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23 May 2017
Knowing When To Outsource Product Training
Elena Cutri, Director, Education Services, LexisNexis: Most large law firms have learning & development teams that include learning professionals working side-by-side with former assistants who displayed talent and interest in training their peer...
12 May 2017
Thoughtful Lists for Successful Events
Drew Sammeth, Client Educator, LexisNexis: We’ve all heard the anecdote, ‘it’s quality, not quantity,’ but is that really true? Unless you’ve only invited your ten best friends, you need some meat on that list. So, I wou...
25 Apr 2017
Eight Tips for Creating Strategic Outside Counsel Guidelines
Outside Counsel Guidelines can be a singularly effective tool for managing outside counsel. When reducing outside counsel costs, improving matter oversight, increasing billing efficiency and promoting better communications with outside counsel are th...
24 Apr 2017
The Rule of Law
I’ve been thinking lately about the Rule Of Law. Not just because it’s what my job indirectly affects every day, by greasing the skids of projects for our clients and promoting the practice of law, but the lar...
17 Apr 2017
InterAction Training Available Coast to Coast!
Hello InterAction Customers! The LexisNexis InterAction training team will be taking our in-house InterAction classes on the road in 2017! The InterAction for Application Administrators and InterAction for Marketing Professionals and Data Steward...
23 Mar 2017
Private Virtual Training is now at your Fingertips
Do you have questions you would like answered in a private session with a Trainer at LexisNexis? Do you have a question that requires a deeper dive than what is possible in a public setting? The “Buy a Trainer” session is set up as a priv...
2 Mar 2017
Choose Your Learning Path
As you may know LexisNexis University is your one stop shop for all your training needs when it comes to the InterAction, Juris, Time Matters, and PCLaw products. Over the years we have spent much time refining the site in order to get our clients t...
21 Feb 2017
6 Tips to Cleaner Law Firm Financials in 2017
Every New Year offers a clean slate to do things better in the future. For solo and small firm attorneys, this is especially true when it comes to managing the firm’s year-end accounting process. According to Tyler Chapman, financial analyst and busi...
27 Jan 2017
LexisNexis InterAction Training Announcement
Hello InterAction Customers! The LexisNexis InterAction training team will be hosting our in-house InterAction for Application Administrators class in downtown Chicago, February 14-16 and May 9-11. As most of our classes are held in Raleigh, NC, w...
24 Jan 2017
Register here for our free InterAction Reporting Webinar, Wed, Jan 25, 2p-3p Eastern. My reporting stream of consciousness (feel free to wear your beret and turtleneck, and snap along): Analyze, interpret, understand, data, pretty, fancy, Excel, me...
17 Nov 2016
Be an Advocate for Automation
Drew Sammeth, Client Educator, LexisNexis: Four months ago I left my law firm as an InterAction Administrator and joined LexisNexis as a client trainer for InterAction. I am thrilled to work directly with clients, passing the knowledge and tips...
25 Oct 2016
Filtering and Searching in Early Data Analyzer
In the eDiscovery world, data size and time are two factors that can impact a project. With the right tool a project doesn’t have to be as daunting as most people might think. It’s Monday morning and your manager drops off a one terabyte hard drive o...
19 Oct 2016
When (And When Not) To Use Synchronized Transcript Subtitles in Trial Presentations
Ever since the concept of synchronized transcripts was introduced to the litigation industry, creation of smaller clips from larger media files has never been easier. While this concept can greatly reduce the amount of time litigation support profes...
5 Oct 2016
Lessons Learned from eDiscovery Applied to Public Records Disclosures
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), which over the years has been followed by a variety of other federal, state, and local “open records” laws. In the interest of democracy, we expect our gov...
20 Sep 2016
The Electronic signature
In many working environments today electronic signatures have become a common practice in the United States and around the world. Digital signature technology was invented in the 1970’s as a solution to sending secure uncrackble messages. Electronic ...
14 Sep 2016
Tips for Work Place Organization
I will be the first one to admit that I have a HUGE problem. Staying organized. Every day, I tell myself that this is the day to get myself organized, and keep it that way. I start the day off thinking how disorganized my desk and computer look. I te...
25 Aug 2016
8 Tips for Working with Concatenated Databases in Concordance Desktop
What is Concatenation? Concatenation is the joining together of two or more Concordance Desktop databases, allowing users to view multiple databases as if they were one database in Concordance Desktop. Benefits of concatenated databases Large re...
16 Aug 2016
Concordance Desktop: Gain better control over your databases and users with the new Admin Console
As administrators of any database, it’s always a struggle to keep an eye on your users and databases. As data continues to grow in the eDiscovery world, so are the responsibilities of those managing that data. More and more, we are seeing an increase...
2 Aug 2016
The Exceptionally Adaptable Time Matters
Over the years I’ve been asked hundreds if not thousands of questions about Time Matters, one in particular that often surfaces especially when individuals are evaluating the program is related to what type of environment it can work in. “Can Time M...
26 Jul 2016
Shhhhh…. Two Hidden Billing Secrets in Juris
Isn’t it great when something you’re used to suddenly surprises you? I teach Juris to lots of people, and there are times in my classes where I notice I’ve surprised people with a feature or tool they didn’t know about. Here are two such ...
14 Jul 2016
The CounselLink Features You Aren’t Using…But Should Be!
Creating matters, reviewing invoices, searching; sure you can do that. Now, let’s take your skills to the next level. Here are some underutilized features to increase operational efficiency and visibility into your data. Most of these features are...
20 Jun 2016
What does it really mean for the non techie folks working through mountains of data in the litigation world? There is so much talk about technology that it gets jumbled and difficult to determine what the right path for you and your business would b...
13 Jun 2016
11 things I Learned from Reading Poke the Box by Seth Godin
The opening question of this manifesto is “When was the last time you did something for the first time?” the point being that not enough of us are initiators when it comes to trying something new in our jobs or in our lives. The title comes from a st...
17 May 2016
Simplicity and the Single-tasking Project Manager
A few months ago, at a restaurant in Houston, I overheard a Senior manager (SR) interviewing a candidate (CD) for a project manager position. SR:”Tell me about your ability to multitask.” CD: “I single-task. Multitasking project ta...
25 Apr 2016
Working Smarter with Data Quality: Doing More with Less
In case you missed it, click here to watch the May 6th webinar on this topic. I often hear from my clients that they don’t have enough time or resources to manage data quality in InterAction the way they’d like to. And when they want advice, the...