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From : Blog Entry>>Marlene’s Blog EntryDisasters always bring out the best and the worst in people. The hoarders of toilet paper and the caregivers risking their lives to help others. I have a couple observations about this, and they center around focus.  The self-focus and the selfless focus.  Are you trying to make things better for others or are you just worried about your own ass (literally)?  Focus on the real problem (and address it). We have a more than adequate supply chain of toilet paper.  We don’t, however, have inexhaustible [More]
From : Blog Entry>>Marlene’s Blog EntryHello from my bunker in Texas. Like most of you I am “WFH,” which I consistently confuse with “WTH,” which makes for some initial seconds of confusion on my part.  Some examples completely made up but inspired by real life.  Feel free to add your own in the comments. “The WFH initiative will be implemented on Monday. All necessary technology and instructions are in place and everyone is ready.” “She was on a conference call and her kids were running up and down the stairs. WFH, right?” [More]
From : Blog Entry>>ILTA’s Blog EntryDear ILTAns! Last week, we introduced an initiative called the COVID-19 Question of the Day (QoD). These questions were developed based on content covered in our  COVID-19 Global Roundtable  and harvested from our eGroups.  To provide you with quick access to all of the answers received on our QoD postings, we have aggregated the answers to each question into a blog post. We will also post summary documents in the Resource Library for the Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity and  Open Public [More]
From : Blog Entry>>Jack’s Blog EntryAnything and Everything Office 365 By Jack Recinto For the last decade Office 365 has been slowly making its way through all organizations and industries.  What is Office 365 exactly and what makes it different from Office 2010 – 2019? Probably the largest difference is that Office 365 is a subscription based application suite in the Cloud rather than the on premise solution you install and then have to eventually upgrade when your support plan runs out.  The Office 365 subscription is [More]
From : Blog Entry>>Marlene’s Blog EntryWhat Are Organizations Doing to Address COVID-19? Quite A Bit, Actually. Ron Friedman has created a list of firm initiatives that he is continually updating.  It is a great quick read if you are looking for some ideas for your organization.  Thank you, Ron.  You were able condense an entire blog post to three sentences. 😊 Dozens of legal innovation professionals, coordinated by Professor Cat Moon of Vanderbilt Law, have signed on as resources for #makelawbetter and to assist in maintaining [More]
From : Blog Entry>>Rachel’s Blog EntryAs the United States (and our global friends) quickly converted to working remotely over the course of last week, we have been inundated with tips and articles about how to work from home. We keep hearing that we should keep a schedule. To get dressed every day. Create a work space. Test your Equipment. Be Patient. But how do you take care of your mental health and wellness during these uncharted times? All day, we are in tight quarters with family, roommates, friends, and pets. The lines between [More]
From : Blog Entry>>ILTA’s Blog EntryDear ILTAns! Last week, we introduced an initiative called the COVID-19 Question of the Day (QoD). These questions were developed based on content covered in our COVID-19 Global Roundtable and harvested from our eGroups.  To provide you with quick access to all of the answers received on our QoD postings, we have aggregated the answers to each question into a blog post. We will also post summary documents in the Resource Library for the Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity and Open Public [More]
From : Blog Entry>>ILTA’s Blog EntryIn celebration of 2020 Women’s History Month, ILTA was pleased to  announce a list of Influential Women in Legal Technology . Each Tuesday in March, readers will learn more about the women who were selected. Maya Markovich   Chief Growth Officer,  Nextlaw Labs  at Dentons Oakland, California, USA Maya has been central to Nextlaw Labs, Dentons’ startup accelerator and legal tech investment fund, since its launch as the industry’s first tech-focused innovation catalyst in 2015. [More]
From : Blog Entry>>ILTA’s Blog EntryWorking from Home, eDiscovery, and How to Manage Remotely during COVID   Original questions written by Gillian Glass , Director of Legal Services, Farella Braun + Martel LLP, as part a collaboration for the ILTA Litigation and Practice Support Content Coordinating Team (CCT). Questions answered by Danny Zambito , Executive Vice President of Global Legal Technologies KL Discovery. Published earlier this week, some of the below questions were used as a base for a podcast discussion on [More]
From : Blog Entry>>ILTA’s Blog EntryDear ILTAns! Last week, we introduced an initiative called the COVID-19 Question of the Day (QoD). These questions were developed based on content covered in our COVID-19 Global Roundtable and harvested from our eGroups.  To provide you with quick access to all of the answers received on our QoD postings, we have aggregated the answers to each question into a blog post. We will also post summary documents in the Resource Library for the Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity and Open Public [More]
From : Blog Entry>>Joan’s Blog EntryLitigation and Practice Support-Crisis Management Round Table-Epic Ransomware Event Joan Washburn It is certainly safe to say that in the past several weeks, going viral has taken on new meaning. Or perhaps, it’s more aligned with its old meaning. Whether it is COVID-19 overtaking operations at most businesses, or law firms and corporations dealing with the ongoing outages at a major eDiscovery vendor due to a ransomware virus, these are strange times, indeed. What happened at Epiq? [More]
From : Blog Entry>>Sharon’s Blog EntryCo – authored by: Sharon Ford & Paul Duffy How Elements of Change Management Can Help in a Crisis   We have heard that change is the new normal, but in a time of crisis, with increased uncertainty, some of the elements important in change management can help place structure around our response and provide a level of calm.   Leadership, leadership, leadership.  The single most important factor in any successful change is engaged, visible, and supportive leadership.  The [More]
From : Blog Entry>>Corey’s Blog EntryWe are all grappling to adapt to the changes Coronavirus has presented, and it is unlikely your working conditions haven’t been impacted in some way. Whether you are no longer able to go into the office, have your kids home from school, or simply have more neighbors working from home, work changes have impacted nearly all of us.  One of the most major impacts you may notice is to your internet bandwidth. In other words, you may see a change in how much data can be sent over your home internet connection…
From : Blog Entry>>Donna’s Blog EntrySince the first-known U.S. case of Covid-19 was discovered in Washington State on January 21 st , 2020, normal here has ceased to exist. My children have been participating in distance learning for three weeks; and like the rest of the world, our lives and business have been disrupted. Some things may return to normalcy, while other have changed forever. Coping with Disruption Here are a few tips to finding your new normal that I’ve found helpful in the past few weeks: Find consistency [More]
From : Blog Entry>>Kathleen’s Blog EntryI received the notification last Thursday: I would be the technical liaison to work with our ITS to transition a government office to be fully functional remote workers within days. I won’t lie, the thought of working remotely seemed a dream: I wouldn’t have to shower (keep your thoughts to yourself here), put on make-up, commute, park in a garage, and walk to work in the still Ohio winter. I could simply sit on my couch and work at my own speed without any distractions. I could do document review [More]
From : Blog Entry>>ILTA’s Blog EntryIn celebration of 2020 Women’s History Month, ILTA was pleased to  announce a list of Influential Women in Legal Technology . Each Tuesday in March, readers will learn more about the women who were selected. Ivy B. Grey  Vice President,  Wordrake  Chicago, Illinois, USA  Ivy is a legal tech entrepreneur, writer, and former practicing lawyer. Her work on technology competence, ethics, and innovation has made her a respected thought leader in the legal technology community. [More]