- HBR Consulting: Analytics maturity in legal organizations: Lessons from “The Karate Kid”
Many corporate law departments and law firms are legal analytics novices: they have not yet developed the ability to ground their guidance in historical data, measurement and statistics. In order to do so, they must incrementally increase their...
- HBR Consulting: Creating a culture of privacy
Complying With Domestic and Global Requirements by Changing the Way We Value Data Privacy
There is a fundamental difference, on a cultural level, between how privacy is viewed in the U.S. and abroad. This white paper...
- 2019 Law Department Survey: Key takeaways from HBR Consulting
Law departments are maximizing internal staff and embracing innovative resourcing strategies as legal needs continue to rise. This infographic summarizes the key takeaways from the...
- Progress and pragmatism: Reflections on the Law Firm Innovation Summit from HBR Consulting
HBR was recently privileged to co-sponsor ARK’s second annual Law Firm Innovation Summit. The event welcomed 120 attendees, spanning a range of job titles including formal innovation titles, KM, IT, client value and development, COOs,...
- HBR Consulting: How Can Firms Punch Above Their Weight?
It is an increasingly competitive market for law firms. Law departments are bringing more work in house, continuing to consolidate the number of outside firms they use, and sending more work to alternative legal service providers. To...
- Global employment company achieves significant savings by restructuring vendor engagements with HBR Consulting
A recruitment and career management company that operates globally engaged HBR Consulting (HBR) to increase efficiencies and cut costs in its rapidly-changing environment.
- The 2019 Legal Lab Executive Summary, from HBR Consulting
Legal Lab 2019, HBR’s fifth annual gathering of leaders from leading law departments and law firms, marked a turning point from prior years where we were poised on the brink of change in the legal industry.
- Growth and gratitude: HBR recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies
The legal industry is in the midst of a major transformation, and HBR Consulting is fortunate to be at the forefront of that change. As trusted advisors and providers to both law departments and law firms, we understand how the unique strategies...
- HBR Consulting discuss their recent visit to ILTACON 2019
It was great to see so many friends at ILTACON in Orlando last week – it was an excellent opportunity to network, learn and have fun.
While this year’s conference theme and location surrounded us with nostalgic TV characters...
- Implementing a law firm records disposition program, from HBR Consulting
Managing a records retention and disposition program is one of the chronic challenges for any organization in the information age. Businesses and government agencies of all sizes are seeking to implement or improve these programs due to increased...
- Five reasons to build your law firm’s IT security framework on NIST standards
Law firms are daily targets for cybercrime and targeted data breaches. Criminals are keenly aware that
law firms can be a “back door” to valuable confidential data, such as trade secrets, intellectual property
- HBR Consulting discuss: How law firms and law departments can harness innovation
In a profession enamored with centuries-old precedent, the term “legal innovation” has long been an oxymoron. Lawyers were commonly—and often rightly—perceived as too stagnant and tradition-bound to embrace radical change...
- Forecast: Law firms will be cloud ready by 2021
Law firms have long talked about the attractiveness of migrating their IT infrastructure to the cloud, but they have not made appreciable steps to date. This is due in large part to an understandable fear of negative client reaction...
- Advancing the law firm IT function: How clients, the firm and IT pros all win
The number-one law firm IT challenge heading into 2019 had nothing to do with acquiring bigger servers or faster networks. The top law firm IT issue for this year was the strategic challenge of change management, according to the ...
- GDPR: Are the fines real?
Under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), organisations may be fined up to €20 million, or 4% of the total worldwide annual turnover of the preceding financial year, whichever is higher. In January 2019, the...