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Friday, January 23, 2015
 
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The Privilege of My Services

You've got to love Bruce MacEwen when he's being snarky. His post today is a major effort to educate lawyers on what clients mean when they speak of value. He dives into the "sell it for more" and the "make it for less" models. He notes that while there is a "middle market," it's very tough place to survive. Read more at Adam Smith, Esq.: What's Value? Answer One Question

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Half Dozen

Today's "six in one" is not tomatoes, but rather Jean O'Grady's links to the newest stories in Thomson Reuters Practice Innovations. Security, pricing and wearable tech are covered. Remember those multiple hats that CIOs wear? In his post on technology adoption in law firms, Conrad Jacoby adds education and marketing, saying, "Increasing law firm adoption of a new tool or technological approach requires careful positioning and lawyer education; in many ways, it's much more of a marketing issue than a cost issue." Read more at Dewey B Strategic: Practice Innovations: Lawyer Tech Adoption, Digital Espionage, Legal Pricing Technology, Data Security, Wearable/Embedded Technology and Smartphone as Swiss Army Knife

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It's Time

As CIO or Director of IT, do you know what the data breach laws are in the states where your firm operates? Most of you will answer no (and shame on you for not knowing). I know it is difficult. I know they are all different - wildly different in many instances. I'm with Sharon Nelson, the time for a federal data breach law is now. I'm also with President Obama, if, as Sharon states, the law "is clear and well drafted." The scale has tipped. Too much of our personal data is out of our control. Read more at ride the lightning: President Obama Proposes New Federal Data Breach Law

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TOP NEWS

Top News

  1. What’s Value? Answer One Question, Adam Smith, Esq., January 22, 2015
  2. Practice Innovations: Lawyer Tech Adoption, Digital Espionage, Legal Pricing Technology, Data Security, Wearable/Embedded Technology and Smartphone as Swiss Army Knife, Dewey B Strategic, January 22, 2015
  3. President Obama Proposes New Federal Data Breach Law, Ride the Lightning, January 22, 2015

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STRATEGY / BUSINESS

News and Blogs

  1. On Subject Matter Conflicts, Law Firm Risk Management, January 22, 2015
  2. The productivity challenge of an aging global workforce, McKinsey Insights & Publications, January 22, 2015
  3. What’s Value? Answer One Question, Adam Smith, Esq., January 22, 2015
Corporate Legal Focus

  1. S&P to pay $77 million in fines over securities rating mishandlings, Inside Counsel, January 22, 2015
  2. Groveland demands better corporate governance from Biglari, Inside Counsel, January 22, 2015
  3. Zovy LLC to expand partnership with HP, Inside Counsel, January 22, 2015
  4. State of the Union speech touches on some issues of concern to attorneys, Inside Counsel, January 22, 2015
  5. Andrew Weissmann named to head up DOJ’s Fraud Section, Inside Counsel, January 22, 2015
  6. Cree files actions against LED competitor at ITC, federal court, Inside Counsel, January 22, 2015
  7. Law firms in U.S. continuing the consolidation trend, Inside Counsel, January 22, 2015
  8. The Sony hack signals the need for information governance, Inside Counsel, January 22, 2015
  9. Wilson Sonsini advises underwriters on Autohome $410 million follow-on offering, Inside Counsel, January 22, 2015
  10. California paid sick leave: What you need to know for 2015, Inside Counsel, January 22, 2015

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PRACTICE SUPPORT / E-DISCOVERY

