Recent IT – Page 2

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    Bright ideas

    2018-07-03T00:00:00Z

    Clients are demanding innovation from their legal advisers, and not only in relation to technology. So how can law firms develop a culture and process which fosters innovation in an effective way? Alastair Beddow and Ben Kent explain

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    Tangled web

    2018-04-17T00:00:00Z

    Neil Ford discusses how cybersecurity trends seen in 2017 are likely to develop in 2018, and outlines how you can affordably mitigate the threats your firm faces, while meeting increasingly complex compliance obligations

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    Future shock?

    2018-04-17T00:00:00Z

    The legal press is full of stories about emerging technology, but is it really beneficial – and viable – for small to medium-sized firms? Dan Taylor believes it is, and that firms which don’t innovate now risk getting left behind

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    The highest bidder?

    2018-01-16T00:00:00Z

    Pay-per-click advertising is now a key part of marketing for law firms, but should you also consider bidding on your competitors’ keywords? Susan Hallam looks at the benefits and risks

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    All systems go

    2018-01-16T00:00:00Z

    Procuring and implementing a new case or practice management system is a huge project, and one that Ann Harrison knows well: her firm is just two months after go-live. Here, she provides some tips on how to get the process right in your own firm

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    Full steam ahead

    2017-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Disruptive technologies have been a hot topic in the legal sector in recent years, but what does this mean for people working in the sector? Rohit Talwar , Steve Wells and Alexandra Whittington look at the risks – and the opportunities.  

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    In the balance

    2017-10-10T00:00:00Z

    The legal press is full of stories about the risks of the new General Data Protection Regulation, but might there be an upside to compliance? Ann Harrison looks at the potential benefits – as well as the burdens and risks. 

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    Under control?

    2017-07-04T00:00:00Z

    Do you know that your law firm is a data controller under the new General Data Protection Regulation, and you must comply with them, or face fines of up to €20m or four per cent of your annual global turnover? Owen O’Rorke provides a beginner’s guide to compliance

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    Window of opportunity

    2017-04-11T00:00:00Z

    Gavin Ward explains how firms can use their websites and online presence to grow the reputation of their solicitors, practice areas and sector groups, acquire new clients from the internet, and ultimately succeed online

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    Walking papers

    2017-03-27T10:59:00Z

    In 2008, Quanticks was one of the first law firms to go completely paperless. Neil Quantick explains why he made the switch, how you can do the same, and the benefits it can bring

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    Site for sore eyes

    2017-01-31T00:00:00Z

    If you’re looking to relaunch your firm’s website, or develop a site for a new firm, you need to know the common pitfalls to avoid, to give you the best chance of success. Sue Bramall and Peter Wright offer some real-life cautionary tales

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    Turning the conversation

    2016-11-08T00:00:00Z

    From social media to review sites, there are conversations going on out there about your business. You need to know how to react when one of those turns negative, so you can avoid lasting damage to your online reputation. David Gilroy explains

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    Spread the word

    2016-08-02T00:00:00Z

    Law firms are increasingly recognising the value of content marketing to showcase their expertise, but there is no point writing great content if it cannot be found by potential clients. Gavin Ward provides his 10 top tips for effective online content distribution

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    Robot wars

    2016-08-02T00:00:00Z

    The last few years have seen increased speculation about the impact of artificial intelligence on the legal sector and, in particular, on the timing of that impact. Tony Williams looks at the challenges and opportunities presented by the new technology

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    Big thinking

    2016-08-02T00:00:00Z

    Big data isn’t about sheer volume of data – it’s about how to use the data available to make effective business-critical decisions. As Charles Christian explains, it can help you to understand your business better, recognise trends and improve performance

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    Cover me

    2016-08-02T00:00:00Z

    Hans Allnutt and Helen Nuttall explore the risks faced by legal professionals in the ‘cyber age’, and look at the available indemnities under traditional professional indemnity insurance policies and specialist cyber-policies

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    Faking it

    2016-05-06T11:28:00Z

    ‘Fakery’, a form of cyber-fraud based on social engineering, is on the rise, but isn’t covered by cyber-insurance. Stuart Poole-Robb explains why law firms need to have a conversation now with their insurer to mitigate the risks if they fall victim.

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    The 007 approach to cyber-attack

    2016-02-26T10:29:00Z

    Law firms have now largely woken up to the dangers of cybercrime, but even firms that have done their utmost to secure their IT systems are vulnerable to a new threat, explains Stuart Poole-Robb

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    Cyber security - how does the successful law firm defend its business? (Cardiff, 22 March 2016)

    2016-02-19T14:00:00Z

    This event will discuss the measures successful firms take to protect themselves and their clients.

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    Growing your bottom line in 2016: Is LinkedIn worth YOUR time? Part 2

    2016-02-18T14:40:00Z

    In part 2 of their guide to using LinkedIn as a business tool, Emily Miller and Susan Kench explain how to build and engage with your network