Austin, Texas-based Mitratech Holdings Inc. has announced the release of version 3.4 of TeamConnect. The latest version integrates with Deadlines.com and upgrades the law department collaboration software's electronic billing and matter management modules.
There are three overlooked and underappreciated non-technical skills you must develop to advance from a pure technologist role to a senior IT member of your organization, says consultant David Otte.
Four practice management companies will be among the first-time exhibitors at LegalTech, starting today at the Hilton New York.
D. Casey Flaherty, corporate counsel at Kia Motors America, began his career in Big Law and admits to having a profound and enduring respect for his former colleagues, but he was never able to reconcile himself to some of his former firm's standard operating procedures, which helped form the basis of Flaherty's tech audit for outside counsel.
The audit developed by D. Casey Flaherty, corporate counsel at Kia Motors America, to assess the technology skills of prospective outside counsel is "arbitrary," "unorthodox," and raises a number of questions and presumptions, admits Flaherty.
Kia Motors America corporate counsel, D. Casey Flaherty, tests a hypothesis that outside counsel are deficient in their use of technology, which results in unnecessary busywork and needless costs. Thus far, his audits have confirmed his thesis.
Law firm management consultants have encouraged managing partners to focus myopically on metrics that maximize short-term profits, but the upshot of that focus brings out an unpleasant culture in most big firms.
Thomson Reuters jumped on the cloud-and-mobile bandwagon at a day-long session Wednesday at its Eagan, Minn., campus, announcing two web-based interactive practice management systems with the spotlight on Concourse, a central workspace hub for corporate counsel to officially debut at LegalTech New York 2013.
An ALM Legal Intelligence survey shows that legal departments aren't always on the same page as their outside counsel when judging the quality of documents. The survey suggests five ways to avoid such document disconnects.