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Law firm blueprint

This post only discusses four tips, but they can be incredibly powerful if you are able to execute them all. Michael Barrons writes, "While there are no one-size-fits-all answers, there are some things that you can do to improve law firm efficiency, right now." What are you waiting for? Get reading. The future is now. Start acting. Improve your efficiency. Read more at infoware: Blueprint for Law Firm Efficiency

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Uh oh! Cisco!

There are lots of Cisco phone systems used by law firms. If you are one of them, make sure you are aware of the critical Cisco Security Bulletin. "It is tied to a vulnerability (CVE-2017-12337) in its Voice Operating System software which is used in flagship products such as its Cisco Unified Communications Manager, which brings together voice, video, telepresence, messaging and presence. Cisco Unified Communications Manager was previously known as CallManager." Time to patch! (When is it time not to patch!?) Read more at threat post: Cisco Warns of Critical Flaw in Voice OS-based Products

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Hourly rate PLUS apps

Tuesday I highlighted this report indicating despite flat times, law firms were increasing their rates on average 4%. Now I don't know how Allen & Overy's rates changed, but I'd be willing to guess it is at the lower end, not the higher. Why? In addition to selling legal services like every other law firm, they also sell apps! Not that many law firms have an online subscription service like aosphere! Read more at ARTIFICIAL LAWYER: Allen & Overy Expands Legal App Subscription Business With Neota Logic

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  1. Blueprint for Law Firm Efficiency, Infoware, November 16, 2017
  2. Cisco Warns of Critical Flaw in Voice OS-based Products, Threat Post, November 15, 2017
  3. Allen & Overy Expands Legal App Subscription Business With Neota Logic, Artificial Lawyer, November 15, 2017

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STRATEGY / BUSINESS

News and Blogs

  1. Patent Venue Ruling Gives Another Chance to Transfer Cases, Bloomberg BNA: The Legal Market, November 16, 2017
  2. View from Canada: Reducing the Pressure around Pricing for Corporate Legal, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, November 15, 2017
  3. A Changing Law Landscape Means Changing Ethics Standards: Suffolk Law’s Andrew Perlman, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, November 15, 2017
  4. Revealing the Real Barriers to Tech Adoption in Big Law, Bloomberg BNA: The Legal Market, November 15, 2017
Corporate Legal Focus

  1. Patent Markets Outside U.S. More Attractive, Investors Say, Bloomberg BNA: Law Departments, November 16, 2017
  2. Patent Venue Ruling Gives Another Chance to Transfer Cases, Bloomberg BNA: Law Departments, November 16, 2017
  3. CFPB’s Cordray to Step Down, Allowing Trump to Remake Agency, Bloomberg BNA: Law Departments, November 16, 2017

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PRACTICE SUPPORT / E-DISCOVERY

News and Blogs

  1. Where Do You Start? Perhaps by Seeing What Other People Think: eDiscovery Best Practices, EDiscovery Daily, November 16, 2017
  2. The Proof Is in the Location? Brewery Lawsuit, BLLAWG, November 16, 2017
  3. Inspired Review Sponsors the 2017 Georgetown Advanced eDiscovery Institute - PR Web (press release), (eDiscovery), November 16, 2017
  4. Just in Time for Christmas: How to Regulate, Truth on the Market, November 16, 2017
  5. Actionstep is a Practice Management Solution That Gives Your Firm Insight, Lawyerist.com, November 16, 2017
  6. Happy Almost Thanksgiving! 4 Experts Share Changes in E-Discovery They’re Thankful For, Exterro Blog, November 15, 2017
  7. Push Research: How AI Is Fundamentally Changing The Way We Research The Law, Above the Law - Legal Technology, November 15, 2017
  8. O’Melveny Lawyers Offer Guidance on Responding to Ransomware Attacks in Corporate Counsel Article, American LegalNet Blog, November 15, 2017
  9. Analyzing jury verdicts to evaluate litigation outcomes: A view from Thomson Reuters’ R&D team, Law Librarian Blog (Law Prof), November 15, 2017
  10. The Irony of Sending an Email to Erase Emails, e-Lessons Learned, November 15, 2017
  11. Making Your Case for Expedited Discovery, The Logikcull.com Blog, November 15, 2017
  12. Legal Holds for Smart People: Part 4—The Benefits of Using Technology to Manage Legal Holds, Catalyst Secure Blog, November 15, 2017
  13. A Well-Reasoned Antitrust Division Boost for the Legitimate Exploitation of Patent Rights, Truth on the Market, November 15, 2017
  14. The Manager’s Telecommuting Survival Guide: Part I - Policies and Agreements, ILTA Blogs, November 15, 2017
  15. Podcast #146: Practicing Law as a Legal Technician (LLLT) in Washington State, with Laura Genoves, Lawyerist.com, November 15, 2017
  16. What Does “Reasonable” Data Security Mean?, The Everlaw Blog, November 15, 2017
  17. Google Study Reveals That Phishing is More Deadly Than Data Breaches, Ride the Lightning, November 15, 2017
  18. 3 Steps to Connect the Dots in Your Data, The Relativity Blog, November 15, 2017
Vendor Announcements

