Thursday, March 4, 2010

Litigation Management - Proactive Early Case Assessment

Two worthwhile (but frightening) articles outlining the power of proactive early case assessment when managing litigation and electronic information, the issues that can be faced when not done (or not done correctly), and the power of employing powerful search technologies during or before such litigation.
Timely use of the Toyota case study. Articles here and here.

In-House Knowledge Management

Nice summary article from LegalWeek UK out today mentioning our friends at BAE Systems plc and the strong internal emphasis placed on Knowledge Management within the in-house legal team, their achievements in transitioning the in-house function to be similar (from an expertise, knowledge, training and lawyer support provision/management perspective) to private practice firms - and the critical importance of the "value added services" expected from their external law firms.