Law Departments and Their Shifting Priorities In 2021 – A CLOC Survey Review of 2020

June 3, 2021

Innovative thinking and strategic decisions defined Corporate Legal’s COVID-19 strategy. Most everyone faced an initial cut in outside counsel spend, which resulted in the inevitable increase in in-house counsel’s workload, but smart law departments began using technology to solve new inefficiencies and remedy cost concerns. It has been the perfect storm to encourage legal to embrace, not fear, new technology and the industry has proven its resilience with smart choices that are evident in the recent survey conducted by the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC). Participants responded from 200 organizations across more than 22 industries and 21 countries.

Gartner: What’s Next For The Legal Industry

May 19, 2021

Like most industries, the legal industry has taken the route to transformation, to answer the demands of the pandemic and its global economic impact. After a year of major disruptions, it is time for organizations to think about how these have affected them and get back on track. The understanding that the changes made during the past year need to be strategically incorporated into everyday operations is certain to redirect the trends in 2021 and beyond.

Forbes: Technology Trends That Are Shaping The Legal Industry’s Future

May 5, 2021

The legal industry has been evolving, subject to disruption in recent years, weighed by the changes in technology. The COVID-19 pandemic was a massive disruption as well, and the changing legal landscape can be overwhelming to traverse. As a veteran of legal tech, Mori Kabiri, InfiniGlobe CEO, provided some insights as what he sees in the future for the legal industry, particularly regarding legal technology.

Decision Intelligence: Using AI in Your Decision Making Process

February 9, 2021 

The aim to create, developing ideas, products, and processes to solve our never-ending challenges is a human urge. Despite challenging circumstances, we find opportunities to assess, learn, and grow every day. With the current global landscape, businesses have changed and we’ve been pushed out of our daily routines and professional comfort zones. Now that we’re starting to get a chance to catch our breath and get back on our feet, many businesses are faced with the massive amounts of information we’ve generated and collected during the pandemic as we’ve transitioned and adjusted to our new working worlds. So let’s take a look at how we can use what we’ve learned from 2020 and apply it to the landscape of data and analytics going forward.  

Learning Big From The Big Wigs - Data from Top Execs

January 19, 2021

Earlier this month, NewVantage Partners released the 9th edition of their annual Big Data and AI Executive Survey, a comprehensive analysis of c-executives feedback on the impact of data collection and processing at market-driving corporations. Specifically, the 2021 report is titled The Journey to Becoming Data-Driven: A Progress Report in the State of Corporate Data Initiatives. With 85 Fortune listed companies and blue-chip firms participating, the report boasts a wealth of executive feedback, which we’ve broken down for you here. 

The 2020 Data and Analytics Forecast Looks Cloudy!

January 5, 2021

Looking back, the changes, restructurings, and adjustments we have all had to make throughout the past year have generated a wealth of information about how businesses adapt and what resources are the most valuable during transitions. How have the most resilient companies adapted and created a remote working environment that is secure and sustainable? In October,  Gartner released some predictions for trends in data science, making use of the medical data gathered during the pandemic to prepare business leaders for what comes next. Here’s what we found interesting:

Forbes: SaaS The Savior

December 17, 2020

2020 took us by surprise. In less than 6 months, the COVID-19 pandemic changed how we work, interact, and achieve success. Smart companies read the room and stayed flexible, adopting the necessary changes to stay buoyant, regardless of the storm. What made transitioning simple for them was their early decision to migrate to SaaS solutions for their in-house tools.

Increase User Adoption by Reviewing TeamConnect Data Usage

September 14, 2020

As businesses evolve, so do their process and system requirements.

Often, however, TeamConnect objects, fields, screens, and processes are not kept up to date with newly-desired functionalities. Without dependency references, system admins hesitate to delete or hide a field that was customized and added in ages ago, clogging the system with hundreds of fields and tens of screens, with no idea of what’s useful and what’s obsolete. This compounds into lost motivation, if not full frustration, for end users when they login to TeamConnect and try to manage their cases or approve invoices. We all have come across applications that we use if and only if we are required to use them.

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