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Best Practices: RIP?

Stephen Abram found a fascinating post by PwC principal, Tom Puthiyamadam. Basically Tom says in the age of digital transformation, "best practices" might get you some incremental improvements, it could seriously hurt you in the long run. Are "best practices" no longer a viable strategy? Read more at Stephen's Lighthouse: Best Practices Are Dead

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Bias whether you like it or not

Michael Cross starts out his post with a fairly convincing experiment. "Ask Google's online translation site to translate the phrase 'She is a lawyer' into Finnish. Take the result and translate it back into English (or into French, German or Japanese). It will be rendered as 'He is a lawyer'." This concept was brought up at the AI Forum in London. "It's a perfect example of how computer software can replicate and even amplify human bias - not because bias is deliberately written in to the decision-making algorithm but because the data from which it draws to replicate human intelligence themselves reflect human bias." Read more at The Law Society Gazette: Robots will be biased: live with it

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Is it still a law firm?

Aussie company, Ailira (Artificially Intelligent Legal Information Research Assistant) has an interesting tag line, "Law Firm Without Lawyers." It's a new twist on the robot lawyer hype we've seen a lot in the news. None of it seems to really apply to Ailira. But let me ask this. If a law firm has no lawyers, is it really a law firm? Read more at Legaltech news: This Australian AI Aims to Be a 'Law Firm Without Lawyers'

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TOP NEWS

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  1. Best Practices Are Dead, Stephen's Lighthouse, November 19, 2017
  2. Robots will be biased: live with it, UK Law Society Gazette: Comment and Opinion, November 17, 2017
  3. This Australian AI Aims to Be a 'Law Firm Without Lawyers', Legaltech News: Tech Law News, November 17, 2017

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STRATEGY / BUSINESS

News and Blogs

  1. Drafting Clearer Contracts – San Francisco, CA, Legal Executive Institute: Events, November 19, 2017
  2. Changing channels landscape to satisfy Japanese luxury consumers’ appetite for novelty, McKinsey Insights & Publications, November 18, 2017
  3. Digital transformation: Raising supply-chain performance to new levels, McKinsey Insights & Publications, November 18, 2017
  4. Ops 4.0: Manufacturing’s future, made by people, McKinsey Insights & Publications, November 18, 2017
  5. Big Data and the Evolution of the Legal Ecosystem: Four Keys to Unlocking the Promise of Big Data, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, November 17, 2017
  6. ChIPs Global Summit: What Happens at the Intersection of Technology and Regulation?, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, November 17, 2017
  7. Harnessing the power of digital in US government agencies, McKinsey Insights & Publications, November 17, 2017
  8. Best Practices Are Dead, Stephen's Lighthouse, November 19, 2017
Vendor Announcements

  1. FlexFeature Employee Spotlight: Brittany Langmeyer advocates for StreetWise and Chicagoans facing homelessness, FlexManage Blog, November 17, 2017
  2. FlexFeature Employee Spotlight: Amy Westerman’s talent in Office 365 migration shines with the FlexManage Deployment Coordination Services (DCS) team, FlexManage Blog, November 17, 2017
  3. FlexFeature Employee Spotlight: Blake Wehlage “pays it forward” at Year Up Chicago, FlexManage Blog, November 17, 2017
Corporate Legal Focus

  1. 5 Empowering Ways GDPR Will Affect Consumers, Bridgeway University, November 20, 2017
  2. Proxy Adviser ISS to Call Out Companies With All-Male Boards, Bloomberg BNA: Law Departments, November 20, 2017
  3. U.S. Antitrust Chief Sends Warning Shot on AT&T-Time Warner, Bloomberg BNA: Law Departments, November 17, 2017

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PRACTICE SUPPORT / E-DISCOVERY