  1. The Proof Is in the Location? Brewery Lawsuit, Liquid Litigation Management BLLAWG, November 16, 2017
  2. Blueprint for Law Firm Efficiency, Infoware, November 16, 2017
  3. Legaltech® New York 2018, Cloud Nine, November 16, 2017
  4. A 6-Step Guide to Better Legal Bookkeeping, CosmoLex, November 15, 2017
  5. Tech Tip #174: Erase IT Complexities With Cloud Applications For Your Law Firm, CosmoLex, November 15, 2017
  6. Tech Tip #173: Necessary Technology for Small and Medium Firms, CosmoLex, November 15, 2017
  7. Lessons In Leadership: Ricoh's Eric Mandel Interviewed for High Performance Counsel, Commonwealth Legal Blog, November 15, 2017
  8. Lexmark Named Best A4 MFP Manufacturer by The Cannata Report, Lexmark Enterprise Software (formerly Perceptive), November 15, 2017
  9. New Jersey Printers Save Money, Time and Labor and See Growth with the Xerox iGen 5 Press, Xerox Litigation Services, November 15, 2017
  10. The DFNDER Project: Leveraging eDiscovery Technology To Do Good For The World, Relativity, November 15, 2017

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KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

News and Blogs

  1. How to use email more efficiently, RealKM, November 16, 2017
  2. The Lean Bakery: A Q&A with 365's Staff, Lean Enterprise Institute, November 16, 2017
  3. The Visualness of Microsoft Planner with the Rigour of Microsoft Project, Michael Sampson, November 15, 2017
  4. Eggs and baskets, infogovnuggets, November 15, 2017
  5. Allen & Overy Expands Legal App Subscription Business With Neota Logic, Artificial Lawyer, November 15, 2017
  6. KM job vacancy in Stockholm, Knoco Stories, November 15, 2017
  7. What Do the “The Toyota Way” Books Say About Visual Metrics?, Lean Blog, November 15, 2017
Vendor Announcements

  1. Federal Circuit Sends Muddy Message on 'TC Heartland' Venue Waivers, Blog of Legal Times, November 15, 2017
  2. Here Are Big Pharma's Go-To Law Firms for Opioid Marketing Defense, Blog of Legal Times, November 15, 2017
  3. What Lawyers Are Saying About Richard Cordray's CFPB Departure Plans, Blog of Legal Times, November 15, 2017
  4. CFPB Director Richard Cordray Will Step Down Before End of November, Blog of Legal Times, November 15, 2017
  5. Orrick's Hermle Hits Back at Nasty Depiction in Ellen Pao's New Book, Blog of Legal Times, November 15, 2017

