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Enough hype already

Like Brian Inkster, I saw the headline, "What Does It Say when A Legal Blockchain eBook Has 1.7M Views?" As I recall I laughed out loud, said something not so nice under my breath and moved on. I see way too many such wildly hyped articles. I am glad to see Brian and Jason Morris dissect it in more detail. Blockchain is interesting. Blockchain has potential uses. But geeze, let's calm down. Read more at The Time Blawg: What does it say when a Legal Blockchain eBook is promoted by FAKE views?

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Looking through the lens of LEGO

I have to thank Stephen Collier for this post. A simpler and better analogy for programming and software does not exist. "Looking at LEGO with a software engineer's eyes, I could see how, while adhering to strict standards and rules on backwards compatibility, they had still managed to create new and better solutions to ever more challenging problems." "If you look at how LEGO evolved over the years, you'll see occasional leaps - step changes in parts or techniques - but more often than not, it's about steady refinement of components and products." Be sure to read more (and share) at Business of Law Blog: Inspired by LEGO: Building Software Better

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You might be a ...

Nick Milton's post this morning reminds me of Jeff Foxworthy's "You might be a redneck if..." routine. As you read this, hear Jeff's voice in your had saying, "You might not need KM if..." Read more at Knoco stories: The organisations for which KM is not important

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  1. What does it say when a Legal Blockchain eBook is promoted by FAKE views?, The Time Blawg, January 16, 2019
  2. Inspired by LEGO: Building Software Better, Make More Rain Blog, January 15, 2019
  3. The organisations for which KM is not important, Knoco Stories, January 16, 2019

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STRATEGY / BUSINESS

News and Blogs

  1. Are we long—or short—on talent?, McKinsey Insights & Publications, January 16, 2019
  2. Law Firms Must Focus on Digital Strategy to Address Worries over Business Model and Hyper-Competition, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, January 15, 2019

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PRACTICE SUPPORT / E-DISCOVERY

News and Blogs

  1. It’s Never Too Early to Start Talking About the U-Fla E-Discovery Conference Here’s Why: eDiscovery Best Practices, EDiscovery Daily, January 16, 2019
  2. A Beginner’s Guide To The Biggest Week In Legal Technology, Above the Law - Legal Technology, January 15, 2019
  3. Join Us For A Fun Evening Discussing What’s Wrong With Tech Shows At A Tech Show, Above the Law - Legal Technology, January 15, 2019
  4. Driven Acquires E-discovery Provider Omnivere, Eyeing Ongoing Growth | Legaltech News - Law.com, (eDiscovery), January 15, 2019
  5. Gearing Up For Legaltech 2019, Above the Law - Legal Technology (eDiscovery), January 15, 2019
  6. ACEDS announces Logikcull as newest premier Diamond Level affiliate partner - PRNewswire, (eDiscovery), January 15, 2019
  7. 713% Growth: Legal Tech Set An Investment Record In 2018 - Forbes, (eDiscovery), January 15, 2019
  8. Case Law Alert: Microsoft’s Proportionality Argument Rejected--Find Out Why, Exterro Blog, January 15, 2019
  9. 4 Ways Special Librarians Can Demonstrate Value and Impact, Stephen's Lighthouse, January 15, 2019
  10. 432 Against, 202 For: May’s Brexit Deal Soundly Defeated by Record Margin, Law Librarian Blog (Law Prof), January 15, 2019
  11. Is the Future of e-Discovery Really in the Cloud?, The Relativity Blog, January 15, 2019
  12. Trolling for Dollars? Authenteq Raises $5 Million for Blockchain Identity Verification, Complex Discovery, January 15, 2019
  13. By Public Demand: More on the Botched Manafort Redaction, Ride the Lightning, January 15, 2019
Vendor Announcements

  1. Top 50 Project Management Tools for Creative Teams, MerlinOne, January 16, 2019
  2. FRONTEO’s “Patent Explorer 19” Named Finalist for “Product Innovation Competition” in the upcoming Legalweek New York 2019, FRONTEO (TechLaw, UBIC, eVolve), January 15, 2019
  3. Tech Tip #241: Steer Clear of Legal Accounting Mistakes in 2019, CosmoLex, January 15, 2019
  4. Global Imaging Systems Rebranded as Xerox Business Solutions, Xerox Litigation Services, January 15, 2019
  5. Epiq Expands Business Process Solutions Offerings in the U.K., Epiq Systems, January 15, 2019

