Legal operations departments aim to support the delivery of legal services in an efficient manner. To that end, resource management and solving problems through technology are core responsibilities of the department. But, the tasks of a legal department vary from answering legal phone calls, filing patents, reviewing and approving contracts, and litigating, just to name a few. With such a varied workload, what to automate can be difficult to identify. To help, I have put together a brief overview of where to start.
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Like most cloud-based productivity platforms, Google offers solutions for both home and business environments. Free for personal use applications such as Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Drive deliver a rich set of communication and Office-like functionality that have near feature parity with their commercial corporate-focused G Suite counterparts. From the perspective of evidence acquisition in the civil arena, we find a significant number of organizations bypassing the conventional Microsoft stack in favor of G Suite. These organizations...
Moving to the Cloud represents a seismic upheaval in the design of an organization’s internal infrastructure – one that significantly changes the way legal and compliance teams operate. We are used to working within a static infrastructure system that doesn’t change unless we decide to change it, enabling us to feel in control of company data and risk. The Cloud, however, is not designed that way. It is a dynamic force that is constantly shifting under our feet.