This blog series has focused on Agile, a way of working that’s being used by more than 70 percent of our business colleagues, according to the Project Management Institute, and an increasingly popular matter management system for in-house teams.
Your Legal Intake & Triage framework can borrow a few best practices from the school of queue management – the study of how humans behave in line for a bank teller, an airline check-in counter or….a roller coaster.
It may not be the stuff of compelling legal thrillers, but Intake truly is a paramount concern for Legal Departments: Done wrong, it can lead to fumbled projects, duplicated efforts and/or an overwhelming pipeline. Done right, it can set up each matter for success.
In our new series, we will address the ins and outs of Intake – and how a few adjustments to the process can improve your operations, service and morale.
Reporting should be more than a necessary evil: It’s an opportunity to connect with your Legal Department’s stakeholders and share critical information. This series will address the art and science of reporting by audience. In short, who needs to know what? In this installment, we’ll cover your organization’s top leaders: the CEO and board.
Reporting should be more than a necessary evil: It’s an opportunity to connect with your Legal Department’s stakeholders and share critical information. This series will address the art and science of reporting by audience. In short, who needs to know what? First up: your business unit clients.
Why should Legal Departments make strategic plans? According to the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Legal Operations Maturity Model Toolkit, there are five primary reasons to engage in strategic planning.
More money, more problems? For small Legal Departments, the opposite may be true: While their budgets may have fewer zeroes than their larger counterparts, the pressure to deliver with fewer people and fewer resources is huge.
Our white paper will show you how to write a legal technology business case that doesn’t simply ask for “more lawyers,” but considers the processes and systems to streamline delivery and increase accuracy. We have also included a template to get your legal technology roadmap started.
As you explore legal tech solutions, it’s imperative to get buy-in from your IT department. You are more likely to succeed if you understand the IT team’s concerns and go in prepared. We provide 10 questions to get you started.
Legal departments face a messy and mutating maze of regulations and a bigger workload. As the work expands, three options emerge: Hire more lawyers, spend more on outside lawyers, or find new ways of doing things.