HBR Consulting: Why your organisation needs a data map

News Article - 19/11/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance, Knowledge Management

At this year’s annual ARMA Live! Conference in Anaheim, we conducted an informal survey of the 300+ visitors to our booth, asking a single question:...

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...

HBR Consulting look at the analytics in law: An expanding field of play

Blog post - 29/10/2018 : Analytics, Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Risk & Compliance

Data science and analytics are relatively new to the legal industry. While companies across almost all sectors are investing heavily in analytics, legal organizations are very much in the early stages of learning and adoption.

That...

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...

Should law departments build or buy legal analytics technology? An examination of several key factors

Resource - 31/08/2018 : aw firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance, Technology

Law departments are eager to make use of legal analytics technology to better manage their spend and help guide other decisions. According to ...

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...