But, should that mean that eDiscovery companies need to be on call to assist with anything beyond an emergency during those late hour sessions? I’m not sure what the answer is, but I know the expectation will definitely be that support is available, which creates a problem for vendors, notably they owe their employees some work-life balance as well. If I’m a project manager on this review, I shouldn’t be expected to be available for all of the variations of work schedules that will exist among a team of lawyers. Thankfully, this is something our industry has started to move away from, but truly moving away from it means hiring more staff to cover those odd hours.
In the absence of that staff being on board though, we are all risking massive turnover if we expect to have 24×7 coverage for these projects.
Is it worth it to set that expectation? Or should we consider something else?… Read More
Hmm, looks like Customs and Border Protection is taking aim at cars, and all the various information stored within: According to statements by Berla’s own founder, part of the draw of vacuuming data out of cars is that so many … Read More
This is the danger. As someone who spends a lot of time working with M365, and with clients trying to manage those environments, apps are one area that scare me a little. This is one reason, as people get so … Read More
I’m sure these statistics will not surprise anyone: “American workers’ productivity has increased dramatically since 1973. What has also increased sharply during that same period is the pay gap between productivity and pay. While productivity between 1973 and 2016 has … Read More
This is a frightening story. How many patients see their therapist without giving a second thought to where, and how, the therapist is keeping their notes. Probably not many. But, it can make a big difference, because if it’s not secure, those are your deepest, most private, conversations out there for all the world to see.… Read More
Take time off, real time off, not “no meetings during the day but catching up on emails for 4 hours that evening” time off, actual disconnected, unreachable, time away from work. And, encourage the people who work for you to do exactly that too.… Read More
I wish I could take credit for the line in the title. But, I can’t. It has, however, been rumbling around in my brain for the past couple of days since I heard John Amaechi say it on a recent episode of Adam Grant’s podcast “Worklife” (Go listen to the whole episode, it’s very thought-provoking)
In an episode about how to build an anti-racist workplace, this was the line that sort of stopped not only me, but Adam as well. And, I think it applies to much more than anti-racism.… Read More