Solid, actionable data on what law firms are actually doing with technology can be surprisingly hard to find. In the medium and large firm space, the annual Inside Legal / ILTA Legal Technology Purchasing Survey provides detailed and comprehensive data about what law firms have been implementing and planning. The good news is that the 2011 Survey has just been released. In this episode, we dig into this year’s Survey, identify some key trends and developments, and suggest what this data might mean for law firms for the next year.
Link to the episode: The 2011 ILTA/InsideLegal Survey Says…
Segment 1: The 2011 ILTA/InsideLegal Legal Technology Purchasing Survey
Segment 3: Parting Shots
- Apps for Tracking Hurricanes and Earthquakes
- Hurricane HD (and for iPhone)
- Hurricane Tracker (iPad)
- Hurricane Tracker (iPhone)
- Earthquake (for iPad and iPhone)
- The Technical Friend’s Essential Maintenance Checklist for the Non-Technical Friend’s Windows Computer
- On-Demand Replay – LinkedIn for Lawyers Webinar
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If you speak on a regular basis, you’ve undoubtedly found yourself in a situation where you have less time left than material to present. If you’ve ever been in an audience where the speaker is running short on time, you’ve probably suffered as the speaker has tried to cope with (or even ignore) the problem. In this podcast, we draw from our own speaking experiences to share some of our favorite practical tipes for presenting when time is running out, getting your message out without short-changing or losing your audience, co-panelists and program organizers.
Link to the episode: Presentation Tips when Time is Short
Segment 1: Presentation Tips When Time is Short
- Beyond Bullet Points – the book and the blog
- Using Rehearse Timings in PowerPoint to check the length of your presentations
- Gmail’s new preview pane
- Making better use of Outlook Tasks
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With social media tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+ capturing the lion’s share of attention and discussion, what is the role of blogs for the legal profession in 2011 and beyond? Does it still make sense to start up a new blog or continue an existing blog? Has blogging reached a crossroads? In this episode, we draw from our many years of blogging to talk about where blogs fit into todays’ social media world for lawyers, where blogs might be going, and whether blogs should remain a part of your web presence and communications portfolio.
Segment 1: Blogging at the Crossroads
- Blogging as your “Home Base” – Chris Brogan’s Simple Presence Framework
- Tom’s new blog design at Inter Alia
- Tom: 60 iPhone and iPad Apps in 60 Minutes – The Complete Apps Listing
- Dennis: Steve Gibson’s Password Padding at How Big Is Your Haystack?