Legal Tech: Driving for efficiency and compliance

Legal Tech: Driving for efficiency and compliance

What really matters in the adoption of technology in legal? What has LexisNexis learned over the years, in helping legal teams and law firms navigate new digital change?

Richard Crouch, Director of Research Solutions at LexisNexis, has many years' experience developing technology-based solutions for lawyers. In this article, he discusses what he deems to be truly important in the technology discovery and  deployment process:

 

Trends in Information and Technology - Richard Crouch, Director at LexisNexis

Trends in Information and Technology - Richard Crouch, Director at LexisNexis

Firstly, a confession.  I’m not a technologist. 

That’s a strange thing someone writing about trends in technology to say, I know.  You see, I am a solutionist.  I understand problems.  I work with my teams to create solutions.  Technology is almost always part of the solution – but it is the enabler, not the end result. 

Drive for efficiency

Deliver more for less.  Sound familiar?  LexisNexis commissioned a report at the end of last year looking at key trends around technology in the In-house sector. 49% of those companies who were in the early stages of implementing a technology strategy predicted cost saving opportunities.  Of those who already had sophisticated technology strategies, 58% expected it to drive savings.  [...]

 

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Amy is an established writer and researcher, having contributed to publications, such as The Law Society, LPM, City A.M. and Financial IT. Her role at LexisNexis UK involved leading content and thought leadership, as well as writing research reports, including "The Bellwether Report 2020, Covid-19: The next chapter" and "Are medium-sized firms the change-makers in legal?"