News and Blogs

  1. Plaintiff Sanctioned for Late Production, But Not for Failure to Produce Data Held by Outside Vendor: eDiscovery Case Law, EDiscovery Daily, January 23, 2015
  2. E-Discovery: Don't Be Afraid to Be Smart—Select While You Collect - New Jersey Law Journal, (eDiscovery), January 22, 2015
  3. DESI VI Workshop on Using Machine Learning and Other Advanced Techniques to Address Legal Problems in E-Discovery and Information Governance, e-Lessons Learned, January 22, 2015
  4. 12 Part Series: Business Need Requirements of Business Intelligence, eTERA Consulting Insights Blog, January 22, 2015
  5. Practice Innovations: Lawyer Tech Adoption, Digital Espionage, Legal Pricing Technology, Data Security, Wearable/Embedded Technology and Smartphone as Swiss Army Knife, Dewey B Strategic, January 22, 2015
  6. Smart Contracts: Will Bitcoin’s Blockchain Technology Fundamentally Change Contract Law?, Lawyerist.com, January 22, 2015
  7. Hard Drive Failure Rates (2015 Report), Lawyerist.com, January 22, 2015
  8. Power in Numbers: Companies Join Patent-Reform Coalition, BLLAWG, January 22, 2015
  9. Article: Hybrid Classes Outlearn Traditional Classes, Stephen's Lighthouse, January 22, 2015
  10. 100Mbps Internet available to 59% of US, while gigabit still at just 3%, Stephen's Lighthouse, January 22, 2015
  11. Podcast: The Government’s Dark Data: A Decade of Discovery, Complex Discovery, January 22, 2015
  12. Every Case Is an e-Discovery Case in Today's Litigation Environment - Above the Law, (eDiscovery), January 22, 2015
  13. President Obama Proposes New Federal Data Breach Law, Ride the Lightning, January 22, 2015
Vendor Announcements

  1. ZL Technologies to Showcase New Technical Product Capabilities at IBM® ConnectED 2015, ZL Technologies, Inc., January 22, 2015
  2. Planet Data to Exhibit at LegalTech New York 2015, Planet Data, January 22, 2015
  3. Notice Regarding UBIC's Additional Acquisition of Shares of UBIC Risk Consulting, Inc. (100% Ownership) and Absorption-Type Merger (by Way of Simplified Merger), UBIC: General Releases, January 22, 2015
  4. Latest Release of Gupta Technologies’ TD Mobile adds Offline Mode Applications, Point-and-Click Data Access Definitions, new Report Designer, and many other Features, Daegis, January 22, 2015
  5. doeLEGAL Launches New Product ASCENT-LF™, Designed to Revolutionize Law Firm Case Management & Communication, doe Legal, January 22, 2015
  6. Power in Numbers: Companies Join Patent-Reform Coalition, Liquid Litigation Management, January 22, 2015
  7. Epiq Systems and Contoural Announce Global Partnership to Deliver Information Governance Solutions, Epiq Systems, January 22, 2015
  8. EllisDon ramps up the accounts payable process, ISYS Search Software, January 22, 2015
  9. Room to grow: How a VNA helped one provider network expand, ISYS Search Software, January 22, 2015
  10. New Life Sciences v. Weinstock, Courtroom Connect, January 22, 2015
  11. Exterro Adds Legal Hold Foundation™ to Full Suite of E-Discovery Offerings, Exterro, January 22, 2015

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KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

News and Blogs

  1. KM processes and KM products - a video, Knoco Stories, January 23, 2015
  2. Law library goes online - Bradford Telegraph and Argus, (Law Library), January 22, 2015
  3. Razors or razor blades, infogovnuggets, January 22, 2015
  4. IT départments in the digital age : from collaboration to robots,, Post Shift News, January 22, 2015
  5. A Lens Into The Future Of Enterprise Software – AVC, Post Shift News, January 22, 2015
  6. The End of Trickle-Down Technology ; stratechery by Ben Thompson, Post Shift News, January 22, 2015
  7. Remember Not to Trust Your Memory, Farnam Street, January 22, 2015
  8. ICYMM: Knowledge Management Questions for 2015+, cm intelligence & strategy, January 22, 2015
  9. Four Traits Every Brand Needs From Agency Partners, Social Media Explorer, January 22, 2015
  10. Be Relevant, Accept Technology, and Put Your Knowledge of Society to Work, Seyfarth SeytLines, January 22, 2015
  11. Three Ways Taxonomy Best Practices Help SEO, Earley & Associates Blog, January 22, 2015
  12. Linklog 13: startups, social media and organisations, Post Shift Blog, January 22, 2015
  13. MetaVis and GSX Solutions partner for Microsoft infrastructure, KM World Research Center: Legal, January 22, 2015
Vendor Announcements

