#ILTACON from the Bridal Suite

People attend the International Legal Technology Association’s annual conference (ILTACON) for a variety of reasons. Whether you are looking for outstanding educational sessions, insightful conversations with your peers or informative encounters with leading technology vendors, ILTACON has it all. In prior years, my strategy has been to attend as many educational sessions as possible so […]

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When Clients and Law Firms ACTUALLY Collaborate #ILTACON

Session Title: A New Approach to Aligning the Objectives of Outside Counsel, In-House Legal, and Corporate Business Session Description: The past few years have brought a lot of discussion about how to better align the interests of law departments and their outside counsel through alternative fee arrangements, but the discussions generally end there. What if there […]

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Law Department of the Year Nominees #ILTACON

Session Description: And the nominees are…Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Prudential Financial, Inc. and RBC. Watch as the short list of nominees for ILTA’s 2016 Distinguished Peer Award for Innovative Law Department of the Year present their innovations. Attendees at this session will vote for their favorite, and the winner will be announced on Tuesday evening at the […]

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Keynote: Measure Twice, Cut Once: Solving the Legal Profession’s Biggest Problems Together #ILTACON

Session Description: Clients and law firms need to work together to solve the biggest problems facing them both, including the optimal overall data strategy for collection, hoarding, preservation, measurement and metrics; data we should collect today to help answer the questions of tomorrow; leveraging current technologies to improve data measurement and regularization and overall collaboration; measuring […]

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Implementing Business Practices That Foster Shared Interests — #ILTACON #ILTA103

Session Summary: Many organizations are adopting “best business practices,” but they would be most effective if they intersect, bringing together the shared interests of law departments and law firms. Where do you begin? Let’s start the conversation with a panel of representatives from law departments and law firms who will discuss how to come to agreement on best […]

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Revolutionary Integrations — #ILTACON #ILTA116

Session Summary: Attorneys need information about their matters from a variety of sources, and the days of having to jump from one tool or system to the next are over! See how firms are enabling collaboration, matter management and project management by strategically fitting together technologies to create a single platform where attorneys can create, collaborate, […]

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Keynote: Chris DeSantis – The Crucible of Experience as a Catalyst for Leading #ILTA13

Chris DeSantis is an independent consultant specializing in the delivery and design of management and organizational development solutions. This is how the ILTA conference website describes his talk: As IT professionals in legal, we manage a variety of projects and initiatives in an increasingly challenging environment. To be successful, we need extraordinary communication skills and […]

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KM in Support of Firm Operations #ILTA13

The speakers in this session are Felicity Badcock (Head of Knowledge Management, King & Wood Mallesons); Ginevra Saylor (National Director of Knowledge Management, Dentons Canada LLP), and Shy Alter (ii3). The moderator is David Hobbie  (Litigation Knowledge Manager, Goodwin Procter). The Conference website describes this session as follows: Legal knowledge management lies at the intersection of substantive legal […]

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Storytelling to Transform Your KM Projects, Strategy and Culture #ILTA13

Tracey Erin Smith (Founder, soulOtheatre)  and Ginevra Saylor (National Director, Knowledge Management, Dentons Canada LLP) [These are my notes from the International Legal Technology Association’s 2013 Conference. Since I’m publishing them as soon as possible after the end of a session, they may contain the occasional typographical or grammatical error. Please excuse those. To the […]

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