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KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

News and Blogs

  1. The organisations for which KM is not important, Knoco Stories, January 16, 2019
  2. EY and Artificial Lawyer Hold Legal Ops + Technology Event, Artificial Lawyer, January 16, 2019
  3. Will Artificial Intelligence Replace Shop Floor Thinking?, Lean Enterprise Institute, January 16, 2019
  4. CodeX Meeting: Jan. 17, CodeX Blog, January 15, 2019
  5. Women of Legal Tech: Extra!, CodeX Blog, January 15, 2019
  6. Slaughter and May Names 3rd Fast Forward Cohort, Inc. Blockchain Co., Artificial Lawyer, January 15, 2019
  7. Podcast #328 – Bette Gardner and Jeff Heil, Friday Night at the ER, Lean Blog, January 15, 2019
  8. Samuel Andrews: The Man With the Billion Dollar Ego, Farnam Street, January 15, 2019
  9. 4 Ways Special Librarians Can Demonstrate Value and Impact, Think Clearly Blog: Lucidea, January 15, 2019
Vendor Announcements

  1. Diverse Law Students Get to Show It, Not Tell It in Firm Jobs Competition, Blog of Legal Times, January 16, 2019
  2. Oracle Loses Bid to Thwart US Labor Regulator's Discrimination Case, Blog of Legal Times, January 15, 2019
  3. Florida's GrayRobinson Lands in DC With Lobbying Boutique Acquisition, Blog of Legal Times, January 15, 2019
  4. Judiciary Extends Financial Lifeline an Extra Week Amid Shutdown, Blog of Legal Times, January 15, 2019
  5. Oracle Cites PTO as Silent Amicus in Copyright Spat With Rimini Street, Blog of Legal Times, January 15, 2019
  6. Squire Patton Boggs Snaps Up Stephenson Harwood Corporate Partner in Hong Kong, Blog of Legal Times, January 15, 2019
  7. Far From 'Slam Dunk,' Google Shareholder Suits Latest in Wave of #MeToo Derivative Actions, Blog of Legal Times, January 15, 2019

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT / MARKETING

News and Blogs

  1. Is Content King Or Is Data King?, Social Media Explorer, January 15, 2019
  2. 8 Good Reasons Why You Should Quit Wordpress, Larry Bodine Marketing Blog, January 15, 2019
  3. Inspired by LEGO: Building Software Better, Make More Rain Blog, January 15, 2019
  4. What to do When You’re Not Happy With the Reporting, The Legal PR Blog, January 15, 2019

