What is the point of being an early adopter of AI and blockchain if your existing systems aren’t delivering to their full potential? Lawyers and support staff still need tools that help them to do their job efficiently, so firms should help to bring the focus back to the tasks that land on desks every day of the week, and with tried-and-tested strategies. Spreading some efficiency on top of your bread and butter of legal work can save time, reduce risk, and increase productivity. Look for strategies that enhance – and don’t interfere with
– the natural course of work.
In 2011, “cloud” was the latest buzzword in the document management space. However, misconceptions about the cloud, such as it was storage only or that it wasn’t secure, kept many organizations from considering it in their strategy.
This week, we have a guest blog from Bill Kirby, director of Professional Choice Consultancy offering advice to firms on business issues from strategy, planning, business development, the effective use of IT applications and IT hosting for compliance, business continuity and DR.
Can you easily show this to your clients before moving onto conversations about fees? If not, you’ll probably encounter one of the biggest challenges of an initial consultation: getting your prospective client to see the value of the services you are offering and therefore to say ‘yes’ to the fees you want to charge.
When it comes to choosing the right search reports for a property transaction, it is important to fully assess the requirements of each case to ensure the correct levels of risk assessment are undertaken at the outset.
An increasing number of legal firms are looking to the cloud to deliver cost-efficiencies and flexibility, and many are becoming more confident with providers’ IT security and datacentre compliance capabilities.