News and Blogs

  1. Here are Some More Up to Date Fun Facts on Big Data: eDiscovery Trends, EDiscovery Daily, November 20, 2017
  2. Global eDiscovery (Software; On-Premise Software & Off-Premise Software and Services) Market 2017 – 2022 - ExpressObserver, (eDiscovery), November 20, 2017
  3. CARA Pushes Briefs, Motions and Analysis of Opposition Documents to Lawyers’ Desktops, Dewey B Strategic, November 20, 2017
  4. Big Data Bias, Legal Hacking, and True Crime, Lawyerist.com, November 20, 2017
  5. Stop Worrying About Artificial Intelligence: Librarian Job Numbers To Grow, Stephen's Lighthouse, November 19, 2017
  6. Where Do You Start? Perhaps by Seeing What Other People Think: eDiscovery Best Practices - JD Supra (press release), (eDiscovery), November 19, 2017
  7. EDI and Duke Law Partner on 'Advanced eDiscovery' Curriculum ... - Law.com, (eDiscovery), November 17, 2017
  8. 100% of businesses affected by mobile malware (think BYOD)!, Peter Vogel: Internet, Info Tech, eDiscovery Blog, November 17, 2017
  9. Valparaiso School of Law won’t be admitting students next year, Law Librarian Blog (Law Prof), November 17, 2017
  10. Weekend reading: Collusion: Secret Meetings, Dirty Money, and How Russia Helped Donald Trump Win, Law Librarian Blog (Law Prof), November 17, 2017
  11. Ninth Circuit Lets Us See Its Glassdoor Ruling, And It’s Terrible, Above the Law - Legal Technology, November 17, 2017
  12. 2018 Legal Technology Predictions, ILTA Blogs, November 17, 2017
  13. How Lawyers Work: Paul F. Wright, Board Certified Estate Planning Lawyer & Husband and Dad, Lawyerist.com, November 17, 2017
  14. November's Notable Cases and Events in E-Discovery - Lexology, (eDiscovery), November 17, 2017
  15. Court Rejects Propriety of Non-Responsive Redactions, Compels Production, Electronic Discovery Law - K & L Gates, November 17, 2017
  16. Play the New e-Discovery “Hive Mind” Game: Small, Medium or Large?, e-Discovery Team, November 19, 2017
Vendor Announcements

  1. 5 Empowering Ways GDPR Will Affect Consumers, Mitratech: Press Releases, November 20, 2017
  2. Friday Top Nine for November 17, 2017, Commonwealth Legal Blog, November 17, 2017
  3. Tech Tip #175: Disconnected Communication Can Hurt Your Firm, CosmoLex, November 17, 2017
  4. FTI Consulting Appoints Information Governance and Compliance Veteran to Technology Segment, FTI Ringtail, November 17, 2017

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KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

News and Blogs

  1. Top Kiwi Firm, Chapman Tripp, Picks Luminance’s Legal AI Tech, Artificial Lawyer, November 20, 2017
  2. Addleshaw Goddard Innovation Head: Baking In Legal AI, Artificial Lawyer, November 20, 2017
  3. Court: Inmate fired as law librarian can sue for retaliation - The San Luis Obispo Tribune, (Law Library), November 19, 2017
  4. Co-Authoring in Excel – the 2017 Update, Michael Sampson, November 19, 2017
  5. Weekend Video 18.11, Michael Sampson, November 17, 2017
  6. Weekend Reading 18.11, Michael Sampson, November 17, 2017
  7. 7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About IoT [VIDEO], Bridgei2i: Analytics Solutions, November 17, 2017
  8. It depends what you mean by “lost”, infogovnuggets, November 17, 2017
  9. AI will replace lawyers in fraud cases, director predicts, Global Legal Post: Big Stories, November 20, 2017
Vendor Announcements

  1. Caspio Low-Code Platform Releases Visual Development Tools, KM World Research Center: Legal, November 20, 2017
  2. TIBCO Snaps Up Alpine Data, KM World Research Center: Legal, November 20, 2017
  3. How to Prepare Your Website for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Ross Ipsa Loquitur, November 19, 2017
  4. How to Get Started with Email Marketing (And Why You Should), Ross Ipsa Loquitur, November 17, 2017

