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The 2016 Gold In Outsourcing Goes to…


For decades the Olympics were dominated by the U.S. and Russian teams. Lately, China has successfully fought to stay in the top 3, dominating weightlifting, diving, and gymnastics. China just might finish with the most gold medals in 2016. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Flatline… Subscriptions Will Be The Death Of Tech Jobs


When does a buzzword become a technology? It’s hard exactly, but “Subscription” is a great example. It started as a simple idea. Software sales groups spend a lot of time and money chasing after customers. They want customers to buy … Continue reading

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Will New York City Kill Linear Document Review?


The Bloomberg administration has announced that the City of New York will now fight Civil Rights lawsuits, instead of offering small settlements. Deciding to fight more cases as a cost-control mechanism creates a tipping point for lawsuits, and document reviews. … Continue reading

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PowerSearch: A New Way To Pay For Ediscovery


I don’t know about you, but I’m still sifting through all the information I collected during Legal Tech in February. Changes in ediscovery, Google’s release of their new Vault product, and Amazon’s ongoing reduction in the cost of storage and … Continue reading

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Google Changes The Ediscovery Landscape


The big new app for 2012 just might be Google’s Apps Vault. Just released in the last days of Q1, this tool sits on top of Google Apps and simplify management of your firm’s documents. This tool will be enormously … Continue reading

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PMO Genius: 8 Lessons Learned About Outsourcing


In our last “PMO Basics,” we covered the reasons and methods for building a lessons learned file. Today, we’re going to apply lessons learned to Outsourcing. Why single out outsourcing? There are several good reasons. First, the recent wave of  … Continue reading

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PMO Genius: Developing A TAR Pilot Project


Project managers are taught that the most expensive method of resolving a dispute is litigation. Yet the number of corporate lawsuits keeps rising, as does the number of documents in each lawsuit. If you’ve never worked with a legal review … Continue reading

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