Our favourite links from around the web to kick off your weekend.
This week's roundup includes: 8 Buzzwords You'll Hear at Legaltech 2019, This is How Law Schools Should Embrace Technology, How to Declutter and Organize Your Personal Tech in a Few Simple Steps, and more...
- Google Legal Ops Head Mary O'Carroll Appointed CLOC President
"Google's director of legal operations Mary O'Carroll is taking on the role of president at CLOC, nearly two weeks after the legal operations networking organization's founder resigned, citing "different directions." CLOC also announced new Europe-based board member Aine Lyons of VMware." (via law.com)
- How to Break the CIO Mold — and Become a Business Leader
"CIO, reinvent thyself: Here’s how forward-thinking tech leaders are shedding the back-office order-taker role to become bona fide digital business leaders." (via cio.com)
- How to Go Paperless in 2019: A Month-by-Month Plan
"For those struggling with going paperless, let 2019 be different. If you follow this month-by-month advice and take it step-by-step, by the end of the year you’ll be set up for success going forward." (via lawtechnologytoday.org)
- 8 Buzzwords You'll Hear at Legaltech 2019
"Legaltech 2019 is fast approaching, and some of our industry’s most-heard buzzwords are already dominating preview conversations about the show. They’re standing out in the agenda, too." (via relativity.com)
- Which Countries Are Leading the Data Economy?
"Which countries are the top data producers? After all, with data-fueled applications of artificial intelligence projected, by McKinsey, to generate $13 trillion in new global economic activity by 2030, this could determine the next world order, much like the role that oil production has played in creating economic power players in the preceding century." (via hbr.org)
- This is How Law Schools Should Embrace Technology
"Technology is changing the world around us every day — what was innovative last year is now obsolete. Old industries are going extinct and new ones are being created. This massive disruption — and all of its positive and negative consequences — has impacted nearly every industry." (via canadianlawyermag.com)
- Google to Fight $57 Million French Privacy Fine
"France’s privacy office, the CNIL, imposed a fine on the company Jan. 21 for alleged violations of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation. CNIL said that Google didn’t follow 'essential principles”'of the GDPR, including 'transparency, information and consent.'" (via biglawbusiness.com)
- Canada is a Prime Target for Cybersecurity Attacks in 2019
"Despite our smaller market size, Canada had the third most cyber incidents in the world last year, according to a recent study. This year’s federal election is likely to attract more 'bad actors' who will try to use misinformation to influence public opinion, warns the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security in its latest threat assessment." (via itworldcanada.com)
- How to Declutter and Organize Your Personal Tech in a Few Simple Steps
"Accessories and data may not take up much physical space, but they contribute to frustration and anxiety. Here are ways to keep e-junk at bay, Marie Kondo-style." (via nytimes.com)