The onset of the pandemic forced some law firms to speed their adoption of videoconferencing software and other tools they needed to accommodate a remote working environment. But now more than a year later, firms’ standard technology procurement processes seem to have emerged very much intact, with few lawyers angling to jump the line or make unsanctioned tech purchases.

For starters, firms that were already well positioned to switch to a remote working environment may not have felt the need to cut corners with their procurement process in the first place.