Many firms have come up with the reasoning to back making the move to Office 365, Microsoft’s cloud-based software suite. However, if you want to implement change without significant resistance, you need compelling business reasoning. In this article published by ALA, Kenny Leckie addresses why you must develop your firm’s own reasons by looking at the current technology landscape, pinpointing issues that need to be addressed and describing how you can make the case for Office 365 being a viable option.
Law firms have continued to embrace and implement change at a faster rate over the last five to seven years. The reasons? Security, data privacy and ethics. In this article published by ILTA, Kenny Leckie addresses what is it about security, data privacy and ethics that matters to law firm decision makers, and why these things are driving big changes in legal.
Collaboration technology has been around for a long time. Legal, however, has been a bit slow to embrace it, leaving many to ask whether their use is myth or reality. In this article published by ALA, Kenny Leckie makes collaboration tools in legal a myth no more, discussing security and ethical considerations, enterprise vs. consumer tools, and popular types of tools to use.
What is the value of your learning programs? I’m talking about onboarding, security awareness, technology training, professional development — all of it. Transform your learning programs from those made for “develop and deliver” to those that drive performance, solve a problem, increase adoption or increase efficiency. Accomplish this by establishing metrics that matter.
Are you familiar with the "broad reach exception" of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)? The CBP operates under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which has given the CBP an exception from the rule requiring probable cause or a warrant before engaging in searches or seizure at international borders and international airports. Find out why you should care.
We all know there are “must-have” skills that every lawyer needs in their toolkit. Just as legal workflows continue to evolve, so too have the skills lawyers need to succeed. Lawyers face new challenges as technology advancements change both the business and practice of law. From understanding the ethical obligations of information security and data privacy to business communications and social media, lawyers today more closely resemble Steve Jobs than Atticus Finch. Even if they do not yet realize it, here are five skills lawyers need to succeed:
For years, trainers have watched as interest declined in traditional approaches to technology training. Confronted with a changing job market, many still struggle to find their way on a new path. Key skills are required for trainers to increase their value, deliver programs with more impact and engage the modern learner.
In the age of Panama Papers, WikiLeaks and near-daily news stories of data breaches and hacks, law firms understand they must take measures to ensure information security is a priority. From technological safeguards to employee education programs, most law firms have implemented information security strategies to help protect their firm and client data from outside threats. However, there is another challenge looming on the horizon: data privacy.