This month, I would like to consider how collaboration can impact organisational working relationships and where it could and should lead. How do leaders of organisations embrace a collaborative working mentality?
The word collaboration derives from the Latin com and laborare (to work together). In simple terms, it means working with someone to produce something. It is also defined to as “traitorous cooperation with an enemy”, but in this article I am going to assume we will not need to investigate collaborating with our enemies!
Delivering knowledge management productively to fee earners today requires a consumer appstyle approach, says Simon Pecovnik, VP of product management, iManage RAVN
The concept of knowledge management (KM) isn’t new to the legal industry. However, in larger law firms it has traditionally been a separate function from IT. KM teams have been tasked with collecting and collating information to share with the broader organisation. In other firms, KM has historically remained an informal activity.
Fraser Mayfield, head of EMEA at Iridium Technology, says learning to price your work more collaboratively can reap some real rewards.
Following a record quarter at the end of last year, and its growth in general in 2018 where 19 clients signed up to their secure file sharing and collaboration platform, Hubshare signs up Birkett Long as their first new collaboration of 2019.
Essex based law firm, Birkett Long, has selected Hubshare, from Nikec Solutions as its new data room platform. Birkett Long, which offers a full range of legal advice, chose Hubshare for its simplicity in sharing documents whilst delivering a rich client experience.
LegalRM Limited, experts in records management and information governance solutions to law firms, has further strengthened their technology and commercial partnership with NetDocuments, the leading secure, cloud-based content services platform for law firms, corporate legal teams and compliance departments. This stronger partnership with NetDocuments will help customers adopt an end to end information governance strategy, directly within the NetDocuments platform; as part of their drive towards General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance and business transformation.
LegalRM Limited, experts in records management and information governance solutions to law firms, has again strengthened their team by recruiting seasoned law firm Operations Director Nick Mercer. Nick will help Founder and CEO Chris Giles with business and marketing; strategy and communications.
Nearly a year ago, SeeUnity and HighQ partnered to empower our clients with industry-leading legal tech integration. As law firms and corporate legal teams continue to embrace technology to improve transparency, efficiency, and service delivery, integration becomes even more important.
In the legal sector, 2018 saw artificial intelligence (AI) climb to the top of many law firms’ agenda, driven by the lure of the business benefits this new technology potentially offers alongside organisations’ perceived need to ‘innovate’. In 2019, the following trends will shape the adoption of this technology: