Comment, Opinion & Guest Articles
As part of its preparations for LawTech Futures 2013, managed service provider and legal sector specialist e-know.net has launched a new video focusing on the future of IT for small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs).
Bad news recently … or is it? Google is retiring Google Reader, used by millions of news junkies but sidelined at Googleplex in recent years in favour of development of Google+. This follows the general trend of users away from feed reading to Twitter and other streaming update services.
Melissa Davis of MD Communications predicts that in 2013 the term ‘digital marketing’ will simply become ‘marketing’. Trends to look out for this year include ‘the content economy’ – ‘social sharing’ – and even ‘mobile social sharing’ aka ‘smobile’ !
Andrew Brewerton of EVault says law firms can trust the cloud but it’s the providers they need to worry about – and why it is essential to get clear ansers on Security, SLAs, Financial Stability, Recovery Process and Resilience
Following news of the new shape of UK press regulation, confusion abounds on whether this will now in fact cover bloggers. Andrew Terry, media expert at Eversheds, comments: “Understandable concerns are being voiced that the new regulatory scheme is drafted so broadly that it will cover bloggers.
Comment: Under the Surface – how does the new Microsoft tablet compare to Apple’s world dominating iPad
With a track record of dominating the business IT world for over two decades, Microsoft certainly has the pedigree but how does the Surface and Windows 8 stack up against the iPad as the next potential business IT favourite?
Anecdotal evidence suggests that the average legal PR agency-client relationship lasts as long as a dolphin’s gestation period. About eighteen months.
To coincide with tomorrow’s Janders Dean Legal Knowledge & Innovation Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, we have an excellent article on privacy legislation in South Africa from Symantec eDiscovery counsel Allison Walton.
Watson JD: Breaking the Subjectivity Barrier was the presentation given by KMStandards CEO Kingsley Martin at the recent Silicon Valley ReInvent Law event.
The boot is well and truly on the other foot as Brian John Spencer of Elephant Creative interviews Charles Christian on his views about the legal world, social media, life, everything.
We received blank stares and nervous laughter from established ‘household name’ legalit vendors when we asked them about Big Data – and if they don’t know, how can they assist their customers?
In recent years, Cloud-based business applications have started to become mainstream for enterprises across many sectors with in 2012 an average of 31% of all IT applications and services being delivered via the Cloud, up from just 7% cent in 2011.