Published By: Infosys
Published Date: Sep 09, 2019
Infosys has embarked on a transformational journey to reinvent the way it and its clients do business. Like our most visionary clients, Infosys' goal is to become a completely knowledge- and data-driven organization, with agility built into its DNA so that it can quickly sense changing business needs and continuously evolve in response.
But we are not there yet, and the road is challenging. We are envisioning Infosys to be a Live Enterprise powered by the Infosys Digital Platform. The vision with the digital platform is to provide everyone who uses it with a frictionless digital experience wherever they are in the world. Anytime, anywhere access will be completely scalable and secure, and will feature online and offline compatibility in a flawless, employee-centric manner.
Six hours a day. According to research, that’s how much of a lawyer’s time, on average, is spent on administrative tasks or new client development (sound familiar?). Fortunately, technology and the data it generates can help you streamline systems and processes — and reveal important insights about your firm. But what tools should you use? How should you implement them? We’ve got the answers. Our guide outlines what you need to know when leveraging technology to reduce admin inefficiencies and, better yet, increase cash flow. You’ll learn how to identify what metrics matter most to your practice: like billable hours, profitability by client and hiring decisions. It also spotlights helpful tools, like PwC’s InsightsOfficer, that turn data into insights, impacting your firm’s performance.
Patches correct bugs, flaws and provide enhancements, which can prevent potential user impact, improve user experience and potentially save your technicians time researching and repairing issues that could have already been resolved or prevented with an existing update. Clients generally understand that their systems need to be patched, but they likely do not have the expertise to comfortably approve and install patches without help. When operating within the IT services industry, patching is one of the first areas that competitors auditing your clients will assess. Developing best practices to manage the risks associated with the approval and deployment of patches is critical to your IT department's service offering.
Published By: Dataguise
Published Date: Aug 20, 2019
Co-presented by Dataguise and Amazon Web Services (AWS), this webinar looks at ways this highly regulated industry uses cloud-based technology to manage data governance and data privacy compliance across multiple services within AWS, including S3, RDS, Aurora, and Redshift. This is especially important given new data privacy laws set forth by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) of 2018. You’ll learn specific steps to take toward successful data privacy compliance.
Published By: Quovant
Published Date: Aug 06, 2019
When it comes to managing your organization’s legal spend, it’s important to set expectations with outside counsel clearly from the onset to avoid confusion and expensive surprises. This in-depth white paper will provide some useful ideas and insights to help you get a better handle on your legal spend.
Timekeeper Authorizations – Authorizing timekeepers builds accountability into your relationship with outside counsel.
Billing Guidelines – The utilization of legal billing guidelines has become the norm in the day- to-day invoicing processes of law firms. General Counsel willing to enforce billing guidelines can increase savings and promote accountability of tasks billed.
Alternative Fee Agreements – Managing legal spend when firms bill on an hourly basis can be challenging. Some companies are using alternative fee agreements (AFAs) to deal with these challenges.
Expectations for government agencies are rising at a rapid and sometimes overwhelming pace. New laws, mandates and policies combined with rising citizen demands for usability and technology driven services put pressure on the public sector to deliver with current or even shrinking resources.
What if you could use just one platform to detect all types of major financial crimes?
One platform to handle the analytical tasks of fraud detection, including:
Data processing and aggregation
Statistical/mathematical/machine learning modeling
One platform that could successfully reduce complex and time-consuming fraud investigations by combining extremely different domains of knowledge including Business, Economics, Finance, and Law. A platform that can cover payments, credit card transactions, and know your customer (KYC) processes, as well as similar use cases like anti-money laundering (AML), trade surveillance, and crimes such as insurance claims fraud.
Learn more about TIBCO's comprehensive software capabilities behind tackling all these types of fraud in this in depth whitepaper.
Each U.S. state uses a number of different tactics to manage the opioid epidemic. Where is your state focusing its efforts, and how does it compare to other states? See the state-by-state breakdown for laws, policies, and prescribing patterns.
