The Buzz (Newsletter December 2018)
As 2018 comes to a close, I’d like to take a moment to thank all of you for your continuing support and partnership. Successful technology projects are rooted in strong relationships and we value long-term collaboration with our clients.
Nectar (News & Views)
ARTICLE: Wrangling the "Wild West" of Unstructured Data
Is unstructured data putting your firm at risk? (Probably.)
Most firms still have a “Wild West” of unstructured data repositories — both physical and electronic tumbleweeds tumbling across the virtual prairie. Risk and IT teams know this, and the dangers this poses, but firms are often understandably reluctant to invest time and energy herding data.
Thankfully, today new technology and innovative profiling and cleansing approaches can help lasso those doggies (without putting a burr in your saddle).
GROWING THE HIVE: More Mergers Mounting
Are you ready to be “Merger Ready”?
Last year, the legal industry experienced a record number of mergers. Successful mergers can produce sweet results indeed. But pulling them off with minimal pain can be tough.
Over the past 16 years, we’ve worked with a number of firms, helping them plan and execute the strategic and operational issues that arise prior to, during, and after a merger. No two firms or mergers are the same, but there are lessons to be learned and advice to be shared…
Beeswax (Industry News)
Ralph Baxter argues that law firms need to take a longer-term view of the money they spend on technology, citing an Intapp survey of 300 firms focusing on “intelligent automation.” He insists firms can adopt new technologies and processes to create a legal services market that fosters a win-win-win for firms, clients and lawyers. Read More
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