Apr 1 2016

Banks and financial institutions will be looking to mechanisms to reduce fixed business costs and maximise the efficiency of their operations.

Oct 8 2015

True. But not entirely, as legal practice managers can turn the answer around. Let me explain, and then you can make up your own mind.

Oct 2 2015

In an industry where accuracy is everything and risk aversion, the name of the game, the key dread of lawyers across all disciplines is the 'fear of missing out' on critical information that could result in the provision of inaccurate information or the wrong instructions - forever tarnishing reputations and leaving a practitioners integrity in tatters.

Sep 26 2015

Many argue the billable hour is now dead in the water, placing transaction lawyers under increasing pressure to drop their rates and find more effective ways to manage their costs.

Sep 24 2015

The abundance of information available to lawyers today has increased the risk of overlooking crucial information or a conflicting relationship, a technology GM has warned.

Sep 17 2015

I think the answer is yes, or should be yes, at least from a legal practice management perspective, especially after learning valuable lessons from the 15th annual ALPMA Summit "Tomorrow’s Firm: Digital, Divergent, Differentiated".

Sep 8 2015

By now, you would have heard of commercial information management (CIM). Whether we work in large corporates, for SMEs or in the public sector, information explosion is a phenomenon we cannot deny. One study has found that by 2020, information would be doubled every 73 days. Many professionals across many industries could relate to the explosion of commercial information and the way it impacts on our lives.

Sep 2 2015

We all know something about information management, but what about commercial information management? Do you know CIM is fast becoming an essential skill for many professionals? Not surprisingly, this includes us – legal practice managers.

Jul 31 2015

Australia's banks and financial institutions provide in excess of $650 billion in commercial credit to the market. The majority of commercial loan decisions rely on company and securities checks which provide insights into a business's ability to manage debt.

Jul 1 2015

While the advent of information brokers has seen the legal sector sourcing company, director and securities information from a single platform (rather than from a variety of authorities directly), practitioners and support staff still find themselves devoting a significant amount of time to conducting and compiling individual searches and analysing this data.

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