Legal teams have started to embrace artificial intelligence (AI)-based technologies with more gusto—recognizing that automation can save them immense time and stress. But with that readiness to onboard technology comes the thought that simply implementing a solution will solve your problem. This is not so.

Implementation alone is more complicated than most lawyers and businesses leaders are prepared to take on, yet it can be the most important element of adopting and using the technology. Frustrating implementation can end up in abandonment of the solution if it’s bad enough. To avoid this, lawyers onboarding automation technologies should be aware of certain best practices regarding implementation so they can successfully onboard new solutions. Contract-focused technology especially will benefit from the following steps.

First, What Are Some Implementation Challenges?