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George Meyer, producer and head writer of The Simpsons in its glory years, was once asked about his favourite line from the show’s run. He cited the closing scene from the Season 8 episode “Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment,” in which the town is celebrating the end of a brief period of Prohibition. Homer stands atop a pile of beer barrels, hoists a sudsy glass, and proposes a toast to the gathered crowd: “To alcohol!…
From legal news to content marketing and everything in between, here’s what caught our attention. Week of Feb. 11, 2019 Elite Law Firm’s All-White Partner Class Stirs Debate on Diversity, by Noam Scheiber and John Eligon for The New York Times. Despite being overall more diverse than their competitors, Paul, Weiss is facing criticism for its all-white new partner class. This issue begs the larger question: even though firms are more aware of the…
In our work for lawyers and law firms, we rely on a host of online tools to keep projects organized, automate our social media posts and newsletters, and just generally make life easier and more productive. If you’re looking to juice up your online presence, these tools can help save time and create a clean, professional look in all your marketing efforts. And best of all, they’re all free or very inexpensive, meaning you can…
In our work for lawyers and law firms, we rely on a host of online tools to keep projects organized, automate our social media posts and newsletters, and just generally make life easier and more productive. If you’re looking to juice up your online presence, these tools can help save time and create a clean, professional look in all your marketing efforts. And best of all, they’re all free or very inexpensive, meaning you can…
Three days ago I tweeted “Poor odds: 24% of lateral partners leave firm that hired them within 3 years, nearly half within 5. Average cost of hiring a lateral is $1.7m per year trib.al/tyd7V8E Via @AmericanLawyer” In today’s Remaking News of the Week features a recent post by Adam Smith Esq, aka Bruce MacEwen, develops the theme of what can only be called ‘lateral madness’. Bruce: “Let me share with you a stunning table from…
If you have a business that is currently using the Windows 7 OS, there is less than 1-year of support left. What does that mean for you…well, there is good news and bad news. When I was a kid, I always wanted the bad news first when prompted with this conundrum by my parents. So let’s start there… Time Is Not On Your Side With less than 1-year left of support for the Windows 7 OS, businesses are in a…
With a surge in Windows 10 refreshes and demand from cloud infrastructure builders, Intel is dealing with a CPU shortage. What does Intel’s CPU shortage mean for business? Possible Delay In Windows 10 Updates The largest manufacturer of computers in the world is experiencing production constraints. Intel is behind with its 10nm ramp and 14nm server chips, which is in high-demand for cloud storage giants. With production issues, the number of machines available for the Windows 10 update…
As befits a fine, independent mind from a leading academic institution, Richard Moorhead examines a critical issue: Trust in the integrity and ethics of professional practitioners, particularly when their firm is a leading ‘name’. The leaders of large law firms could do worse than ponder carefully the current trials of the accountancy sector. A series of reports, including the UK Competition and Markets Authority one yesterday, point to significant problems – substantive and reputational. The…
In Remaking News of the Week, Tom Rodenhauser questions the veracity of the belief that that ‘clients…will flock to the Walmart/Amazon/Google of professional services‘ – the so-called one-stop shops epitomised by the Big Four. His op-ed appeared in Consultant News on January 8, 2019 titled MSFs and Illusions of Consulting Greatness. It’s worth the two minute read. Tom argues “It’s definitely possible to be big and good in a variety of service areas. But it’s…
Law is lagging in digital transformation by Mark Cohen adds to Dialogue’s focus on digitalisation. Last year I featured a new book by MIT’s Peter Weill and Stephanie Woerner, What’s Your Digital Business Model?. I stressed its relevance to law firms and law departments; now Mark adds more to the why and how. A recent survey by KPMG confirms digital transformation is a key strategic priority for CEOs. It is also time sensitive—85% of enterprise decision makers think they…