Published By: Blackberry
Published Date: Jul 12, 2019
Law firms have received two dramatic wake-up calls about the vital importance of data
security in the last two years. First, there was the leak of 11.5 million documents from
offshore law firm Mossack Fonseca, known as the Panama Papers, which became public
Then came the massive cyberattack on prominent global law firm DLA Piper
in the summer of 2017.2
As we will explore, despite the industry’s aversion to media
coverage of such attacks, less-visible breaches involving the legal profession are being
reported worldwide in ever-increasing numbers.
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Jun 21, 2019
Moving major, business-supporting applications to the cloud can be a challenge for a variety of reasons. You may have concerns about the physical migration of data, as data loss or business disruption stemming from a migration issue would be a disaster for the business. Security is another typical concern, as a data breach of your most sensitive applications—like SAP or Oracle— could prove highly damaging. Akin to security, data sovereignty is an issue for many businesses. Stringent compliance laws in some jurisdictions are dictating data “residency”; and in the cloud, it is not always clear where the data is housed.
Among managed cloud service users, 68% state that using such services helps them to better manage resource allocation and make SAP and Oracle costs more predictable.
In this paper, we will look at common concerns over deploying and optimally managing business-critical, legacy applications in the cloud. We consider the benefits of managed cloud services, and how your
Published By: Darktrace
Published Date: Jun 21, 2019
Cyber security is today an unavoidable concern for law firms and the legal sector at large, which oversees disproportionately large volumes of sensitive data and which is therefore an attractive target for sophisticated threat actors. From confidential information about mergers and acquisitions to disclosures made under attorney-client privilege, today’s law firms are inundated with data that would be disastrous if leaked, both for the results of individual cases and for these firm’s long-term reputations.
Indeed, this reputational damage diminishes the very trust upon which the legal profession is predicated, jeopardizing client relationships and hindering customer acquisition. Legal organizations lose 5% of their clients following a data breach, while significant or high-profile breaches can even prompt a firm’s eventual collapse, as was the case for Mossack Fonseca in the infamous Panama Papers breach.
In today’s increasingly digital business world, even the most private legal docum
Qatar offers a thriving, state-of-the-art environment for organisations looking to capitalise on all the MENA region has to offer and expand their business in Qatar and beyond. The QFC is there every step of the way, helping with easy setup, access to experts from around the world and an unmatched taxation, legal and regulatory environment.
The QFC also plays a key role in attracting foreign investment by providing a first-class legal system based on English common law, and a competitive location to grow revenue with one of the most compelling tax environments in the world.
Published By: Cisco EMEA
Published Date: Jun 19, 2019
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became enforceable on May 25, 2018, and privacy laws and regulations around the globe continue to evolve and expand.
Most organizations have invested, and continue to invest, in people, processes, technology, and policies to meet customer privacy requirements and avoid significant fines and other penalties. In addition, data breaches continue to expose the personal information of millions of people, and organizations are concerned about the products they buy, services they use, people they employ, and with whom they partner and do business with generally.
Advanced service management platforms help reduce costs, enhance ITSM performance and give employees access to the IT they need. Find out how we helped a global law firm implement a state-of-the-art ServiceNow platform.
Read this story to understand:
• what benefits advanced ITSM platforms can deliver
• how to decide on your preferred platform
• how to ensure a fast, efficient, low-risk implementation
• five key principles to guide your transformation.
In our technology-enabled era, most law firms have moved away from
manual processes to embrace electronic timekeeping. However, many
continue to struggle with time entry accuracy and bill rejections related to
noncompliance with outside counsel guidelines (OCGs). All stakeholders—
finance, operations, lawyers, and clients—want to solve this problem; not
only does it result in inefficiencies of process and reduced realization due to
write-offs, but it also impacts client goodwill. Firms know something needs
to change, but so far, they haven’t found the answer. In short, they have
arrived at a crossroads.
