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Sep 14
Aug 14

Legal Change Derives From Business Digital Transformation

The first of this two-part series examines how and why legal change derives from business digital transformation. The second segment analyzes the legal function’s transition from cost center to value creator and how to quantify its value.   Legal industry change is a business story more than a legal one.... read more →
Jul 27

Minding Law’s Digital Gap: It’s Real; It’s Big; And It Matters

The legal industry has a digital gap separating it from business and its customers. This is a high-stakes challenge exacerbated by the legal ecosystem’s widespread failure to recognize, much less address it. Business is adversely affected by a digitally laggard legal function. That’s why the C-Suite and corporate Boards expect... read more →
Jun 28
May 25
Legal Mosaic

Law Is A Team Sport In The Digital Age

“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” -Andrew Carnegie The legal profession’s “lawyer and non-lawyer’” mindset is alive, if not well. A recent Bloomberg Law article... read more →
Apr 26
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Portrait Of The Customer-Centric Legal Function

Digital transformation is all about customers. It is a paradigm-shifting, holistic journey companies embark upon to capture, retain, and leverage them as corporate assets. Customer-centricity is its North Star, and brand loyalty its prize. An enhanced, constantly improving, end-to-end customer experience is the means of achieving and sustaining brand loyalty... read more →
Feb 09

How Does The Legal Function Demonstrate Value To Business?

The first of  this two-part series examines why the legal function has difficulty proving their value to business. This segment proffers how it can make its case. Lawyers are the legal function’s greatest obstacle to demonstrating business value. Most are intelligent, focused, industrious, analytical, and goal-oriented—desirable workforce traits. So where’s... read more →
Jan 19

Why Can’t The Legal Function Prove Its Value?

The first of this two-part article explores why the legal function has difficulty proving its worth to business. The second segment will proffer how it can make its case. Law is about persuasion. Trial work requires knowing your audience, producing evidence, meeting the burden of proof, and demonstrating entitlement to... read more →