We’re happy so see others raising awareness about some of the truly great operatinal techniques Agile brings to the table. Readers of this blog know of our enthusiasm for The Daily Standup and Retrospective meetings, both of which we discuss in our free e-book Legal Productivity and originate in Agile.
When Rocket Matter first appeared on the legal technology scene (I prefer the term ‘dance floor’), we emerged as the first legal specific online practice management software on the market.
“When I was a kid I used to walk uphill to school. Five miles. Both ways!” Hearing the old war stories of one’s parents is part of life. If you’re
A big thanks to ILTA for including one of our articles in their recently published white paper, Project Management – Ensuring Smooth Navigation. If the idea of project management piques
My friend relayed his “BigLaw” experience to me and it highlighted what is, I believe, something of a paradox in the legal services business. A paradox that relates to some of the LPM deas we’ve been kicking around. I’ll explain.
This week The New York Law Journal featured a great piece, “A Practical Approach to Legal Project Management”, making a compelling argument that LPM is more than a fad, it’s a trend. We completely agree with the authors that downward price pressures on legal services and alternative fees are driving the need for law firms to become more efficient.
This Friday I’ll be speaking at an all day seminar for the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL) called The Practice III. The title of the talk: “Online Practice
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 Project Management is a good idea, with clear benefits to practitioners. Increased efficiency, better insight into matters, higher accountability among staff, and reduced errors are all hallmarks of well-implemented project management.