  1. Justice Dept. Defends Torture Report Secrecy, Blog of Legal Times, January 22, 2015
  2. DOJ's Antitrust Division Doubles Its Annual Purse From Auto Parts Fines, Blog of Legal Times, January 22, 2015
  3. Reports: Harry Reid Demurs When Asked About an Exercise Injury Suit, Blog of Legal Times, January 22, 2015
  4. New Leadership and Name Changes for Judiciary Subcommittees, Blog of Legal Times, January 22, 2015
  5. DOJ Defends Torture Report Secrecy, Blog of Legal Times, January 22, 2015
  6. Morning Wrap: Wrong Person Gets Lawyer's Payment from Government, Blog of Legal Times, January 22, 2015

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT / MARKETING

News and Blogs

  1. Ask questions to generate law blog content, Real Lawyers Have Blogs - Kevin O'Keefe, January 23, 2015
  2. 10 Tips for Converting Your Presentation Slide Deck for SlideShare, Virtual Marketing Officer, January 22, 2015
  3. Top 10 in Law Blogs: Cyber Threats, Medical Marijuana, Tacking at SCOTUS, Real Lawyers Have Blogs - Kevin O'Keefe, January 22, 2015
  4. BTI Consulting: Areas of Opportunity for Law Firms, Matters of Practice, January 22, 2015
  5. How to Create Professional Videos to Market Your Law Firm, The Cyber Advocate, January 22, 2015
Vendor Announcements

  1. doeDISCOVERY™ Litigation Team - ipro Certified, Edge Legal Marketing, January 22, 2015
  2. doeLEGAL Advances Expert Litigation Team Members, Edge Legal Marketing, January 22, 2015
  3. doeLEGAL Launches New Product ASCENT-LF™ designed for law firms case management & communication, Edge Legal Marketing, January 22, 2015
  4. Legal Tech 2015 YB Sales Product and Service Line - View Now, Edge Legal Marketing, January 22, 2015

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FINANCE

Vendor Announcements

  1. Thomson Reuters Elite Introduces Time-saving Functionality in ProLaw 2015.1, Thomson Elite: Press Releases, January 23, 2015
  2. CIO Upfront: The User Experience Guru, Aderant: Media Releases, January 22, 2015

