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Big Data and Competitive Intelligence

Exploration of Big Data. Tips and tricks to mine Big Data for competitive intelligence in law firms and law schools.

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Tequila and the Law

Made from the blue agave plant, tequila is a distilled beverage made primarily in the area surrounding the city of Tequila and in the highlands of the Mexican state of Jalisco. Under Mexican law tequila can only be produced in the state of Jalisco and and a few limited municipalities. It is recognized as a Mexican designation of origin product in more than 40 countries and is protected under NAFTA in Canada and the United ...more »

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When and How do you Walk away

Today with shrinking budgets and the need to do more with less we are finding ourselves in a position were we need to say "No Thank You" and walk away from the real and symbolic table. This session will help you to identify when it is time to let go of , or not take on potential services, negotiations, employees , employers and volunteer opportunities. It will also provide best practices for effectively communicating ...more »

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Redesign Law - Gensler's Legal Office of the Future Legal Innov

Why is Gensler's legal office design group so influential and what it it means for the law library as a place and as a service . Gensler's legal office of the future showcases the design and technological elements that will ... to the future of the workplace through design, this initiative would not have been possible

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Efficiency and Productivity through Process

Participants will learn about and create their own:

Project Charter

Action Plan

Fish Bone Tool for Root Cause Analysis

Prioritization Matrix

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Productivity Transformation Through Technology

Learn how Google makes their employees more productive through technology. Google for Work is a set of pioneering cloud technologies that enable millions of people to work the way they choose and build what's next. Google Apps includes tools like Gmail, Drive & Calendar that we use to run Google globally, and Google Cloud Platform is made up of the solutions that power services like Search and YouTube. Google for Work ...more »

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Getting to No-Kill: Rescue, Not Just Shelter

Austin, Texas is one of the largest no-kill communities in the country, due in large part to the efforts on Austin Pets Alive!, one of the largest and most successful no-kill rescue shelters. I think it would be fascinating to hear how they convinced the Austin City Council to unanimously adopt a plan to make Austin a no-kill community, and to hear what we can do in our own communities to achieve that goal.

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Resource Overlap: It is always somewhere, but not always free

Resource overlap is causing unnecessary expense for law firms, and confusion for teaching legal research. What are the best strategies to approach reducing resource overlap and their costs?

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Using CI to directly generate revenue

Examples of CI tools and resources that can be applied to client needs and generate additional revenue for the firm

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Coding for Librarians

I would love a couple of sessions on basic coding for a couple of different languages.

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Microsoft Case Study Exemplifying Industry Change

Listen to the Assistant General Counsel at Microsoft explain how they expect to work with outside counsel. Listen to a Partner from Davis Wright Tremaine that must implement these changes at his law firm to meet the demands of Microsoft,

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Lawyers as Social Innovators

We work with businesses moving beyond corporate social responsibility to social innovation by developing practical approaches and tools for programs and cross-sector partnerships of purpose focused on social impact. Law Firms and Law Schools The legal profession has an opportunity to accelerate achievement in social innovation. Learn how law firms move beyond pro bono to develop "Legal Social Innovation" ...more »

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