• Kennedys to prototype six innovations from its Ideas Lab. “Staff at law firm Kennedys could become CEOs of their own legal start-ups after it shortlisted six of the more than 100 proposals generated through its Ideas Lab. The six shortlisted proposals will now be turned into prototypes with the help of the firm’s offshore

Must Read: If you’re especially interested in blockchain or just want to learn what it’s all about, read this fresh report from McKinsey & Co.: Blockchain beyond the hype: What is the strategic business value? (The interactive infographics are outstanding.) “Blockchain was a priority topic at Davos; a World Economic Forum survey suggested that 10

There’s much to catch up on from the four-day weekend here in the USA. Here’s my best attempt to distill the information most important for you to see:

  • McKinsey’s lastest “What’s now and next in analytics, AI, and automation.” Summary with link to full PDF. Certainly work a skim.
  • Cravath Swaine & Moore has 

  • Ready for your weekend reading? Here’s the introduction to McKinsey’s new comprehensive report on the state and future of AI. Here’s the full 80-page PDF. In typical McKinsey style, it includes case studies, a lot of useful data, a comprehensive set of references and several informative infographics. (See above.)

The legal industry is not discussed