December 17th, 2013 → 4:27 pm @ Ari Kaplan
I spoke with Rajitha Boer, the Founder & Director of Yerra Solutions, a Basel, Switzerland-based boutique consulting firm for global law departments. We discussed the genesis of Yerra, the transparency challenges that corporate legal departments are facing, and Yerra’s inaugural in-house counsel conference in London called: “Empowering General Counsel to Lead and Succeed,” which featured speakers from AIG, Nestlé, Barclays, and various large international law firms.
Listen to our interview below to learn more about how global law departments can enhance their efficiency in the current market and how they can unify stakeholders across the legal team in 2014:
February 11th, 2013 → 12:56 pm @ Ari Kaplan
I spoke with Bill Young, the product line and legal operations executive for Bridgeway Software, a legal solutions provider focused on process technology support. We discussed key trends and ways that organizations can prepare to address them.
Young sees a growing alignment between the legal department and disparate business divisions. He also expects a movement towards mobility and initiatives focused on sharing the right information with the appropriate executives.
Listen to our interview below:
February 17th, 2012 → 6:50 am @ Ari Kaplan
During Legal Tech New York 2012, I had the chance to speak with Tim Sparks, the CEO of CLM Matrix about contract lifecycle management. He noted that the company’s Matrix software solutions are uniquely designed for Microsoft SharePoint, automatically draft contracts in Word, and dynamically create essential workflow. Watch our interview below:
January 30th, 2012 → 7:17 am @ Ari Kaplan
In anticipation of Legal Tech, I spoke with George Tziahanas, the senior vice president for legal and compliance solutions at Autonomy. We discussed the rise of meaning-based coding, the convergence of Stratify and Introspect, and the changing landscape for information governance. Listen to our interview below:
January 26th, 2012 → 4:48 pm @ Ari Kaplan
In anticipation of the upcoming Legal Tech New York conference, I spoke yesterday with Steve Harber, the President and co-founder of DiscoverReady, a leading provider of e-discovery services. Steve and I have been discussing fixed-fee document review services and innovations in automated review for a few years. He shared his views on how the market has changed, as well as key trends for 2012 and beyond. Listen to our discussion below:
December 16th, 2011 → 9:15 am @ Ari Kaplan
I am in the process of finalizing a research report that will be released at LegalTech NY (click here for last year’s study) for which I spent most of the fall interviewing corporate counsel from across the country. With those conversations in mind, I recently had the chance to speak with David Samia, Vice President of Product Management and Marketing at Bridgeway Software, a provider of legal management tools for the Fortune 1000. We discussed how metrics are reinventing the way legal departments delivering their services. He shared his insights on changes that metrics are helping chief legal officers make and key best practices. Specifically, he noted that metrics provide a way for law departments to demonstrate the value that they provide to the broader business and recommended that in-house counsel identify their key performance indicators so that the law department can agree with the business unit on how it will be measured. Watch our interview below: