HBR Consulting’s annual survey and sounding board series

News Article - 18/01/2021 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

As the majority of in-house law departments anticipate a continued rise in legal demand in the midst of corporate budget pressures, controlling costs and maximizing internal resources and technology are their top priorities, according to the 2020...

HBR Consulting: 2020 Legal lab infographic

Resource - 18/01/2021 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

Legal Lab 2020 made the unforeseen transition from our traditional live gathering to an interactive virtual format. This infographic provides a brief snapshot of cumulative key takeaways from the five virtual sessions held in September-October....

Four human capital benefits of a law firm IT managed services model, according to HBR Consulting

Resource - 25/11/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

Effective people management in law firm IT requires that both the firm and the employees benefit. The law firm maximizes the effectiveness and efficiency of their internal IT talent and the valued professionals on the IT team have an opportunity...

HBR Consulting: Read this before your law firm implements MS Teams

Resource - 25/11/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

Recently, we have seen a remarkably fast uptake in law firms’ adoption of Microsoft Teams as their preferred collaboration platform. In fact, it is not a stretch to predict that it is no longer a matter of if law firms will implement Teams...

HBR Consulting 2020 law firm billing and revenue cycle survey

Resource - 25/11/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

Despite the pandemic’s impact on their billing processes, law firms are focused on enhancing their internal and external customers’ experience through improvements in staffing, process and technology, and delivering a return on that...

HBR Consulting launches CounselGuide

News Article - 25/11/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

HBR Consulting LLC (HBR), a trusted advisor to law firms and law departments worldwide, today expanded its suite of software solutions with the launch of CounselGuide, an innovative workflow platform that helps law firms ensure compliance with...

HBR Consulting: How law firm IT leaders can navigate an economic downturn

Resource - 13/10/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

The world has changed since the pandemic and effective lockdown were implemented, highlighting the need for law firm IT functions to be prepared for adverse situations. The sudden change we are experiencing has ushered in a host of new concerns...

Planning a cloud migration? Hear what HBR Consulting has to say

Resource - 13/10/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

Cloud migration offers both benefits and challenges. A recent ...

Ghost stories around the campfire: The ghost of print

Resource - 13/10/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

The summer is beginning to wind down and our Law Firm Librarian Summer Camp series is coming to a close. What better way to end the summer than with one of camp's great traditions? Grab your snacks and your sweater, because it’s time to...

HBR Consulting: Leveraging benchmark data in the evolving new normal

Resource - 13/10/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

During these unprecedent times, in-house legal teams are facing increasing pressure to be agile, nimble and responsive to the changing market dynamics. Whether the company is experiencing a hard hit to the bottom line or a sudden boom in demand,...

Three strategies for firms making the transition to a centralised procurement model, by HBR Consulting

Resource - 13/10/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

The centralization of the procurement function within an organization, in which the purchase of goods and services is managed by a single department for all branches of the business, emerged in recent decades as a key operational strategy for...

Law department perspectives: April–June 2020

Resource - 13/10/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

What have law department leaders been prioritizing since March? HBR conducted a series of Sounding Boards in April-June, including 114 general counsel and legal operations leaders from 92 companies across multiple industries. Our most recent...

HBR Consulting: Transforming law firm administrative assistant delivery models

Resource - 13/08/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance

The COVID-19 pandemic has wrought unforeseen changes on many fronts, and law firms will never be the same. During the pandemic, firms have been learning important lessons about how to accommodate—and even thrive with—virtual work, how...

HBR Consulting: The macaroni necklace: Ark’s Law Libraries 2020

Resource - 13/08/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance

Though none of us are having the summer we expected, that doesn’t mean we stop transforming, growing and innovating. So, HBR decided to create a Summer Camp of learning through this blog post series, summarizing some of the industry events...

HBR Consulting: Accelerating change in the legal ecosystem

Resource - 13/08/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance

Nearly four months have passed since COVID-19 changed the way we work. Legal organizations that initially focused on operationalizing their remote workforce and managing costs associated with temporary office closures are now facing the reality...