Posted on September 28, 2020 by Carla Landry
Law firms no longer have a choice. They used to. When markets were stable, and profits were rising across the industry, it was challenging to make a compelling case for change. Never mind that many that did are in enviable positions right now. In the current destabilized economy, the need for process reform is more urgent than ever. Yet, even amid the pandemic, there is and will continue to be significant resistance among lawyers to changing from what some corporate minds refer to as the cost-plus business model.
Posted on September 8, 2020 by Carla Landry
What law firms stand to learn from ALSPs ...
Posted on July 14, 2020 by Carla Landry
At the end of the day, LPM is about how people perform their jobs. Period. This is the bottom line advice from LawVision strategist Carly Landry as she wraps up her four-part series on best practices for LPM implementation in your law firm. You can install some fancy new technologies and implement even more souped-up processes. But there is no LPM without people. If you’re going to deliver value, you’ll need to capture the hearts and minds of the people who comprise your firm.
Posted on June 3, 2020 by Carla Landry
Leveraging Your LPM Technology Spend
LPM, when it's embedded in the fabric of the firm, changes everything. Unstructured and ad-hoc systems become replicable and transparent. Byzantine and ad-hoc processes are overhauled. Clients, who demand efficiency, are satisfied. But it has to be done right. This means putting in place the people, processes and technology that support your initiative.
Posted on May 6, 2020 by Carla Landry
If there was ever a time to tackle the challenge of introducing a project management discipline into your firm, that oppportunity presents itself now, when normal management processes have been thrown into disarray and the entire staff is adjusting to work at home. If there was ever a time to do the things that are sure to make a significant difference to your bottom line, that opportunity presents itself now, in the face of all the financial uncertainty of the present moment. This article on Law Project Management is the second in a series focused on law practice technology.
Posted on February 12, 2020 by Carla Landry
Legal project management is the name of the game for law firms today that are looking to up their game with effective management and flawless execution. This in the first of a four part series in which LawVision strategist Carla Landry explains how your firm can get started on the path to transformation through mastering the discipline of project managment.