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT / MARKETING

News and Blogs

  1. Simple HTML Tricks to Spice Up Your Web Pages, Law Firm and Attorney SEO and Internet Marketing, November 15, 2017
  2. Brand Stortytelling: Reaching Your Audience on a Personal Level, Social Media Explorer, November 15, 2017
  3. Today in Legal Artificial Intelligence, Market Intelligence, November 15, 2017
  4. Lawyers and LinkedIn Skills and Endorsements, Attorney at Work, November 16, 2017
  5. In the Hot Seat: How Understanding Client Stress Can Help You Grow Your Business, by Nika Kabiri, Lawyerist.com, November 16, 2017
  6. Disrespectful Clients Don’t Get to Stay Clients, Attorney at Work, November 15, 2017

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FINANCE

News and Blogs

  1. Invoice Solutions that Finance Teams and Approvers Actually Love, Chrome River Expense Management Blog, November 15, 2017
  2. 9 Steps to Better Billing (Infographic), Rocket Matters Legal Productivity, November 15, 2017
Vendor Announcements

  1. Wolters Kluwer's ELM Solutions Connects Insurance Claims Professionals to LegalVIEW, the Largest and Most Complete Legal Billing Database, ELM Solutions, a WK business, November 15, 2017
  2. Thomson Reuters Announces Q4 Release of Legal Tracker, Thomson Reuters Legal Tracker (Serengeti Tracker), November 15, 2017

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ALSO OF NOTE

News and Blogs

  1. Ramsay appointed as Exigent's new chief strategy officer - The ... - The Lawyer's Daily, (Legal Technology), November 16, 2017
  2. Dentons Launches In-House Consulting Team With Former GCs - Law360, (Legal Technology), November 16, 2017
  3. Work email is frequently misused by UK employees, IT Governance Blog, November 16, 2017
  4. What motivates bug hunters?, Help Net Security, November 16, 2017
  5. For strong unified communications security, behavioral analytics is critical, Help Net Security, November 16, 2017
  6. The long tail of phishing attacks, Help Net Security, November 16, 2017
  7. Measuring fraud trends across various industries, Help Net Security, November 16, 2017
  8. Sharp rise in fileless attacks evading endpoint security, Help Net Security, November 16, 2017
  9. Are your enterprise leaders digitally literate?, Help Net Security, November 16, 2017
  10. Ramsay appointed as Exigent's new chief strategy officer - The Lawyer's Daily, (Legal Technology), November 15, 2017
  11. Legal Ops Teams, You May Have More Power to Shape E-Billing Than You Think - Law.com, (Legal Technology), November 15, 2017
  12. MIT Legal Forum 2017: The Future of Lawyers and Technology - Legal Talk Network, (Legal Technology), November 15, 2017
  13. Empowering Practical Guidance, Reinventing Professional Services, November 15, 2017
  14. How Biometric Authentication Works, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, November 15, 2017
  15. Inside the black box, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, November 15, 2017
  16. The Gaussian Correlation Inequality in One Picture, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, November 15, 2017
  17. Under the Hood With Chatbots, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, November 15, 2017
  18. A framework for automated rating of online reviews against the underlying topics, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, November 15, 2017
  19. Did US Banks Try to Manipulate the Dodd-Frank Debate by Delaying Mortgage Foreclosures?, Disrupt Legal, November 15, 2017
  20. Beating the Big Discovery Companies 'A Fool's Errand'? Staying Afloat Amid Market Consolidation, Legaltech News: Tech Law News, November 15, 2017
  21. Legal Ops Teams, You May Have More Power to Shape E-Billing Than You Think, Legaltech News: Tech Law News, November 15, 2017
  22. Lunera turns lights into an “ambient cloud” of distributed Linux servers, Ars Technica, November 15, 2017
  23. Google Fiber now sells $55-per-month gigabit Internet (in one city), Ars Technica, November 15, 2017
  24. To think critically, you have to be both analytical and motivated, Ars Technica, November 15, 2017
  25. MariaDB coming to Azure, as Microsoft joins the MariaDB Foundation, Ars Technica, November 15, 2017
  26. 3 Levels of Network Penetration Testing: Which Scope is Right for Your Business?, Pivot Point Security, November 15, 2017
  27. Can VoIP Providers Avoid State Consumer Protection Rules?, Technologist: FindLaw Legal Technology Blog, November 15, 2017
  28. DOJ: Trump's Tweets Are Official Presidential Statements, Technologist: FindLaw Legal Technology Blog, November 15, 2017
  29. Atlanta Legal Aid Wins National Grant to Boost Online Services - Law.com, (Legal Technology), November 15, 2017
  30. 4 reasons you should get a cyber security qualification, IT Governance Blog, November 15, 2017
  31. Big Data: LegalShield Law Index Project, American Bar Association: Law Technology Today, November 15, 2017
  32. Will big-data tools make policing less biased—or violate people’s rights? (podcast), ABA Journal - Legal Technology, November 15, 2017
  33. Exigent shifts focus from LPO to strategy, Global Legal Post: Big Stories (Legal Technology), November 15, 2017
  34. K1 Investments to Merge Smarsh and Actiance, Legaltech News: Tech Law News, November 15, 2017
  35. How to stop Emotet malware from infecting your computer, Help Net Security, November 15, 2017
  36. Firefox Quantum: Security and privacy improvements, Help Net Security, November 15, 2017
  37. Visual Studio Live Share gives you pair programming without the shared keyboards, Ars Technica, November 15, 2017
  38. LG V30 review: Good hardware design marred by bad camera, software, Ars Technica, November 15, 2017
  39. To Improve Cybersecurity, Start with Improving Human Behavior, SC Magazine Opinions, November 15, 2017
  40. Microsoft’s Skype Loses Belgian Appeal Over Customer Data, Silicon UK, November 15, 2017
  41. ESET Detects More Malicious Apps On Google Play, Silicon UK, November 15, 2017
  42. Patch Tuesday: Microsoft’s 53 Vulnerabilities Surpassed By Adobe Fixes, Silicon UK, November 15, 2017
  43. Speeding up the process of an LPA will mean no one understands its significance, UK Law Society Gazette: Comment and Opinion, November 15, 2017
  44. Top 10 Android Antivirus Tools, Your IT Consultant, November 15, 2017
Vendor Announcements

