Friday Top Nine for June 7, 2019

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Jun 7, 2019 4:52:10 PM

Our favourite links from around the web to kick off your weekend.

This week's roundup includes: 2020s is the Decade of Legal Change, When AI Becomes an Everyday Technology, Five Apps to Help you Master the Art of Making Small Talk, and more...

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  1. 6 Hot IT leadership Trends — and 6 Going Cold

    "As the CIO role becomes increasingly strategic, risk aversion and a results-oriented mindset take a backseat to increasingly influence and driving organizational change.(via cio.com)

  2. How to Protect Your Remote Employees from Cyber Threats

    "Whether employees work from the spare bedroom, a neighborhood coffee shop, or even on an office Wi-Fi network, there are three key ways they can endanger company security. Here's how you can keep your remote employees safe.(via inc.com)

  3. Computer-Assisted Legal Billing Benefits Everyone

    "The internet age pulled back the curtain and encouraged disruption in many specialized industries, and the legal field is no longer an exception. Lawyers used to be allowed more latitudinal discretion, but greater transparency in legal billing has become the letter of the day."  (via lawtechnologytoday.org)

  4. 2020s is the Decade of Legal Change

    "If you are a young lawyer or you are running a law firm, you should ask yourself, should I compete with these AI/online systems or should I be one of those who is building these systems? Which will you do?" (via legalcheek.com)

  5. When AI Becomes an Everyday Technology

    "AI has undergone a remarkable refinement in recent years, as barriers to entry have fallen and a wide range of products, services, resources, and best practices have emerged. As our focus shifts — finally — from AI itself to the impact that AI can have on your business, the question is no longer how this technology works, but what it can do for you."  (via hbr.org)

  6. Success at Digital Transformation? Make Mistakes and Think Small

    "As it turns out, each of them regarded the openness and ability to discuss mistakes and learning as a critical factor in the cultural change that is core to any digital transformation. When asked about why this was so important, each of the panelists held up examples of where in their career they had seen the effectiveness of openness and honest confrontation of failures." (via itworldcanada.com)

  7. Haikus for the eDiscovery Artist

    "Like a summer storm,
    the deluge of documents
    from a data dump."  
    (via relativity.com/blog)

  8. Stressed Out? 6 Tips to Help Manage Being a Lawyer

    "Biglaw has many rewarding aspects to it, but many lawyers can agree, there are also times were frustration and stress get the best of you. The evidence behind this is eye-opening to some – lawyers suffer from depression at a much higher rate than the general population, nearly 4x as likely as the general population (that number is more than likely higher for Biglaw attorneys)." (via abovethelaw.com)

  9. Five Apps to Help you Master the Art of Making Small Talk

    "Nobody actually likes small talk. But it’s an inevitability akin to death, taxes, and the fact that if you leave two cables on the opposite side of an empty room, they’ll be inexplicably entangled upon your return. So why not embrace small talk and, dare I say, get good at it?" (via fastcompany.com)

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