Information governance for lawyers: legal department management supplement 2013
This supplement is a continuation of the groundbreaking report Information Governance For Lawyers, which identified the need for lawyers in company legal departments to look at varied ways technology is now helping to reduce the risk of information overload by simplifying and automating tasks.
Covering topics from e-discovery through to total structured and unstructured information management via electronic filing and categorisation software, it alerted general counsel that full risk management in an age of information ‘overflow’ could never be achieved without it.
Part of this process is the ability to analyse and group law firms through e-billing to achieve accurate comparisons in annual legal spend in many different geographical areas. Serengeti, a legal department management system from Thomson Reuters, offers such solutions and can achieve significant savings on legal advice in these recessionary times when all departments in corporations and banks are under pressure to cut costs…
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Briefings from Thomson Reuters
This first instalment highlights the importance of implementing a legal department management system.
In this second instalment, Rob Thomas assesses ways of convincing the CFO that new technology can do more than merely provide a return on investment.