  1. “Getting the old team back together”: OnePlace hires David Harris from Lexis, Legal IT Insider, November 16, 2017
  2. Exigent promotes Wayne Ramsay to CSO and announces strategic expansion, Legal IT Insider, November 16, 2017
  3. To Salvage and When to Salvage, that is the question!, Affinity Consulting, November 15, 2017
  4. Is Your Firm Prepared for the Unexpected?, Legal Workspace, November 15, 2017
  5. aosphere uses Neota Logic to launch RegTech apps for financial services clients, Legal IT Professionals, November 15, 2017
  6. Loeb & Loeb Selects InOutsource to implement FileTrail records management, Legal IT Insider, November 15, 2017
  7. Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions unveil integrated passport claims defense system, Legal IT Insider, November 15, 2017
  8. Head of Business IT Applications – London Law Firm – to £120k + package, Legal IT Insider, November 15, 2017
  9. aosphere launches three Neota-backed RegTech apps for financial services clients, Legal IT Insider, November 15, 2017
  10. Thomson Reuters launches major upgrade of ONESOURCE sales & use tax and global VAT/GST technology solution - Thomson Reuters, Thomson Reuters: Press Releases, November 15, 2017
  11. K1 Combines Actiance and Smarsh to Create Global Compliance and Enterprise Information Archiving Leader, smarsh, November 15, 2017
Law Firm News

  1. ECB Head of IT Damian Smith using Big Data to win on and off the cricket square, CIO Magazine, November 16, 2017
  2. Successfully Managing eDiscovery: What In-house Counsel Need to Know, Heuristica Discovery Counsel, November 15, 2017
  3. Heuristica Sponsors Excellence in Civil Litigation, Heuristica Discovery Counsel, November 15, 2017
  4. Mewburn Ellis cements European status with Munich office opening, Global Legal Post: Big Stories, November 15, 2017

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EMPLOYMENT

ILTA Job Postings

  1. Sr Project Manager - Software Implementation | Thomson Reuters, November 15, 2017
  2. Document Automation Developer | Ballard Spahr LLP, November 15, 2017
ALA Job Postings

  1. Document Automation Developer - Pennsylvania  - Philadelphia, November 15, 2017

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