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT / MARKETING

News and Blogs

  1. 3 Tips for Effective Infographics: Data, Design and Distribution [UML], Sword and the Script, November 18, 2017

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FINANCE

News and Blogs

  1. Law firms increase billing rates, Global Legal Post: Big Stories, November 17, 2017
  2. US law firms see revenues decline, Global Legal Post: Big Stories, November 17, 2017

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ALSO OF NOTE

News and Blogs

  1. AirHelp continues AI expansion with launch of artificially intelligent lawyer - Travel Daily News International, (Legal Technology), November 20, 2017
  2. Chapman Tripp Step Into The Brave New Law Tech World of Artificial Intelligence - Lawfuel (blog), (Legal Technology), November 20, 2017
  3. German government bans children’s smartwatches, tells parents to destroy them, Help Net Security, November 20, 2017
  4. Why hackers reuse malware, Help Net Security, November 20, 2017
  5. South Korea Winter Olympics: Cyber lessons from the past, Help Net Security, November 20, 2017
  6. Sad state of enterprise cloud infrastructure governance, Help Net Security, November 20, 2017
  7. Nine years of iPhone J.D., iPhone, J.D., November 20, 2017
  8. The Use and Abuse of Social Media in the Post-Truth Era, LLRX.com, November 19, 2017
  9. Ravel Law Visualization Tools First Coming to Shepard’s Results, LLRX.com, November 19, 2017
  10. Week in review: Risk assessment, fileless attacks, and the most hackable holiday gifts, Help Net Security, November 19, 2017
  11. Spying in bulk, UK Law Society Gazette: Comment and Opinion, November 19, 2017
  12. Unqualified success, UK Law Society Gazette: Comment and Opinion, November 19, 2017
  13. Hidden Windows 10 Tricks - Here's Proof You Don't Know It All, Future Lawyer, November 19, 2017
  14. High Precision Computing: Benchmark, Examples, and Tutorial, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, November 19, 2017
  15. Dentons unveils in-house counsel consulting service - The Lawyer's Daily, (Legal Technology), November 18, 2017
  16. Weekly Digest, November 20, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, November 18, 2017
  17. Impeaching Trump: Here's the Beef, Jost on Justice, November 18, 2017
  18. Computer Security For Lawyers And Everybody Else, Future Lawyer, November 18, 2017
  19. Handbook of Statistical Analysis and Data Mining Applications - 2nd Edition, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, November 18, 2017
  20. The Gaussian Correlation Inequality in One Picture, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, November 18, 2017
  21. Elman RNN implementation in Tensorflow, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, November 18, 2017
  22. AI and the future of healthcare, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, November 18, 2017
  23. Speaking of Birthdays, Happy 10th to Rocket Matter, Robert Ambrogi's LawSites, November 17, 2017
  24. 15 Years of Blogging Here at Lawsites, Robert Ambrogi's LawSites, November 17, 2017
  25. Venable Accused of Being An Accomplice to E-Discovery Spoliation, Legaltech News: Tech Law News, November 17, 2017
  26. Weekend code warriors prepare to clash in Codewarz, Ars Technica, November 17, 2017
  27. How to fix a program without the source code? Patch the binary directly, Ars Technica, November 17, 2017
  28. Apple’s HomePod speaker has been delayed until 2018, Ars Technica, November 17, 2017
  29. It’s time to admit Bitcoin is more than just a bubble, Ars Technica, November 17, 2017
  30. Apple Postpones Release of HomePod Speaker, New York Times: Technology, November 17, 2017
  31. AlphaBay's PR Man Indicted, Technologist: FindLaw Legal Technology Blog, November 17, 2017
  32. Celebrating excellence in legal IT: Winners of the first ever British Legal Technology Awards announced - ResponseSource (press release), (Legal Technology), November 17, 2017
  33. How to excel in a career in cyber security, IT Governance Blog, November 17, 2017
  34. What is the ISO/IEC 27001 standard?, IT Governance Blog, November 17, 2017
  35. Integrating Technology into Legal Education, American Bar Association: Law Technology Today, November 17, 2017
  36. CUJO stories: security specialist Adam Robles, Cujo, November 17, 2017
  37. UC Berkeley Law Tackles Blockchain with New Interdisciplinary Course, Legaltech News: Tech Law News, November 17, 2017
  38. This Australian AI Aims to Be a 'Law Firm Without Lawyers', Legaltech News: Tech Law News, November 17, 2017
  39. EDI and Duke Law Partner on 'Advanced eDiscovery' Curriculum, Legaltech News: Tech Law News, November 17, 2017
  40. GitHub Notifies Developers If Their Software Project Has A Security Issue, Silicon UK, November 17, 2017
  41. Barclays Urges Manufacturing Investment In AI & IoT, Silicon UK, November 17, 2017
  42. Law Lessons: How Not To Owe Apple £90m For Patent Infringement, Silicon UK, November 17, 2017
  43. An ISO 27001 Auditor’s Approach to Leading Successful Audits, Pivot Point Security, November 17, 2017
  44. Robocalls from spoofed Caller IDs may soon be blocked by phone companies, Ars Technica, November 17, 2017
  45. Apple reportedly working with Intel to put 5G modem in future iPhones, Ars Technica, November 17, 2017
  46. Robots will be biased: live with it, UK Law Society Gazette: Comment and Opinion, November 17, 2017
  47. Google Fiber. You Want It When?, Technologist: FindLaw Legal Technology Blog, November 17, 2017
  48. Kurzweil - The Singularity Will Come In 2045, Future Lawyer, November 17, 2017
Vendor Announcements

