FOLLOW THE MONEY. If anyone at your firm is still not feeling threatened by ALSPs (and the burgeoning strength of in-house legal departments, and AI), drop into your next conversation that the PE firm with controlling interest in LegalZoom (valuation = $2 billion), just obtained controlling interest in Axiom (or at least what is arguably
In just two weeks, Legalweek 2019 will kickoff in NYC with all-day workshops on Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain. I wish I could attend those, but I’ll be participating in the Competitive Intelligence Workshop down the hall.
- Check out this post by Mark Dibble of HighQ: How to Unlock a Firm’s Data Potential. Drawing on
- Here’s a deeper dive into Ron Friedmann’s argument that legal tech is in the midst of “evolution” rather than a “revolution”. It’s an interesting read, well-reasoned with several examples. “…(I)n-house counsel change buying habits slowly, which in turn slows legal innovation.” I love that he focuses on the “voice of the client,” as should we
The kickoff presentations for Apple’s 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) was a ho-hum affair. Most interesting:
- Apple continues to stress its superiority to Google and Amazon regarding consumer privacy. Especially when compared to Facebook.
- Siri, now siri-ously lagging behind Alexa and Google Assistant, is promised to get smarter with the release of iOS