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FINANCE

News and Blogs

  1. Dealing With Non-Paying Clients: A Rant, Attorney at Work, January 15, 2019
Vendor Announcements

  1. The Art of Client-Centered Communication, Clio Blog, January 15, 2019

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ALSO OF NOTE

News and Blogs

  1. Decades-Old Flaws Leave SCP Clients Vulnerable To Attack, Silicon UK, January 16, 2019
  2. Apple releases official battery cases for iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR, Ars Technica, January 16, 2019
  3. Dynamic Data Management to Optimize Spend, Reinventing Professional Services, January 16, 2019
  4. What does it say when a Legal Blockchain eBook is promoted by FAKE views?, The Time Blawg, January 16, 2019
  5. Researcher releases PoC for Windows VCF file RCE vulnerability, Help Net Security, January 16, 2019
  6. Fortnite vulnerabilities would have allowed attackers to intercept and steal login credentials, Help Net Security, January 16, 2019
  7. BEC scammers add payroll diversion to their repertoire, Help Net Security, January 16, 2019
  8. The costs of cyberattacks increased 52% to $1.1 million, Help Net Security, January 16, 2019
  9. Companies still struggle to detect IoT device breaches, Help Net Security, January 16, 2019
  10. Radio frequency remote controller weaknesses have serious safety implications, Help Net Security, January 16, 2019
  11. BigID expands global sales organization to help enterprises meet worldwide privacy regulations, Help Net Security, January 16, 2019
  12. Zix to acquire AppRiver, cloud-based cybersecurity solutions provider, Help Net Security, January 16, 2019
  13. Endace joins IBM Security app exchange community, Help Net Security, January 16, 2019
  14. Quali introduces SaaS cloud management platform CloudShell Colony for accelerating DevOps, Help Net Security, January 16, 2019
  15. Law Firm Innovation: Many Roads to Take, Many Rivers to Cross, InsideLegal, January 16, 2019
  16. Law Firm Innovation: Many Roads to Take, Many Rivers to Cross, InsideLegal Blog, January 16, 2019
  17. Startup’s New Messaging App for Lawyers Offers Security and Storage, Robert Ambrogi's LawSites, January 15, 2019
  18. Here’s the Recording of My Guest Spot on the final episode of ‘This Week in Law’, Robert Ambrogi's LawSites, January 15, 2019
  19. A Beginner's Guide To The Biggest Week In Legal Technology - Above the Law, (Legal Technology), January 15, 2019
  20. 713% Growth: Legal Tech Set An Investment Record In 2018 - Forbes, (Legal Technology), January 15, 2019
  21. Gearing Up For Legaltech 2019 - Above the Law, (Legal Technology), January 15, 2019
  22. Lex Machina Launches Comprehensive Contracts Litigation Module - Legal Reader, (Legal Technology), January 15, 2019
  23. Driven Acquires E-discovery Provider Omnivere, Eyeing Ongoing Growth | Legaltech News - Law.com, (Legal Technology), January 15, 2019
  24. Digipath (DIGP) against Navigant Consulting (NCI) Critical Research - BharataPress, (Legal Technology), January 15, 2019
  25. Intel reported to have a new 5GHz chip that’s literally priceless, Ars Technica, January 15, 2019
  26. Nine defendants charged in SEC hacking scheme that netted $4.1 million, Ars Technica, January 15, 2019
  27. Microsoft’s fonts catch out another fraudster—this time in Canada, Ars Technica, January 15, 2019
  28. HSBC a $250 billion blockchain buster, Global Legal Post: Big Stories, January 15, 2019
  29. Demystifying the Term Actionable Insights in Analytics, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, January 15, 2019
  30. IDG Contributor Network: Breaches, market volatility and the government shutdown: Security in the crosshairs, CSO from IDG, January 15, 2019
  31. Is The Bird Box Challenge a Lawsuit Waiting to Happen?, Technologist: FindLaw Legal Technology Blog, January 15, 2019
  32. [THIS IS NOT A DRILL] KB4 Training Template Used As Phishing In The Wild, KnowBe4, January 15, 2019
  33. Enterprise Cloud Spending Boom Crowds Out Non-Cloud Tech Budgets, Silicon UK, January 15, 2019
  34. Kheiron Begins NHS Trials For Breast Cancer Diagnosis AI, Silicon UK, January 15, 2019
  35. Reclusive Huawei Founder Says Firm Does Not Spy For China, Silicon UK, January 15, 2019
  36. Meet MASHBot, the touchscreen-tapping, Nintendo DS-playing robot, Ars Technica, January 15, 2019
  37. Ajit Pai gives carriers free pass on privacy violations during FCC shutdown, Ars Technica, January 15, 2019
  38. The digital hermitage: How “remote work” has changed over 20 years, Ars Technica, January 15, 2019
  39. Make it Stick: Keys to Project Management and Change Management Success, Traveling Coaches Corner Blog, January 15, 2019
  40. 5 information security policies your organisation must have, IT Governance Blog, January 15, 2019
  41. Bestselling GDPR solutions, IT Governance Blog, January 15, 2019
  42. Inspired by LEGO: Building Software Better, Business of Law Blog, January 15, 2019
  43. Modern business intake technology accelerates cash flow, iManage Blog, January 15, 2019
  44. UK taskforce to tackle £14 billlion economic crime problem, Global Legal Post: Big Stories, January 15, 2019
  45. Gibson Dunn launches AI and automated systems group, Global Legal Post: Big Stories, January 15, 2019
  46. Police can't force you to unlock your phone with face, finger or any biometrics, CSO from IDG, January 15, 2019
  47. Three encrypted Slack alternatives worth a look, CSO from IDG, January 15, 2019
  48. How cyber competitions can help fill the cybersecurity talent shortage, CSO from IDG, January 15, 2019
  49. Automate Client Intake, American Bar Association: Law Technology Today, January 15, 2019
  50. Widely used building access system can be easily compromised, Help Net Security, January 15, 2019
  51. Hack a Tesla Model 3, get cash and the car, Help Net Security, January 15, 2019
  52. One Year Left for Windows 7 Support, Your IT Consultant, January 15, 2019
  53. It Only Takes 1 Phish: Wichita State University Employees Get Fooled Into Losing Their Paychecks, KnowBe4, January 15, 2019
  54. Brand-New Tool: Password Exposure Test Identifies Risky Users, KnowBe4, January 15, 2019
  55. CyberheistNews Vol 9 #3 Your Boss NEEDS to Read This WSJ Article About Our Power Grid and How the Russians Hacked it With Phishing, KnowBe4, January 15, 2019
  56. Ep 61: Brett Burney Part 2- Mobile Devices and App Recommendations, Rocket Matters Legal Productivity, January 15, 2019
Vendor Announcements

