The information highway overload
A Legal Director poll reveals that most in-house lawyers' favourite source of information is provided by their external legal advisers online. But, with the massive investment in IT systems, the paper torrent of old is turning into an electronic invasion. Des Cahill looks at the emergence of legal spam
If information is essentially neutral, when does good information become bad information? If you are running a small to medium-sized in-house department and you are spending more time processing incoming information than using it to hone the advice you are giving your corporate client, then something is awry. It may be information that is pertinent to the type of advice you are offering, but it arrives in a format that your IT structure finds hard to deal with.
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