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It’s no secret that legal departments are under ever-increasing pressure to run like the businesses they serve. Spend discipline, operational reporting and metrics and generally doing more with less are now well-established norms in legal practice, and even terms like return on investment, once reserved for the business world, are now frequent topics of conversation among legal practitioners feeling the heat to modernize their departments.