Microsoft Cortex – Knowledge Management for Law Firms and Legal Departments?

The main Microsoft conference "Ignite" on the topics Azure, Office/Microsoft 365, Office, Yammer, Teams took place in Orlando from November 4th to 8th with more than 25.000 (!) participants. In a number of lectures and keynotes it was shown which novelties the company will provide for its cloud products and services around Azure and Office … Continue reading Microsoft Cortex – Knowledge Management for Law Firms and Legal Departments?

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No code or low-code platforms – the “Swiss Pocket Knife” for the development of LegalTech applications?

During the last few months, one application in particular has generated above-average interest in the German-speaking legal tech market: the "No-Code" platform "BRYTER".Almost no week passes in which on LinkedIn or Twitter contributions about a "hackathon" cannot be read, in which software solutions are developed using the mentioned application by lawyers (of all hierarchical levels) … Continue reading No code or low-code platforms – the “Swiss Pocket Knife” for the development of LegalTech applications?

Only those who change remain true to themselves (Wolfgang Biermann)

After experiencing the increasing influence of digitization in legal services (and also the reactions of those responsible in management and IT departments) in various positions and companies (medium-sized large law firms, specialist publishers and start-ups) in my past professional years, I repeatedly noticed that one of the major challenges in the development of suitable strategies … Continue reading Only those who change remain true to themselves (Wolfgang Biermann)

Nur wer sich ändert, bleibt sich treu (Wolfgang Biermann)

Nachdem ich in meinen zurückliegenden Berufsjahren in unterschiedlichen Positionen und Unternehmen (mittelständische Großkanzlei, Fachverlage und Startups) den steigenden Einfluss der Digitalisierung in der Rechtsberatung mitbekommen habe (und auch die Reaktionen der Verantwortlichen in Geschäftsleitungen und IT Abteilungen), stellte ich immer wieder fest, dass eines der großen Probleme bei der Entwicklung geeigneter Strategien für die Nutzung … Continue reading Nur wer sich ändert, bleibt sich treu (Wolfgang Biermann)

Case Management Software – Change Please !

(This is the English translation of my article from 24.03.2019) The most viewed post in my blog so far is by far my text about cloudbased law firm software. In my opinion, this continuing interest in “classic” organizational software alongside the “new” „LegalTech” topics such as “Document Analysis with AI”, “Workflow Automation” and “Document Assembly … Continue reading Case Management Software – Change Please !

CO-AUTHOR IN NEW BOOK ON THE DIGITALIZATION OF THE LEGAL MARKET – “NEW SUITS”

A few days ago, Schweitzer Stämpfli-Verlag published a new book by Michele DeStefano and Guenther Dobrauz-Saldapenna on digitisation in the legal market entitled “New Suits, Appetite for disruption in the legal world”. In this book I was allowed to contribute as co-author to the topic “Legal publishers in times of digitization of the legal market”, … Continue reading CO-AUTHOR IN NEW BOOK ON THE DIGITALIZATION OF THE LEGAL MARKET – “NEW SUITS”

Kanzleisoftware – Change Please!

Der am meisten abgerufene Beitrag in meinem Blog ist bislang mit Abstand mein Text zu cloudbasierter Kanzleisoftware. Dieses weiterhin bestehende Interesse an “klassischer” Organisationssoftware neben den “neuen” LegalTech-Themen wie „Dokumentanalyse mit KI“, „Workflowautomation“ und „Document-Assembly-Solutions“ ist meiner Ansicht nach hauptsächlich in der Unzufriedenheit der Anwaltskanzleien mit den derzeitig im Einsatz befindlichen Lösungen im Bereich “Kanzleiorganisation” … Continue reading Kanzleisoftware – Change Please!