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ALSO OF NOTE

News and Blogs

  1. DealBook: Online Storage Provider Box Prices I.P.O. at $14 a Share, New York Times: Technology, January 23, 2015
  2. Why leaving a shared device unprotected is dangerous, Help Net Security, January 23, 2015
  3. DMARC: The time is right for email authentication, Help Net Security, January 23, 2015
  4. 5 tips for dealing with cyberbullying in education, Help Net Security, January 23, 2015
  5. Microsoft Office 2016 Coming This Year, TechWeekEurope UK, January 23, 2015
  6. WordPress Disconnects Unpatched Sites, TechWeekEurope UK, January 23, 2015
  7. Beijing Calls Outlook Hack Allegations “Groundless Slander”, TechWeekEurope UK, January 23, 2015
  8. Skype For The Paranoid?, Future Lawyer, January 23, 2015
  9. Thomson Reuters sponsors Hockey Day in Minnesota, Legal Current: Thomson Reuters, January 22, 2015
  10. Bits Blog: Tumblr Taps Its Community to Work With Advertisers, New York Times: Technology, January 22, 2015
  11. Bits Blog: Ford Opens Lab in Silicon Valley, New York Times: Technology, January 22, 2015
  12. DealBook: Technology Leaders Define Digital Fault Lines, New York Times: Technology, January 22, 2015
  13. DealBook: Amazon to Buy Israeli Chip Developer, New York Times: Technology, January 22, 2015
  14. Blue Hill Perspective: What Legal Departments Can Expect If Buying Into E-Billing, Blue Hill Research, January 22, 2015
  15. Beyond ERP and Excel: Decision Points for Financial Analytics Solutions, Blue Hill Research, January 22, 2015
  16. Google drops three OS X 0days on Apple, Ars Technica, January 22, 2015
  17. Internet attack could shut down US gas stations, Ars Technica, January 22, 2015
  18. Making ultra-thin materials with holes the size of water molecules, Ars Technica, January 22, 2015
  19. Democrats try to overturn state limits on municipal broadband, Ars Technica, January 22, 2015
  20. It’s all over: Barrett Brown, formerly of Anonymous, sentenced to 63 months, Ars Technica, January 22, 2015
  21. As 0days get meaner, Google defenses increasingly outpace Microsoft, Ars Technica, January 22, 2015
  22. Yes, 123456 is the most common password, but here’s why that’s misleading, Ars Technica, January 22, 2015
  23. Fitbits, Wearable Tech, and the Impending E-Discovery Deluge, Technologist: FindLaw Legal Technology Blog, January 22, 2015
  24. Podcast: European patent reform, Legal Current: Thomson Reuters, January 22, 2015
  25. Removing the Software Center Shortcut for SCCM, Kraft Kennedy Technology Blog, January 22, 2015
  26. Bits Blog: Button, a Mobile Start-Up, Looks to Link Apps With Commerce, New York Times: Technology, January 22, 2015
  27. Bits Blog: Thousands at Huawei Came Forward in Push Against Fraud, Founder Says, New York Times: Technology, January 22, 2015
  28. Review: Microsoft HoloLens: A Sensational Vision of the PC’s Future, New York Times: Technology, January 22, 2015
  29. At Windows 10 Event, Microsoft Jumps Into Augmented Reality With HoloLens Headset, New York Times: Technology, January 22, 2015
  30. State of the Art: Marissa Mayer’s Plan for Yahoo Takes Hold. The Question Now Is Time., New York Times: Technology, January 22, 2015
  31. The Four Pillars of Smart Practice Management, American Bar Association: Law Technology Today, January 22, 2015
  32. DocketFish: Addressing the Pain Points of PACER, American Bar Association: Law Technology Today, January 22, 2015
  33. Pardon the 2014 Legal Technology Interruption, American Bar Association: Law Technology Today, January 22, 2015
  34. Registration for Build is open – prepare for a Windows 10 deep dive!, Official Microsoft Blog, January 22, 2015
  35. Introducing Microsoft Surface Hub: The first team device designed to unlock the power of the group, Official Microsoft Blog, January 22, 2015
  36. Choosing a Vendor for Enterprise Managed Mobility Services, Blue Hill Research, January 22, 2015
  37. OneNote to rule them all, Microsoft Office Blogs, January 22, 2015
  38. Office 365 Developer Podcast: Episode 030 on Office 365 APIs with Rob Howard, Microsoft Office Blogs, January 22, 2015
  39. From Inside the Cloud: What commitments does Microsoft make when you subscribe to Office 365?, Microsoft Office Blogs, January 22, 2015
  40. The next chapter of Office on Windows, Microsoft Office Blogs, January 22, 2015
  41. President Obama Speaks with the Nation, The Android Lawyer, January 22, 2015
  42. Click-fraud malware brings thousands of dollars to YouTube scammers, Help Net Security, January 22, 2015
  43. HealthCare.gov sends out users' personal info to ad companies, Help Net Security, January 22, 2015
  44. Angler exploit kit goes after new Adobe Flash 0-day flaw, Help Net Security, January 22, 2015
  45. Over a third of professionals do business on personal devices, Help Net Security, January 22, 2015
  46. Verizon says it isn’t two-faced: Allegation is “frivolous… histrionics”, Ars Technica, January 22, 2015
  47. Office 2016 and Office for Windows touchscreens are due later this year, Ars Technica, January 22, 2015
  48. BlackBerry’s “net neutrality” plan: Force Apple to make a BlackBerry app, Ars Technica, January 22, 2015
  49. California cops hope to expand facial recognition, “eCrime” head says, Ars Technica, January 22, 2015
  50. Top N.Y. Lawmaker Accused of Corruption Scheme Involving Law Firms, WSJ.com: Law Blog, January 22, 2015
  51. Google To Launch MVNO Service – Report, TechWeekEurope UK, January 22, 2015
  52. Flagship Windows 10 Smartphone ‘Coming Later This Year’, TechWeekEurope UK, January 22, 2015
  53. The Critics’ View: Windows 10 And The Future Of Microsoft, TechWeekEurope UK, January 22, 2015
  54. Tech City To Get Superfast Broadband Boost, TechWeekEurope UK, January 22, 2015
  55. UK Firms’ Faith In Security Tools And Policies Is Misplaced, TechWeekEurope UK, January 22, 2015
  56. Nokia And SK Telecom Cement 5G Research Partnership, TechWeekEurope UK, January 22, 2015
  57. Amazon In Talks To Buy Israeli Chipmaker, TechWeekEurope UK, January 22, 2015
  58. iPhone Not Secure? Say It’s Not True., Your IT Consultant, January 22, 2015
  59. Microsoft HoloLens - Stay In Your World But Live In Another, Future Lawyer, January 22, 2015
  60. Windows 10 Will Be A Free Upgrade, Future Lawyer, January 22, 2015
  61. Things Lawyers Say They Love About the Cloud, Attorney at Work, January 23, 2015
  62. PDFs Are Terrible, Lawyerist.com, January 22, 2015
Vendor Announcements

