Management & Business Acumen

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Management & Business Acumen

How to influence outisde counsel guidelines

How can law firm information professionals influence their client's outside counsel guidelines, Possible speakers are

Kristina Lambright, Director of Pricing & Legal Project Management Perkins Coie LLP Nick Weeks, Director of Risk Management

Ballard Spahr LLP who spoke on this topic at the Feb 2017 ARK Conference in NYC

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Surveying Attorneys: Asking the Right Questions

This program will provide attendees with examples of survey questions that resulted in responses that were able to be used to support actions such as keeping or changing a database provider.

The program will also include tips on creating succinct surveys so that attorney time investment is minimal.

Panelists will include librarians or consultants who have experience with surveys in the legal environment.

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The latest technology

How are the hot new technologies being used in practice - whether in a library setting or by the attorneys themselves. Each year, there are new technologies to make the practice of law easier/better/more efficient. Information professionals and attorneys would share which technologies they've implemented and what has worked, as well as what has not.

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How to make the library a profit center

Identify opportunities for the library to contribute revenue in law firm, academic and other libraries. Including: billable research, document delivery services, and contributing to packaged information work product which can be sold by the library's parent organization.

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Documentation

When it is necessary to document personal issues you want to do it correctly and thoroughly. An HR expert will share the ins and outs of documenting employees behavior.

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Developing a new library website: a lesson in project management

An introduction to user-centric project management, using the development of a new library website, discovery service and catalog interface as an example. Topics to be discussed include: • systematic research • creating & managing a project timeline • using data and usability studies to guide project decisions • collaborating with stakeholders • choosing and working with vendors ...more »

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