month, there’s still plenty of love to go around for new or prospective customers. The webinars designed for existing customers provide tips and tricks for getting more out of your investment in technology.  Those designed for new customers generally build on big ideas, experiences and best practices. The LexisNexis ... Read More »

LegalTech: 40+ Articles and Blog Posts Summarizing #LTNY16

LegalTech 40+ Articles and Blog Posts Summarizing #LTNY16

We’ve rounded up a list of articles or blog posts summarizing this year’s 2016 Legal Tech Show, otherwise known to many conference goers as, #LTNY16. In keeping with our tradition, this conference wrap-up includes quotes, quips and, of course, session summaries. It’s this week’s Friday Share and there are even a few that are not about eDiscovery or “puppygate.” This year’s ... Read More »

Outrun the Bear: Law Firm Cybersecurity and the Insider Threat

Outrun the Bear Cybersecurity and the Insider Threat

It was a vendor that first identified the IT data breach at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), according to Eric O’Neill, a former counterterrorism and counterintelligence operative. The vendor had installed security software in order to demonstrate its value – and OPM would soon learn upwards of 22 million incidents of data theft.  The breach poses the risk of ... Read More »

LegalTech: 6 Tips for Convincing Attorneys to Embrace CRM

LegalTech 6 Tips for Convincing Attorneys to Embrace CRM-2

A handful of recent surveys calls forth what law firm business development (BD) and marketing professionals already know:  competition is fierce. If there’s an upside to a downturn, it may well rest in an opportunity to secure senior law firm buy-in for IT systems supporting BD and marketing processes, according to Deb Dobson.  The marketing technology manager at Fisher & Phillips ... Read More »

7 Trends Heard [So Far] at LegalTech New York 2016

7 Topics Heard So Far at LegalTech New York 2016

LegalTech New York 2016 is off to a rousing start, with huge crowds filling the hallways, conference sessions and hotel lounges. There are seven key topics of conversation driving the discussions so far: 1. FRCP Rule Changes. The long-discussed changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure have now gone into effect. In the February 2nd keynote panel discussion (“How ... Read More »