Joanna Goodman

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    Value judgements

    22 November 2021

    Digitisation and a focus on more subjective business goals have made the act of measuring value a moveable feast. Yet there is no doubt that technology can enhance this process.

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    Technology: a community reunited

    25 October 2021

    The return of Legal Geek as an in-person event gave the industry a chance to see how far lawtech has evolved during the pandemic.

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    View from the engine room

    18 October 2021

    The Gazette’s latest roundtable discussion, sponsored by Conduent, focused on the role of business professionals and technology in powering profitability and growth in large law firms.

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    Law boldly explores the hybrid realm

    20 September 2021

    In following the footsteps of the retail sector, law firms can reshape their businesses into hybrid models that offer both modern service delivery and good customer experience.

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    Robot wars: lawtech AI giants square off


    Acquisition of legal AI pioneer Kira Systems by US legal tech company Litera highlights legal tech’s shift from innovation to consolidation.

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    Recipes for success

    19 July 2021

    It would be easy for law firms to get carried away with legal tech, but a strategic approach – from mixing old with new to creating a blueprint to achieve your goals – is key.

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    Self-service solution

    21 June 2021

    Applications coded in the same language that can connect and exchange information are building efficiencies into corporate and commercial law and reshaping legal services.

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    Engagement or subversion?

    10 May 2021

    Pandemic pragmatism has brought technological innovation to the forefront of legal services, but a critical factor is being overlooked – the needs of the user

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    Believe it or not

    19 April 2021

    Several legal tech stories published on 1 April seemed especially imaginative.

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    Building back better

    22 March 2021

    The pandemic has helped tech innovations become more established, but should legal tech be used merely to rebuild, or to create something truly revolutionary?

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    In 2021, will ‘agility’ become reality?

    15 February 2021

    Nearly a year on from the first national lockdown, many firms see digital transformation as a springboard for innovation. Even lawyers with no coding knowledge can create tech.

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    First mover advantage

    18 January 2021

    Leading industry figures tell Joanna Goodman what it takes to leap off the traditional career escalator into the fast-expanding world of legal innovation.

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    A year of opportunity – and threats

    11 January 2021

    2021 will present new challenges to a remote workforce.

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    Legal research pioneer to close AI site after copyright challenge


    Judicial opinions are not copyrightable and must remain public as a matter of due process, startup argues.

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    Holding all the aces

    14 December 2020

    Embracing uncertainty can build resilience into your law firm's business strategy.

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    Traction and distraction

    16 November 2020

    As technology gains traction, it is reconfiguring the definition and delivery of legal services and taking the future of law in unexpected directions

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    Stick or twist?

    26 October 2020

    Law firms will struggle to stay in business without modern tech capability and interactive client resources. But too many are running on ancient systems.

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    Riding the swell

    21 September 2020

    Tech is enabling law firms to stay afloat in the pandemic, but ultimately we will all need to swim out of our Covid-19 caves and break out of survival mode.

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    Rates of inflection

    13 July 2020

    The pandemic has forced law firms to recognise that digital transformation is key to future success, but which Covid-driven changes will become part of business as usual?

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    The great leap forward

    15 June 2020

    As lockdown eases, most law firms acknowledge that technology can transform their businesses. But is there a danger that cash constraints will stall progress?

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