The slow trek forward - firms remain unconvinced of legal project management technology
Listen in on any gathering of IT directors and after the usual stories of budget battles, who's moving to the cloud and maybe a lament about not following mum's advice to study medicine, the conversation usually turns to legal project management. Not the 'what' of project management - successful IT departments mastered 'what' early on. Nor do the discussions linger on 'how' - Amazon.com lists more than 15,000 entries for 'IT project management' backed by consultants, classes and associations. It's the 'who' that prompts the most passionate debate - as in, 'who in my firm, besides me, believes the benefits of project management can be applied to the practise of law?'
There has been a take up of legal project management technology lately, but not all firms are convinced of its worth. Jo Haraf says ‘selling’ it can take time
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