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Kim Technologies Presents: Automating with a Legal Ops Platform vs Siloed Product Solutions

Recently named a Legal AI Leader 2018 by the National Law Journal and a Top 25 Machine Learning Company by CIO Applications Magazine, Kim Technologies is leading digital transformation in some of the world’s largest law departments. Learn more about automating with a Legal Ops platform vs siloed product solutions in this interactive webinar.

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ZorroSign Presents: Security of eSignature and Post-Execution Forgery Detection

Akbar Jaffer of ZorroSign: Historically, the legal industry has been very conservative when it comes to adopting new technology. That’s more true for electronic signature and digital transaction management (DTM) solutions, and for good reason. This is primarily so because of post-execution forgery detection, or lack thereof. Now there are ways to address this challenging issue.

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On #BakersDozen: Ken Grady In Interview with High Performance Counsel

Ken Grady is one of the finest minds in the modern legal industry and we love sharing his #BakersDozen interview.
We particularly enjoy the practicality of his perspective and his mindset: “acknowledge success, but focus on reality.” We find this to be acutely relevant and timely as the legal industry seeks to define its future self. Those in the sector – or contemplating it professionally – could do no better than to read what Ken has to say.

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#GLH2018 Update: First Round Winners and Next Steps

In conjunction with the fabulous team running the Global Legal Hackathon, we wanted to share the following updates following the first round (which was a huge success). Final number of participating cities: 40 Final number of participating countries: 22 Estimated final number of participants world-wide: 5, 000 + Estimated number of teams: close to 1,000 Looking ahead to round 2: it is an opportunity for first round winners to continue working on their projects, improving the technology, running market research, seeking funding, and ensuring they’re working toward the development of real solutions. As always you can keep track of...

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BOLD THINKING, NOT TINKERING – THOUGHTS ON THE GLOBAL LEGAL HACKATHON – CURATED BY MARY MACK

The Global Legal Hackathon (#GLH2018) brings together multiple streams of entrepreneurial activity (internationally) and taps into a global community of individuals and organizations with a passion for innovation via legal technology. Its success is unprecedented and bodes well for future developments.

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High Performance Counsel Joins Global Legal Hackathon as Media Partner

High Performance Counsel (HPC) will become a Media Partner of the Global Legal Hackathon and provide feature coverage of the winning contestants. New York, NY – (February 16, 2018) – HIGH PERFORMANCE COUNSEL™ today announced its decision to support the Global Legal Hackathon and to provide feature coverage of the winning contestants. The Global Legal Hackathon is a new initiative designed to harness legal innovation globally. The event will encompass activities in 40 cities across 20 countries. “We are delighted that High Performance Counsel is supporting us in this way,” said Aileen Schultz, co-founder of the Global Legal Hackathon. “We...

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ON #BAKERSDOZEN: JENNIFER JOHNSON OF RICOH IN INTERVIEW WITH HIGH PERFORMANCE COUNSEL

On #BakersDozen, we interview one of the legal industry’s gifted leaders, Jennifer Johnson. The legal industry is in good hands knowing that inspiring professionals like Jennifer are at the helm. To identify the uniquely powerful role of people and the criticality of great leadership in a rush-around, tech-fueled world takes genius. To make it happen every day takes excellence.

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THE WAR FOR TALENT: PLAY TO WIN

By: Carol E. Crawford, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Managing Director, Calibrate Legal The global economy is moving at record-breaking speed. The intersection of consumer choice, innovation, generational shifts and technology has created a ripple effect that has only just begun to impact businesses and their workplaces.  As our economy continues to rebound and the unemployment rate falls to less than half what it was in 2010, hiring and retaining the right employees are becoming an even greater challenge.  Law firms and other organizations are struggling to fill open positions, with some positions remaining vacant for six months or more, causing losses...

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On #Cybersecurity: Addressing The Cyberthreat To Law Firms – Expert Chuck Brooks Interviews Jon Loew, CEO Of AppGuard

The legal industry faces significant challenges in embracing the issue of Cybersecurity – and in responding to the growing Cybersecurity threat. It is also a top-of-mind issue for a growing number of clients who turn to their legal advisers for strategic direction. Here, HPC Cybersecurity Expert Contributor Chuck Brooks interviews the CEO of AppGuard, Jon Loew.

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High Performance Counsel Presents Its Inaugural #Bakers18 In Association With ACEDS

2018 will be a landmark year in the legal industry so we assembled a crack team, the best of the best, the creme de la creme – the #Bakers18 – to share their thoughts on how this year plays out. It’s a bit like Ocean’s Eleven. Only much, much better. Happy new year from all of us at High Performance Counsel.

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SOFT SKILLS ARE VITAL IN AN EVER-CHANGING TECH-DRIVEN WORLD

What Managers Need to Know By David B. Sarnoff, Esq. In almost every industry and profession, artificial intelligence (“AI”), robotics and other technological advances are being incorporated into daily work life.  While it is important for managers to develop and maintain an aptitude and understanding of technology, it is equally important for managers to possess strong “soft skills.”  Soft skills are essential abilities that enable managers to lead effectively, including, by developing collaborative and coordinated teams. Soft skills include self-awareness, empathy, curiosity, and humility.  These attributes enable effective managers to solve complex problems among staff, encourage teamwork, apply constructive...

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On #BakersDozen: Raymond Blijd In Interview with High Performance Counsel

When I speak with Raymond, I know the future of law will indeed prove exciting – just not the way some people think. With some of the freshest perspective in the industry, here he tackles the infamous #BakersDozen and his responses are well worth noting. Like Ford in his day, the answer lies in looking beyond what is comfortable to identify what is next.

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