This ebook explores the gaps and inefficiencies in the current state. Insights into how current
Pricing matters and engagements accurately and profitably poses a challenge to many firms. However, developing effective pricing strategies has become more important than ever, as clients demand more transparency and alternative fee arrangements become more popular.
Technology can help law firms develop both tactical and strategic approaches to pricing.
Download this ebook from Intapp, a leading provider of business applications for professional services firms, to learn how an AI-enabled approach to pricing can help your firm:
• Price matters more accurately and profitably
• Scope and resource matters to ensure better margins
• Monitor engagements as they proceed and track budget to actuals
• Improve client relationships with more transparency, accountability, and success
Founded over a century ago for the betterment of society, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is one of the foremost social science universities in the world. The prestigious University has produced some of the leading lights in fi elds including law, economics, history and politics, with dozens of Nobel Prize winners and Members of Parliament among its alumni.
Today, the LSE is home to more than 10,000 students and 3,300 staff, placing considerable demand on its IT service management
team. However, as the university continued to expand in scope and complexity, its support team looked for new solutions to
overcome the infl exible and outdated service management tools.
Nicos Kyriacou, IMT Service Management Offi cer at LSE, explained: “We had the same tool for over a decade and it was so rigid that we were forced to adapt our working practices around it, rather than vice versa.
As it stands today, 33 states – Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia – and Washington D.C. now permit the medical use of marijuana.
Currently, there are ten states that have authorized the legal use of marijuana for anyone 21 years old or older (Calif. is “over 21-yrs old”): Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, Oregon, Vermont and Washington (and Washington D.C.). Although criminal and civil penalties saw a dramatic change, it’s imperative to note that each of these states’ laws specifically provide that employers do not need to accommodate employee marijuana use at work. Employers are still authorized to prohibit the use of “recreational” marijuana,
Published By: WorkWave
Published Date: Apr 18, 2019
The “last mile,” that tricky distance from final transit hub to customer has long been a logistical, management and customer service challenge for delivery service providers. Today, pen and paper just aren’t enough to get business operations where they need to be. With increased delivery volume and customer expectations, the bar is being set higher and higher. Delivery service providers need the right tools to execute a flawless last mile routing strategy and stand out from the competition.
What you don't know could hurt your bottom line
Let’s begin with a question: Do you know who is behind the wheel? The reality is that for many enterprises with employees who drive as part of their job, the answer is, “I think so,” or maybe, “no.” Driver risk management has recently become a top issue for many organizations since it directly affects budgets and the bottom line. The fact that there are more than 100 million people driving for work-related activities on U.S. roads and many of them have invalid, suspended or no driver’s license at all should be cause enough for concern. But combining this with the facts that:
• most organizations’ budgets are at best flat
• P&C insurance rates are rising 14% every 2 years
• 90% of crashes are due to human error
• there are fewer qualified drivers available today
• the number of lawsuits around negligence are skyrocketing
• and it becomes clear that understanding exposure to driver risk is imperative for every organization.
So what do
Published By: BetterUp
Published Date: Mar 06, 2019
As HR investments become more data-driven, coaching must deliver on its ROI evidence gap. At BetterUp, we’ve created a model that can effectively measure the impact of coaching on the bottom line. Learn how coaching ROI has been measured in the past, and why these methods are flawed. Discover which inputs are factored into our ROI algorithm and you can map the ROI of coaching to tangible business results.
FRONTEO provides end-to-end project management, litigation consulting and eDiscovery
solutions for a global base of law firms and corporations. To meet clients’ critical
information needs, the business requires connectivity and data center solutions that can
process, access and interpret terabytes of sensitive data—reliably and at top speeds.
Get actionable insights from experts at FRONTEO and learn how switching to a
high-performance Ethernet solution from Spectrum Enterprise can deliver security
and reliability across your network and IT infrastructure.
Limiting access to confidential client files is vital. But choosing the wrong document security solution can overwhelm your staff (and your IT department) and leave your data vulnerable. Learn five important features a security solution should offer.