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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...
10 Mar 2016
Introducing the New LNU!
We are always striving to improve at LexisNexis University in everything we do. Our main focus is always on developing and delivering world class training curriculums to our clients and now we have released new product specific training homepages to...
3 Feb 2016
Free the Law!
Harvard Law School announced on October 29, 2015 that it is digitizing its entire collection of United States case law and that it will make the collection available online for free, with help from its partner Ravel Law. Its ENTIRE collection! Free a...
7 Jan 2016
InterAction Mobility: Intelligence on the Go!
I spend a lot of time away from my office, so I know how important it is to have access to client and contact information on-the-go. Knowing how and where to contact my clients, having the ability to log and communicate pertinent information, access...
7 Jan 2016
A Helping Hand: The Top 8 Resources for Juris
Where to look!? Where to look!? As a Juris user, sometimes you may find yourself challenged with a new function or you need a little help with a certain part of the software. As a Juris trainer, I enjoy helping people with similar needs, but where ca...
18 Nov 2015
Near Deduplication and Email Threading
Deduplication is just one of the tools to help you save time and money. As mentioned last week, data collections are growing bigger and bigger every day. Deduplication will help you identify and exclude those documents so your reviewers spend less ...
5 Nov 2015
Imagine being a reviewer working on a case with multiple Custodians. There were constant emails and interaction amongst the Custodians so lots of records within the collection are similar or exactly the same. As a reviewer, it would be nice to have...
14 Oct 2015
Want User Adoption? Tune in to WIIFM
Everyone in your organization is listening to station WIIFM: What’s In It For Me. Are you listening? You should be. If you’re not tuned in, end user adoption of your CRM is likely to falter, or worse yet, fail. Successful CRM adoption requires users...
14 Oct 2015
Administrating LAW PreDiscovery: Tips and Tricks
Whether you’re new to LAW PreDiscovery or an advanced user, you may find this article helpful and may even uncover valuable information to help in your current eDiscovery process. I’ve highlighted a few core administrative functions within LAW PreDis...
28 Sep 2015
Five Tools Every “Hot-Seat” Operator Should Own
by: Devin Cegelis I have found that in my experience as a Trial Consultant, there are five types of tools that every “hot-seat” operator should have in order to be effective in the courtroom. These tools will assist you in managing (and eventually p...
15 Sep 2015
Part 2: Enterprise Legal Management Solution Purchasing: Tools to get from Project to Go-Live
In the last segment, Part 1: Enterprise Legal Management Solution Purchasing: Tools to get from Project to Go-Live , we talked about some of the processes you should undertake when purchasing a new Enterprise Legal Management solution including: defin...
11 Sep 2015
The Value of Volunteerism
by: Desiree Lackey On September 11, 2001, nineteen al Qaeda terrorists hijacked four commercial jetliners, intending to hit the World Trade Center in New York City and targets in Washington, D.C. Hijackers crashed American Airlines Flight 11, carryi...
9 Sep 2015
Part 1: Enterprise Legal Management Solution Purchasing: Tools to get from Project to Go-Live
by Jeff Skott You are the head of Law Department Operations (LDO), a Lean or Six Sigma Process Expert or managing litigation for a Property & Casualty (P & C) carrier, and you are looking to control legal costs, reduce risk, and better align...
24 Aug 2015
Unleashing Your Software’s Brilliance
I have been a passionate user and advocate of software for decades. What makes it so brilliant to me is that it has the ability to make incredible enhancements to the way a business operates, with “it has the ability” being the main area of focus fo...
20 Jul 2015
The Enormous Growth of Social Media
In March I was lucky enough to attend a Trial Lawyers Dinner in Sarasota, FL on how social media can impact the jury. There were several topics covered from juror misconduct to using social media to help select an impartial jury. With more than 2 b...
10 Jul 2015
Four Steps for a More Organized Project
On a daily basis, many people are faced with projects and tasks they have to accomplish, both large and small. The small tasks are easy – most people can just knock those out quickly. The larger tasks and projects can sometimes be a daunting challen...
7 Jul 2015
Trainer Profile: Chad Wilmer
I am fast approaching my 20th anniversary in litigation technology. April 2016 will mark the beginning of my third decade in a career that I never could have planned. Very few people actually plan to end up in this field. I was a Mathematics major...
24 Jun 2015
Concordance Traditional Tips/Tricks for Administrators
Often times we don’t ask questions or try fix what’s not broken, if it works it works. Does that mean operating as a database administrator entails that we don’t need find a way to do things better? In asking those questions they may help increase ou...
22 Jun 2015
Working With Your Words
by: Duane Cary You have been using Microsoft Word for years, so may think yourself an expert on it: you must know everything there is about the software after all this time. But do you? How much time and money are you wasting drafting documents be...
29 May 2015
So Many Litigation Products!
So Many Litigation Products: Which one is right for me? A breakdown of LexisNexis Litigation software The world around us is busting out with new options to automate our everyday tasks. Buy this product and your work load will be lessened and li...
20 May 2015
The Summer of CRM Data Cleanup!
The Summer of CRM Data Cleanup! In the spirit of the many patriotic American holidays approaching (sorry, Canada, I’ll try to incorporate curling and maple leaves into my next blog post), I had an idea for targeting some data quality in your CRM sys...
23 Apr 2015
To Host or Not to Host: This is the Question!
By: Jennifer Ryan With so many variables in document review, the question of hosting has never been more relevant. Data keeps getting bigger and the cost of technology and the staff to run it goes up as well. To stay on the cusp of rising technolo...