Our favourite links from around the web to kick off your weekend.
This week's roundup includes: Building The Case For Innovation Within The Law Firm, Lawyering in the Age of Algorithms, The Best Life Hacks for Improving Your Productivity and Meetings, and more...
- 5 Reasons Lawyers Can't Wait for Relativity Fest
"Relativity Fest isn’t just for techies: since attorneys are the ones using the platform, they’re the ideal attendees" (via relativity.com/blog)
- Building The Case For Innovation Within The Law Firm
"Realizing the potential value of a solution is just one piece of the puzzle; the process of communicating that value and driving the adoption of the solution within a firm is a very different story." (via abovethelaw.com)
- What is the Cost of a Data Breach?
"These are the factors that determine the cost of a breach, along with advice for minimizing their impact." (via csoonline.com)
- Lawyering in the Age of Algorithms
"While machines and algorithms are indeed coming for tasks currently being performed by lawyers, these tasks tend to be labour-intensive and/or low-value and/or process driven." (via todayonline.com)
- No Need to Ban Huawei in Light of Canada’s Robust Cybersecurity Safeguards
"Canada’s top cybersecurity official says Ottawa is confident sufficient safeguards exist to deal with the risks of telecommunications hacking or spying by China, dismissing the need to follow the United States and Australia in barring Chinese telecom giant Huawei from next-generation 5G wireless networks." (via theglobeandmail.com)
- Five Ways for Law Firms to Become More Efficient
"Modern law firms and legal departments continually look for new ways to increase their efficiency and drive productivity. Nevertheless, less than 30% of law firms have an employee tasked to drive innovation technology, and the same is likely true of corporate legal departments. Those firms and companies that do have dedicated technology specialists tend to be larger or even the largest of market participants." (via lawtechnologytoday.org)
- The (Social Media) Evidence is Clear
"Litigators need a sophisticated understanding of social media to use it effectively in court" (via canadianlawyermag.com)
- Beyond the Buzzwords: Getting Real About Law Firm Innovation
"The word 'innovation' is one we hear a lot from law firm leaders and general counsel, but what does that mean, exactly?" (via law.com)
- The Best Life Hacks for Improving Your Productivity and Meetings
"Still using Post-it notes? Stuck in boring meetings? There are better ways to work and make use of your time. Here are some of the life hacks used by leading figures in the tech industry to make their lives – and endless meetings – easier and more productive." (via wired.co.uk)