Law firm library services: Four questions to guide strategic budgeting by HBR Consulting

News Article - 16/11/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance

Fall is officially here, and many of us are already enjoying colorful leaves and cooler weather. Along with these pleasures of the season, many law firms are also gearing up for another budget cycle. While the annual process of reviewing prior...

HBR Consulting – #SOLID18 East reveals legal innovation themes and emerging best practices

News Article - 06/11/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance

The Summit on Legal Innovation and Disruption (SOLID) East, held on September 13, 2018 in New York City, delivered on its promise to bring together professionals who are transforming the legal industry. The daylong event held an action-packed...

HBR Consulting's business acceptance survey report

News Article - 05/11/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance, Technology

Business acceptance practices have become more complex and strategic over the past several years as departments have evolved from back office, risk management functions to vital, strategic partners to the organisations they support. Law firms...

Three ways that hyperconverged infrastructure can transform law firm IT: HBR Consulting's whitepaper

Resource - 06/09/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

Introduction

Law firm IT professionals are under rising pressure to spend less time and money on the firm’s infrastructure and more of those valuable resources on specific technology applications that drive value to the business....

Key takeaways from ILTACON2018

News Article - 05/09/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Risk & Compliance, Technology

It was great to be back at ILTACON again last week. The peer-inspired sessions and interactions with so many legal technology colleagues inspired and motivated us. This year’s theme was innovation and change and it was obvious that...

Three steps to contain e-discovery costs in the e-world

Resource - 30/08/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance, Technology

Corporate law departments are increasingly challenged to track their e-Discovery activities and costs. In today’s metric-focused business environment, law departments should be able to answer simple questions about their e-Discovery...

HBR Consulting welcomes seasoned experts Andrew Baker and Ken Kulawiak to leadership team

News Article - 24/08/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Risk & Compliance, Technology

HBR Consulting (HBR), a trusted advisor to law firms, law departments and corporations worldwide, today announces the hiring of Andrew Baker as senior director and Ken Kulawiak as vice president of information security and technology. These...

How law libraries can meet the demands of modern law firms

Resource - 12/07/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Marketing & BD, Technology

In recent years, law firms have seen a major shift in how their libraries function. As new technology has transformed the legal space and firms face a myriad of unique challenges like mergers, employee departures and cost reductions, law library...

Taking corporate legal operations to the next level: moving from 'advanced' to 'mature'

Resource - 03/07/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance, Technology

This is the final article in a three-part series of blog posts designed to help corporate law departments take their operations up a notch. In ...

How top law firms are transforming their operations by thinking beyond financial reporting

Resource - 25/06/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance, Knowledge Management

During my recent visit to Denver for the 2018 Aderant Momentum conference, I noticed a common theme as I interacted with attendees at the...

Taking corporate legal operations to the next Level: Moving from “Foundation” to “Advanced”

Resource - 13/06/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance, Technology

In a previous blog post, my colleague Kevin Clem provided an overview of six unique maturity models that we laid out to participants in HBR’s educational program at CLOC’s 2018 Corporate Legal Operations Institute. Our invitation...

Three ways centralising data will improve your legal operations

Resource - 31/05/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance

Too often critical information produced by modern law departments lives in disparate systems and varying formats. The decentralisation of data makes responding to questions from general counsels (GCs) frustrating for attorneys and legal...

Taking corporate legal operations to the next level: assessing your current maturity

Resource - 30/05/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance, Knowledge Management

HBR Consulting had the privilege of hosting an interactive workshop at the 2018 Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) Institute that challenged participants to take their law department operations up a notch. This is the first in...

HBR Consulting expands executive team, appointing Evan Trent as COO

News Article - 16/04/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance, Technology

HBR Consulting LLC (HBR), a trusted advisor to law firms and corporations worldwide, is pleased to announce that Evan Trent has joined the Firm’s executive team as chief operating officer (COO), effective April 2. With deep expertise in...

Dashboards: a game changer for legal operations, according to HBR Consulting

Resource - 04/04/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Knowledge Management

Last month, I had the pleasure of moderating an excellent panel at the Consero Legal Operations Forum entitled “Dashboards & Portals: Leveraging Existing Operational Investments...