Today, Bernstein Research. released a report: Reed Elsevier: Voices Calling for Asset Divestitures Should Grow Louder, and Perhaps Fall on Deaf Ears which includes some significant implications for the legal publishing marketplace. The report recommends that Reed Elsevier divest some units including LexisNexis and suggests by implication that Bloomberg Law is standing by and

In talking to large and midsize law firm colleagues, I am somewhat amazed at the level of decentralization that is supported and sometimes mandated by the larger firm organization.

There are obvious benefits in having local staff available for “high touch” projects and to provide special expertise in supporting practice and jurisdictional research. But the

The new economics of the legal industry dictate that Law Library Directors and CKOs must seek strategic alignment with their firms by considering bold new thoughts on how and what we manage. We need to step back and identify the causes and sources of inefficiency within our organizations. Some processes and assumptions are so entrenched