What I’m Sharing (weekly)
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What I’m Sharing (weekly)

It’s Time to Follow a Next-Generation E-Discovery Playbook New Study Shows that Misinformation Sees Significantly More Engagement than Real News on Facebook  We are the point of failure. Law’s Looming Skills Crisis How Executives Like Me Can Revolutionize Workplace Mental Health Emojis & eDiscovery: What Lawyers Need to Know Why Every State Should Require Technology…

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 – Big Talk, Little Action? Survey Details Big Law ‘Innovation Gap’
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Linked – Big Talk, Little Action? Survey Details Big Law ‘Innovation Gap’

This does not sound like an industry that is doing what it needs to be successful. Thompson Hine, an Am Law 200 firm founded in Cleveland, commissioned the survey by asking in-house counsel and senior executives at 176 companies how much “innovation” they were seeing among their law firms. A mere 4 percent replied “a…

Linked – ‘Half-Assed Innovation’: Do Law Firms Need to Change Incentives to Innovate?
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Linked – ‘Half-Assed Innovation’: Do Law Firms Need to Change Incentives to Innovate?

Yes, next question? Of course law firms are going to have to change their incentives in order to do real, serious, innovation. The all-mighty billable hour can’t be the measurement for success while you are also implementing tools and technology designed to make things more efficient. It’s actually a disincentive to using those resources, even…

Linked – Five Cost Saving Measures for E-Discovery
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Linked – Five Cost Saving Measures for E-Discovery

Because, you always need some ways to save money on your eDiscovery costs. Of course, my biggest suggestion can be boiled down to one simple sentence: Get rid of stuff you don’t need! But if you need more than that, check out this Legaltech News article. https://www.law.com/legaltechnews/sites/legaltechnews/2018/01/02/five-cost-saving-measures-for-e-discovery/