  1. Thomson Reuters Announces Formation of Consultation Board for In-House Legal Sector, Legal IT Professionals, January 22, 2015
  2. ODT Solicitors chooses Proclaim, Legal IT Professionals, January 22, 2015
  3. More than 50% of the Top 100 law firms in the UK rely on DocsCorp, Legal IT Professionals, January 22, 2015
  4. Navigant to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results on February 12, 2015, Navigant Consulting: Press Releases, January 22, 2015
  5. Philips Helps Madison Square Garden Shine With State-of-the-Art Connected LED Lighting System, Philips Dictation Systems, January 22, 2015
  6. Savvy Training Develops Innovative Learning Management System for Law Firms, Savvy Training, January 22, 2015
  7. Case Study: Why Michelmores went with Linetime, Legal IT Insider, January 22, 2015
  8. Consultation Board for In-House Legal Sector, Thomson Reuters: Press Releases (Legal), January 22, 2015
  9. IFR Awards Raises £1.1m For Save the Children, Thomson Reuters: Press Releases, January 22, 2015
  10. Coverage, Use Of Preventive Services Has Spiked Among Those 19-26, CCH: Press Releases, January 22, 2015
  11. Corporate pension funding levels declined in 2014, CCH: Press Releases, January 22, 2015
  12. MTA Solicitors Adopts Intapp Time for Business Efficiency, IntApp, January 22, 2015
Law Firm Announcements

  1. Shareholder activism nosedives in Europe but surges in US in 2014, Freshfields, January 22, 2015

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EMPLOYMENT

ILTA Job Postings

  1. IT Trainer | Dechert LLP, January 22, 2015
  2. Electronic Marketing Specialist - Denver | Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP, January 22, 2015
  3. Lead Virtual Infrastructure and Systems Engineer | Seyfarth Shaw LLP, January 22, 2015
  4. Network Engineer III | Foley & Lardner LLP, January 22, 2015
  5. Electronic Marketing Specialist - Phoenix | Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP, January 22, 2015
ALA Job Postings

  1. HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER - California  - San Francisco / Palo Alto, January 22, 2015
  2. MARKETING MANAGER - Ohio  - Columbus, January 22, 2015
  3. RECRUITING AND HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER - New York  - New York, January 22, 2015
  4. SR PARALEGAL, CORPORATE & SECURITIES - Arizona  - Phoenix, January 22, 2015
  5. CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER - Alabama  - Birmingham, January 22, 2015
Other Employment Opportunities

  1. Project Manager (Business Change), Law Firm, London, Legal IT Insider, January 23, 2015
  2. IT Trainer – Case Management, Law Firm, Midlands or London based., Legal IT Insider, January 23, 2015

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