The holidays are around the corner, and now we find ourselves dealing with the angst of thoughtful gifting. What do you get the managing partner who has everything? In my opinion, if you wish to communicate “I care about you, I respect you, and you really are a special and important
Yesterday, while presenting our annual paperless webinar with our friends at NetDocuments, I polled the audience with the following question: “What is your biggest challenge when it comes to going paperless?” 31% chose the response: “Staff resistant to change.” Going paperless is perhaps the most critical thing you can do
If the news was already a circus, now the tent’s on fire and the elephants and lions are running around loose. We’re heading into an election year, there’s presidential impeachment winds a-brewin’, and politics on both shores of the Atlantic have passions running high. This can’t be good for our
It difficult to believe that September 11th, 2001 was so long ago that many people—depending on their ages—don’t remember that horrific day at all. In fact, some of our employees at Rocket Matter weren’t old enough to even be in school at the time. For those who didn’t experience
If you can get the following set of relationships down pat, you’ll have a firm handle on Lean and systems thinking: We can boost revenue by increasing our throughput rate. We can increase our throughput rate by reducing cycle time. And we can reduce cycle time by eliminating waste.
Imagine you’re leading a troop of twelve scouts on a wilderness trip. Your responsibility is to make sure that the children make it from point A to point B on their hike without anything terrible happening to any of them (like getting eaten by a bear!) You quickly discover
Not so fun fact: 88% of software implementations either fail outright, run over budget, or are significantly delayed. So if you thought that rolling out a new software platform at your firm is daunting, you’re right. The dangers to your project lurk both inside and out. Software vendors and
In 2019, we’ve already produced some great information for law firms looking to run a better practice. Take a look: #1: I recorded a video on Legal Project Management. This is one of those topics that is so easy to understand, but kind of confusing for those not-in-the-know. So I