  1. Legal IT Newswire Deal News… Bundledocs Achieve Record Sales Growth in 2018, Legal IT Insider, January 16, 2019
  2. Elevate’s Halebury acquisition: John Croft and Denise Nurse discuss customers, competition and how two + two = five, Legal IT Insider, January 16, 2019
  3. Threat Intelligence for the 99% - Part 3: When Is It Needed?, Mimecast, January 16, 2019
  4. Insider Threats Personified – Part 3: Patient Zero Un-Hero, Mimecast, January 16, 2019
  5. TransPerfect remains the country’s top translation firm, TransPerfect Legal Solutions, January 15, 2019
  6. TransPerfect’s Scary Good 2018, TransPerfect Legal Solutions, January 15, 2019
  7. Saab Teams with Citrix and DXC Technology to Create Intelligent Digital Workspace, Fuel Collaboration and Innovation Across Global Operatio..., Zenprise (Citrix), January 15, 2019
  8. NetDocuments 18.3 -- What's New?, Savvy Training, January 15, 2019
  9. Navigant Strengthens, Expands Financial Services Segment in Europe, Navigant Consulting: Press Releases, January 15, 2019
  10. Legaltech Accelerators: Slaughter and May; MDR LAB and LexisNexis announce updates, Legal IT Insider, January 15, 2019
  11. Bundledocs Achieve Record Sales Growth in 2018, Legal IT Professionals, January 15, 2019
  12. TransPerfect Widens Lead as World's Largest Provider of Translation-Related Technology and Services, TransPerfect Legal Solutions, January 15, 2019
Law Firm News

  1. Reddit Security Incident, Information Security Buzz, January 15, 2019
  2. Sharing Geo-location Information, Information Security Buzz, January 15, 2019
  3. Google Search Results Listings Can Be Manipulated For Propaganda, Information Security Buzz, January 15, 2019
  4. US Government Shutdown Leaves Its Sites With Expired TLS Certificates, Information Security Buzz, January 15, 2019
  5. New Malware Families Discovered; Distributed Through Phishing Campaigns From The Necurs Botnet, Information Security Buzz, January 15, 2019
  6. Multi-Purpose Attack Thingbots Threaten Internet Stability And Human Life, Information Security Buzz, January 15, 2019

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EMPLOYMENT

ILTA Job Postings

  1. Firmwide Research Librarian | Nixon Peabody, January 15, 2019
  2. Microsoft Systems Specialist | Nixon Peabody, January 15, 2019
  3. IT Technician | Akerman LLP, January 15, 2019
  4. Application Developer | Nixon Peabody, January 15, 2019
  5. IT Director | Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP, January 15, 2019
  6. Application Developer - Core Applications | Nixon Peabody, January 15, 2019
ALA Job Postings

  1. Job 9 of 11 Attorney Recruitment and Development Coordinator - Illinois  - Chicago, January 15, 2019

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