  1. Two Dutch Court Districts Now Require PDF/A Documents – How is This Affecting IT Professionals at Law Firms?, Legal IT Professionals, November 20, 2017
  2. iManage EMEA CIO Briefing – London 6 December – includes #security & #AI, Legal IT Insider, November 20, 2017
  3. iManage User Group – London – 5 December, Legal IT Insider, November 20, 2017
  4. Legal IT news roundup: All the latest wins, deals and people moves, Legal IT Insider, November 20, 2017
  5. Linklaters Australian ally Allens to swap out eDOCS for iManage, Legal IT Insider, November 20, 2017
  6. What the Experts Say – Takeaways from HBSAB Panel “Privacy in an Interconnected World”, Biscom Blog, November 17, 2017
  7. Biscom Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Acquisition of Lincoln & Co., Biscom Blog, November 17, 2017
Law Firm News

  1. Freshfields moves to reward star performers in lockstep shift, Global Legal Post: Big Stories, November 20, 2017
  2. Husch Blackwell announces 40 lawyer exit, Global Legal Post: Big Stories, November 20, 2017

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EMPLOYMENT

ILTA Job Postings

  1. CRM Data Steward | Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, November 17, 2017
  2. IT Helpdesk Technician | Newmeyer & Dillion LLP, November 17, 2017
  3. FileMaker Pro Specialist | Foley & Mansfield, PLLP, November 17, 2017
  4. Senior Business Analyst | Sidley Austin LLP, November 17, 2017
ALA Job Postings

  1. Office Administrator - Tysons Corner, VA - Virginia  - Tysons Corner, November 18, 2017
  2. Attorney Assistant - Maryland  - Baltimore, November 17, 2017
  3. Billing Specialist - Pennsylvania  - Philadelphia, November 17, 2017
  4. Real Estate Paralegal - New York  - New York City, November 17, 2017
  5. Chief Financial Officer - California  - Los Angeles, November 17, 2017
  6. Executive Assistant - New Jersey  - Basking Ridge, November 17, 2017

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