On September 15th I presented the results of my “2022 Dewey B Strategic Start Stop Survey” at an HBR-sponsored LINKS program. I co-presented the results with HBR Managing Director Kris Martin. The Dewey B Strategic “Start Stop Survey” was launched in 2013 but was suspended during the pandemic. The 2022 survey was intended
The 2022 “Start Stop” Survey is Here! Please Respond by Friday August 12th
After a short break, the Start/Stop survey is back! This survey is intended to gather feedback on both products and projectswhich you started or stopped since the start of the pandemic,(March 2020) through the present.
Please take a few minutes to respond to the survey at this link.
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Fastcase 50 Announced – Congratulations to Class of 2022
Fastcase has been recognizing innovation and excellence in the legal profession with the Fastcase 50 award since 2011. This years recipients include librarians, knowledge managers, technologists, entrepreneurs, judges and lawyers across the spectrum of the legal and tech universe. Here is a list of this years recipients.
“When we look back at the pandemic era, we will see it as a great reset in our attitudes and assumptions about legal services,” said Fastcase CEO Ed Walters. “Even if they have had to spend more time on Zoom this year than they had planned, the 2022 class of honorees is making profound changes for the next generation of law. We celebrate …
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Guess Who’s Coming to AALL! 14 First Time Exhibitors Offer Business Intelligence, Workflow, KM, IP, Transactional, Litigation and International Solutions
There is no question that the most exciting place at AALL is the Exhibit Hall. Connect with old friends, schmooze with vendors, learn about exciting new features and products. 2022 is the first live, post pandemic AALL conference. I am anticipating that a highly energized crowd will be streaming through the exhibit hall. I…
Legal Research Platforms Customer Service Survey – Customer Support in a Freefall
60% of DBS Survey Responders Say Legal Research/Tech Company Customer Support Has Declined in Past 10 Years.
In March I conducted a reader survey to explore the current state of customer service in the legal publishing and technology market. The Survey was open from March 3rd to March 11th. The reader response was somewhat overwhelming. Not only did 169 readers respond to the 5 question survey but the majority of responders took the time to provide thoughtful responses to open ended questions about the improvement or decline in service.
I was inspired to conduct this survey by my own observations of and participation in the legal information and technology market from its infancy in the 1980’s when online caselaw was an adjunct to print — through today’s market where text has been transformed into data,…
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Power Tools for Summer Associates: Seven Research / Workflow Tools You Didn’t See in Law School
Law Schools in the United States have been historically focused on teaching students using caselaw research tools and techniques. In real practice, lawyers need to add a few more tools to their toolkit. During the past decade, there has been an explosion of new tools, powered by algorithms and analytics which streamline a variety of…
Legaltech Hub 2.0 Launches New Insights into Legal Tech and Services Market
New categories on the site include consultants, ALSPs, and people – including both recruiting agents and recruiting tools. Legal research is now a much deeper category. According to LTH co-founder, Nikki Shaver the powerful keyword search remains, allowing users to…
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What’s New at Casetext? Parallel Search and “Do it Yourself Neural Networks”
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Law Librarian, Visionary, Provocateur Sarah Glassmeyer Joins Reynen Court in Strategic Legal Tech Curator Role
Today Reynen Court – an innovative software company supported by a consortium of 20 global law firms announced that they had hired law librarian, legal technologist and innovation provocateur Sarah Glassmeyer for the role of Legal Tech Curator. The press release describes this as ” a lynchpin role in generating contact and strategy for the Solution Store which is at the heart of the Reynen Court Platform.”
Reyen Court allows participating law firms to test innovative, new, cloud based technologies. The platform is designed to speed up the historically, lengthy testing and evaluation time normally associated with the implementation of new technology. One of the hottest new …
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