Change

  • What Lawyers Will Do as Technology Takes Over (Part 3)

    … documents for discovery, and from that and other databases it constructs draft interrogatories and and interrogatory responses and deposition outlines. Drafting such materials isn’t unusual. Why, back in 2014 Yahoo already published sports reports and financial reports prepared by computers from information held in data sets. You think about what…

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  • What Lawyers Will Do as Technology Takes Over (Part 2)

    …In the first part of this three part series, I explored left brain (L-Directed) and right brain (R-Directed) thinking. In this part, I’ll talk about how technology takes over L-Directed Thinking. Source: Impact Lab When technology enters our lawyer lives, it takes over L-Directed thinking. Computers are well designed to do repetitive, logical…

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  • What Lawyers Will Do as Technology Takes Over (Part 1)

    … those debates aside for the moment. Instead, I want to think about the impact on lawyers of that change. Basically, I want to briefly examine what it means to be a lawyer when we strip away routine and even some not so routine tasks. The role of a knowledge worker after technology moves in, and in particular the role of a professional services…

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  • Lawyers, the End is Not Nigh for You Bring Wisdom

    … processing power every two to three years), means that the tipping point shift from lawyer processor to computer processor is on the near horizon. I believe the shift will take longer. Well-entrenched lawyer resistance to change, the lack of key incentives to change, regulatory resistance in the US, and the rather small market size for products…

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  • Managing the Transition Through Change

    …There are two kinds of change – change you want and change you don’t want. That’s an oversimplification, of course, but, according to Tom Meier, an HR consultant speaking at a conference I recently attended, how we manage the transition through change depends very much on whether we view it as a desirable or undesirable change. Meier laid out…

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  • Why a Computer Won’t Replace Law Firm Associates Tomorrow

    … are starting to find ways to gather and structure the unstructured information sitting in corporate and law firm databases. As more data becomes readily accessible and “meaningful,” software will use it more effectively. Right now, we all seem focused on when certain changes will occur. Instead of focusing on the unknowable, we should focus…

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