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Double budgeting win for BigHand

UK top 100 law firm Penningtons Manches Cooper and US…

23/01/2021

2020 and beyond: Abby Ewen, IT director, Browne Jacobson

If you didn’t catch our CIO series interviews in the Orange Rag at the end of 2020 we’re posting them here, and we’re grateful to Browne Jacobson’s IT director Abby Ewen for sharing her thoughts on the biggest challenges and highlights of 2020 and her plans for 2021.

23/01/2021

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Judge denies Parler’s request for reinstatement by Amazon Web Services

US District Court Judge Barbara Jacobs Rothstein has denied an…

22/01/2021

Buying an ‘AI’ company? MathLabs will tell you what it’s [not] worth

Legal IT Insider editor Caroline Hill meets the company that…

21/01/2021

SKILLS 2021 Showcase is open to the public on Friday 22 January!

Legal IT Insider editor Caroline Hill is speaking about the…

21/01/2021

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eDiscovery leader Exterro Inc has acquired digital forensic investigation technology provider AccessData

No-code chatbot builder Landbot raises $8m Series A

Barcelona-based no-code chatbot builder Landbot has raised $8m Series A led by Spanish-Israeli firm Swanlaab and Spanish innovation agency CDTI, plus previous investors Nauta Capital, Fundacion BKT and Encomenda.

20/01/2021

Lupl secures $14m funding and new CEO as it prepares for 2021 launch

If you’re like us and wondered what on earth had…

19/01/2021

Comment: What’s Behind the Hype Over Legal Spend Management?

Move over e-billing, a new breed of spend management tools…

19/01/2021

Video: NetDocuments announces unprecedented growth in 2020

NetDocuments will today (19 January) announce unprecedented growth in 2020,…

19/01/2021

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Martin Luther King Day: Diversity is not a short term project

In honour of Martin Luther King day I’d encourage all of our readers to watch this video interview with Jason Thomas, CIO at Cole, Scott & Kissane, who I spoke with last year about the varying progress made by law firms during the black lives matter movement and why it’s important to maintain that momentum. We also discussed how diversity needs to be firm-wide not just focussed on attorneys – equality by its very definition should apply to all employees.

18/01/2021

A portal for every client? We speak to Aderant about Levenfeld Pearlstein’s use of Drive

Levenfeld Pearlstein has achieved a goal of providing a customized portal to every new client at intake. The firm has chosen Aderant Drive to deliver on that goal, and will provide on-demand collaboration portals to virtually every client, regardless of size. Legal IT Insider editor Caroline Hill spoke to Derek Schutz, product manager for knowledge management at Aderant, about whether the age of portals at scale has finally arrived and how that fits with the wide-scale shift to Microsoft Teams.

15/01/2021

Prosperoware to unveil data protection as a service for M365 collaboration sites

Prosperoware has just unveiled new data protection features for Microsoft 365 including OneDrive, SharePoint Online and Teams as part of its CAM platform. CAM is a SaaS enterprise digital transformation and governance platform that help firms to govern and reduce the risks associated with multiple collaboration systems.

14/01/2021

Comment: Justice will prevail by embracing technology and a new mindset

The courts have been given the chance to pivot, and need to make sustainable, long term changes now, argues Lisa Helfer. We particularly like the references to Judge Dredd and Mad Max!

14/01/2021

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Hires! Syke hires legal ops head Sarah Barrett-Vane and ContractPodAi brings in former GC Jerry Levine as chief evangelist

UK-headquartered legal engineering company Syke continues its run of big name hires with the appointment of former Royal Mail legal procurement head Sarah Barrett-Vane as its head of legal procurement, spend management & eBilling.

13/01/2021

13/01/2021

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