Linked – Managers not trained to spot mental health issues
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Linked – Managers not trained to spot mental health issues

This doesn’t surprise me, and I’m sure the numbers in the US would be similar, maybe even lower. Just 17 percent of UK managers feel “very confident” in ability to support colleagues experiencing mental health issues. A shocking proportion of managers in the UK workforce have never received training to equip them with the skills needed to spot mental…

Linked – Google China Prototype Links Searches to Phone Numbers
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Linked – Google China Prototype Links Searches to Phone Numbers

If the details in this story are true, Google is about to be absolutely complicit in violating the human rights of millions of Chinese citizens. Not just linking search history to individual phone numbers, but actively blocking material, replacing factual material with information straight from the government on things like weather and pollution levels. And…

Legaltech is a Small World, There’s No Reason to Be Rude Ever
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Legaltech is a Small World, There’s No Reason to Be Rude Ever

We’ve recently been going through some vendor vetting at work, which requires a lot of time meeting a lot of people and listening to a lot of things. The one thing that has struck me over and over again is how often people in the room at these meetings either already know one another from…

Linked – Technology Competence for the Family Lawyer
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Linked – Technology Competence for the Family Lawyer

Jim has put together a really great list of things to think about, because there is so much tech in our houses now that someone else having control of it can turn very dangerous, especially in a domestic violence situation: “Often the home technology has been set up by one partner in a relationship with the other…

I Did Not See That Coming – Nuix Purchases Ringtail

I Did Not See That Coming – Nuix Purchases Ringtail

I know I used to work there, and you’d think I’d have some inside information, but clearly I don’t. I was just talking about Nuix at ILTACON a couple of weeks ago and telling people that I really thought they didn’t consider themselves an eDiscovery company anymore. They had zero presence at the conference, and…

Linked – How to Improve Communication with Your Small Law Firm Team
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Linked – How to Improve Communication with Your Small Law Firm Team

This was written about law firms, but I think this kind of applies to any team. “Poor communication within a small law firm can send the message that partners and other firm leaders are too busy to listen to team members’ concerns or to give them important information they need to do their jobs. This…