Law firms have always used data to make better business decisions. But now it’s getting easier and quicker to collate data into meaningful insights from which partners can make executive decisions. Ian Brownhill, Finance Director (pictured) at Manchester-based law firm Berg, has recently implemented a new approach to data management by extracting data across the firm’s core business applications to draw new insights from the combined information.
The future of business driven collaboration is something that is taking place every day within consumer usage of social media, search and the resulting collaboration analytics run in the background. Examples of this range from using Google Search, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram Hashtags, or the Bing integrated searches within the Windows 8 operating system on the Surface Pro and Google’s search integration within the Chrome Pixel. What’s driving these changes within these companies beyond competition between each other?
FTI Consulting Inc today announced the results of a study of corporate e-discovery trends from predictive coding and Big Data to the cloud.
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?
Security guru Raj Samani (McAfee) and enterprise cloud/Big Data technologies expert Matt McNeill (Google) have been added to the speaker line-up at LawTech Futures – The Future of Legal Technology event in London on the 30th April 2013.
Over in New York, our bleary-eyed associates are tottering into the Hilton Hotel for Day Two of the LegalTech event. In the meantime here are some facts and pictures from the first day… According to JoAnna Forshee of InsideLegal.com, the event is still ruled by ediscovery and, er, ediscovery. Here is an InsideLegal graphic showing […]