Legal Project Management: Why Lawyers Should Get Agile

As legal professionals join the project management party, hopefully they can benefit by arriving late. Other industries have invented project management techniques, many of which were reactions to previous methodologies that didn’t quite work. Software, for example, has seen technique after technique come and go, leaving failed initiatives in their wake.

Legal Practice Management Software. What Does That Even mean?

Case Management Software. Matter Management Software. Legal Practice Management Software. All of these terms and more are frequently used to describe law firm software which, most people agree, does a bunch of stuff. The problem is, most lawyers I talk to don’t know what that stuff is. In fact, many of them never even heard […]

What is Legal Project Management?

In this series we’ll explore the growing interest in project management for legal professionals and discuss advantages and pitfalls learned from experience in the software industry. At a recent legal tradeshow we attended, seemingly everyone was discussing one of two things: cloud computing and project management. If project management is no more than a buzzword […]

How to Turn Off Skype's Annoying Features on a Mac – Part 1

Skype is amazing. If it were up to me, branding wise, it would have an exclamation mark before and after the name:  ¡Skype!  I’ll shout it from the rooftops.  I don’t care what new VOIP service Google announced today.  I’ve been using it for years.  But more about the good stuff later. Skype is like […]

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Top 10 Tips for Law Firms Gleaned from the Software Industry

Designing and delivering software is not an easy task. Over the years, project management methodologies, techniques, and creative tools have emerged to help software teams manage projects and avoid failure. We at Rocket Matter utilize Agile Project Management, which we’ve found to be highly efficient and effective for error-reduction. ILTA (International Legal Technology Association) published […]