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With my move to LAC Group this year, I spend more time thinking about visual intelligence. LAC provides competitive intelligence and business research. We think about how to present findings to tap visual intelligence in a way that engages the audience. Engagement is key so the audience understands data and issues and makes the best decisions possible. I find the need for better visual intelligence so compelling that it will feature in two of my upcoming…
I report here on best practices for legal innovation, based on the results the August 20th the Innovative Thinking Workshop at the ILTA annual conference that I facilitated with Cheryl Disch and Joshua Fireman. I start with my synthesis of and commentary on findings based on input from 60+ participants working in eight groups during our 90 minute workshop. Sections after my conclusions cover highlights of participants’ answers to some questions, information on how…
I left the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual conference, #ILTACon 2019 in Orlando, on Thursday morning. Here are my impressions and thoughts. FIRST, A BIG THANKS. The rich variety and high quality of sessions depend on the dedication of many volunteers. Likewise, the smooth conference operations also depends on volunteer to direct traffic, help first time attendees, and take care of so many other support jobs (including driving golf carts between adjacent properties!). So…
This is a live post from the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual conference, ILTACon 2019. This session is Is Disruption a Threat or an Opportunity? As with all my live posts, please forgive typos and any misunderstanding of meanings. I write this in real time and post as the session ends. The speakers for this session are: Janet Day, Consultant, Janet Day Limited. Moderator Katie DeBord, Chief Innovation Officer, Bryan Cave Leighton…
Legal innovation is pyrexial, the tempo fever is at fever pitch. Ron Friedmann provides evidence and explains why he thinks it’s happening. My views here will be tested and perhaps changed by the ILTACON 2019 conference workshop on 20 August 2019 in Orlando, FL. I will co-lead, with Cheryl Disch (Duane Morris) and Joshua Fireman (Fireman & Company), an interactive workshop focused on practical innovation and how organizations can better develop and vet ideas, and then move…
Legal innovation is pyrexial, the tempo fever is at fever pitch. Ron Friedmann provides evidence and explains why he thinks it’s happening. My views here will be tested and perhaps changed by the ILTACON 2019 conference workshop on 20 August 2019 in Orlando, FL. I will co-lead, with Cheryl Disch (Duane Morris) and Joshua Fireman (Fireman & Company), an interactive workshop focused on practical innovation and how organizations can better develop and vet ideas, and then move…
This is a live post from the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual conference, ILTACon 2019. This session is Organizing for Innovation, the first of a four part series. As with all my live posts, please forgive typos and any misunderstanding of meanings. I write this in real time and post as the session ends. The speakers for this session are: Joshua Fireman, President, Fireman & Company David Rueff, Shareholder and Chief Client…
Talk of innovation in the legal market has reached a fever pitch. I provide the evidence here and explain why I think it’s happening. My views here will be tested and perhaps changed by an upcoming ILTACON 2019 conference workshop on 20 August 2019 in Orlando, FL. I will co-lead, with Cheryl Disch (Duane Morris) and Joshua Fireman (Fireman & Company), an interactive workshop focused on practical innovation and how organizations can better develop and…
Introduction to Legal Geek Opening Sessions I’m at the Legal Geek North America conference in Brooklyn (on 25 June 2019). It brings together multiple players in legal technology and innovation for a day of rapid fire, 8 to 12 minute, TED-style talks, with a total of 50 speakers in one day. This is the “Making, Designing and Doing” session, starting at 1pm. There are eight (8) speakers. . As is my custom, I live blog…
Introduction to Legal Geek Opening Sessions I’m at the Legal Geek North America conference in Brooklyn (on 25 June 2019). It brings together multiple players in legal technology and innovation for a day of rapid fire, 8 to 12 minute, TED-style talks, with a total of 50 speakers in one day. This is the “Opening Sessions” session, starting at 9:30am. There are eight (8) speakers. . As is my custom, I live blog some conference…