From : Blog Entry>>Ragav’s Blog EntryLaw Firm’s increasing adoption and reliance on technology The COVID-19 crisis has a profound impact across the legal sector, especially on the traditional law firms, mostly relying on the office model. The current pandemic situation has shown the importance of legal technology to the conventional as well as modern legal firms and the need for these solutions for business continuity in this scenario. The year 2020 has seen a considerable shift in the legal industry in terms of technology adoption [More]
From : Blog Entry>>Curtis’s Blog EntryYou all understand the benefits of writing and getting your tech blog post published on a high-quality site with the right SEO metrics and traffic.  However, only a few writers actually get their posts published on leading technology blogs. If you’re just starting out, prepare to face an avalanche of rejections from blog owners until you have refined your writing to an acceptable level.  There are many times when you’ll hardly understand why your well-researched article on a hot tech topic [More]
From : Blog Entry>>Melanie’s Blog Entry2020 was a tough year.   A year where many of us saw our plans crushed by a series of events, most notably COVID-19.   During ILTA’s Ascend 2020 planning meetings held in January, the Women Who Lead Advisory Group began planning programming for the “deep south.”   There was interest in continuing the conversation of women’s self-empowerment, mentoring and growth discussed during ILTACON2019, and taking the message on the road for in person meetings in New Orleans, La; Atlanta, Ga.; Birmingham, [More]
From : Blog Entry>>Helen’s Blog EntryBuild a virtual support employee chatbot to support your firm attorneys Let someone run your work errands at odd hours? Is the  cheer  and mirth of  the  w ork   from  h ome transition beginning  to fade away because of the lack of support system you  once  enjoyed at the office?   When could  you  simply ask for a file,  a case note, case research , and stay on top of all the matters all day long simply by interacting with your  interns, paralegals, staff ,  or associates?  [More]
From : Blog Entry>>Helen’s Blog EntryLet someone to run your work errands at odd hours? Is the  cheer  and mirth of  the  w ork   from  h ome transition beginning  to fade away because of the lack of support system you  once  enjoyed at the office?   When could  you  simply ask for a file,  a case note, case research , and stay on top of all the matters all day long simply by interacting with your  interns, paralegals, staff ,  or associates?    Well ,  it certainly would have been great  if you  [More]
From : Blog Entry>>Kathy’s Blog EntryPlease enjoy the first in the series of blog posts where the authors will share tips in how to make the best use of common software tools we all use everyday.  To say that Litigation Support professionals manipulate data on a daily basis is an understatement.  Whether a load file is not in the proper format, the values require changes, or you need to create one from scratch, a text editor is indispensable. Find and Replace in any tool, including Microsoft’s Notepad can do the job of replacing [More]
From : Blog Entry>>Scott’s Blog EntryI’m looking for a solution to help manage which systems can relay emails off of Exchange.   Currently for these systems to send email, i have to add their IP to the receive connector of every Exchange server, and remove them when that system is no longer in use; very cumbersome. By inserting an email appliance between these systems and the Exchange servers, i not only can scan each email before they get to Exchange, but the receive connectors will be much more manageable as we only have to add [More]
From : Blog Entry>>Curtis’s Blog EntryYour business office is not just the place where you go to keep an eye on your employees or your business. It is the heartbeat of your business and needs to be kitted to increase productivity. It is the area where you are going to meet new clients and cannot look like a second rate scrapyard office.  Your office is as much for you to do business in as it is for clients to decide to do business with you. It represents who your company is and how doing business with you…
From : Blog Entry>>Gwyneth’s Blog Entry2020 was rough, and we’re moving on.  But on the bright side, ILTA members created another treasure trove of useful content on knowledge management (KM) topics, the quality of which was particularly good this year.  In case you were distracted at some point in 2020 (and who wasn’t?) and missed some of this excellent material, I have cataloged it below. It can be hard to filter the many recordings and articles produced by ILTA each year to only KM topics.  I generally look for works produced by KM [More]
From : Blog Entry>>Curtis’s Blog EntryThere’s a reason that some of the giant telecoms and automakers, among other top blue chips, have chosen China as their premier destination for manufacturing. They swear by their choice and wouldn’t have it any other way.   In manufacturing, many have tried to compete with China on various levels and failed. China is a vast power and its tentacles spread throughout many industries. It is the capabilities of a superpower and it uses them in such a way that their country’s ethos is irresistible. [More]
From : Blog Entry>>Kenji’s Blog EntryPlease enjoy this blog post written by Kenji Miyagawa, Special Counsel, Anderson Mori & Tomotsune Legal framework Generally speaking, e-contracts executed by e-signatures are valid, binding and enforceable under Japanese law. Accordingly, the validity of e-contracts is not an issue except for in certain limited cases (e.g., certain types of real estate lease contracts). One key issue is the admissibility of e-contracts as evidence, i.e., whether or not e-contracts are admissible [More]
From : Blog Entry>>Ann’s Blog EntryWow what a year it has been! The Litigation and Support Content team delivered 30 pieces of live content on a myriad of topics. Way to go Team! The following is a list of all topics. If you haven’t already done so, check them out at https://www.iltanet.org/search . Litigation and Practice Support Date Content Type Tools, Tips, and Tricks: The Tango between eDiscovery and Incident Response 1/9/2020 ILTA Radio Tools Tips and Tricks: Key Takeaways [More]
From : Blog Entry>>Claire’s Blog EntryAs an advocate for women in STEM careers, I know it’s not easy. It’s tough for a female leader. I often get asked how I lead a global team and maintain high levels of engagement, which led me to share what works for me and Team TutorPro.  WIFLE!   – All our meetings start out with a 1 to 2-minute WIFLE (what I feel like expressing). This is typically not work-related and gives a sense of how each individual is currently feeling. This is important when we don’t get to have those…
From : Blog Entry>>ILTA’s Blog Entry(Chicago, IL) December 8, 2020 – The International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) is pleased to announce the 2021 ILTA Program Planning Council (PPC) Program Planning Priorities. This programming framework sets programming priorities for all ILTA volunteer groups who create content including events, select publications and surveys, and much more. The following four topics were developed as the 2021 Programming Priorities: Career Development for 2020 and Beyond The Rise of Online [More]
From : Blog Entry>>Holly’s Blog EntryPlease enjoy this blog post co-authored by Holly Hanna, KM Firm Solutions Manager, Perkins Coie and Paul Henry, Chief Executive, NGAGE Intelligence. Whether you’re using the Objective & Key Result (OKR) framework, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), or some other performance measurement framework, identifying how you will define success is an integral part of proving the value of your program or solution. When rolling out a new solution, or an update to an existing solution, many solution owners [More]