Down, but not out in New York
IT departments are still hampered by strict cost-cutting, but some are seeing light at the end of the tunnel. Kieran Flatt reports from the Legal Tech conference in New York on what is in store during the coming year
Cost-cutting looks set to be the overriding theme once again for the IT departments of many US law firms in 2004. But as the US legal market crawls gingerly out of recession there are a few brave souls who are looking at longer-term IT strategies, and a few software vendors who are optimistically forecasting a moderate increase in spending. This was the word on the street at Legal Tech New York, the biggest legal technology bunfight on the face of the planet.
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